J. A. Cuddon was a writer, school teacher and academic. Best known for his Dictionary of Literary Terms, he also produced the large Dictionary of Sport and. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory by J. A. Cuddon and M. A. R. Habib. Paperback. Sep 01, | Pages. Buy. View Table of Contents for A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary this fifth edition places J.A. Cuddon’s indispensable dictionary firmly in.

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A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 5th Edition

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