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Merriam Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

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Book News Annotation:

A guide to the writers, literary works, and movements that have shaped America's literary tradition. Spanning almost 400 years, some 1,600 entries offer profiles of about 1,000 writers, synopses of some 500 literary works, and descriptions of about 75 groups, movements, and periodicals. Entries on writers give significant biographical details and descriptions of the author's career and most important works. Authors profiled include novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists. Many entries include a b&w photo of the author. Material is easily accessible for all levels of readers high school and up.
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Synopsis:

Perfect for browsing or study, this book is a fascinating guide to America's greatest writers beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through contemporary authors. The dictionary is the official companion to the C-SPAN series "American Writers: A Journey Through History". 150+ photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877790228
Manufactured:
Merriam-Webster
Publisher:
Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Location:
Springfield, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Authors, American
Series Volume:
2000-4
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.55x7.51x1.54 in. 2.60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Perfect for browsing or study, this book is a fascinating guide to America's greatest writers beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through contemporary authors. The dictionary is the official companion to the C-SPAN series "American Writers: A Journey Through History". 150+ photos.
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