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Serafin, Steven

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Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century by Steven Serafin( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century is especially valuable for its panoramic view of world literature, including excellent coverage of Third World literature not found in other sources. Through its previous editions and supplements, it has served as a classic international reference source for several decades"--Publisher description
Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century by Leonard S Klein( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Encyclopedia of American literature( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American literary biographers( Book )

16 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide career biographies of thirty-four American writers who have made notable contributions to the canon of literary biography; each with a list of principal works and a bibliography. Includes a cumulative index
Eighteenth-century British literary biographers( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to introduce the lives and works of those individuals who influenced the development of literary biography as a recognizable genre during the century
Nineteenth-century British literary biographers( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to introduce the lives and works of those individuals who influenced the development of literary biography as a recognizable genre during the century
American literary biographers( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles more than thirty twentieth-century American literary biographers, presenting primary and secondary bibliographies and illustrated biographical essays that chronicle each writer's career in detail
Twentieth-century British literary biographers( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to introduce the lives and works of those individuals who influenced the development of literary biography as a recognizable genre during the century
Late nineteenth and early twentieth-century British literary biographers( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to introduce the lives and works of those individuals who influenced the development of genre in accepting that "the biographer can create a work of truth and pleasure" by merging scholarship with creativity, thus establishing biography as a literary art
Twentieth-century Eastern European writers by Steven Serafin( Book )

15 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on some of the most prominent Eastern European writers from the twentieth-century from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Discusses the contributions of these authors who played a significant role in the growth, development, and preservation of their respective literatures. This rich and diverse literary history of Eastern Europe mirrors the depth and complexity of its social and political history
Twentieth-century Eastern European writers by Steven Serafin( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on some of the most prominent Eastern European writers from the twentieth-century from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Discusses the contributions of these authors who played a significant role in the growth, development, and preservation of their respective literatures. This rich and diverse literary history of Eastern Europe mirrors the depth and complexity of its social and political history
Twentieth-century Eastern European writers( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on writers from Albania, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. Discusses authors who played significant roles in the growth, development and preservation of their respective literatures during an extraordinarily inventive and creative time period. As many of these authors had limited exposure in the West, these essays provide a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of Eastern Europe and its literary tradition
The Continuum encyclopedia of American literature by Steven Serafin( Book )

30 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the United States and Canada
The Continuum encyclopedia of British literature( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The History of British literature is one of extraordinary breadth and complexity, extending from Aneirin and the poet of Widsith to Caedmon and the author of Beowulf; from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Geoffrey Chaucer; from the Golden Age of Scottish poetry to the King James Bible; from Spenser to Shakespeare; Donne and Milton to Dryden; Dr. Johnson to Jane Austen, Keats, Wordsworth, Coleridge, the Shelleys, Lord Byron, Sir Walter Scott, and William Blake; from William Morris to Thackeray, Dickens, the Brontes, the Rossettis, Kipling, and Hardy; from Virginia Woolf and the modernists to the postmodern era." "This book is a comprehensive guide and companion to literature that is by definition British in scope and origin, including surveys of the literatures written in English from the colonial to the postcolonial experience in Africa, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, India, Ireland, and New Zealand
Twenty-first-century Central and Eastern European writers by Steven Serafin( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods
Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century by Leonard S Klein( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 A to D. -- V.2 E to K. -- V.3 L to Q. -- V.4 R to Z. -- V.5 Supplement and index
BAM : the complete works( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated overview of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), covering the institution's history and the countless artists integral to its identity
South Slavic and Eastern European writers( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century Eastern European writers( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains articles that provide information about major authors and aspects of twentieth-century world literature, arranged alphabetically from S-to-Z. Includes nationality and general indexes
 
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Serafin Steven

Serafin, Steven R.

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Encyclopedia of American literatureTwentieth-century Eastern European writersTwentieth-century Eastern European writersThe Continuum encyclopedia of American literatureThe Continuum encyclopedia of British literatureTwenty-first-century Central and Eastern European writersSouth Slavic and Eastern European writersTwentieth-century Eastern European writersEncyclopedia of world literature in the 20th century