eBook Encyclopedia Of World Writers, 1800 To Present, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1438136501
  • ISBN-13: 9781438136509
  • DDC: 809.04
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

In recent years, schools have started introducing more inclusive syllabi emphasizing the works and ideas of previously overlooked or underrepresented writers. These writers have various backgrounds, and unlike most writers from the U.S. or the United Kingdom, information on them in English can be difficult to find. Encyclopedia of World Writers: 1800 to the Present covers the most important writers outside of the U.S., Britain, and Ireland since 1800. More than 330 insightful, A-to-Z entries profile novelists, poets, dramatists, and short-story writers whose works are anthologized in textbooks or assigned in high school English classes. Entries range in length from 200 to 1,000 words each and include a biographical sketch, synopses of major works, and a brief bibliography. Dozens of entries are new to this edition and many existing entries have been updated and significantly expanded with new "Critical Analysis" sections.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Note to the New Edition.
Introduction.
Authors' Time Line.
Writers Covered, By Geographical Area.
1: Abbas, K(hawaja) A(hmad) (1914–1987).
2: Abe Kōbō (Abe Kimifusa) (1924–1993).
3: Aboriginal Movement.
4: Abrahams, Peter Henry (Peter Graham) (1919–).
5: Achebe, Chinua (1930–).
6: Acmeism.
7: Adiga, Aravind (1974–).
8: Adonis (Ali Ahmad Sa’id; Adunis) (1930–).
9: Agnon, Samuel Joseph (Shmuel Yosef Czaczkes) (1888–1970).
10: Aichinger, Ilse (1921–).
11: Aidoo, Christina Ama Ata (1942–).
12: Akhmadulina, Izabella Akhatovna (1937–2010).
13: Akhmatova, Anna (Anna Andreyevna Gorenko) (1889–1965).
14: Akutagawa Ryūnosuke (1892–1927).
15: Albahari, David (1948–).
16: Alberti, Rafael (1902–1999).
17: Aleichem, Shalom (Sholem Rabinowitz) (1859–1916).
18: Alencar, José Martiniano De (1829–1877).
19: Allende, Isabel (1942–).
20: Allfrey, Phyllis (1915–1986).
21: Amado, Jorge (1912–2001).
22: Amalrik, Andrey (1936–1980).
23: Amichai, Yehuda (1924–2000).
24: Anand, Mulk Raj (1905–2004).
25: Andersen, Hans Christian (1805–1875).
26: Andrić, Ivo (1892–1975).
27: Anouilh, Jean (1910–1987).
28: Ansky, S. (Shloyme-Zanvl ben Aaron Hacohen Rappoport (1863–1920).
29: Anyidoho, Kofi (1947–).
30: Apollinaire, Guillaume (Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitski) (1880–1918).
31: Appelfeld, Aharon (1932–).
32: Aragon, Louis (1897–1982).
33: Arenas, Reinaldo (1943–1990).
34: Arghezi, Tudor (Ion N. Theodorescu) (1880–1967).
35: Arnim, Bettina Von (Catarina Elisabetha Ludovica Magdalena Brentano, Bettine) (1785–1859).
36: Arp, Hans (Jean Arp) (1887–1966).
37: Arrabal, Fernando (1937–).
38: Artaud, Antonin (1896–1948).
39: Astley, Thea (1925–2004).
40: Atwood, Margaret (1939–).
41: Ausländer, Rose (Rosalie Scherzer) (1901–1988).
42: Ba Jin (Pa Chin; Li Feigan) (1904–2005).
43: Bâ, Mariama (1929–1981).
44: Babel, Isaac (1894–1940).
45: Bachmann, Ingeborg (1926–1973).
46: Balzac, Honoré de (1799–1850).
47: Bama (Faustina Mary Fatima Rani) (1958–).
48: Barbey d’Aurevilly, Jules-Amédée (1808–1889).
49: Baroja y Nessi, Pío (1872–1956).
50: Bassani, Giorgio (1916–2000).
51: Bataille, Georges (1897–1962).
52: Baudelaire, Charles (1821–1867).
53: Beauvoir, Simone de (Simone Lucie-Ernestine-Marie-Bertrand de Beauvoir) (1908–1986).
54: Becher, Johannes Robert (1891–1958).
55: Beckett, Samuel (1906–1989).
56: Bécquer, Gustavo Adolfo (Gustavo Adolfo Dominguez Bastida) (1836–1870).
57: Bei Dao (Zhao Zhenkai) (1949–).
58: Bely, Andrey (Boris Nikolayevich Bugaev) (1880–1934).
59: Benn, Gottfried (Kurt Wolff) (1886–1956).
60: Bennett, Louise (Louise Bennett-Coverley, Miss Lou, Mrs. Eric Coverley) (1919–2006).
61: Bernhard, Thomas (1931–1989).
62: Bhatt, Sujata (1956–).
63: Bing Xin (Ping Hsin; Xie Wanying; Hsieh Wan-ying) (1900–1999).
64: Bitton, Erez (Erez Biton) (1942–).
65: Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne (1832–1910).
66: Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente (1867–1928).
67: Bolaño, Roberto (1953-2003).
68: Böll, Heinrich (1917–1985).
69: Bonnefoy, Yves (1923–).
70: Borges, Jorge Luis (1899–1986).
71: Brasch, Charles (1909–1973).
72: Braschi, Giannina (1953–).
73: Brathwaite, Edward Kamau (Lawson Edward Brathwaite) (1930–).
74: Braun, Volker (1939–).
75: Brecht, Bertolt (1898–1956).
76: Breton, André (1896–1966).
77: Breytenbach, Breyten (1939–).
78: Brink, André (1935–).
79: Brinkmann, Rolf Dieter (1940–1975).
80: Broch, Hermann (1886–1951).
81: Bryusov, Valery (1873–1924).
82: Büchner, Georg (1813–1837).
83: Bulgakov, Mikhail (1891–1940).
84: Bunin, Ivan (1870–1953).
85: Burkart, Erika (Erika Halter) (1922–2010).
86: Busia, Abena (1953–).
87: Cabrera Infante, Guillermo (G. Cain) (1929–2005).
88: Calvino, Italo (1923–1985).
89: Camus, Albert (1913–1960).
90: Canetti, Elias (1905–1994).
91: Capécia, Mayotte (1928–1953).
92: Carey, Peter (1943–).
93: Carpentier, Alejo (1904–1980).
94: Castellanos, Rosario (1925–1974).
95: Castro, Rosalía de (1837–1885).
96: Cattopadhyay, Bankim-Chandra (Bankim Chandra Chatterji) (1838–1894).
97: Cavafy, Constantine P. (1863–1933).
98: Cela, Camilo José (1916–2002).
99: Celan, Paul (Paul Antschel) (1920–1970).
100: Céline, Louis-Ferdinand (1894–1961).
101: Césaire, Aimé (1913–2008).
102: Chamoiseau, Patrick (1953–).
103: Char, René (1907–1988).
104: Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de (1768–1848).
105: Chatterjee, Upamanyu (1959–).
106: Chatterji, Sarat Chandra (Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay) (1876–1938).
107: Chekhov, Anton (1860–1904).
108: Chen Yuan-tsung (1932–).
109: Chernyshevsky, Nikolay (1828–1889).
110: Chughtai, Ismat (1915–1991).
111: Cixous, Hélène (1937–).
112: Classicism.
113: Claudel, Paul (1868–1955).
114: Cliff, Michelle (1946–).
115: Cocteau, Jean (1889–1963).
116: Coetzee, J(ohn) M. (1940–).
117: Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette) (1873–1954).
118: Collymore, Frank (Colly) (1893–1980).
119: Condé, Maryse (1934–).
120: Constant de Rebecque, Benjamin (1767–1830).
121: Cortázar, Julio (1914–1984).
122: Costumbrismo.
123: Cronin, Jeremy (1949–).
124: Curnow, Allen (1911–2001).
125: Dada (1916–1920).
126: Daǧlarca, Fazil Hüsnü (1914–2008).
127: Dalit Literature.
128: D’Annunzio, Gabriele (1863–1938).
129: Darío, Rubén (Félix Rubén García Sarmiento) (1867–1916).
130: Darwish, Mahmud (Mahmoud) (1942–2008).
131: Davies, Robertson (1913–1995).
132: Decadence.
133: De Kok, Ingrid (1951–).
134: Dépestre, René (1926–).
135: Desai, Anita (Mazumdar, Anita) (1937–).
136: Desbordes-Valmore, Marceline (1786–1859).
137: Devi, Mahasweta (1926–).
138: Dhammachoti, Ussiri (Atsiri Thammachoat) (1947–).
139: Dhasal, Namdeo (Namdev) (1947–).
140: Dinesen, Isak (Karen Christence Dinesen, Baroness Karen Blixen, Osceola, Pierre Andrézel) (1885–1962).
141: Ding Ling (Jiang Bingzhi) (1904–1986).
142: Diop, Birago (1906–1989).
143: Diop, David (1927–1960).
144: Djebar, Assia (Fatima Zohra Imala-yen) (1936–).
145: Döblin, Alfred (Linke Poot, Hans Fiedeler) (1878–1957).
146: Donoso, José (1924–1997).
147: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Mikhaylovich (1821–1881).
148: Dudintsev, Vladimir Dmitrievich (1918–1998).
149: Duras, Claire de (ca. 1777–1828).
150: Duras, Marguerite (1914–1996).
151: Dürrenmatt, Friedrich (1921–1990).
152: Eco, Umberto (1932–).
153: Ehrenburg, Ilya Grigoryevich (1891–1967).
154: Eich, Günter (Erich Günter) (1907–1972).
155: Éluard, Paul (Eugène-Emile-Paul Grindel) (1895–1952).
156: Elytis, Odysseus (Odysseus Alepoudelis) (1911–1996).
157: Emecheta, Buchi (1944–).
158: Enchi Fumiko (Fumi Ueda) (1905–1986).
159: Enzensberger, Hans Magnus (1929–).
160: Espinet, Ramabai (1948–).
161: Espronceda y Delgado, José de (José Ignacio Javier Oriol Encarnación de Espronceda) (1808–1842).
162: Esterházy, Péter (1950-).
163: Existentialism.
164: Expressionism.
165: Fadeyev, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (1901–1956).
166: Faiz, Faiz Ahmed (1912–1984).
167: Falkner, Gerhard (1951–).
168: Fallaci, Oriana (1930–2006).
169: Farah, Nuruddin (1945–).
170: Feminism.
171: Feng Zhi (Feng Chih; Feng Chengzhi) (1905–1993).
172: Ferré, Rosario (1942–).
173: Fin de Siècle.
174: Fischer, Caroline Auguste (Karoline Auguste Fernandine Fischer) (1764–1842).
175: Flanagan, Richard (1961–).
176: Flaubert, Gustave (1821–1880).
177: Fo, Dario (1926–).
178: Fontane, Theodor (Henri Théodor Fontane) (1819–1898).
179: Foscolo, Ugo (Niccolò Foscolo) (1778–1827).
180: Fraire, Isabel (1934–).
181: Frame, Janet (1924–2004).
182: Freud, Sigmund (1856–1939).
183: Freyre, Gilberto de Mello (1900–1987).
184: Fried, Erich (1921–1988).
185: Frisch, Max (1911–1991).
186: Fuentes, Carlos (1928–).
187: Futurism.
188: Gandhi, Mohandas K(aramchand) (1869–1948).
189: Gao Xingjian (Kao Tsing-jen) (1940–).
190: García Lorca, Federico (1898–1936).