Description. With new entries and sensitive edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21st Century. Written in a clear and. J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary. J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary of Sport and.
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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
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Received the book on time. Want to Read saving…. At this untimely death inCharles Cuddon, as he was known, had completed much of the revisory and updating work involved in preparing the edition. But, it is a reference manual, and it just fun, fun, fun.
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