A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors

Living and Deceased from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

Author: Samuel Austin Allibone

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781341930881


Page: 826

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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors

Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century : Containing Over Forty-six Thousand Articles (authors), with Forty Indexes of Subjects

Author: Samuel Austin Allibone,John Foster Kirk

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature

And British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. Containing Thirty Thousand Biographies and Literary Notices, with Forty Indexes of Subjects

Author: Samuel Austin Allibone

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Author: Mary K. Mannix,Fred Burchsted,Jo Bell Whitlatch

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 083891294X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

View: 2896

An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.
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Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist

Critical Essays

Author: Thomas C. Crochunis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134422490

Category: Drama

Page: 336

View: 4745

This superb collection of new essays offers a unique insight into the work of a leading women dramatist of the Romantic era. Contributors offer: *contextual material for those new to Baillie's work *examinations of the relationships between her plays and the philosophical and scientific writing of the era *discussion of Baillie's theatrical methods *extended interpretations of individual plays. Ending years of neglect of Baillie's crucial work, this volume is essential reading for those working on Romanticism, women's writing, or drama of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
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Encyclopedia of British Writers, 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries

Author: Alan Hager,Book Builders LLC.

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438108699

Category: Authors, English

Page: 818

View: 529

Presents a two-volume A to Z reference on English authors from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, providing information about major figures, key schools and genres, biographical information, author publications and some critical analyses.
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American History Told by Contemporaries

Era of Colonization 1492 - 1689

Author: Albert Bushnell Hart

Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

ISBN: 9781410201010

Category: History

Page: 628

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Our forefathers did interesting things and left entertaining records. The story of our nation=s development is clearer for the suggestions made by these writers. They are prejudiced; they see but a part of what is going on; they leave many gaps; but, after all, they tell the story.The collection was selected and edited in 1900 by Albert Bushnell Hart, Professor of History at Harvard University, and a well-respected and published scholar.
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Literary Journalism

A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

Author: Edd Applegate

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313299490

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 326

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Overviews literary journalism and provides biographical entries for writers and editors who practiced literary journalism.
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The Nation

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



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Encyclopedia of American Literature

Author: EPUB 2-3

Publisher: Infobase Learning

ISBN: 1438140770


Page: N.A

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Four volumes present a comprehensive reference guide to American literature from the colonial period through the present.
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An Collins and the Historical Imagination

Author: Professor W Scott Howard

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1472418492

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 270

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The first edited collection of scholarly essays to focus exclusively on An Collins, this volume examines the significance of an important religious and political poet from seventeenth-century England. The book celebrates Collins’s writing within her own time and ours through a comprehensive assessment of her poetics, literary, religious and political contexts, critical reception, and scholarly tradition. An Collins and the Historical Imagination engages with the complete arc of research and interpretation concerning Collins’s poetry from 1653 to the present. The volume defines the center and circumference of Collins scholarship for twenty-first century readers. The book’s thematically linked chapters and appendices provide a multifaceted investigation of An Collins’s writing, religious and political milieu, and literary legacy within her time and ours.
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Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period

Author: Margaret Atherton

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872202597

Category: Philosophy

Page: 166

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An invaluable complement to the standards works in early modern philosophy, this anthology introduces an important selection from the largely unknown writings of women philosophers of the early modern period. Readings comment on major works of the period and are easily integrated into courses in the history of modern philosophy. Included are letters to prominent philosophers, philosophical tracts arguing a particular view, and comments on controversies of the day. Each section is prefaced by a headnote giving a biographical account of its author and setting the piece in historical context. Atherton's introduction provides a solid framework for assessing these works and their place in modern philosophy. -- from back cover.
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