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Enigmas and riddles in literature

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By Eleanor Cook. Published by Cambridge University Press, 2006 (first edition). Hardback. "How do enigmas and riddles work in literature? Using examples and readings of literature from classical to modern, including Dante and Lewis Carroll, Cook offers an original and wide-ranging study into how to read enigmas and riddles. An important contribution to studies of poetic thought and metaphor, this anatomy of the riddle will appeal particularly to readers and scholars of poetry, modern American and comparative literatures, rhetoric, and folk-riddles." The dust jacket has light signs of shelf wear along the corners and the edges, with superficial dents. Inside, three pages have a folded corner. All pages are unannotated and bright. Tight binding. Overall, very good condition.

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Author(s):
Eleanor Cook
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006 (first)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521855101
ISBN-13:
9780521855105
Number of pages:
291
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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By Eleanor Cook. Published by Cambridge University Press, 2006 (first edition). Hardback. "How do enigmas and riddles work in literature? Using examples and readings of literature from classical to modern, including Dante and Lewis Carroll, Cook offers an original and wide-ranging study into how to read enigmas and riddles. An important contribution to studies of poetic thought and metaphor, this anatomy of the riddle will appeal particularly to readers and scholars of poetry, modern American and comparative literatures, rhetoric, and folk-riddles." The dust jacket has light signs of shelf wear along the corners and the edges, with superficial dents. Inside, three pages have a folded corner. All pages are unannotated and bright. Tight binding. Overall, very good condition.

Author(s):
Eleanor Cook
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006 (first)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521855101
ISBN-13:
9780521855105
Number of pages:
291
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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