Major Characters in American Fiction

Major Characters in American Fiction

Book - 1994
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This biographical encyclopedia prepared at Columbia University's Center for American Cultural Studies profiles nearly 1,600 important fictional characters in American literature. Covering novels and short stories written from 1790 through 1991, it includes characters drawn from contemporary works and lesser-known writers as well as from the canon. Each character's "life story" is presented in a thorough yet succinct biographical essay. There is no index; instead, entries are arranged alphabetically and are cross-referenced by author, title and characters' alternate names. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805030600
Branch Call Number: 813.0092 MAJ
Characteristics: vii, 952 p
Additional Contributors: Salzman, Jack
Wilkinson, Pamela 1962-


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