Offers substantial profiles of 26 contemporary British writers who
came of age following WWII. Articles of 12,000-15,000 words long
examine an author's important works in the context of his or her
life. Writers profiled include those born in Britain as well as those
born elsewhere whose work relates to British literary culture.
Includes a chronology from 1901 to 1997, listing political,
scientific, and social milestones along with publications of major
literary works Contains a cumulative index for volumes 1-4 and for
supplements 1-4. For general readers.
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