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Karl Beckson

Karl Beckson received his Ph.D. from Columbia and is Professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. Among the many works to his credit, he has edited Great Theories in Literary Criticism and is the author of Henry Harland: His Life and Work and Arthur Symons: A Life. He has also written a variety of articles on such figures as Wilde, Joyce, Yeats, Aubrey Beardsley, and Arthur Symon.

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Literary Terms
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Literary Terms

Karl Beckson and Arthur Ganz
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

For all those who have ever become tangled in today's confusing literary terminology, Professors Karl Beckson and Arthur Ganz explain it clearly and entertainingly in the third edition of their classic reference work.

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