The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

eBook - 1996
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"This is a unique new reference book on English-language writers and writing throughout the present century, in all major genres and from all around the world - from Joseph Conrad to Will Self, Virginia Woolf to David Mamet, Ezra Pound to Peter Carey, James Joyce to Amy Tan." "Fiction, plays, poetry, and a whole range of non-fictional writing are celebrated in this informative, readable, and catholic reference book, which includes entries on literary movements, periodicals, and over 400 individual works, as well as articles on some 2,400 authors." "A lively introduction by John Sutherland highlights the various and sometimes contradictory canons that have emerged over the century, and the increasingly international sources of writing in English which the Companion records. Catering for all literary tastes, this is the most comprehensive single-volume guide to modern (and postmodern) literature."--Jacket.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780191516474
9780191727573
0191727571
0191516473
0192122711
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 751 pages)
Additional Contributors: Stringer, Jenny

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