Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Writers of the Middle Ages & Renaissance Before 1600

  • Volume 1
  • Editor: Matthew J. Bruccoli, Richard Layman
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0810379813
  • ISBN-13: 9780810379817
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 3.30 lbs ( 1.50 kgs)
  • 456 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 1992 | Published

About

Overview

Designed to meet the budgetary and space limitations of smaller academic, high school and public libraries, this illustrated 8-vol. set provides thorough coverage of major British literary figures of all eras. The convenient chronological arrangement makes it easy to zero in on a particular period in British literary history. Each volume covers 20-30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

The volumes include:

  • Writers of the Middle Ages and Renaissance Before 1660
  • Writers of the Restoration and 18th Century, 1660-1789
  • Writers of the Romantic Period, 1789-1832
  • Victorian Writers, 1832-1890
  • Late Victorian and Edwardian Writers, 1890-1914
  • Modern Writers, 1914-1945
  • Writers After World War II, 1945-1960
  • Contemporary Writers, 1960-Present

Contributors

Contributors

  • Matthew J. Bruccoli
  • Richard Layman

Reviews

"The entries are clearly and gracefully written." -- Scarecrow Press

— Scarecrow Press