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The Resource Writers : their lives and works, foreword by James Naughtie ; editors, Marek Walisiewicz, Diana Loxley, Johnny Murray, Kirsty Seymour-Ure

Writers : their lives and works, foreword by James Naughtie ; editors, Marek Walisiewicz, Diana Loxley, Johnny Murray, Kirsty Seymour-Ure

Label
Writers : their lives and works
Title
Writers
Title remainder
their lives and works
Statement of responsibility
foreword by James Naughtie ; editors, Marek Walisiewicz, Diana Loxley, Johnny Murray, Kirsty Seymour-Ure
Contributor
Editor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents profiles of the world's greatest writers throughout history, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Mary Shelley, Thomas Hardy, William Faulkner, Maya Angelou, and Haruki Murakami
  • "A compelling celebration of more than 80 great novelists, poets, and playwrights from medieval times to the present day. [The book] explores the fascinating stories of their lives, their loves, and their works."--Back cover
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
PNX
Dewey number
  • 809/.003
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PN451
LC item number
.W85 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walisiewicz, Marek
  • Loxley, Diana
  • Murray, Johnny
  • Seymour-Ure, Kirsty
  • Naughtie, James
  • DK Publishing, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Authors
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Writers : their lives and works, foreword by James Naughtie ; editors, Marek Walisiewicz, Diana Loxley, Johnny Murray, Kirsty Seymour-Ure
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Pre-19th century -- Early 19th century -- Late 19th century -- Early 20th century -- Mid-20th century -- Writing today
  • Pre-19th century. Dante Alighieri ; Giovanni Boccaccio ; Geoffrey Chaucer ; François Rabelais ; Michel de Montaigne ; Miguel de Cervantes ; William Shakespeare ; John Donne ; John Milton ; Molière ; Aphra Behn ; Matsuo Bashō ; Daniel Defoe ; Jonathan Swift ; Voltaire -- Early 19th century. J.W. von Goethe ; William Wordsworth ; Jane Austen ; Mary Shelley ; Lord Byron ; Honoré de Balzac ; Victor Hugo ; Hans Christian Andersen ; Edgar Allan Poe ; Charles Dickens ; Charlotte and Emily Brontë -- Late 19th century. George Eliot ; Herman Melville ; Walt Whitman ; Charles Baudelaire ; Gustave Flaubert ; Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; Henrik Ibsen ; Leo Tolstoy ; Machado de Assis ; Emily Dickinson ; Mark Twain ; Thomas Hardy ; Emile Zola ; Henry James ; August Strindberg ; Guy de Maupassant ; Oscar Wilde ; Joseph Conrad ; Rudyard Kipling ; Anton Chekhov ; Rabindranath Tagore -- Early 20th century. W.B. Yeats ; Luigi Pirandello ; Natsume Sōseki ; Marcel Proust ; Willa Cather ; Thomas Mann ; Lu Xun ; James Joyce ; Virginia Woolf ; Franz Kafka ; Ezra Pound ; D.H. Lawrence ; Raymond Chandler ; T.S. Eliot ; Jean Rhys ; Marina Tsvetaeva ; F. Scott Fitzgerald ; William Faulkner ; Bertolt Brecht ; Jorge Luis Borges ; Ernest Hemingway ; Yasunari Kawabata -- Mid-20th century. Vladimir Nabokov ; John Steinbeck ; George Orwell ; Pablo Neruda ; Graham Greene ; Jean-Paul Sartre ; Samuel Beckett ; Naguib Mahfouz ; Albert Camus ; Aimé Césaire ; Dylan Thomas ; Marguerite Duras ; Saul Bellow ; Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ; Primo Levi ; Jack Kerouac ; Italo Calvino ; Günter Grass ; Gabriel García Márquez ; Maya Angelou ; Milan Kundera ; Chinua Achebe -- Writing today. José Saramago ; Derek Walcott ; Toni Morrison ; Alice Munro ; Nawal El Saadawi ; John Updike ; Cormac McCarthy ; Seamus Heaney ; J.M. Coetzee ; Isabel Allende ; Peter Carey ; Hwang Sok-yong ; W.G. Sebald ; Lorna Goodison ; Haruki Murakami ; Orhan Pamuk ; Mo Yan ; Arundhati Roy
Control code
on1050335280
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465474773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1050335280
Label
Writers : their lives and works, foreword by James Naughtie ; editors, Marek Walisiewicz, Diana Loxley, Johnny Murray, Kirsty Seymour-Ure
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Pre-19th century -- Early 19th century -- Late 19th century -- Early 20th century -- Mid-20th century -- Writing today
  • Pre-19th century. Dante Alighieri ; Giovanni Boccaccio ; Geoffrey Chaucer ; François Rabelais ; Michel de Montaigne ; Miguel de Cervantes ; William Shakespeare ; John Donne ; John Milton ; Molière ; Aphra Behn ; Matsuo Bashō ; Daniel Defoe ; Jonathan Swift ; Voltaire -- Early 19th century. J.W. von Goethe ; William Wordsworth ; Jane Austen ; Mary Shelley ; Lord Byron ; Honoré de Balzac ; Victor Hugo ; Hans Christian Andersen ; Edgar Allan Poe ; Charles Dickens ; Charlotte and Emily Brontë -- Late 19th century. George Eliot ; Herman Melville ; Walt Whitman ; Charles Baudelaire ; Gustave Flaubert ; Fyodor Dostoyevsky ; Henrik Ibsen ; Leo Tolstoy ; Machado de Assis ; Emily Dickinson ; Mark Twain ; Thomas Hardy ; Emile Zola ; Henry James ; August Strindberg ; Guy de Maupassant ; Oscar Wilde ; Joseph Conrad ; Rudyard Kipling ; Anton Chekhov ; Rabindranath Tagore -- Early 20th century. W.B. Yeats ; Luigi Pirandello ; Natsume Sōseki ; Marcel Proust ; Willa Cather ; Thomas Mann ; Lu Xun ; James Joyce ; Virginia Woolf ; Franz Kafka ; Ezra Pound ; D.H. Lawrence ; Raymond Chandler ; T.S. Eliot ; Jean Rhys ; Marina Tsvetaeva ; F. Scott Fitzgerald ; William Faulkner ; Bertolt Brecht ; Jorge Luis Borges ; Ernest Hemingway ; Yasunari Kawabata -- Mid-20th century. Vladimir Nabokov ; John Steinbeck ; George Orwell ; Pablo Neruda ; Graham Greene ; Jean-Paul Sartre ; Samuel Beckett ; Naguib Mahfouz ; Albert Camus ; Aimé Césaire ; Dylan Thomas ; Marguerite Duras ; Saul Bellow ; Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ; Primo Levi ; Jack Kerouac ; Italo Calvino ; Günter Grass ; Gabriel García Márquez ; Maya Angelou ; Milan Kundera ; Chinua Achebe -- Writing today. José Saramago ; Derek Walcott ; Toni Morrison ; Alice Munro ; Nawal El Saadawi ; John Updike ; Cormac McCarthy ; Seamus Heaney ; J.M. Coetzee ; Isabel Allende ; Peter Carey ; Hwang Sok-yong ; W.G. Sebald ; Lorna Goodison ; Haruki Murakami ; Orhan Pamuk ; Mo Yan ; Arundhati Roy
Control code
on1050335280
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9781465474773
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1050335280

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