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Dictionary of Literary Biography: Robert Burns: A Documentary Volume

  • Series Name: Dictionary of Literary Biography Series
  • Volume 383
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  • ISBN-10: 0787696587
  • ISBN-13: 9780787696580
  • Shipping Weight: 3.25 lbs ( 1.47 kgs)
  • 478 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2018, 2017
  • © 2019 | Published

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Overview

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Series

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, with criticism at high school students’ interest and reading levels.
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more information on the classics or bestsellers they’re reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides read-a-likes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry based activities.
  • Title lists correlate well with textbooks, anthologies.

What's New

  • The internal design of the pages—starting with SSFS 48—has been refreshed and modernized (ex. new art on drop pages and sidebars, some format changes), but still keeps the look and feel of the For Students series.
  • The covers—starting with SSFS 48—have been refreshed and modernized as well, without losing the current For Students look and feel.
  • The sidebar line-up has been updated for the entries covering literary works (lit-to-film entries continue to have the same three sidebars as previously).
  • The new sidebar line-up for literary work entries—beginning with SSFS 48—is as follows: Media Adaptations (existing); Compare & Contrast (existing); Primary Sources & Other Links (new!); Critical Thinking Questions (new!); Activities for the Classroom (new!); What Do I Read Next? (existing).

Table of Contents

Plan of the Series.
Preface.
Works by Robert Burns.
Chronology.
Chronological list of Short Titles and Abbreviated References Used in DLB 383.
A Poor Man’s Son in Ayrshire.
Mossgiel and the Kilmarnock Edition.
Edinburgh and Celebrity.
Ellisland.
Dumfries.
Aftermath.
Checklist of Further Readings.
Cumulative Index.

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LIT CRIT ONLINE: Dictionary of Literary Biography: Robert Burns: A Documentary Volume, Volume 383  (ISBN-10: 1414462565 | ISBN-13: 9781414462561)

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Price: $428.00

LIT CRIT ONLINE: Dictionary of Literary Biography: Robert Burns: A Documentary Volume, Volume 383  (ISBN-10: 1414462565 | ISBN-13: 9781414462561)

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.

Price: $428.00