Dictionary of literary characters

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Characters and characteristics in literature -- Diction
StatementMichael D. Sollars.
GenreDictionaries
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LC ClassificationsPN56.4 .S66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23861925M
ISBN 139780816073795
LC Control Number2009042853
OCLC/WorldCa459209999

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set) (): American Bookworks Corporation, Franklin, Benjamin: Books3/5(1). “This dictionary’s virtues and its plain-spokenness make it as apt to the bedside table as to the desk: Dr Baldick is a Brewer for specialized tastes” - Times Literary SupplementThe best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (formerly the Concise dictionary) provides clear, concise, and often witty definitions of the most troublesome literary terms from abjection to zeugma.

Mickey Sabbath is a depraved, cruel, aging ex-puppeteer — the dirty old man to rule all dirty old men — and one of the most reprehensible characters in literature. Which, obviously, makes him. Literary definition, pertaining to or of the nature of books and writings, especially those classed as literature: literary history.

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Noun 1. fictional character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction ; "she is the main character in the novel" character, fictitious. This new edition of Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters has been revised and expanded to bring it thoroughly up to date.

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Features include concise biographies of the authors Reviews: 2. Larousse Dictionary of Literary Characters is an excellent book with over 6, entries, but it's covering literature written in English only. This should be evident from the title, shouldn't it?It seems that the dictionary covers all important English literary characters, and even much less important characters of the most famous English.

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Get this from a library. Dictionary of literary characters. -- Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters provides an invaluable guide to the wealth of characters created by writers in English - from the Wife of Bath to Bertie Wooster, and Tom Sawyer to Harry.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data The Routledge dictionary of literary terms / [edited by] Peter Childs and Roger Fowler.

‘Based on A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms, edited by Roger Fowler.’ Rev. of: A dictionary of modern critical terms. J.D. Salinger’s quintessential novel of teenage angst and cynicism, The Catcher in the Rye, is narrated by main character Holden Caulfield.

Caulfield, a boy who spends the novel lamenting that everything is “phony,” is thought to be one of the most important characters in 20th-century literature.

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New features include concise biographies of. John Galt The answer to the question posed in the opening sentence of Atlas Shrugged is: “#20 on the list of the 50 greatest literary character names of all time.” And yes, I do realize that there is some conflict including Ayn Rand on a list of anything “literary.” Tristam Shandy I never read the book, but this name sounds like a really excellent dive bar of the kind that are.

Dictionary of American Literary Characters Hardcover Book: Second Edition. Condition is Very Good. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. literary definition: The definition of literary is something connected to books or formal writing.

(adjective) An example of literary used as an adjective is the phrase literary magazine, a magazine about writing. Get this from a library. Larousse dictionary of literary characters. [Rosemary Goring;] -- Includes over entries concerning "the major characters from novels, poems and plays written in English."--Jacket.

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