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Norton to lead a team of editors compiling excerpts of vital English works. Abrams is a distinguished scholar who has written prize-winning books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature, literary criticism, and European Romanticism.

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A Glossary of Literary Terms by M.H. Abrams

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A Glossary of Literary Terms

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