Dictionary of American Literary Characters

Dictionary of American Literary Characters

Book - 1990
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Baker & Taylor
Identifies characters in leading American novels through 1979

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Some 11,000 alphabetical entries offer ready reference to the most significant characters in American novels. The volume spans nearly two centuries, from 1789, the date of the first American novel, The power of sympathy , to 1980, when Norman Mailer's The Executioner's song won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. An appendix lists famous series characters such as Tarzan, Nick Carter, and Charlie Chan. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 1990
ISBN: 9780816019175
Branch Call Number: REF 813 DICTI
Characteristics: 542 pages ; 29 cm
Notes: Includes index
"A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."


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