World Literature and Its Times helps students and researchers make connections between political/social climate during which books were written and the works themselves. Each volume focuses on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from a particular country and region, representing approximately 50 works. The detailed essays are approximately 10 pages in length and offer the following features:
Additional features include illustrations; maps; author and title tables of contents; sidebars; timelines; advisor information; and an alphabetical index of authors, titles, events and personalities.
The series contains eight volumes covering the following literatures:
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"This series of literary criticism from
Gale takes a wholly unique approach¯it analyzes works from a historical, political, and social perspective rather than a strictly literary view. ..All terms and events are well explained and related to the piece of literature. The represented works tend to be each author's best known or most often studied by students. ..By emphasizing the context of literture, it offers a unique perspective and a fresh approach and will be a valuable set in larger school, public, and academic libraries."
-- Booklist ( December 2001)
Price: US $198.00