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The Oxford companion to English literature

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Since Sir Paul Harvey's original Oxford Companion to English Literature was published in 1932 it has established itself as the standard source of reference for general readers, as well as an indispensable guide for students and specialists, on all aspects of English literary culture. In 1985, under the editorship of Margaret Drabble, with a team of distinguished contributors, the text was completely revised while  Read more...
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Oxford companion to English literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604357342
Online version:
Oxford companion to English literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604479105
Online version:
Oxford companion to English literature.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)607142206
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Drabble
ISBN: 0198662211 9780198662211
OCLC Number: 32589198
Description: viii, 1171 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Drabble.
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This exhaustive reference on English literary culture has been updated to contain 60 new entries on contemporary novelists, poets and dramatists, ranging from Peter Ackroyd to Salman Rushdie. The  Read more...

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