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Bloom's Literature

Books, Manuscripts
Covers important works and movements in world literature. Has an archive of characters, literary topics, themes, movements and genre. A Penrith City Library card membership number is required to logon
Main title:
Facts on File 2007
html. hyperlinks source citations
Series title:
GeneralSecondaryUpper Primary
Biographies of thousands of authors from around the world, browsable by nationality, type of writing, or time periods ranging from ancient to modern - Overviews, synopses, analyses, and literary criticism of thousands of works from novels to poetry to plays, browsable by genre and time period or alphabetically - In depth topics and themes, full-text entries on literary movements, literary groups, magazines and newspapers, and historical events that help place literature in context, as well as definitions of literary terms - Timeline of more than 15,000 entries on births, deaths, publications, and events in world literature from the ancient era to the present day - Information on more than 40,000 major and minor literary characters, including where they first appeared, what part they played in the plot, and how they are related to other literary characters - Professor Harold Bloom's Western Canon provides selections of the major works of Western literature through to the present day.
Dewey class:
809 BLO809
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