American Writers

American Writers

by Elizabeth H. Oakes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816051585

ISBN-13: 9780816051588

Pub. Date: 03/28/2004

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

From Edward Abbey (author of The Monkey Wrench Gang) to Zitkala-Sa (the first Native American woman to publish her own biography, in 1899, without any aid from editors, interpreters, or ethnographers), this reference work contains some 250 biographical entries on American writers born between 1600 and 1969, with an emphasis on their literary achievements. In

Overview

From Edward Abbey (author of The Monkey Wrench Gang) to Zitkala-Sa (the first Native American woman to publish her own biography, in 1899, without any aid from editors, interpreters, or ethnographers), this reference work contains some 250 biographical entries on American writers born between 1600 and 1969, with an emphasis on their literary achievements. In addition to the A to Z entries, the work also contains a bibliography and a list of recommended sources for further research. Entries are further indexed by literary genre, literary movement, region, subject, style, and year of birth. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816051588
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
American Biographies Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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