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Magill, Frank N. (Frank Northen) 1907-1997

Overview
Works: 1,107 works in 2,793 publications in 4 languages and 124,177 library holdings
Genres: Stories, plots, etc  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Biography  Reference works  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Reviews  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: PN44, 809
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Most widely held works about Frank N Magill
 
Most widely held works by Frank N Magill
Critical survey of poetry : English language series by Frank N Magill( Book )

175 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 8,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive overview of poets, their works, and the poetic genre in general
Masterpieces of world philosophy in summary form by Frank N Magill( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and summarizes nearly 100 influential works through critical essays that focus on their themes and major points
Magill's quotations in context by Frank N Magill( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 3,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from world literature each entry from 2020 quotations, arranged by first word of quotation, gives source, author (with dates), first publication, type of work, and then a full description of the circumstances in which the sayings were used
Masterplots : 2010 plot stories & essay reviews from the world's fine literature by Frank N Magill( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1996 in English and held by 3,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 2000 essay-reviews of plots and in-depth critical evaluations ... covering fiction, poetry, history, drama and belles lettres
Masterpieces of world literature by Frank N Magill( Book )

86 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in English and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot summaries and critical evaluations of 270 classic literary works, from ancient to modern, are provided, along with discussions of each work's literary significance and character sketches
Cyclopedia of literary characters by Frank N Magill( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises a collection of more than sixteen thousand characters from some thirteen hundred novels, dramas, and epics drawn from world literature. Major characters receive a substantial writeup in which an assessment of the character is given, a critical evaluation with regard to psychological motivation, development, possible flaws and related matters. Lesser characters receive less space but they too are analyzed. Identification and relationships are given even the most minor characters
Masterpieces of African-American literature( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique & vital guide that summarizes, explains, & evaluates the greatest works of African-American literature--including articles on writings from James Baldwin, W.E.B. Dubois, Langston Hughes, Malcom X, Toni Morrison, & many more. The newest book in the successful masterpieces of. Series, masterpieces of African-American literature features critical descriptions of the greatest writings of African-Americans. The book has individual articles on 148 titles from every genre - novels, essays, plays & poems, including Frederick Douglass' slave narrative, Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Richard Wright's Native Son, Ntozake Shange's for Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, & the poetry of Amiri Baraka. Each article contains the all important facts & dates of authorship along with analyses of characters, settings, themes, & plots. The only reference of its kind, masterpieces of African-American literature is an important guide to African-American history & culture as portrayed through literature. Frank N. Magill is the editor of masterpieces of world philosophy, & masterpieces of world literature. A panel of distinguished scholars contributed the bulk of the articles. This companion volume to Masterpieces of World Literature (1989) highlights the literary achievements of African-American authors from the 18th century to the present with individual articles on 149 major works of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry. Each article contains the important facts and dates of authorship along with analyses of characters, settings, themes, and plots
Magill's survey of science by Frank N Magill( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 2,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Survey makes accessible the core knowledge of the sciences to curious readers with no special preparation. Within the 377 articles here, 141 cover the major subfields of physical geology, 26 treat areas of economic geology, from essential minerals and other earth resources to the variety of ways man harnesses geothermal, wind, ocean, solar, and nuclear power. Thirty articles examine a range of issues in geochemistry. Geophysics is given full coverage in 35 articles. The planet's history, as well as its impact on the development of life and various early life forms, is explored in 22 articles on fossils, ice ages, dinosaurs, mass extinctions, and evolution. Water is examined in all its forms and sources in 27 articles. There are 36 articles on the solar system, eight on major mountain ranges, soils are done in eight, the atmosphere in 18. Averaging seven pages, articles begin with ready-reference matter and a list of principal terms. A summary section forms the major part of each article, providing a description of either the phenomenon or the methodology. "Context," the concluding section of each essay, presents the conclusions, applications, and implications derived from investigation of the topic. Finally, an annotated, selected bibliography directs the reader to sources that are accessible to the nonspecialist. Cross-references lists articles that offer additional information on the same or a related topic
Masterplots II by Frank N Magill( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1993 in English and held by 2,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes more than 360 interpretative essays on works of twentieth-century fiction published in the United States and Latin America
Critical survey of short fiction by Frank N Magill( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the development and writers of short fiction from its beginning to the present
Cyclopedia of world authors by Frank N Magill( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive five-volume set of books that provides lintroductions to the lives and workd of 2,057 authors from around the world, from antiquity to the present
Great lives from history( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of some 400 Americans, presenting their contributions and impact on United States history and development and including individual bibliographies
Masterplots II by Frank N Magill( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the theme, characters, plot, style and technique of 511 short stories from the 19th and 20th century, following the six volumes of Masterplots II: short story series, (1986)
Magill's literary annual( )

in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great events from history by Frank N Magill( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short, clear articles about important people, writings and discoveries; includes Semites, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Christians, Byzantines, Holy Roman Empire, middle ages & rennaisance
Magill's survey of American literature( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides profiles of a variety of American authors; includes an analysis of each author's style, themes, and literary characteristics; and presents descriptions and summaries of specific works
Psychology basics( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Represents various areas of psychology, including cognition, developmental psychology, emotion, intelligence, learning, personality, psychopathology, and psychotherapy. Among the topics given main entries are abnormality, aggression, crowd behavior, dream analysis, the endocrine system, intelligence tests, learned helplessness, phobias, smell and taste, substance abuse, suicide and visual development
Notable poets( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains articles that provide biographical and critical information about thirty-eight of the world's best-known poets, including English and foreign-language writers; covering a period that ranges from antiquity to the late twentieth century. Arranged alphabetically from Akhmatova to Herbert
Critical survey of drama / English language series( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Magill, Frank

Magill, Frank N.

Magill, Frank N. 1907-

Magill, Frank N. 1907-1997

Magill, Frank N. (Frank Northen), 1907-

Magill, Frank Northen 1907-

Magill, Frank Northen, 1907-1997

Magill, Frank Northern, 1907-1997

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English (489)

Spanish (1)

Chinese (1)

French (1)

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Masterpieces of world philosophy in summary formMasterplots : 2010 plot stories & essay reviews from the world's fine literatureMasterpieces of world literatureMasterpieces of African-American literatureMagill's survey of scienceCritical survey of short fictionCyclopedia of world authorsMagill's survey of American literature