Contemporary Literary Criticism

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

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Each volume in this award-winning series profiles about 8 to 10 novelists, poets, scriptwriters and other creative writers. A biographical and critical introduction to each author prefaces a collection of reprinted full-text or excerpted critical essays and reviews. Includes annotations, full citations and a list of further reading sources.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi
Margaret Atwood 1939-
Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, critic, editor, and children's writer; single-work entry on the novel The Handmaid's Tale
Maurice Blanchot 1907-
French critic, novelist, short fiction writer, and essayist
Frank Chin 1940-
American playwright, novelist, short story writer, television writer, and editor
Milan Kundera 1929-
Czech-born French novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, and poet; single-work entry on the movel The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Hanif Kureishi 1954-
British dramatist, novelist, screenwriter, essayist, and short story writer
Sara Paretsky 1947-
American mystery writer
Dudley Randall 1914-2000
American poet, essayist, and publisher
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index 403(74)
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index 477(8)
CLC Cumulative Nationality Index 485(14)
CLC-135 Title Index 499

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