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American writers : a collection of literary biographies. Supplement IV

Author: A Walton Litz; Molly Weigel; University of Minnesota.
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, averaging about 20 pages, that provide information about authors who have made significant contributions to American literature, each containing a brief biography, a survey of principle writings, an assessment of the subject's work as a whole, and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Walton Litz; Molly Weigel; University of Minnesota.
ISBN: 0684197855 9780684197852 0684197863 9780684197869 0684197871 9780684197876
OCLC Number: 35642923
Notes: Fourth supplement to the 4 vol. main set consisting of 97 pamphlets originally published as the University of Minnesota pamphlets on American writers.
Description: 2 volumes ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Maya Angelou / Mary Jane Lupton --
Louis Auchincloss / Carol Gelderman --
Donald Barthelme / Gwen Crane --
Robert Bly / William V. Davis --
Paul Bowles / Allen Hibbard --
Ray Bradbury / William F. Touponce --
Raymond Chandler / Peter L. Cooper --
Robert Creeley / Bill Piper --
Countee Cullen / Gerald Early --
James Dickey / Ronald Baughman --
Joan Didion / C.K. Doreski --
E.L. Doctorow / Randy Malamud --
Rita Dove / Lesley Wheeler --
Louise Erdrich / Pauline Groez Woodward --
William Gaddis / William Doreski --
Mary Gordon / Alma Bennett --
Paula Gunn Allen / Lauren Muller with Jacqueline Shea Murphy --
Dashiell Hammett / Robert Worth --
Lorraine Hansberry / Steven R. Carter --
Joseph Heller / Sanford Pinsker --
Linda Hogan / Anna Carew-Miller. pt. 2. Susan Howe / Molly Weigel --
Maxine Kumin / Steven A. Nardi --
Ross Macdonald / Janet Gray --
N. Scott Momoday / Sally L. Joyce --
Simon J. Ortiz / Patricia Clark Smith --
Ayn Rand / Chris Matthew Sciabarra --
Alberto Álvaro Ríos / Adrián Pérez Melgosa --
Leslie Marmon Silko / Celeste Goodridge --
Neil Simon / J. Ellen Gainor --
Wallace Stegner / Mark S. Braley --
Mark Strand / Jeffery Donaldson --
May Swenson / Jane Eldridge Miller --
Anne Tyler / Mary Margaret Richards --
Gore Vidal / Jay Parini.
Other Titles: American writers.
Responsibility: A. Walton Litz, editor in chief ; Molly Weigel, assistant editor.

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A collection of essays, averaging about 20 pages, that provide information about authors who have made significant contributions to American literature, each containing a brief biography, a survey of principle writings, an assessment of the subject's work as a whole, and a bibliography.

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