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Over 5,500 entries - all fully revised and updated for this new edition. Also features new entries, such as nature writing, Lee Child, and vampires in literature.
Covers world fiction, literary theory, historical and cultural context.
Appendices include lists of literary prize winners, as well as a historical timeline charting the development of literature through the ages.
Extended entries give fascinating and informative discursive overviews of major genres in fiction, including science fiction, fantasy, biography, and crime fiction.
Written by a team of more than 140 distinguished contributors, edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.
Based on the acclaimed 7th edition of the Oxford Companion to English Literature, published in 2009.
New to this Edition:
Over 5,500 new and thoroughly revised A-Z entries, encompassing recent writers, scholarship, and approaches to literature.
Improved representation of many areas including postcolonial, African, black British, and children's literature
All appendices have been revised and updated
A-Z features recommended web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website