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The Facts on File companion to the world novel : 1900 to the present /
Michael D. Sollars, editor ; Arbolina Llamas Jennings, assistant editor.
imprint
New York, NY : Facts On File, 2008.
description
2 v.
ISBN
9780816062331 (set : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
New York, NY : Facts On File, 2008.
isbn
9780816062331 (set : alk. paper)
local note
Victoria University Library copy donated by The Friends of Victoria University Library.
catalogue key
6195241
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Friends of Victoria University Library. 2008/02/26.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
First Chapter
The Facts On File Companion to the World Novel: 1900 to the Present is a new two-volume reference guide featuring more than 600 entries on the world's greatest modern novels and novelists, including everything from acknowledged classics to the best of contemporary fiction. Written in a clear, engaging style with contributions from literary scholars around the world, this appealing work is an essential tool for students of great literature. The analyses of novels and biographies of authors are complemented by appendixes including a bibliography and a list of writers by geographic region.
Coverage includes:
Novelists, including Chinua Achebe,
Isabel Allende, Ba Jin, Albert Camus, Marguerite Duras, Carlos Fuentes, Franz Kafka, Milan Kundera, Thomas Mann, Orhan Pamuk, Boris Pasternak, Marcel Proust, and José Saramago
Major novels, such as Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera, Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose, Elie Wiesel's Night, Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood, and Günter Grass's The Tin Drum
An introductory survey of the development of the novel worldwide since 1900
and more.
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Reference & Research Book News, May 2008
Booklist, August 2008
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Main Description
The Facts On File Companion to the World Novel, 1900 to the Present is a new two-volume reference guide featuring more than 600 entries on the world's greatest novels and novelists, including everything from acknowledged classics to the best of contemporary fiction. Written in a clear, engaging style with contributions from literary scholars around the world, this appealing work is an essential tool for students of great literature. The analyses of novels and biographies of authors are complemented by appendixes including a bibliography and a list of writers by geographic region. Coverage includes: *Chinua Achebe *All Quiet on the Western Front *Isabel Allende *Albert Camus *Doctor Zhivago *Marguerite Duras *Umberto Eco *Carlos Fuentes *Gabriel García Márquez *Günter Grass *Ba Jin *Franz Kafka *Milan Kundera *Thomas Mann *Haruki Murakami *The Name of the Rose *Night *Norwegian Wood *Orhan Pamuk *Boris Pasternak *Marcel Proust *Erich Maria Remarque *José Saramago *The Stranger *The Tin Drum *Elie Wiesel *and much more.

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