Encyclopedia of British Writers : 1800 to the Present, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of British Writers : 1800 to the Present Hardback


Encyclopedia of British Writers: 1800 to the Present, Second Edition profiles almost 900 of the finest British poets, novelists, playwrights, essayists, and other writers of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

All entries in this new edition of the award-winning encyclopedia have been fully updated and expanded, almost 100 new entries have been added, and more than 100 new 'Critical Analysis' sections have been added to major writers.

Each entry includes essential details about the author's life and work and suggestions for further reading.

Entries on major writers include a 'Critical Analysis' section that discusses one or more works in greater detail.

Writers from Ireland and nations of the British Commonwealth are also included.

A valuable addition to any high school literature classroom or library, this comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia also features an author timeline, a general bibliography, and entries on key terms and movements of the century.

New entries include: Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Charles Babbage, Anne Bronte, Olaudah Equiano, Susan Fletcher, Nick Hornby, Hanif Kuresishi, C.S.

Lewis, Frank O'Connor, Beatrix Potter, Terry Pratchett, J.R.R.

Tolkien, and Dorothy Wordsworth.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1024 pages, index, bibliography, cross-references, chronology
  • Publisher: Facts On File Inc
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  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780816073856


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