Dictionary of Literary Influences: The Twentieth Century, 1914-2000, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313039399
  • ISBN-13: 9780313039393
  • DDC: 028.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 627 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
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Traces the reading habits and intellectual development of the cultural giants of the 20th century. Includes entries on people from a broad range of fields, including scientists, politicians, business figures, writers, religious leaders, figures from the performing arts and popular culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Achebe, Chinua (1930- ).
2: Adams, Gerald (1948- ).
3: Addams, Jane (1860-1935).
4: Adenauer, Konrad (1876-1967).
5: Aitken, William Maxwell, First Baron Beaverbrook (1879-1964).
6: Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna (1889-1966).
7: Ali, Muhammad (1942-).
8: Allende, Isabel (1942- ).
9: Amado, Jorge (1912-2001).
10: Andrić, Ivo (1892-1975).
11: Angelou, Maya (1928- ).
12: Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918).
13: Arendt, Hannah (1906-1975).
14: Armstrong, Louis (1901-1971).
15: Arp, Jean (1887-1966).
16: Asturias, Miguel Angel (1899-1974).
17: Attlee, Clement (1883-1967).
18: Atwood, Margaret Eleanor (1939-).
19: Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973).
20: Baeck, Leo (1873-1956).
21: Baker, Josephine (1906-1975).
22: Bakhtin, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1895-1975).
23: Baldwin, Stanley (1867-1947).
24: Barth, Karl (1886-1968).
25: Barthes, Roland (1915-1980).
26: Baruch, Bernard Mannes (1870-1965).
27: The Beatles.
28: De Beauvoir, Simone Lucie-Ernestine-Marie-Bertrand (1908-1986).
29: Beckett, Samuel Barclay (1906-1989).
30: Bell, Daniel (1919- ).
31: Benda, Julien (1867-1956).
32: Beneš, Edvard (1884-1948).
33: Ben-Gurion, David (1886-1973).
34: Bergman, Ingmar (1918- ).
35: Bergson, Henri Louis (1859-1941).
36: Berlin, Irving (1888-1989).
37: Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990).
38: Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald von (1856-1921).
39: Bloch, Marc (1886-1944).
40: Bohr, Niels Henrik David (1885-1962).
41: Bojaxhiu, Agnes Gonxja (1910-1997).
42: Böll, Heinrich (1917-1985).
43: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906-1945).
44: Borges, Jorge Luis (1899-1986).
45: Bourke-White, Margaret (1904-1971).
46: Bradbury, Ray (1920- ).
47: Brancusi (Brâncuşi), Constantin (1876-1957).
48: Brandeis, Louis Dembitz (1856-1941).
49: Brandt, Willy (1913-1992).
50: Braque, Georges (1882-1963).
51: Braudel, Fernand (1902-1985).
52: Braun, Wernher von (1912-1977).
53: Brecht, Bertolt Eugen Friedrich (1898-1956).
54: Breton, André (1896-1966).
55: Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976).
56: Brodsky, Joseph Aleksandrovich (1940-1996).
57: Brooke, Rupert (1887-1915).
58: Bryan, William Jennings (1860-1925).
59: Buber, Martin (1878-1965).
60: Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich (1888-1938).
61: Bultmann, Rudolf Karl (1884-1976).
62: Bunuel, Luis (1900-1983).
63: Burroughs, William Seward II (1914-1997).
64: Camus, Albert (1913-1960).
65: Čapek, Karel (1890-1938).
66: Capra, Frank (1897-1991).
67: Carnap, Rudolf (1891-1970).
68: Carson, Rachel Louise (1907-1964).
69: Carter, James Earl Jr. (1924- ).
70: Castro, Fidel (1926- ).
71: Cather, Willa (1873-1947).
72: Ceauşescu, Nicolae (1918-1989).
73: Césaire, Aimé (1913- ).
74: Chagall, Marc (1887-1985).
75: Chamberlain, Arthur Neville (1869-1940).
76: Chaplin, Charles Spencer (1889-1977).
77: Chávez, Cèsar (1927-1993).
78: Chomsky, (Avram) Noam (1928- ).
79: Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer (1874-1965).
80: Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle (1873-1954).
81: Collins, Michael (1890-1922).
82: Copland, Aaron (1900-1990).
83: Coward, Sir Noël Peirce (1899-1973).
84: Croce, Benedetto (1866-1952).
85: Cummings, Edward Estling (1894-1962).
86: Dali, Salvador (1904–1989).
87: Day, Dorothy May (1897–1980).
88: Debs, Eugene Victor (1855–1926).
89: De Gaulle, Charles (1890–1970).
90: De Kooning, Willem (1904–1997).
91: DeMille or de Mille, Cecil Blount (1881–1959).
92: Derrida, Jacques (1930– ).
93: De Valera, Eamon (1882–1975).
94: Dewey, John (1859–1952).
95: Dickey, James (1923–1997).
96: Dietrich, Marlene (1901–1992).
97: Dimaggio, Joseph Paul (1914–1999).
98: Disney, Walter Elias (1901–1966).
99: Djilas, Milovan (1911–1995).
100: Dos Passos, John (1896–1970).
101: Dubček, Alexander (1921–1992).
102: Duchamp, Marcel (1887–1968).
103: Dumont, Fernand (1927–1997).
104: Dürrenmatt, Friedrich (1921–1990).
105: Dylan, Bob (1941– ).
106: Earhart, Amelia (1897-1937).
107: Eco, Umberto (1932- ).
108: Eden, Robert Anthony (1897-1977).
109: Einaudi, Luigi (1874-1961).
110: Einstein, Albert (1879-1955).
111: Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969).
112: Eisenstein, Sergei Mikhaylovich (1898-1948).
113: Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965).
114: Fanon, Frantz (1925-1961).
115: Fassbinder, Rainer Werner (1945-1982).
116: Faulkner, William Cuthbert (1897-1962).
117: Fellini, Federico (1920-1993).
118: Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key (1896-1940).
119: Ford, Henry (1863-1947).
120: Ford, John (1894-1973).
121: Forster, Edward Morgan (1879-1970).
122: Foucault, Michel (1926-1984).
123: Franco Bahamonde, Francisco (1892-1975).
124: Friedan, Betty (1921- ).
125: Friedman, Milton (1912- ).
126: Frost, Robert Lee (1874-1963).
127: Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908- ).
128: Gandhi, Mohandas Karmchand (1869-1948).
129: Garcia Lorca, Federico (1898-1936).
130: García Márquez, Gabriel José (1928- ).
131: Garvey, Marcus (Moziah, Jr.) (1887-1940).
132: Gasperi, Alcide de (1881-1954).
133: Gates, William Henry, III (1955- ).
134: Gershwin, George (1898-1937).
135: Gheorghiu-Dej, Gheorghe (1901-1965).
136: Gibran, Kahlil (1883-1931).
137: Gide, André (1869-1951).
138: Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997).
139: Godard, Jean-Luc (1930- ).
140: Goebbels, Joseph Paul (1897-1945).
141: Gompers, Samuel (1850-1924).
142: Gorbachev, Mikhail Sergeyevich (1931- ).
143: Gordimer, Nadine (1923- ).
144: Górecki, Henryk Mikołaj (1933- ).
145: Göring, Hermann Wilhelm (1893-1946).
146: Graham, William Franklin (1918- ).
147: Graham, Martha (1894-1991).
148: Gramsci, Antonio (1891-1937).
149: Greene, Henry Graham (1904-1991).
150: Griffith, David Wark (1875-1948).
151: Gropius, Walter Adolph (1883-1969).
152: Grotowski, Jerzy Marian (1933-1999).
153: Guevara, Ernesto “Che” (1928-1967).
154: Gutierrez Merino, Gustavo (1928- ).
155: Haile Selassie (1892-1975).
156: Hammarskjöld, Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl (1905-1961).
157: Hašek, Jaroslav (1883-1923).
158: Hauptmann, Gerhart (1862-1946).
159: Havel, Václav (1936- ).
160: Hayek, Friedrick August von (1899-1992).
161: Heaney, Seamus (1939- ).
162: Hearst, William Randolph (1863-1951).
163: Heidegger, Martin (1889-1976).
164: Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961).
165: Hesse, Hermann (1877-1962).
166: Hindenburg, Paul von (1847-1934).
167: Hitchcock, Alfred (1899-1980).
168: Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945).
169: Hofmannsthal, Hugo von (1874-1929).
170: Holland, Agnieszka (1948- ).
171: Honecker, Erich (1912-1994).
172: Hoover, Herbert C. (1874-1964).
173: Husák, Gustáv (1913-1991).
174: Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963).
175: Ionesco, Eugène (Romanian Spelling: Ionescu, Eugen) (1909-1994).
176: James, Cyril Lionel Robert (1901-1989).
177: Janion, Maria (1926- ).
178: Jiménez, Juan Ramón (1881-1958).
179: John XXIII (1881-1963).
180: John Paul II (1920- ).
181: Johnson, Lyndon Baines (1908-1973).
182: Joyce, James Augustine (1882-1941).
183: Juan Carlos I de Bourbon (1938- ).
184: Jung, Carl Gustav (1875-1961).
185: Kafka, Franz (1883-1924).
186: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954).
187: Kandinsky, Vassily Vasil’yevich (1866-1944).
188: Karamanlis, Konstantinos (1907-1998).
189: Kazantzakis, Nikos (1883-1957).
190: Kennan, George Frost (1904- ).
191: Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963).
192: Kennedy, Robert Francis (1925-1968).