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Croft, Robert W. (Robert Wayne) 1957-

Works: 6 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 4,177 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3570.Y45, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Robert W Croft
A Zora Neale Hurston companion by Robert W Croft ( )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Anthropologist and author Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) is one of the most significant African American writers of the 20th century. Born in Alabama, she grew up in a small town in Florida, where she developed an interest in African American folklore. In 1925, she moved to New York and became a part of the Harlem Renaissance. She continued her anthropological research; African American folklore is central to her fiction." "This reference is a guide to her life and writings. A chronology outlines the major events in her life and significant accomplishments, while a short biography offers a narrative assessment of her career." "Entries for the most important topics include suggestions for further reading, and the volume closes with extensive primary and secondary bibliographies."--Jacket
An Anne Tyler companion by Robert W Croft ( )
12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best known as the author of The Accidental Tourist (1985), Anne Tyler has published 13 novels and almost 50 short stories. She has won numerous honors, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her work has attracted the attention of scholars and general readers alike. This reference book is a guide to her fascinating fictional worlds. An introductory essay overviews her life and career. The volume then presents alphabetically arranged entries for her works and characters and for the various themes that figure prominently in her writings. The entries for her novels consist mostly of commentary. But because her short stories are less accessible, those entries also include extensive plot summaries. Many of the entries include bibliographies of reviews and criticism, and the volume closes with an extensive bibliography and appendices of places and songs mentioned in her works
Anne Tyler : a bio-bibliography by Robert W Croft ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Tyler is one of America's most significant contemporary writers. This book is a solid introduction to her life and work. It includes the first biography of Tyler, along with a record of her writings and the response to her work. It incorporates source materials from the Anne Tyler Papers at Duke University and letters from Tyler to the author. The volume lists all of Tyler's novels, short stories, articles, and book reviews and provides an annotated bibliography of critical studies.||The first half of the book is a biography of Tyler. The author describes her childhood in a North Carolina
Anne Tyler : an ordinary life by Robert W Croft ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relaxed profundity by Robert W Croft ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The catfish grammar : a guide to grammar and composition by Robert W Croft ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.33 for A Zora Nea ... to 1.00 for The catfis ...)
Alternative Names
Croft, Robert Wayne 1957-
English (27)