Summary:

This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically presents career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.For a listing of Dictionary of Literary Biography volumes sorted by genre click here.

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General Notes:"A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Physical Description:xxi, 510 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-434) and index.
ISBN:0787660043
9780787660048