Calendar of Literary Facts: A Daily and Yearly Guide to Noteworthy Events in World Literature from 1450 to the Present
This chronology quickly identifies and dates major literary events from the mid-fifteenth century to the present. Its broad, international scope makes this datebook unusual. Birth and death dates of about 2,000 literary figures are given, together with dates of major publications and other literary events.
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