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Handbook to Literature, A, 12th Edition

By William Harmon

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 31, 2010


The definitive  reference on literature in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology.  The Web site ( offers a handy glossary of key terms, a pronunciation key for select terms, pre- and post-tests on the terms, flash cards for key terms, and a literary timeline. 

Table of Contents




Preface to the Twelfth Edition

To the User

Handbook to Literature

Outline of Literary History: British, American, World



Monetary Terms and Values

Nobel Prizes for Literature

Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction

Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry

Pulitzer Prizes for Drama

Index of Proper Names


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