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Author Magill, Frank N. (Frank Northen), 1907-1997, editor

Title Cyclopedia of literary characters / edited by Frank N. Magill
Edition First edition
Published New York : Harper & Row, 1963


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Description 1 volume (various pagings)
Contents v.1. A-Mes - v.2. Mic.-Z
Summary Comprises a collection of more than sixteen thousand characters from some thirteen hundred novels, dramas, and epics drawn from world literature. Major characters receive a substantial writeup in which an assessment of the character is given, a critical evaluation with regard to psychological motivation, development, possible flaws and related matters. Lesser characters receive less space but they too are analyzed. Identification and relationships are given even the most minor characters
Notes "Also appears under the title of Masterplots cyclopedia of literary characters."
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Subject Characters and characteristics in literature -- Dictionaries.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Literature -- Encyclopedias.
Literature -- Stories, plots, etc.
Literature -- Dictionaries.
Characters in literature.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Plot summaries.
Author Magill, Frank N. (Frank Northen), 1907-1997.
LC no. 62014570
ISBN 0893561401
Other Titles Masterplots cyclopedia of literary characters