Encyclopedia of World Writers

1800 to the Present

By Diamond, Marie Josephine

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ISBN
978-0-81608-204-9
Publisher
Facts On File


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Library Journal

Reviewed on October 15, 2011

Diamond (French comparative literature, Rutgers; Women: Revolution and Global Expression) here provides a nine-page introduction tracing the political and social changes—colonialism, romanticism, decadence, totalitarianism, and globalization—that have affected world literature since 1800. The main body includes more than 330 alphabetically arranged entries on writers from countries other than the United States, Britain, and Ireland, composed with attention to specific titles; literatures and...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2011

Gr 9 Up—Spanning in coverage from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Arundhati Roy, this single-volume collection of essays on non-American poets, dramatists, short-story writers, essayists, and novelists will serve as a solid starting point for high school and undergraduate researchers. A nine-page introduction explains the historical context of writers' careers against the backdrop of major world events since the turn of the 19th century. This update of the 2009 edi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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