Contemporary Literary Criticism

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-08-01
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Each volume profiles about six to eight novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative and nonfiction writers who are currently active or who died after Dec. 31, 1999. A biographical and critical introduction to each author prefaces a collection of reprinted critical essays and reviews. A cumulative title index to the entire series is available separately (included in subscription).

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
Charles Bernstein 1950-
American poet, essayist, critic, and editor
Umberto Eco 1932-
Italian critic, essayist, novelist, and nonfiction writer
Stanley Fish 1938-
American critic, nonfiction writer, and essayist
Fredric Jameson 1934-
American critic and editor
Gore Vidal 1925-
American novelist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, short story writer, and memoirist
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index 343(78)
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index 421(8)
CLC Cumulative Nationality Index 429(16)
CLC-142 Title Index 445

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