British Writers: Supplement XIX, 19th Edition

  • Series Name: British Writers Series
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  • ISBN-10: 0684317044
  • ISBN-13: 9780684317045
  • DDC: 820.9
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 541 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The British Writers Supplements include authors who have never been featured in British Writers. This supplement contains essays on Peter Abbs, Brian Aldiss, Justin Cartwright, Michael Donaghy, James Hanley, David Harsent, Shirley Hazzard, Elspeth Huxley, Mary Lavin, Sheridan Le Fanu, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Sorley Maclean, Nuala O’Faolain, Philippa Pearce, Adam Phillips, James Robertson, Charlotte Turner Smith, Meera Syal, and Richard Chenevix Trench.

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British Writers Series

This collection of critical essays covers hundreds of writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader with their distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background. Each Supplement covers approximately 20 additional authors.

Features and Benefits

  • Signed essays.
  • 12-15 pages in length by noted scholars.
  • Provide thought-provoking insights into the lives, careers, and works of British, Irish, and Commonwealth authors.
  • Each Supplement covers approximately 20 additional authors.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 141448027X | ISBN-13: 9781414480275

Table of Contents

Abbs, Peter.
Aldiss, Brian.
Cartwright, Justin.
Donaghy, Michael.
Hanley, James.
Harsent, David.
Hazzard, Shirley.
Huxley, Elspeth.
Lavin, Mary.
Le Fanu, Sheridan.
Leigh Fermor, Patrick.
MacLean, Sorley.
O'Faolain, Nuala.
Pearce, Phillipa.
Phillips, Adam.
Robertson, James.
Smith, Charlotte Turner.
Syal, Meera
Trench, Richard Chenevix.