Contemporary Authors New Revision Series: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Non-Fiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, & Other Fields

  • Volume 70
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787620394
  • ISBN-13: 9780787620394
  • DDC: 920
  • Shipping Weight: 3.00 lbs ( 1.36 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1998, 1998
  • © 1999 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available



This volume of Contemporary Authors® New Revision Series brings you up-to-date information on approximately 250 writers. Editors have scoured dozens of leading journals, magazines, newspapers and online sources in search of the latest news and criticism.

Writers appearing in this volume include:

  • Ingmar Bergman
  • Alejo Carpentier
  • Primo Levi
  • Denise Robins


"Everything about this series, from the quality of the physical volumes to the currentness and professionalism of the entries, suggests that it is a must for any serious library's reference collection." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999


"I am struck by the tremendous amount of work and energy spent on writing my literary biography. I learned about the existence of many reviews of my work and articles which had escaped my attention." -- Czeslaw Milosz, poet/novelist

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