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The concise Oxford companion to English literature

Author: Margaret Drabble; Jenny Stringer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"This is an indispensable and compact guide to all aspects of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of the lives and works of novelists, poets, and playwrights, as well as characters, plot summaries, literary movements, and criticism. Ideal for students and for anyone interested in literature." "Features: over 5,500 entries, fully revised and updated; covers world fiction, literary theory, historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Concise Oxford companion to English literature.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)649072547
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Drabble; Jenny Stringer
ISBN: 9780199214921 0199214921
OCLC Number: 137221441
Description: 804 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: PREFACE ; ABBREVIATIONS ; NOTE TO THE READER ; CONCISE COMPANION ; Literature Timeline ; Poets Laureate ; Nobel Prize for Literature ; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction ; Library Association Carnegie Medallists ; Booker Mann Prize for Fiction
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Drabble and Jenny Stringer.
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