Dictionary of Literary Biography: French Dramatists 1789-1914

  • Series Name: Dictionary of Literary Biography Series
  • Volume 192
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  • ISBN-10: 0787618470
  • ISBN-13: 9780787618476
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 3.15 lbs ( 1.43 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1998, 1998, 1998
  • © 1998 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Series

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Reviews

"This volume, containing substantial and highly readable entries describing the life and works of 34 French dramatists, provides an important English-language resource for 19th-Century French Drama. Libraries with strong theater collections will want [this volume]." -- CHOICE (March 1999)

— Choice

"Another excellent offering in the distinguished Dictionary of Literary Biography series published by Gale." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA