Contains fifty-two alphabetically arranged articles that provide information about significant African-American authors, each with a biographical overview, a survey of principal writings, an assessment of the subject's work as a whole, and a bibliography; and includes three additional topical essays, and an index. Also available as an ebook (link in catalog record).
Provides biographical details on thousands of modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Includes current writers as well as the most-studied literary figures of the early 20th century and authors from around the world.
MLA International Bibliography covers literature, language and linguistics, folklore, film, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, as well as the historical aspects of printing and publishing. Listings on rhetoric and composition and the history, theory and practice of teaching language and literature are also included.