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Magill's survey of world literature

Author: Steven G Kellman; Frank N Magill
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2009.
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Offers profiles of major writers outside the United States from all time periods, accompanied by analysis of their significant titles of fiction, drama, poetry, and nonfiction.
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Magill's survey of world literature.
Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008046042
(OCoLC)244068734
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven G Kellman; Frank N Magill
ISBN: 9781587654466 1587654466 9781587654312 1587654318 9781587654329 1587654326 9781587654336 1587654334 9781587654343 1587654342 9781587654350 1587654350 9781587654367 1587654369 9781587654374 1587654377
OCLC Number: 318104118
Description: 1 online resource (6 v. (xxiii, 2918 p.)) : ill.
Contents: v. 1. Kōbō Abe --
Chinua Achebe --
Douglas Adams --
Aeschylus --
Shmuel Yosef Agnon --
Anna Akhmatova --
Ryūnosuke Akutagawa --
Sholom Aleichem --
Isabel Allende --
Jorge Amado --
Yehuda Amichai --
Kingsley Amis --
Martin Amis --
Hans Christian Andersen --
Ivo Andrić --
Guillaume Apollinaire --
Aharon Appelfeld --
Lucius Apuleius --
Aristophanes --
Aristotle --
Matthew Arnold --
Margaret Atwood --
W.H. Auden --
Saint Augustine --
Jane Austen --
Isaac Babel --
Beryl Bainbridge --
Honoré de Balzac --
John Banville --
Julian Barnes --
Charles Baudelaire --
Simone de Beauvoir --
Samuel Beckett --
Brendan Behan --
Aphra Behn --
Arnold Bennett --
Thomas Bernhard --
John Betjeman --
Marie-Claire Blais --
William Blake --
Giovanni Boccaccio --
Roberto Bolaño --
Heinrich Böll --
Jorge Luis Borges --
Elizabeth Bowen --
Bertolt Brecht --
André Brink --
Charlotte Brontë --
Emily Brontë --
Rupert Brooke --
Anita Brookner --
Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Robert Browning --
Mikhail Bulgakov --
John Bunyan --
Anthony Burgess --
Robert Burns --
A.S. Byatt --
Lord Byron --
Pedro Calderón de la Barca --
Morley Callaghan --
Italo Calvino --
Luis de Camões --
Albert Camus --
Peter Carey. v. 2. Alejo Carpentier --
Lewis Carroll --
Catullus --
Constantine P. Cavafy --
Paul Celan --
Miguel de Cervantes --
Aimé Césaire --
Bruce Chatwin --
Geoffrey Chaucer --
Anton Chekhov --
Agatha Christie --
Cicero --
Arthur C. Clarke --
Jean Cocteau --
J.M. Coetzee --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Colette --
William Congreve --
Joseph Conrad --
Pierre Corneille --
Julio Cortázar --
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz --
Roald Dahl --
Dante --
Rubén Darío --
Robertson Davies --
Daniel Defoe --
Anita Desai --
Charles Dickens --
Denis Diderot --
Isak Dinesen --
John Donne --
Fyodor Dostoevski --
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Roddy Doyle --
Margaret Drabble --
John Dryden --
Du Fu --
Alexandre Dumas, père --
Daphne du Maurier --
Duong Thu Huong --
Marguerite Duras --
Lawrence Durrell --
Umberto Eco --
George Eliot --
T.S. Eliot --
Buchi Emecheta --
Shnsaku Endf --
Laura Esquivel --
Euripides --
Helen Fielding --
Henry Fielding --
Richard Flanagan --
Gustave Flaubert --
Dario Fo --
Ford Madox Ford --
E.M. Forster --
John Fowles --
Janet Frame --
Dick Francis --
Anne Frank --
Miles Franklin --
Max Frisch --
Carlos Fuentes --
Athol Fugard. v. 3. Mavis Gallant --
Gao Xingjian --
Federico García Lorca --
Gabriel García Márquez --
Kahlil Gibran --
William Gibson --
André Gide --
Rumer Godden --
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --
Nikolai Gogol --
William Golding --
Oliver Goldsmith --
Nadine Gordimer --
Günter Grass --
Robert Graves --
Graham Greene --
The Brothers Grimm --
Thom Gunn1 --
Mark Haddon --
Knut Hamsun --
Peter Handke --
Thomas Hardy --
Wilson Harris --
Jaroslav Hašek --
Václav Havel --
Bessie Head --
Seamus Heaney --
Anne Hébert --
Heinrich Heine --
James Herriot --
Hermann Hesse --
E.T.A. Hoffmann --
Homer --
Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Horace --
Nick Hornby --
A.E. Housman --
Ted Hughes --
Victor Hugo --
Aldous Huxley --
Henrik Ibsen --
Eugène Ionesco --
Christopher Isherwood --
Kazuo Ishiguro --
P.D. James --
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala --
Samuel Johnson --
Elizabeth Jolley --
Ben Jonson --
James Joyce --
Ismail Kadare --
Franz Kafka --
Yasunari Kawabata --
Nikos Kazantzakis --
John Keats --
Thomas Keneally --
Imre Kertész --
Søren Kierkegaard --
W.P. Kinsella --
Rudyard Kipling --
Heinrich von Kleist --
Joy Kogawa --
Milan Kundera --
Jean de La Fontaine --
Pär Lagerkvist. v. 4. Selma Lagerlöf --
Philip Larkin --
Margaret Laurence --
D.H. Lawrence --
Stephen Leacock --
John le Carré --
Stanisuaw Lem --
Mikhail Lermontov --
Doris Lessing --
Primo Levi --
C.S. Lewis --
Wyndham Lewis --
Li Bo --
Clarice Lispector --
Malcolm Lowry --
Lu Xun --
Colleen McCullough --
Hugh MacDiarmid --
Ian McEwan --
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis --
Niccolò Machiavelli --
Hugh MacLennan --
Louis MacNeice --
Naguib Mahfouz --
Stéphane Mallarmé --
Osip Mandelstam --
Thomas Mann --
Katherine Mansfield --
Christopher Marlowe --
Andrew Marvell --
Matsuo Bashf --
W. Somerset Maugham --
Guy de Maupassant --
Vladimir Mayakovsky --
A.A. Milne --
Czesuaw Miuosz --
John Milton --
Yukio Mishima --
Gabriela Mistral --
Rohinton Mistry --
Molière --
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne --
L.M. Montgomery --
John Mortimer --
Farley Mowat --
Multatuli --
Alice Munro --
Haruki Murakami --
Murasaki Shikibu --
Iris Murdoch --
Robert Musil --
Vladimir Nabokov --
V.S. Naipaul --
R.K. Narayan --
Pablo Neruda --
Ngugi wa Thiong'o --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
Edna O'Brien --
Sean O'Casey --
Kenzaburfbe --
Ben Okri --
Omar Khayyám --
Michael Ondaatje. v. 5. George Orwell --
John Osborne --
Ovid --
Wilfred Owen --
Amos Oz --
Boris Pasternak --
Alan Paton --
Cesare Pavese --
Octavio Paz --
Samuel Pepys --
Fernando Pessoa --
Petrarch --
Petronius --
Pindar --
Harold Pinter --
Luigi Pirandello --
Plato --
Plutarch --
Alexander Pope --
Anthony Powell --
J.B. Priestley --
V.S. Pritchett --
Marcel Proust --
Manuel Puig --
Alexander Pushkin --
Barbara Pym --
François Rabelais --
Jean Racine --
Erich Maria Remarque --
Mary Renault --
Jean Rhys --
Samuel Richardson --
Mordecai Richler --
Rainer Maria Rilke --
Arthur Rimbaud --
Christina Rossetti --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
J.K. Rowling --
Complete List of Contents --
Arundhati Roy --
Gabrielle Roy --
Juan Rulfo --
Salman Rushdie --
John Ruskin --
Nelly Sachs --
Françoise Sagan --
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry --
Saki --
George Sand --
Sappho --
José Saramago --
Nathalie Sarraute --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Dorothy L. Sayers --
Friedrich Schiller --
Sir Walter Scott --
W.G. Sebald --
Seneca the Younger --
Vikram Seth --
Peter Shaffer --
William Shakespeare --
George Bernard Shaw --
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley --
Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Nevil Shute --
Sir Philip Sidney --
Henryk Sienkiewicz --
Georges Simenon --
Isaac Bashevis Singer. v. 6. Zadie Smith --
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn --
Sophocles --
Wole Soyinka --
Muriel Spark --
Stephen Spender --
Edmund Spenser --
Christina Stead --
Stendhal --
Laurence Sterne --
Robert Louis Stevenson --
Tom Stoppard --
David Storey --
August Strindberg --
Jonathan Swift --
Algernon Charles Swinburne --
John Millington Synge --
Rabindranath Tagore --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
William Makepeace Thackeray --
Dylan Thomas --
Pramoedya Ananta Toer --
J.R.R. Tolkien --
Leo Tolstoy --
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa --
Michel Tournier --
Anthony Trollope --
Ivan Turgenev --
Sigrid Undset --
Paul Valéry --
César Vallejo --
Mario Vargas Llosa --
Lope de Vega Carpio --
Vergil --
Paul Verlaine --
Jules Verne --
Vladimir Voinovich --
Voltaire --
Derek Walcott --
Evelyn Waugh --
H.G. Wells --
Irvine Welsh --
Patrick White --
Rudy Wiebe --
Elie Wiesel --
Oscar Wilde --
P.G. Wodehouse --
Christa Wolf --
Virginia Woolf --
William Wordsworth --
William Butler Yeats --
Yevgeny Yevtushenko --
Marguerite Yourcenar --
Émile Zola --
Glossary of Literary Terms --
Category List --
Geographical List --
Title Index --
Author Index.
Other Titles: Survery of world literature
Responsibility: edited by Steven G. Kellman.

Abstract:

Offers profiles of major writers outside the United States from all time periods, accompanied by analysis of their significant titles of fiction, drama, poetry, and nonfiction.

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schema:description"v. 1. Kōbō Abe -- Chinua Achebe -- Douglas Adams -- Aeschylus -- Shmuel Yosef Agnon -- Anna Akhmatova -- Ryūnosuke Akutagawa -- Sholom Aleichem -- Isabel Allende -- Jorge Amado -- Yehuda Amichai -- Kingsley Amis -- Martin Amis -- Hans Christian Andersen -- Ivo Andrić -- Guillaume Apollinaire -- Aharon Appelfeld -- Lucius Apuleius -- Aristophanes -- Aristotle -- Matthew Arnold -- Margaret Atwood -- W.H. Auden -- Saint Augustine -- Jane Austen -- Isaac Babel -- Beryl Bainbridge -- Honoré de Balzac -- John Banville -- Julian Barnes -- Charles Baudelaire -- Simone de Beauvoir -- Samuel Beckett -- Brendan Behan -- Aphra Behn -- Arnold Bennett -- Thomas Bernhard -- John Betjeman -- Marie-Claire Blais -- William Blake -- Giovanni Boccaccio -- Roberto Bolaño -- Heinrich Böll -- Jorge Luis Borges -- Elizabeth Bowen -- Bertolt Brecht -- André Brink -- Charlotte Brontë -- Emily Brontë -- Rupert Brooke -- Anita Brookner -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Robert Browning -- Mikhail Bulgakov -- John Bunyan -- Anthony Burgess -- Robert Burns -- A.S. Byatt -- Lord Byron -- Pedro Calderón de la Barca -- Morley Callaghan -- Italo Calvino -- Luis de Camões -- Albert Camus -- Peter Carey."
schema:description"v. 5. George Orwell -- John Osborne -- Ovid -- Wilfred Owen -- Amos Oz -- Boris Pasternak -- Alan Paton -- Cesare Pavese -- Octavio Paz -- Samuel Pepys -- Fernando Pessoa -- Petrarch -- Petronius -- Pindar -- Harold Pinter -- Luigi Pirandello -- Plato -- Plutarch -- Alexander Pope -- Anthony Powell -- J.B. Priestley -- V.S. Pritchett -- Marcel Proust -- Manuel Puig -- Alexander Pushkin -- Barbara Pym -- François Rabelais -- Jean Racine -- Erich Maria Remarque -- Mary Renault -- Jean Rhys -- Samuel Richardson -- Mordecai Richler -- Rainer Maria Rilke -- Arthur Rimbaud -- Christina Rossetti -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- J.K. Rowling -- Complete List of Contents -- Arundhati Roy -- Gabrielle Roy -- Juan Rulfo -- Salman Rushdie -- John Ruskin -- Nelly Sachs -- Françoise Sagan -- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry -- Saki -- George Sand -- Sappho -- José Saramago -- Nathalie Sarraute -- Jean-Paul Sartre -- Dorothy L. Sayers -- Friedrich Schiller -- Sir Walter Scott -- W.G. Sebald -- Seneca the Younger -- Vikram Seth -- Peter Shaffer -- William Shakespeare -- George Bernard Shaw -- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley -- Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Nevil Shute -- Sir Philip Sidney -- Henryk Sienkiewicz -- Georges Simenon -- Isaac Bashevis Singer."
schema:description"v. 4. Selma Lagerlöf -- Philip Larkin -- Margaret Laurence -- D.H. Lawrence -- Stephen Leacock -- John le Carré -- Stanisuaw Lem -- Mikhail Lermontov -- Doris Lessing -- Primo Levi -- C.S. Lewis -- Wyndham Lewis -- Li Bo -- Clarice Lispector -- Malcolm Lowry -- Lu Xun -- Colleen McCullough -- Hugh MacDiarmid -- Ian McEwan -- Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis -- Niccolò Machiavelli -- Hugh MacLennan -- Louis MacNeice -- Naguib Mahfouz -- Stéphane Mallarmé -- Osip Mandelstam -- Thomas Mann -- Katherine Mansfield -- Christopher Marlowe -- Andrew Marvell -- Matsuo Bashf -- W. Somerset Maugham -- Guy de Maupassant -- Vladimir Mayakovsky -- A.A. Milne -- Czesuaw Miuosz -- John Milton -- Yukio Mishima -- Gabriela Mistral -- Rohinton Mistry -- Molière -- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne -- L.M. Montgomery -- John Mortimer -- Farley Mowat -- Multatuli -- Alice Munro -- Haruki Murakami -- Murasaki Shikibu -- Iris Murdoch -- Robert Musil -- Vladimir Nabokov -- V.S. Naipaul -- R.K. Narayan -- Pablo Neruda -- Ngugi wa Thiong'o -- Friedrich Nietzsche -- Edna O'Brien -- Sean O'Casey -- Kenzaburfbe -- Ben Okri -- Omar Khayyám -- Michael Ondaatje."
schema:description"v. 3. Mavis Gallant -- Gao Xingjian -- Federico García Lorca -- Gabriel García Márquez -- Kahlil Gibran -- William Gibson -- André Gide -- Rumer Godden -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Nikolai Gogol -- William Golding -- Oliver Goldsmith -- Nadine Gordimer -- Günter Grass -- Robert Graves -- Graham Greene -- The Brothers Grimm -- Thom Gunn1 -- Mark Haddon -- Knut Hamsun -- Peter Handke -- Thomas Hardy -- Wilson Harris -- Jaroslav Hašek -- Václav Havel -- Bessie Head -- Seamus Heaney -- Anne Hébert -- Heinrich Heine -- James Herriot -- Hermann Hesse -- E.T.A. Hoffmann -- Homer -- Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Horace -- Nick Hornby -- A.E. Housman -- Ted Hughes -- Victor Hugo -- Aldous Huxley -- Henrik Ibsen -- Eugène Ionesco -- Christopher Isherwood -- Kazuo Ishiguro -- P.D. James -- Ruth Prawer Jhabvala -- Samuel Johnson -- Elizabeth Jolley -- Ben Jonson -- James Joyce -- Ismail Kadare -- Franz Kafka -- Yasunari Kawabata -- Nikos Kazantzakis -- John Keats -- Thomas Keneally -- Imre Kertész -- Søren Kierkegaard -- W.P. Kinsella -- Rudyard Kipling -- Heinrich von Kleist -- Joy Kogawa -- Milan Kundera -- Jean de La Fontaine -- Pär Lagerkvist."
schema:description"v. 2. Alejo Carpentier -- Lewis Carroll -- Catullus -- Constantine P. Cavafy -- Paul Celan -- Miguel de Cervantes -- Aimé Césaire -- Bruce Chatwin -- Geoffrey Chaucer -- Anton Chekhov -- Agatha Christie -- Cicero -- Arthur C. Clarke -- Jean Cocteau -- J.M. Coetzee -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Colette -- William Congreve -- Joseph Conrad -- Pierre Corneille -- Julio Cortázar -- Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz -- Roald Dahl -- Dante -- Rubén Darío -- Robertson Davies -- Daniel Defoe -- Anita Desai -- Charles Dickens -- Denis Diderot -- Isak Dinesen -- John Donne -- Fyodor Dostoevski -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- Roddy Doyle -- Margaret Drabble -- John Dryden -- Du Fu -- Alexandre Dumas, père -- Daphne du Maurier -- Duong Thu Huong -- Marguerite Duras -- Lawrence Durrell -- Umberto Eco -- George Eliot -- T.S. Eliot -- Buchi Emecheta -- Shnsaku Endf -- Laura Esquivel -- Euripides -- Helen Fielding -- Henry Fielding -- Richard Flanagan -- Gustave Flaubert -- Dario Fo -- Ford Madox Ford -- E.M. Forster -- John Fowles -- Janet Frame -- Dick Francis -- Anne Frank -- Miles Franklin -- Max Frisch -- Carlos Fuentes -- Athol Fugard."
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