9780787646318

Contemporary Literary Criticism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787646318

  • ISBN10:

    0787646318

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

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Summary

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-
1(59)
American poet, essayist, critic, and editor
Umberto Eco 1932-
60(80)
Italian critic, essayist, novelist, and nonfiction writer
Stanley Fish 1938-
140(74)
American critic, nonfiction writer, and essayist
Fredric Jameson 1934-
214(56)
American critic and editor
Gore Vidal 1925-
270(73)
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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