J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon and M. A. R. Habib. Paperback. Sep 01, | Pages. Buy. A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition edits, this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in the 21st Century.

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This dictionary is a great help for every literary term you are looking for! There is now no better memorial to its author’s extraordinary polymathy and literary scholarship. Shakespeare and His Contemporaries.

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I used to borrow it from the library so much that I ended up buying it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Most any time I turn to it with a question, it has an answer. Is it the latest edition? I love the way the author has termx partialities that he just can’t keep out of his writing, no matter how hard to tries. Want to Read saving…. It defines more terms than Abrahms, is simpler in language, but Abrahms deals with literature topics with more depth and proper reference.

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