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British writers. Supplement IX /
Jay Parini, editor.
imprint
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2004.
description
lv, 432 p.
ISBN
0684312379 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Book
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imprint
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2004.
isbn
0684312379 (hardcover : alk. paper)
catalogue key
5022219
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Covers 286 writers who have made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background. Each Supplement covers approximately 20 additional authors.
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The "Scribner Writers Series has set the standard for literary reference for more than 25 years. In addition to addressing the lives and careers of important writers, the articles discuss the themes and a styles of major works and place them in pertinent historical, social and political concerns for today's readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, short story writers, and more recently, genre writers in science fiction and mystery, are all expertly discussed in the more than 17 sets comprising this series. To see listings of writers for any volume in this section, go to the "Scribner Writers Series section online at www.gale.com/scribners. This new supplement features 21 essays on writers including Caroline Blackwood, Bruce Chatwin, Patrick, McCabe, Mary Renault, Ruth Rendell, Denton Welch and others.

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