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Library resources for information about Francophone literature.
Provides full access to: The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics; The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture; The Cambridge Companions to Music; and Shakespeare Survey. Includes: Cambridge Companion to the African Novel (2009); Cambridge Companion to the French Novel (1997); and Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies (2004).
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Literature Criticism Online includes the contents of several multidisciplinary series, including Contemporary Literary Criticism and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism. The collection includes biographical essays and selected literary criticism for authors from the classical period to the present day.
Over 250 of these well-known, used and trusted volumes published since the 1960s are available online; covers 14 subject areas, including General History, Regional History, Literary Studies, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.
Call Number: Bobst Ref1 PL8010.A453 1997 and Online
Publication Date: c1997
Arranged alphabetically by name of author. Each entry offers a brief introductory statement, a longer biographical article, a long essay on the author's works, and a selected bibliography of the author's works and critical studies. Volume 1 also contains a list of writers by country and a chronology of African history. (2 volumes.)
4 volumes bound into one. Volume 2 concerns francophone literature from the Caribbean (pp. 261-545). Includes introductory essays, brief biographical entries for authors, and short bibliographies of their works. Also includes a list of critical studies and anthologies on Francophone literature and a list of selected journals of interest. Note: this work is quite old.
Arranged by country, then alphabetically by name. Signed articles written by specialists in the field. For each entry, a bibliography of writing about the subject is included. Twenty volumes were originally planned for this series. Bobst owns the three volumes that have been published as of 2011: v. 1. Ethiopia, Ghana -- v. 2. Sierra Leone, Zaire -- v. 3. South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland.
Accessible to students and general readers, this encyclopedia overviews the lives and works of Caribbean authors. Included in the encyclopedia are more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries written by more than 20 expert contributors. These entries cover authors, works, genres, historical and cultural figures, themes, and various special topics.