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The Nettlefold Library has some literary dictionaries that are useful for defining any unusual terms in your selected poem.
NTC's Dictionary of Literary Terms by
* 600 Terms, Concepts, and Critical Theories. Are all defined, explained, and illustrated in clear, easy-to-understand language. * Comprehensive. Providing students with all the literary and critical terms commonly encountered in the study of literature, from the basic to the complex and avante garde. * Numerous Examples. Allow students to clarify the terms and ideas in each entry. * Cross-References. Further help study by linking related terms and concepts and technical terms with their more common counterparts.
Books on English Literature
The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by
The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism is the gold standard for anyone who wishes to understand the development and current state of literary theory. Offering 185 pieces (31 of them new) by 148 authors (18 of them new), The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, Second Edition, is more comprehensive, and more varied, in its selection than any other anthology. New selections from non-western theory and a thoroughly updated twentieth century selection make the book even more diverse and authoritative.
Call Number: 801.95 LEI
Publication Date: 2010-02-08
Literary Theory definition
Glossary of English terms
Finding books in the library
Browsing these sections of the shelves will give you useful books for poetry and related areas that you might need to research the meaning of a poem or the historical events that ocurred when a poem was written.
|American literature including poetry
|English and Australian literature including poetry
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