Characters in 20th-century Literature

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Gale Research, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 480 pages
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Characters in 20th-Century Literature provides essays on the most-studied literary characters from international contemporary writers. Book 1 features more than 1000 fictional characters from the works of 300 writers.

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This book provides character sketches within plot summaries for over 2000 characters in more than 600 works by 250 20th-century writers, over half of whom are from the post-1960 era. Because date of ... Read full review

Contents

Edward Albee
5
Jean Anouilh
11
James Baldwin
18
Samuel Beckett
24
Arnold Bennett
31
Jorge Luis Borges
38
Bertolt Brecht
44
Anthony Burgess
50
Nikos Kazantzakis
214
Marge Piercy
314
Sylvia Plath
320
Marcel Proust
326
Raymond Queneau
333
Mordecai Richler
339
Salman Rushdie
345
William Saroyan
351

Forster
115
Gabriel Garcia Marque
128
William Golding
142
Peter Handke
155
O Henry
173
Eugene Ionesco
187
Alfred Jarry
200
Peter Shaffer
357
Mikhail Sholokhov
364
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
371
Character Index
459
Title Index
475
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