A practical, instructive, and comprehensive guide to the language of literary study, Kennedy's A Handbook of Literary Terms is a reference manual that aims to demystify literature and the techniques literary scholars use. KEY TOPICS: Over 400 entries. Clear, concise, and accessible definitions of key literary terms. Visual material supports explanations. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Over 25 additional entries, covering more contemporary terms (blogging, etc) and selected illustrations throughout. MARKET: Those interested in the study of literature and the vocabulary of literary inquiry.