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By Thierry Boucquey, Marie Josephine Diamond

ISBN-10: 0816061432

ISBN-13: 9780816061433

Scholars frequently locate it tough to find greater than floor biographical information on international authors. discovering criticism--especially in English--can be both tricky. as well as entries for genres, hobbies, and literary phrases, this set bargains severe biographies on an array of overseas authors. assurance incorporates a spectrum of codecs, together with poetry, drama, fiction, memoir, essays, epics, odes, and sacred texts. the 1st quantity starts off with African proverbs courting from 1500 B.C and keeps throughout the finish of the 13th century. quantity 2 considers 1300 during the 1800s, and quantity three concentrates at the prior centuries. the focal point is on members and genres which are underrepresented in conventional assets. accordingly, even though there are lots of references to early local American, Anglo-Saxon, and Celtic literature within the first quantity, just a handful of English and English-speaking American writers seems in quantity 2, and quantity three doesn't contain any writers from both the U.S. or nice Britain.

Alphabetically prepared articles diversity from a number of paragraphs to a couple pages. Longer biographical entries comprise separate sections on serious research. so much entries finish with a listing of English translations and extra analyzing choices. each one tome contains a volume--specific preface, creation, time line, record of writers by means of geographic sector, bibliography, and index.

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An English Version of a Work by Apuleius Apuleius: The Golden Ass. Translated by P. G. Walsh. : Clarendon Press, 1994. A Work about Apuleius Schlamm, Carl C. The Metamorphoses of Apuleius: On Making an Ass of Oneself. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992. Aquinas, Saint Thomas See THOMAS AQUINAS, SAINT. Arabian Nights See THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS, THE. 20 Aristophanes Aristophanes (ca. , and he penned approximately 40 comedies throughout his life. C. and lasted more than 25 years.

Works about Alfred the Great Asser, John. The Medieval Life of King Alfred the Great. Translated by Alfred P. Smythe. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001. Harrison, Frederick. The Writings of King Alfred. G. Haskell House, 1970. Peddie, John. Alfred: Warrior King. : Sutton Publishing, 2001. Plummer, Charles. The Life and Times of Alfred the Great. New York: Haskell House, 1970. Smyth, Alfred P. King Alfred the Great. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Alighieri, Dante See DANTE ALIGHIERI. ‘Al¯ı ibn Ab¯ı T¯alib (Imam ‘Al¯ı) (575–ca.

Apollonius Rhodius. : Peeters, 2000. Apuleius (Lucius Apuleius, Apuleius of Madaura) (ca. 125–after 170) novelist, philosopher, rhetorician Apuleius was born in Madaura, a Roman city in North Africa. His father was a duumvir, or provincial magistrate. Apuleius attended the University of Carthage and then studied philosophy in Athens, where he followed the teachings of PLATO. In 155 he married Pudentilla, a wealthy widow, but was brought to court and accused of seducing her by magic to acquire her money.

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