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Biographical dictionary of literary influences [electronic resource] : the nineteenth century, 1800-1914 / John Powell, editor ; Derek W. Blakeley, associate editor ; Tessa Powell, editorial assistant.

Contributor(s): Powell, John, 1954- | Blakeley, Derek W | Powell, Tessa.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 522 p.).ISBN: 9780313096679 (electronic bk.); 0313096678 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Celebrities -- Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- 19th century | Celebrities -- Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Celebrities -- Books and reading -- America -- History -- 19th century | Celebrities -- Books and reading -- America -- History -- 20th century | Civilization, Modern -- 19th century | Civilization, Modern -- 20th century | Intellectuals -- Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- 19th century | Intellectuals -- Books and reading -- Europe -- History -- 20th century | Intellectuals -- Books and reading -- America -- History -- 19th century | Intellectuals -- Books and reading -- America -- History -- 20th century | Intellectual life -- History -- 19th century | C�el�ebrit�es -- Livres et lecture -- Europe -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | C�el�ebrit�es -- Livres et lecture -- Europe -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | C�el�ebrit�es -- Livres et lecture -- Am�erique -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | C�el�ebrit�es -- Livres et lecture -- Am�erique -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Civilisation -- 19e si�ecle | Civilisation -- 20e si�ecle | Intellectuels -- Livres et lecture -- Europe -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Intellectuels -- Livres et lecture -- Europe -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Intellectuels -- Livres et lecture -- Am�erique -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Intellectuels -- Livres et lecture -- Am�erique -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Books & Reading | Letterkunde | Invloed | Bekende mensenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Biographical dictionary of literary influences.DDC classification: 028/.9/09034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Dictionary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; About the Editors and Contributors.
Summary: Over the past two decades, the process of cultural development and, in particular, the role of reading has been of growing interest, but recent research has been episodic and idiosyncratic. In this biographical dictionary, research devoted specifically to the reading habits of 19th century individuals who shaped Western culture is brought together for the first time. While giving prominent coverage to literary and political figures, the volume's 270 entries also include musicians, painters, educators, and explorers. Each entry includes brief biographical information, a concise summary of liter.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Dictionary; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; About the Editors and Contributors.

Over the past two decades, the process of cultural development and, in particular, the role of reading has been of growing interest, but recent research has been episodic and idiosyncratic. In this biographical dictionary, research devoted specifically to the reading habits of 19th century individuals who shaped Western culture is brought together for the first time. While giving prominent coverage to literary and political figures, the volume's 270 entries also include musicians, painters, educators, and explorers. Each entry includes brief biographical information, a concise summary of liter.

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