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Twentieth century authors, a biographical dictionary of modern literature,

Author: Stanley Kunitz; Howard Haycraft
Publisher: New York, H.W. Wilson Co., 1942(1956)
Series: Authors serie.
Edition/Format:   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
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: "Supersedes ... Living authors (1931) and Authors today and yesterday (1933)"--Preface.
Supplemented by: "First supplement. Assistant editor, Vineta Colby" (vii, 1123 p. : ports. ; 26 cm.) published: New York : Wilson, 1955. The authors series. Call number: PN771.K86s.
Supplemented by: "First supplement." (x, 1123 p. : ports. ; 27 cm.) published: New York : Wilson, 1955 [i.e. 1959, ©1955] The authors series. Second printing with corrections in the text, and a necrology. Call number: PN771.K86s 1959.
Supplemented by: "First supplement" (x, 1123 p. : ports. ; 27 cm.) published: New York : Wilson, 1955 [i.e. 1963, ©1955] The authors series. Third printing with corrections in the text, and necrology brought up to 1963. Call number: PN771.K86s 1963.
Supplemented by: "First supplement, edited by Stanley J. Kunitz; assistant editor, Vineta Colby" (x, 1123 p. : ports. ; 27 cm.) published: New York : Wilson, 1955 [i.e. 1967, ©1955] The authors series. Fourth printing with additional corrections in the text and necrology brought up to 1966. Call number: PN771.K86s 1967.
Description: vii, 1577 pages illustrations (portraits, 2 mounted) 26 cm.
Series Title: Authors serie.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft; complete in one volume with 1850 biographies and 1700 portraits.

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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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