Catalogue


British writers. Supplement X /
Jay Parini, editor.
imprint
Detroit : Thomson Gale, c2004.
description
lvi, 455 p.
ISBN
068431312X (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Detroit : Thomson Gale, c2004.
isbn
068431312X (hardcover : alk. paper)
contents note
Ayi Kwei Armah / Robert Sullivan -- Isabella Bird / Neil Browne -- Vera Brittain / Susan Butterworth -- Rrichard Brome / Daniel Brayton -- Douglas Dunn / Gerry Cambridge -- Romesh Gunesekera / Gautam Kundu -- James Hogg / Les Wilkinson -- Alan Hollinghurst / Clare Connors -- Rohinton Mistry / Yumna Siddiqi -- Nancy Mitford / Patrick Flanery -- Jan Morris / Michele Gemelos -- Robert Nye / Helen Beaton -- Margaret Oliphant / Antonia Losano -- Dennis Potter / Fred Bilson -- Ian Rankin / J. C. Lennard -- Keith Roberts / Fred Bilson -- Vikram Seth / Thomas Wright -- Jon Stallworthy / Sandie Byrne.
catalogue key
5148832
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
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. Among the authors covered in the "Supplement are Robert Herrick, Alan Hollinghurst, Jan Morris, Joe Orton, Dennis Potter, Vikram Seth and Jan Stall worthy.
Unpaid Annotation
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.
Main Description
This continuation of critical essays covers 18 writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader with their distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background. Included in the 18 essays are Norman Douglas, Robert Herrick, Alan Hollinghurst, Rohinton Mistry, Jan Morris, Robert Nye, Joe Orton, Dennis Potter, Vikram Seth and Jan Stallworthy.

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