By Peter Childs
A twenty-first century model of Roger Fowler’s 1973 Dictionary of contemporary serious Terms, this most recent variation of The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is the main up to date consultant to serious and theoretical strategies on hand to scholars of literature in any respect levels.
With over 40 newly commissioned entries, this crucial reference e-book includes:
- an exhaustive variety of entries, protecting such issues as style, shape, cultural idea and literary technique
- new definitions of latest serious concerns reminiscent of Cybercriticism and Globalization
- complete insurance of conventional and radical ways to the learn and creation of literature
- thorough debts of serious terminology and analyses of key educational debates
- full cross-referencing all through and recommendations for extra reading.
Covering either usual terminology in addition to the expert vocabulary of recent theoretical colleges, The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms is an imperative consultant to the relevant phrases and ideas encountered in debates over literary reviews within the twenty-first century.
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G. Céline) display an innocuousness which at first creates uncritical belief but of whose implications the reader becomes increasingly suspicious. Others, by undermining confidence in the world presented, induce us to transfer our belief to the narrator or author as the only reliable authority. See Michael Bell, Literature, Modernism and Myth: Belief and Responsibility in the Twentieth Century (1997); Volney P. Gay, Joy and the Objects of Psychoanalysis: Literature, Belief and Neurosis (2001). MHP Bildungsroman Often literally translated as a ‘novel of growth’ the term applies more broadly to fiction detailing personal development or educational maturation.
S. Eliot, What is a Classic? (1945); H. M. Peyre, Que’st-ce que le classicisme? (1933); S. Vines, The Course 28 Closure of English Classicism (1930); Italo Calvino, Why Read the Classics? (2000). GMH Closure Code See DECONSTRUCTION. See CREATION, SEMIOTICS. Cohesion See DISCOURSE. Comedy Arouses and vicariously satisfies the human instinct for mischief. g. g. Goldoni’s I due Gemelli veneziani) or both, recurs continually in comedy. The tendency to derive delight from watching characters who come to find situations difficult and problematical (although to the audience they are clear and simple) can go beyond mischief and draw on more dubious emotions, such as delight in sadistic and voyeuristic observation of another’s discomfiture.
The features of Donne’s poetry, for instance, that have sometimes been referred to as ‘Baroque’ 17 might more fruitfully be considered in relation to the art of Parmigianino or Giulio Romano. Besides setting a challenge of an interdisciplinary nature, the use of the word baroque outside the seventeenth-century context involves other problems that reach out as far as the theory of history. g. Hauser, Mannerism, 1965) have seen ‘Baroque’ as a recurrent phenomenon, a constant tendency of the human spirit.
The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms by Peter Childs