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Title The concise Oxford companion to English literature / edited by Margaret Drabble and Jenny Stringer [and Daniel Hahn]
Edition Third edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (804 pages)
Series Oxford paperback reference
Oxford paperback reference.
Summary "This is an indispensable and compact guide to all aspects of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of the lives and works of novelists, poets, and playwrights, as well as characters, plot summaries, literary movements, and criticism. Ideal for students and for anyone interested in literature." "Features: over 5,500 entries, fully revised and updated; covers world fiction, literary theory, historical context, and allusions; new entries include Monica Ali, Dave Eggers, and Philip Pullman, with new highlighted entries on short stories and metre; and new features include a historical timeline charting the development of literature through the ages."--Jacket
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Subject American literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Encyclopedias.
American literature -- Encyclopedias.
English literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Encyclopedias.
English literature -- Encyclopedias.
English-speaking countries -- In literature -- Encyclopedias.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dictionaries.
Dictionaries.
Encyclopedias.
Dictionaries.
Biographies.
Bibliographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Drabble, Margaret, 1939-
Hahn, Daniel.
Stringer, Jenny.
Oxford University Press.
ISBN 0191727091
0199214921
9780191727092
9780199214921