Great World Writers: Twentieth Century Leslie M. Wilson

ISBN: 9780761474685

Published: January 1st 2004

Boxed Set

1800 pages


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Great World Writers: Twentieth Century  by  Leslie M. Wilson

Great World Writers: Twentieth Century by Leslie M. Wilson
January 1st 2004 | Boxed Set | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 1800 pages | ISBN: 9780761474685 | 5.71 Mb

This nicely illustrated reference for junior high and highschool students offers 20-page profiles of 93 of the worlds most influential writers of the twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically, each profile provides facts about the writers life andMoreThis nicely illustrated reference for junior high and highschool students offers 20-page profiles of 93 of the worlds most influential writers of the twentieth century.

Arranged alphabetically, each profile provides facts about the writers life and works as well as commentary on his or her significance, discussion of political and social events that occurred during his or her lifetime, a readers guide to major works, and events, beliefs or traditions that inspired the writers works.

Authors featured include Chinua Achebe, Isabel Allende, Samuel Beckett, Italo Calvino, Chou Shu-jen, J.M. Coetzee, Joseph Conrad, Isak Dinesen, Carlos Fuentes, Gao Xingjian, Gabriel García Márquez, William Golding, Nadine Gordimer, Václav Havel, Aldous Huxley, James Joyce, Yasunari Kawabata, Jamaica Kincaid, D.H. Lawrence, Doris Lessing, Yukio Mishima, Bharati Mukherjee, Iris Murdoch, R.K. Narayan, Pablo Neruda, Salman Rushdie, and Alexandr Solzhenitsyn.

Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR



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