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Characters in 20th-century literature

by Laurie Lanzen Harris

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Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Characters and characteristics in literature.,
  • Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesCharacters in twentieth-century literature.
    StatementLaurie Lanzen Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.4 .H37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 480 p. ;
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2203882M
    ISBN 100810318474
    LC Control Number89025709

    Comments. 11 Responses to “Literary Baby Names: 77 Quirky Characters from 20th Century Lit”. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS feed.. maggiemary Said on February 20th, at am. For me personally, these are the ones I see as being usable. This companion to the popular Characters in 20th-Century Literature () elucidates the function and significance of some 2, characters from nearly works of of the 19th century's major novelists, dramatists, and short story writers--including minority and women writers who until recently have been overlooked. In addition to detailed character analyses offering both traditional and.

    You have come to the right page. We have collected some of the best books ever written in 20th century. These are must read books for any book lover. I hope you will enjoy reading them all. Most of these books can be easily available in your local library. Many digitized libraries also offer ebook rental for these books absolutely free. American literature - American literature - The 20th century: Important movements in drama, poetry, fiction, and criticism took shape in the years before, during, and after World War I. The eventful period that followed the war left its imprint upon books of all kinds. Literary forms of the period were extraordinarily varied, and in drama, poetry, and fiction the leading authors tended toward.

    Like the ideas it embraces, the purpose of 20th century literature remains the same as the literature of any other era: to examine life, to celebrate it, to understand it better, and to connect readers with each other and with new ideas. James Herriot Series Book 1 by James Herriot from St. Martin's Press.   Wow, how can I even begin to answer a question like this? Unfortunately, I'm not as well read in 19th-century literature as I probably should be, and this list has an obvious Western bias but these are the characters that immediately came to min.


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[Laurie Lanzen Harris] -- Includes "descriptions of over 2, characters, drawn from of the twentieth century's major novelists, dramatists, and short story writers," arranged in alphabetical order by the authors' names.

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Characters in 20th-century literature: book II by Howes, Kelly King. Publication date Topics Characters and characteristics in literature, Literature, Modern PublisherPages:   22 Strong Female Characters In Literature We All Wanted To Be "Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." This book details what it was actually like as one of the first black.

English literature - English literature - The 20th century: The 20th century opened with great hope but also with some apprehension, for the new century marked the final approach to a new millennium.

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Fred B. Millet, in his book “Contemporary British Literature”, states that “the physical environment in which the. men of letter and artists live conditions their production in the most intimate and elusive of ways”. In this respect the twentieth century novelists are of no exception. The status of children’s literature.

At the beginning of the 20th century, the status of children’s literature was changing. Felicity Hughes suggests that whereas for much of the 19th century novels were published for family reading, by the turn of the century there was a split between fiction aimed at children and fiction aimed at adults, and the status of the former was lower.

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a hero (protagonist), opposite to a hero (antagonist), a changing character (dynamic) and a non-changing.