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The Oxford companion to English literature

Author: Margaret Drabble
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford reference online (ORO)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition contains more than 600 entirely new entries, to reflect the new figures and issues of English literature in the new millennium, and the existing entries have been extensively revised and updated to incorporate the latest scholarship. But it remains faithful to Sir Paul Harvey's original vision of an authoritative work placing English literature in its widest context: no other volume offers such  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Drabble
ISBN: 0198662440 9780198662440
OCLC Number: 45655319
Description: viii, 1172 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Oxford reference online (ORO)
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Drabble.
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Based on the text of Margaret Drabble's 1995 edition, this edition has been completely reworked and expanded. There are nearly 600 entirely new entries to reflect the figures and issues of English  Read more...

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