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Dictionary of literary characters

Author: Michael David Sollars
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2011.
Series: Facts on File library of world literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dictionary of Literary Characters is a stunning, five-volume set containing descriptions of more than 40,000 characters in great literary works from the United States, Britain, and around the world. The wide assortment of characters featured in this comprehensive work are compiled from novels, short stories, and plays ranging from such ancient classics as Sophocles' Antigone to 21st-century prizewinners such as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael David Sollars
ISBN: 9780816073795 0816073791
OCLC Number: 459209999
Description: 5 volumes (viii, 2528 pages) ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1. entries A-C --
v. 2. entries D-H --
v. 3. entries I-N --
v. 4. entries O-T --
v. 5. entries U-Z.
Series Title: Facts on File library of world literature.
Responsibility: Michael D. Sollars.

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Dictionary of Literary Characters is a stunning, five-volume set containing descriptions of more than 40,000 characters in great literary works from the United States, Britain, and around the world. The wide assortment of characters featured in this comprehensive work are compiled from novels, short stories, and plays ranging from such ancient classics as Sophocles' Antigone to 21st-century prizewinners such as Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex. No other reference work covers such an extensive assortment of characters from so many different works of literature. Appendixes include alphabetical lists of authors and literary works covered in the set.

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