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Title:
Contemporary literary criticism. Volume 187
Publication Information:
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2004.
ISBN:
9780787667603
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Mode of access: Internet.
Series:
Literature criticism online
Language:
English
Contents:
Russell Banks, 1940- -- Maria Irene Fornes, 1930- -- Kenzaburo Oe, 1935- -- Post-apartheid literature.
Abstract:
Covers authors who are currently active or who died after December 31, 1959. Profiles novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative and nonfiction writers by providing criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
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Each print volume in this long-standing series profiles approximately 6-8 novelists, poets, playwrights and other creative writers by providing full-text or excerpted criticism taken from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals. Among those profiled in this volume are: Russell BanksMariaIrene Fornes Kenzaburo Oe Post-apartheid Literature


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Literary Criticism Series Advisory Boardp. xiii
Russell Banks 1940-: American novelist, short story writer, poet, and editorp. 1
Maria Irene Fornes 1930-: Cuban-born American playwright and librettistp. 68
Kenzaburo Oe 1935-: Japanese novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist, editor, lecturer, and criticp. 149
Post-apartheid Literaturep. 284
Introductionp. 284
Overviews and General Studiesp. 286
The Post-apartheid Novelp. 318
Post-apartheid Dramap. 365
Further Readingp. 381
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Author Indexp. 385
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Indexp. 481
CLC Cumulative Nationality Indexp. 493
CLC-187 Title Indexp. 507