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Twentieth century authors : a biographical dictionary of modern literature

Author: Stanley Kunitz; Howard Haycraft
Publisher: New York : The H.W. Wilson Cmpany, 1942.
Series: Authors series (H.W. Wilson Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work "'aims to provide a foundation-volume of authentic biographical information on the writers of this century, of all nations, whose books are familiar to readers of English."
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biographies
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006.
Twentieth century authors.
New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1942
(OCoLC)570882306
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Kunitz; Howard Haycraft
ISBN: 0824200497 9780824200497
OCLC Number: 337833
Notes: "Complete in one volume with 1850 biographies and 1700 portraits."
"Supersedes ... Living authors (1931) and Authors today and yesterday (1933)"--Preface.
Supplemented by: "First supplement." (x, 1123 pages : portraits ; 27 cm) New York : Wilson, 1955 [i.e. 1959, ©1955] (The authors series). Second printing with corrections in the text, and a necrology.
Description: vii, 1577 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Authors series (H.W. Wilson Company)
Responsibility: edited by Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft.

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This work "'aims to provide a foundation-volume of authentic biographical information on the writers of this century, of all nations, whose books are familiar to readers of English."

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