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Anderson, George Parker 1957-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 2,960 library holdings
Genres: Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Encyclopedias  History  Biography  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS374.D4, B
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Most widely held works by George Parker Anderson
American hard-boiled crime writers by George Parker Anderson( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on American writers whose lives and careers span the history of hard-boiled writing, from its birth in American pulp magazines of the 1920s to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Characteristic of this writing is an objective viewpoint, impersonal tone, violent action, colloquial speech, touch characters and understated style, usually but not limited to detective or crime fiction
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night : a documentary volume( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides resources for a fuller understanding of Fitzgerald's masterpiece. It assembles and organizes evidence not otherwise available in one place, allowing readers to more fully comprehend reading this masterpiece. Discusses the impact of Fitzgerald's drinking during the time he worked on this novel, and the final version in which he re-ordered the story in straight chronological order that was posthumously published in 1951
Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese falcon : a documentary volume( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides researchers basic materials useful in studying The Maltese Falcon: background readings related to Hammett's life; composition of the novel; reception of the novel, including reviews and critical response; and the various media adaptations of this classic complex story
American mystery and detective writers( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on authors whose lives span the twentieth century and serve as examples in the complex evolution of an immensely popular genre that has been greatly affected by market forces. Their careers and works reveal changing perspectives on crime and punishment in American society and culture
Encyclopedia of American literature( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide biographical and critical information about American authors from 1946 to the present, as well as information on key works and topics that influenced American literature during the time
Research guide to American literature by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelists on the American Civil War( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biographical essays on novelists who wrote about the American Civil War"--
American modernism, 1914-1945 by George Parker Anderson( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents American modernism from 1914 to 1945, including essays, narratives and more
Encyclopedia of American literature( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial literature, 1607-1776 by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents American literature from the beginnings to the Revolutionary War, including essays, narratives and more
Research guide to American literature by George Parker Anderson( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers American literature during the time of war and Depression in the first half of the 20th century
Into the modern : 1896 - 1945( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer wastes nothing : F. Scott Fitzgerald's stories and the achievement of Tender is the night by George Parker Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of literary biography( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of literary biography( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rewinding the cartoon by George Parker Anderson( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 306 by George Parker Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Early American Literature, 1776-1820 by Angela Vietto( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume covers American literature during the first years of the new nation. Topics discussed include sentimental novels; essays, magazines, and nation-building; travel in fiction and nonfiction; poetry and social class; letters as literature; The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; The Declaration of Independence; Ben Franklin's Autobiography; Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle"; and many more."--Back cover
Dictionary of literary biography yearbook( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updates entries already published and supplements the Dictionary of Literary Biography series with entries on newly prominent writers
 
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American hard-boiled crime writers
Alternative Names
Anderson, George

Parker Anderson, George 1957-

Languages
English (62)

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F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night : a documentary volumeDashiell Hammett's The Maltese falcon : a documentary volumeAmerican mystery and detective writersEncyclopedia of American literatureResearch guide to American literatureAmerican modernism, 1914-1945Encyclopedia of American literatureColonial literature, 1607-1776