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The Resource Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers

Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers

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Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Title
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Title variation
Dictionary of American writers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to America's literary tradition. Over 16,000 articles on writers, literary works, movements, and influential periodicals. More than 170 black-and-white photographs. The companion volume to C-Span's series American Writers: A Journey Through History Annotation. A guide to the writers, literary works, and movements that have shaped America's literary tradition. Spanning almost 400 years, some 1,600 entries offer profiles of about 1,000 writers, synopses of some 500 literary works, and descriptions of about 75 groups, movements, and periodicals. Entries on writers give significant biographical details and descriptions of the author's career and most important works. Authors profiled include novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists. Many entries include a b&w photo of the author. Material is easily accessible for all levels of readers high school and up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) Perfect for browsing or study, this book is a fascinating guide to America's greatest writers beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through contemporary authors. The dictionary is the official companion to the C-SPAN series "American Writers: A Journey Through History". 150+ photos
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 810.9/0003
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS129
LC item number
.M48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
Label
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 536 p.
Isbn
9780965183215
Lccn
2001030046
Other control number
9780965183215
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
ocm45845559
Label
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 536 p.
Isbn
9780965183215
Lccn
2001030046
Other control number
9780965183215
Other physical details
ports.
System control number
ocm45845559

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