The Atlantic Companion to Literature in English

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Ed. Mohit K. Ray
Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Sep 1, 2007 - Authors, English - 604 pages
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Intended To Serve The Academic Needs Of The Students Of English Literature, The Companion Is An Ultimate Literary Reference Source, Providing An Up-To-Date, Comprehensive And Authoritative Biographies Of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Journalists And Critics Ranging From Literary Giants Of The Past To Contemporary Writers Like Peter Burnes (1931-2004), Anthony Powell (1905-2000), Patrick O Brian (1914-2000), Iris Murdoch (1919-1999), Grace Nicholas (1950- ) And Douglas Adams (1952-2001). Over The Last Few Decades English Literary Canon Has Become Relatively More Extensive And Diverse. In Recognition Of The Significance Of The New Literatures In English, Special Emphasis Has Been Given On The Writers Of These Literatures. In Addition, The Indian Writers Writing In English Have Been Given A Prominent Place In The Book, Thereby Making It Particularly Useful For The Students Of Indian English Literature. The Companion Is Unique Of Its Kind As It Gives A Broad Outline Of The Story And Not Merely A Brief Account Of The Plot Structure Of A Literary Work So As To Enable The Students To Have A Fairly Good Idea Of The Story. Likewise, Before Getting Down To The Writings Of An Author, The Companion Provides An Invaluable And Authoritative Biographical Note Believing That An Author S Biography Facilitates Proper Understanding Of His/Her Contributions.On Account Of Its Clear And Reliable Plot Summaries And Descriptive Entries Of Major Works And Literary Journals And Authentic Biographical Details, The Companion Is A Work Of Permanent Value. It Is Undoubtedly An Indispensable And Path-Breaking Handy Reference Guide For All Those Interested In Literatures In English Produced In The United Kingdom, The United States, Canada, Australia, Africa, The Caribbean, India And Other Countries.
  

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Abbas Khwaja Ahmad
1
Aidoo Ama
7
Anderson Balfour
13
Bebey Francis
40
Bennett Arnold
47
Birthday Party The
53
Bracewell Michael
59
Cary Joyce
84
Hoccleve or Occleve Thomas
250
Ignatieff Michael
263
Kuppner Frank
301
Levine Norman
315
Maugham William Somerset
350
Middleton Stanley
363
More Sir Thomas
376
OHara John
406

Chaucer Geoffrey
90
Chraibi Driss
96
Cohen Leonard
102
Cooper William
109
Dos Passos John
144
Duffy Carol Ann
150
Earle John
156
Elliott Janice
162
Farah Nuruddin
168
Garth Sir Samuel
196
Godwin William
209
Gupta Sunetra
222
Othello
412
Pater Walter Horatio
418
Plater Alan
424
Rudkin David
453
Selvon Samuel
466
Shenstone William
479
Tempest The
515
Thomas Dylan
528
Trollope Joanna
542
Wilson Angus
572
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