This award-winning series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of teachers and scholars. It systematically presents career biographies of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.
Written by recognized literary scholars and critics, entries discuss an author's life and career and summarize the critical response to his or her work, from initial publication to the present. Entries also contain:
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