By George Stade
The Scribner Writers sequence has set the traditional for literary reference for greater than 25 years. as well as addressing the lives and careers of vital writers, the articles speak about the subjects and varieties of significant works and position them in pertinent historic, social and political contexts for trendy readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, brief tale writers, and extra lately, style writers in technological know-how fiction and secret, are all expertly mentioned within the greater than sixteen units comprising this series.
This choice of essays covers 286 writers who've made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each one quantity and supply ancient background.
Supplement V provides articles on 26 writers, between them modern authors comparable to J. G. Ballard, Anita Desai, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Edna O'Brien in addition to vintage writers passed over from past volumes, corresponding to A. A. Milne.
By Cecily Devereux
Drawing on over a decade of distinctive bibliographical research, Devereux demonstrates that Rastell used to be a number one determine within the improvement of legislation books, the 1st printer to create kind for track, and an important determine within the education and e-book of theological works. Rastell additionally promoted and released vital humanist texts, together with dialogues through Thomas extra, a couple of performs, together with Interlude of the 4 components which he could have written himself, and several other works by way of John Skelton. Like different Renaissance humanist printers Rastell borrowed woodcuts, shared out the paintings of printing lengthy multi-volume works, or even shared kind sometimes. yet his lifestyles as a writer used to be turbulent, as confirmed through a number of alterations of tackle for his printing institution in London and diverse alterations in his printers and typesetters. Devereux's paintings is an important addition to Renaissance bibliography, delivering very important new details in the event you learn early sleek humanism, in particular the historiography of legislation and faith in England.
By Raymond D. Irwin
Books on Early American heritage and tradition, 1971-1980: An Annotated Bibliography keeps a chain of bibliographies directory book-length works on North the United States and the Caribbean ahead of 1815. crucial for students, librarians, and scholars of early the United States, the publication surveys approximately 1,200 monographs, essay collections, exhibition catalogues, and reference works released among 1971 and 1980. as well as bibliographic info each one access contains short annotations, which describe the scope and method of every one merchandise and the book's major thesis. additionally integrated are lists of journals the place every one paintings has been reviewed and the variety of occasions the publication has been mentioned in specialist literature, and the variety of OCLC member libraries protecting the paintings. In 31 thematic sections, the ebook covers such issues as: exploration and colonialization, local american citizens, the yankee progressive struggle, the structure, race and slavery, gender, faith.
By John T. Burridge
Uniquely, the current paintings will found in one position the vernacular names of the virtually 10000 birds of the area in approximately fifty languages. it may therefore function a priceless reference paintings and resource of data that has been scattered via box courses, medical journals, coffee-table volumes and around the net, frequently buried lower than every type of different info. The compilations draw on legit or different quite often famous authority anyplace attainable, and alternates are given the place area allows. whereas the actual fact that such large lists could, simply by their lifestyles, in destiny hold a few authoritative weight in standardization of poultry names, that's not its fundamental function, that's to offer in a extra priceless structure the nomenclature that's already in use.
By John M. Weeks, Jason de Medeiros
The archaeological research of the traditional international has develop into more and more well known in recent times. A study advisor to the traditional international: Print and digital assets, is annotated bibliography. The learn of the traditional global is generally, even supposing no longer completely, thought of a department of the arts, together with archaeology, artwork background, languages, literature, philosophy, and comparable cultural disciplines which give some thought to the traditional cultures of the Mediterranean global, and adjoining Egypt and southwestern Asia. Chronologically the traditional global could expand from the start of the Bronze Age of old Greece (ca. one thousand BCE) to the autumn of the Western Roman Empire (ca. 500 CE). This e-book will shut the normal topic hole among the arts (Classical global; Egyptology) and the social sciences (anthropological archaeology; close to East) within the examine of the traditional global. This booklet is uniquely the single bibliographic source to be had for such holistic coverage.
The quantity contains 17 chapters and 7 appendixes, prepared in keeping with the normal forms of library learn fabrics (bibliographies, dictionaries, atlases, etc.). The appendixes are typically topic particular, together with graduate courses in old reports, studies from major archaeological websites, numismatics, and paleography and writing structures. those wide writer and topic indexes support facilitate ease of use.
By Robert Easting
Visions of Hell and Heaven, or, extra frequently, of Purgatory and the Earthly Paradise, have been broadly disseminated within the heart a long time, and this quantity deals an creation to and a bibliography of the scholarly literature (mainly yet now not completely from the 20 th century) on a number of heart English texts, from the 12th to the 15th century, recounting visions in nineteen diversified types. Dr Easting in short discusses the style; the connection of visions to texts; the literary culture and features of such visions; and the advance of the scholarly dialogue of this fabric. considering that there are Latin resources for almost all of the center English visions, and lots more and plenty paintings has been performed at the Latin texts, the quantity contains non-annotated, opt for bibliographies of modern paintings at the Latin imaginative and prescient culture as well as the chronologically-arranged annotated common Bibliography at the heart English texts. the amount is finished with an Index of Manuscripts, an Index of students and Critics, and a topic Index.Dr ROBERT EASTINGteaches within the division of English Language and Literature on the Victoria collage of Wellington.
By Kyle J. Dzapo
Joachim Andersen loved an strangely various occupation. It incorporated founding club within the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, composition of 8 volumes of etudes that have develop into ordinary repertoire for flutists world-wide, and significant impression on Danish musical tradition through the early years of the 20 th century. The exact biography assimilates past inconclusive examine and broad lately came across fabrics. of compositions comprises information regarding variations, dedications, and performances in the course of Andersen's lifetime. a close discography and significant bibliography entire this most up-to-date quantity within the Greenwood Press sequence, Bio-Bibliographies in track. The ebook will attract flute academics and scholars and to these with an curiosity within the lifestyles and works of Joachim Andersen. it's a results of broad on-site learn performed in Copenhagen, Berlin, manhattan, and Chicago, at museums, govt places of work, libraries, and information. Walfrid Kujala, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and esteemed overseas flutist, contributes the foreword.
By Howard F. Greisdorf
Humans have constantly had a penchant for accumulating pictures. The problem this present day is that just about something and every thing on the planet is out there as a viewable snapshot. accordingly, say O'Connor and Greisdorf, snapshot collections can now not be the results of advert hoc methods rooted in antiquated methodologies. To this finish, they current the reader with an interdisciplinary method of the foundations, practices and trust platforms underlying categorization and photo administration. The e-book is split into 3 components: defining the character of pictures; describing how photos are used; and explaining how and why pictures are gathered (including the mechanics of garage and accessibility). person chapters comprise a old point of view at the material and assisting study. Liberally better with illustrations from the authors' personal collections. For someone who cognitively engages with photo collections both vocationally or avocationally.