The Resource Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers

Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers

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Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Title
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Title variation
Dictionary of American writers
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Language
eng
Summary
A guide to America's literary tradition. Over 16,000 articles on writers, literary works, movements, and influential periodicals. More than 170 black-and-white photographs. The companion volume to C-Span's series American Writers: A Journey Through History Annotation. A guide to the writers, literary works, and movements that have shaped America's literary tradition. Spanning almost 400 years, some 1,600 entries offer profiles of about 1,000 writers, synopses of some 500 literary works, and descriptions of about 75 groups, movements, and periodicals. Entries on writers give significant biographical details and descriptions of the author's career and most important works. Authors profiled include novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists. Many entries include a b&w photo of the author. Material is easily accessible for all levels of readers high school and up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) Perfect for browsing or study, this book is a fascinating guide to America's greatest writers beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through contemporary authors. The dictionary is the official companion to the C-SPAN series "American Writers: A Journey Through History". 150+ photos
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 810.9/0003
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS129
LC item number
.M48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Merriam-Webster, Inc
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  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
  • Literatura estadounidense
  • Autores estadounidenses
  • Literatura estadounidense
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Schriftsteller
  • USA
  • American literature
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Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (x, 536 pages
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online
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Other physical details
portraits)
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remote
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(OCoLC)1035700291
Label
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of American writers
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (x, 536 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035700291

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