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The Resource A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel, editor, Peter Parker ; consultant editor, Frank Kermode

A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel, editor, Peter Parker ; consultant editor, Frank Kermode

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A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel
Title
A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel
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editor, Peter Parker ; consultant editor, Frank Kermode
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Language
eng
Summary
"Wide-ranging and authoritative, A Reader's Guide to the Twentieth-Century Novel is a unique and invaluable guide to modern fiction written in English. Arranged chronologically from Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim to E. Annie Proulx's The Shipping News, it contains detailed accounts of some 750 novels from the United States, Britain, Ireland, Canada, Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean. All of the century's major novelists are represented, alongside less-celebrated writers whose work has been unjustly neglected: such beloved children's authors as A.A. Milne, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Kenneth Grahame; and such popular authors as Agatha Christie, Ian Fleming, Daphne Du Maurier, and others whose work has left a definite stamp on readers' imaginations." "Each lively entry supplies a summary of the plot, places the novel in a biographical and historical context, and provides a provocative critical assessment. Written by a team of thirty-eight contributors made up of critics, biographers, novelists, historians, academics, and literary journalists, all entries are fully cross-referenced and supplemented at the end of the book by brief biographical notes on all authors and by helpful alphabetical indexes of novels and authors. Interwoven with the entries are 150 short extracts illustrating the voice and style of many featured novels."--Jacket
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Reader's companion to the twentieth-century novel
Dewey number
823/.9109
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.P53
LC item number
R43 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • 1954-
  • 1919-2010
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  • Parker, Peter
  • Kermode, Frank
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  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Books and reading
  • Best books
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A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel, editor, Peter Parker ; consultant editor, Frank Kermode
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  • Originally published: The reader's companion to the twentieth-century novel. London : Helicon, 1994
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm31434714
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 748 pages
Isbn
9780195211535
Lccn
94043056
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 516457
Label
A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel, editor, Peter Parker ; consultant editor, Frank Kermode
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: The reader's companion to the twentieth-century novel. London : Helicon, 1994
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm31434714
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxx, 748 pages
Isbn
9780195211535
Lccn
94043056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 516457

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