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Walter Dean Myers : a literary companion

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Series: McFarland literary companions, 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume introduces readers to both the writer and his work, with an emphasis on the characters, dates, events, motifs and themes from the book. Myers's one hundred one A-to-Z entries offer concise, analytical discussion on all topics and include generous citations from primary and secondary sources"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Walter Dean Myers; August Wilson; Walter Dean Myers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
ISBN: 0786424567 9780786424566
OCLC Number: 63171028
Description: vii, 309 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents --
Acknowledgments v --
Preface 1 --
Introduction 3 Chronology of Myers's Life and Works 5 --
Myers's Genealogy 43 --Walter Dean Myers: A Literary Companion 45 --
Appendix A: --
Time Line of Historical and Fictional Events in Myers's Works 269 --
Appendix B: --
Writing and Research Topics 275 Bibliography 281 --
Index 297.
Series Title: McFarland literary companions, 4.
Responsibility: Mary Ellen Snodgrass.
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Walter Dean Myers, pre-eminent author of teen fiction and verse, refines the image of black characters that are trivialized or vilified in juvenile literature, advertising, television and film. This  Read more...

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