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Author Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006.

Title Twentieth century authors : a biographical dictionary of modern literature / edited by Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft
Published New York : Wilson, 1942-1955
New York : The H.W. Wilson Cmpany, 1942


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 MELB REF  809.04 T9713/T  Supplement  LIB USE ONLY
Description vii, 1577 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Series The authors series
Authors series (H.W. Wilson Company)
Summary This work "'aims to provide a foundation-volume of authentic biographical information on the writers of this century, of all nations, whose books are familiar to readers of English."
Notes "Complete in one volume with 1850 biographies and 1700 portraits."
"Supersedes ... Living authors (1931) and Authors today and yesterday (1933)"--Preface
Supplemented by: "First supplement." (x, 1123 pages : portraits ; 27 cm) New York : Wilson, 1955 [i.e. 1959, ©1955] (The authors series). Second printing with corrections in the text, and a necrology
Accompanied by First supplement. edited by Stanley J. Kunitz; assistant editor: Vineta Colby. New York. Wilson. 1955. [i.e. 1963,c1955] vii, 1123 p. ports. (The Authors series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued online
Subject Authors -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Authors -- Dictionaries.
Authors -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Biography -- Dictionaries
English literature -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Biography.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Haycraft, Howard, 1905-1991, editor
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006, editor
LC no. 43051003
ISBN 0824200497
Other Titles 20th century authors