ISBN-10:
0787659568
ISBN-13:
9780787659561
Pub. Date:
09/28/2002
Publisher:
Gale Group
Contemporary Literary Criticism

Contemporary Literary Criticism

by Janet Witalec
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Overview

Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles 8 to 12 novelists, poets, playwrights, and other creative writers by providing critical excerpts taken from a wide range of critical publications. Each of approximately 200 excerpts is prefaced by a full citation and annotation and most include an author portrait. Approx. Volume 108.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787659561
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 09/28/2002
Series: Contemporary Literary Criticism Series
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Literary Criticism Series Advisory Boardxiii
Louise Gluck 1943- American poet and essayist1
Nadine Gordimer 1923- South African novelist and short story writer; special entry, written by Judith Newman of the University of Nottingham, on Gordimer's The Lying Days (1953)84
Denis Johnson 1949- American poet, novelist, short story writer, playwright, and essayist124
Rigoberta Menchu 1959- Guatemalan autobiographer158
N. Scott Momaday 1934- American novelist, poet, short story writer, and critic; special entry, written by Lee Schweninger of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, on Momaday's House Made of Dawn (1968)236
Derek Walcott 1930- St. Lucian poet, playwright, and essayist290
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index375
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index465
CLC Cumulative Nationality Index475
CLC-160 Title Index489

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