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The New York Public Library literature companion

Author: Anne Skillion; New York Public Library.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Source, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pick up The New York Public Library Literature Companion to check the dates of Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past or to find out how James Joyce's Ulysses changed U.S. obscenity laws, and you may find yourself hours later absorbed in the imaginary worlds of Camelot and The Matrix or sidetracked by the fascinating history of The New Yorker. Designed to satisfy the curious browser as well as the serious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Skillion; New York Public Library.
ISBN: 0684868903 9780684868905
OCLC Number: 123147588
Description: xii, 772 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Anne Skillion.

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The first one-volume reference book to organize and discuss literature by topic rather than alphabetical order, this groundbreaking work provides unlimited information in a rewarding, reader-friendly  Read more...

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Cynthia Ozick author of "Quarrel & Quandary: Essays" This is an impressive reference work of lasting significance.

 
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