Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction: Biography and Resources

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Gale, 1996 - 2105 pages
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Beacham's Encyclopedia offers analysis of more than 1,600 popular works by more than 430 authors. Entries include a summary of the work; analysis of themes and characters; discussion of stylistic techniques and more. The Encyclopedia includes Biography and Resources volumes, offering biographical information on individual authors, and Analyses volumes, discussing individual works.

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These three new volumes continue the 11-volume set published in 1996, which contained three volumes of author biographies and eight with analyses of specific works. In the introduction, the publisher ... Read full review

Contents

Contents Volume
1
Contents Volume
7
Achebe Chinua 1 Bradbury Ray
193
Adams Richard 15 Bradley Marion Zimmer
201
Alexander Lloyd 27 Brand Max
208
Algren Nelson 30 Braun Lilian Jackson
219
Amis Kingsley 38 Bronte Emily
228
Anderson Poul 43 Brown Rita Mae
234
Benchley Peter 144 Carver Raymond
329
Benford Gregory 148 Cather Willa
337
Berger Thomas 151 Chandler Raymond
343
Bester Alfred 159 Charnas Suzy McKee
352
Blasco Ibanez Vicente 168 Cherryh C J
360
Block Lawrence 177 Clancy Tom
371
Borges Jorge Luis 185 Clarke Arthur C
381
Boyle T Coraghessan 189 Clavell James
388

Angelou Maya 53 Buckley Jr William F
244
Arnow Harriette 62 Buffett Jimmy
253
Atwood Margaret 74 Burns Olive Ann
261
Bach Richard 87 Burroughs William S
271
Baldwin James 89 Butler Jack
279
Barth John 97 Butler Robert Olen
287
Barthelme Donald 107 Byatt A S
293
Bear Greg 114 Caldwell Erskine
301
Beattie Ann 118 Caldwell Taylor
307
Bell Madison Smartt 135 Capote Truman
314
Bellow Saul 138 Card Orson Scott
321
Disch Thomas M
537
Conrad Joseph 410 Dos Passos John
553
Cook Robin 428 Durrell Lawrence
569
Cornwell Patricia Daniels 443 Ellison Harlan
585
Cozzens James Gould 454 Erdrich Louise
599
Crichton Michael 468 Farrell James T
612
Crowley John 486 Finney Jack
637
De Camp L Sprague 500 Follett Ken
654
DeLillo Don 515 French Marilyn
669
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