"This title is a combination of biography and critical analysis (author’s style, dominant themes, and literary characteristics), covering major writers from outside the United States and their significant works in fiction, drama, poetry, and nonfiction."
Includes biographical-bibliographical entries and entries focusing on significant works of world literature. Each author entry provides a detailed overview of the writer's life and works. Work entries cover a particular piece of world literature in detail.
Access to full-text biographies, literary & cultural analysis, work & topic overviews, primary sources from literary journals and magazines (short stories, poetry, speeches, plays, and essays), reviews and news, and more. Simultaneously searches Dictionary of Literary Biography (Holocaust Novelists, Twentieth-Century American-Jewish Fiction Writers, and Writers in Yiddish), Gale's Literature Criticism Series, LitFinder, Scribner Writers Series, Something About the Author, and Twayne's Authors Series.
Contains literary criticism, full text of poetry, drama, and prose fiction from the seventh century to the present, and reference sources (biographies, bibliographies, companions, and encyclopedias & dictionaries). Searches the Annual Bibliography of Language and Literature (ABELL), and links to JSTOR and Project Muse.
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