Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles approximately 4-8 novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative writers by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. Contemporary Literary Criticism assembles critical responses to the writings of the worlda�TMs most renowned novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, scriptwriters, and other creative writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genres and creators. Each entry includes a set of previously published reviews, essays and other critical responses from sources that include scholarly books and journals, literary magazines, interviews, websites, and other sources, carefully selected to create a representative history and cross-section of critical responses.
Features & Benefits
- Entries in this volume include: Tahar Ben Jelloun, Contemporary Brazilian Literature (Topic entry), Michel Houellebecq, and David Mitchell.
- Each entry includes a brief Introduction, including an overview of author's biographical information
- major works, and a critical reception section, followed by reprinted essays.
Each volume of CLC features reprinted criticism and reviews on a set of noted authors and topics.