5 edition of Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers found in the catalog.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers
September 30, 2007
by Facts on File
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||448|
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Encyclopedia Britannica, Contemporary literature encompasses so many genres, literary forms, and themes that it would seem almost impossible to identify a unifying thread between them. Yet in the tradition established by literary heavyweights who came before, modern writers of all stripes and backgrounds have continued to entertain and to confront the social, cultural, and psychological. Reviews 'This excellent new Encyclopedia of Contemporary French Culture is a vivid and widely angled snapshot made user-friendly for the non-specialist observer authoritative and stimulating this encyclopedia will define contemporary French culture for a generation. This very informative and thoughtful Encyclopedia will be a boon to all France-watchers.'.
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Literary scholars Hamilton and Jones, editors of Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction (Facts On File, ), have collaborated again for a new installment in the Facts On File Library of World Literature series.
The scope of the current work is limited to writers born after who publish fiction in the English : Brian Jones, Geoff Hamilton. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work (Literary Movements) Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers book Kindle edition by Hamilton, Geoff, Jones, Brian.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work (Literary Movements).Author: Brian Jones, Geoff Hamilton.
– Online dictionary and encyclopedia with pictures, facts, and videos. Get information and homework help with millions of articles in our FREE, online library. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work is an invaluable guide to English-language fiction writers born after and their best work.
Coverage includes some of the most vital and appealing writers working today, such as Chang-rae Lee, Michael Chabon, Zadie Smith, and Dave Eggers.
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Appearing in the original Resident Evil (), she featured as. African American women writers published extensively during the Harlem Renaissance and have been extraordinarily prolific since the s. This book surveys the world of African American women writers.
Included are alphabetically arranged entries on more than novelists, poets, playwrights, short fiction writers, autobiographers, essayists, and influential scholars.5/5(1). Fiction, Modern.
Many of the most important works of fiction that emerged from Ireland in the early part of the twentieth century are linked by the themes obsessively explored by their authors: the simultaneous ambivalence and attraction to home place and the pain felt at separation from it; and the strong ties to family and community made complicated by equally strong desires for freedom both.
Summary. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work is an invaluable guide to English-language fiction writers born after and their best ge includes some of the most vital and appealing writers working today, such as Chang-rae Lee.
Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of contemporary writers and their works. [Geoff Hamilton; Brian Jones] -- A guide to the work of English-language fiction writers born since The following are lists of writers: 1 Lists by name.
2 Lists by century. 3 Lists of women writers and works. 4 Lists by genre. 5 Lists by ethnicity or nationality. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp.
Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONTEMPORARY GERMAN CULTURE (ENCYCLOPEDIAS OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE). Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North Sudamerica.
Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new". The modernist literary movement was driven by a conscious desire to.
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A most useful work of reference and a superb read, 'Encyclopedia of Pulp Fiction Writers' has more than entries for writers of this type of fiction. Obviously there are hundreds more but identifying them and getting information on them, who by the nature of their work and their use of pseudonyms were probably less well-known than many writers/5.
Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of African American women writers. [Yolanda Williams Page;] -- African American women writers published extensively during the Harlem Renaissance and have been extraordinarily prolific since the s.
This book surveys the world of African American women. If you're looking for quotes from newspapers and magazines, NPR, book reviews, endorsements from thousands of readers and bloggers, google Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and just see for yourself how people everywhere are responding to this book.
In Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, Amy Krouse Rosenthal has ingeniously adapted the centuries-old format of the encyclopedia/5. Comprehensive in scope and accessible to students and general readers, Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States explores contemporary American LGBTQ literature and its social, political, cultural, and historical contexts.
Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries written by expert contributors. The second section often is considered as a later addition.
Some contemporary writers as John A. Thompson (IB, IV, p. ), Rudolph and Weiser hold the unity of the book with some reservations. Authorship. Since the date of the book is disputed, it is impossible to fix its authorship. Obadiah was a common OT name, meaning “worshiper of.
The Red Eagle: A Poem of the South European-American conflict with Native Americans and specifically the Creek War of was the subject of more traditional literary efforts, both poetry and prose and both serious and not.
Lewis Sewall's The Last Campaign of Sir John Falstaff II, Or, The Hero of the Burnt-Corn Battle; A Serio-Comic Poem appeared inand the Creek leader William. Canadian author Margaret Atwood has numerous critically acclaimed novels to her credit. Some of her best-selling titles are "Oryx and Crake" (), "The Handmaid's Tale" (), and "The Blind Assassin" ().She is best known for her feminist and dystopian political themes, and her prolific output of work spans multiple genres, including poetry, short stories, and essays.
Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Writers And Their Work -- Befitting a book on the Emerald Isle, this volume includes much lavish color, set within a superbly designed grid of type and illustrations. Lalor has recruited a first-rate cast of writers and scholars The Encyclopedia of Ireland offers a great bounty of entertaining information and knowledge.”—Terence Winch, Wilson Quarterly.A resource for writers who are researching and developing the backgrounds, setting, characters, and worlds for their books and novels.