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Author Information

  • Contemporary Authors    Ref 928.1 Co
  • Cyclopedia of World Authors   Ref 803 Cy
  • Writers for Young Adults   YA Ref 928.5 Wr
  • Something About the Author   Juv. Ref 920 Co
  • World Authors 1900-1985   Ref 920 Wo
  • World Authors 1985-2005   Ref 928 Wo

Literary Criticism 

  • American Writers Classics   Ref 810.9 Am 2 vols. (2004)
  • American Writers 16 vols.   Ref 810.9 Br
  • British Writers 16 vols.   Ref 820.9 Br
  • The Chelsea House Library of Literary Criticism series:
    • The Critical Perspective: Twentieth Century of British and American Literature to 1904 10 vols.   Ref 820.9 Cr
    • Twentieth Century American Literature 7 vols.   Ref 810.9 Tw
    • Twentieth Century English Literature 5 vols.   Ref 820 Tw
    • The New Moulton's Pre-Twentieth Century Criticism of British and American Literature to 1904 10 vols.   Ref 820.9 Ne
  • British Writers Classics 2 vols.   Ref 820.9 Br 2003
  • Beacham's Popular World Fiction (1900 to Present) 4 vols.  Ref 803.304 Po 
  • Critical Survey of Long Fiction 2nd Rev. ed.   Ref 809.3 Cr
  • Masterplots: Revised Category Edition: European Fiction Series   Ref 809 Ma
  • World Literature and Its Times: British & Irish Literature: (Beginnings to 1830s) and Victorian Era to Present (1837-)   Ref 809 Mo

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