This section contains resources on literary terms, literary theory and schools of criticism, as well as resources on writing book reviews.This handout gives a rundown of some important terms and concepts used when talking and writing about literature. This resource will help you begin the process of understanding literary theory and schools of criticism and how they are used in the academy. This handout covers major topics relating to writing about fiction.
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Mohammad A. Quayum is Professor of English at the International Islamic University Malaysia and Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities, Flinders University, Australia. He is the author, translator or editor of 23 books including Saul Bellow and American Transcendentalism (New York: Peter Lang, 2004), One Sky, Many Horizons: Studies in Malaysian Literature in English (Kuala Lumpur: Marshall Cavendish, 2007), Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature (Singapore National Library Board, 2009), Rabindranath Tagore: Selected Short Stories (New Delhi: Macmillan, 2011) and The Poet and His World: Critical Essays on Rabindranath Tagore (New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2011). He has also published numerous articles on postcolonial literatures and American literature in some of best literary journals around the world. Founding editor of Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, Quayum is also on advisory board of journals in Australia, Philippines, the UK and the USA.