Contemporary Literary Criticism: Criticism of the Works of Today's Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, Scriptwriters, and Other Creative Writers

Contemporary Literary Criticism: Criticism of the Works of Today's Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, Scriptwriters, and Other Creative Writers

by Tom Burns
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787667609

ISBN-13: 9780787667603

Pub. Date: 06/18/2004

Publisher: Gale Group

Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles 8 to 12 novelists, poets, playwrights, and other creative writers by providing critical excerpts taken from a wide range of critical publications. Each of approximately 200 excerpts is prefaced by a full citation and annotation and most include an author portrait. Approx. Volume 108.

Overview

Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles 8 to 12 novelists, poets, playwrights, and other creative writers by providing critical excerpts taken from a wide range of critical publications. Each of approximately 200 excerpts is prefaced by a full citation and annotation and most include an author portrait. Approx. Volume 108.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787667603
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
06/18/2004
Series:
Contemporary Literary Criticism Series
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsxi
Literary Criticism Series Advisory Boardxiii
Russell Banks 1940-: American novelist, short story writer, poet, and editor1
Maria Irene Fornes 1930-: Cuban-born American playwright and librettist68
Kenzaburo Oe 1935-: Japanese novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist, editor, lecturer, and critic149
Post-apartheid Literature284
Introduction284
Overviews and General Studies286
The Post-apartheid Novel318
Post-apartheid Drama365
Further Reading381
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Index385
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index481
CLC Cumulative Nationality Index493
CLC-187 Title Index507

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