Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century
Authors of the Early to Mid-20th Century
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Annotation: Profiles some of the most famous authors of the early twentieth century, including Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, Agatha Christie, and Jean-Paul Sartre.
Catalog Number: #71159
Format: Library Binding
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Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Pages: xvii, 459 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-622-75002-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-622-75002-3
Dewey: 920
LCCN: 2013001095
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-450) and index.
Reading Level: 9.0
Interest Level: 9-12

Starting at the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. As perhaps the most far-reaching movement, Modernism swept across both the United States and Europe and has been embodied in the works of such writers as Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and T.S. Eliot. The existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett's absurdist writings, and the range of literary output from around the world also reflect the spirit of the period. The lives and works of these and other authors from across the globe are surveyed in this absorbing volume.


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