Dictionary of American Literary Characters

Dictionary of American Literary Characters

Book - 2002
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Entries cover characters in American novels published from 1789 through 2000.

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The first edition (1990) had 1100 entries and was contained in one volume; but now two volumes are necessary for the 16,000 entries covering characters in novels published from 1789 through 2000. Arranged alphabetically, the entries identify each character in a sentence or two. Indexing (in each volume) is by author and title. The editor is a professor of American literature at the U. of South Carolina. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2002
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780816042623
Branch Call Number: R 813 DIC
Characteristics: 2 v. (ix, 711 p.) ; 29 cm


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