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Twentieth-century writers 1900-1950

by Tom Verde

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American authors,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    A collection of short literary biographies covering the major American fiction writers of the first half of the twentieth century, including Jack London and John Steinbeck.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination138p. cm.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24766022M
    ISBN 100816025738
    ISBN 109780816025732
    LC Control Number92019075
    OCLC/WorldCa609020411

    Book Description This bold study traces the processes by which a ‘history’ and canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the Caribbean tradition. American Literature in Context after Wiley-Blackwell, The library has good holdings in critical texts on twentieth-century American literature. Look out especially for the “American Literature in Transition”, "Cambridge Companion", and "In Context" series published by Cambridge University Press. The library has e-books of most.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Micks, Wilson, Twentieth century French writers. Norfolk, Conn., New Directions [] (OCoLC) English literature - English literature - The 20th century: The 20th century opened with great hope but also with some apprehension, for the new century marked the final approach to a new millennium. For many, humankind was entering upon an unprecedented era. H.G. Wells’s utopian studies, the aptly titled Anticipations of the Reaction of Mechanical and Scientific Progress upon Human Life and.

    He graduated summa cum laude in from Harvard Collegeand earned a master's degree in English from Harvard the following year. After Harvard, he went to work as a reporter for the Worcester Telegram and as an editor for the H.W. Wilson Company where he was co-editor for Twentieth Century Authors and other reference books. The Greatest 20th Century Novels by Waterstone. Waterstone’s poll of the greatest 20th century novels, according to British writers. This appeared to be the result of muddle in the way questions were put to and answered by the 47 authors, critics and media personalities who voted in the poll.


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