9780787645632

Twentieth Century Literature Criticism

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  • ISBN13:

    9780787645632

  • ISBN10:

    078764563X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-04-01
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Summary

pThis highly useful series presents substantial excerpts from the best criticism on the major literary figures and nonfiction writers, including novelists, poets, playwrights and literary theorists, of 1900 to 1999 -- the era most frequently studied in high schools. p Each volume presents overviews of four to eight authors with chronologically arranged criticism representing the entire range of response to each author. A typical excerpt is prefaced by an annotation that explains the critic's reputation and critical philosophy and providing a synopsis of the excerpt. Approximately 90-95% of critical essays are full text. PEvery fourth volume is a Topics volume covering major literary movements, trends and other topics. Volumes include author, nationality, topic and title indexes; a cumulative title index to the entire series is published separately.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
John Peale Bishop 1892-1944
1(50)
American Poet, short story writer, novelist, critic, essayist, and editor
Henry Blake Fuller 1857-1929
51(74)
American novelist, playwright, essayist, and short story writer
Jean-Francois Lyotard 1924-1998
125(158)
French philosopher
Maria Montessori 1870-1952
283(66)
Italian educator and physician
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index 349(74)
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index 423(8)
TCLC Cumulative Nationality Index 431(6)
TCLC-103 Title Index 437

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