Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Matthew J. Bruccoli, Richard Layman
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0810379805
  • ISBN-13: 9780810379800
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 26.40 lbs ( 11.97 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 1992 | Published

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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

Products Included

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Writers of the Middle Ages & Renaissance Before 1600, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 0810379813 | ISBN-13: 9780810379817)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Writers of the Restoration & 18th Century, 1660-1789, Volume 2  (ISBN-10: 0810379821 | ISBN-13: 9780810379824)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Writers of the Romantic Period, 1789-1832, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 081037983X | ISBN-13: 9780810379831)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Victorian Writers, 1832-1890, Volume 4  (ISBN-10: 0810379848 | ISBN-13: 9780810379848)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Late Victorian & Edwardian Writers, 1890-1914, Volume 5  (ISBN-10: 0810379856 | ISBN-13: 9780810379855)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Modern Writers, 1914-1945, Volume 6  (ISBN-10: 0810379864 | ISBN-13: 9780810379862)

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

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Writers after World War II, 1945-1960, Volume 7  (ISBN-10: 0810379872 | ISBN-13: 9780810379879)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00

Concise Dictionary of British Literary Biography: Contemporary Writers, 1960-Present, Volume 8  (ISBN-10: 0810379880 | ISBN-13: 9780810379886)

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 to 30 writers from all genres who were active during a single historical period.

Price: $191.00