Release on 1995 | by Merriam-Webster, Inc,MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc,MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
"A rich source of information about the world's finest literature. Over 10,000 entries and 250 illustrations covering authors, works, and literary terms and topics from all eras and all parts of the world. Includes pronunciations."
Release on 1999 | by MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Merriam-Webster, Inc,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
Author: MERRIAM-WEBSTER STAFF,Merriam-Webster, Inc,Encyclopaedia Britannica Publishers, Inc. Staff
A beautifully designed volume that provides in-depth information about religions of the world. Features over 3,500 entries and 32 pages of color art and maps. Developed in cooperation with Encyclopdia Britannica.
Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2,500 individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over the globe.
Provides guidelines for locating fundamental reference sources suitable for a small reference collection, and suggests titles for such subjects as sports, literature, history and geography, and fine arts.
"A comprehensive, one-volume desk reference created in cooperation with Encyclopædia Britannica®. Features more than 2.5 million words, 25,000 clear and precise articles, over 1700 illustrations, and 225 maps. Includes pronunciations."\\
Release on 2005-08-01 | by W.W. Jacobs,Gary Hoppenstand
Author: W.W. Jacobs,Gary Hoppenstand
Pubpsher: Chicago Review Press
The Monkey’s Paw and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre, Compiled by Gary Hoppenstand, brings together a unique collection of W. W. Jacobs’s horror stories never before collected. There are eighteen stories altogether in this collection of the macabre and supernatural. Jacobs’s own boyhood memories of South Devon Wharf lend an authenticity to the many stories with nautical backgrounds or that feature seamen as protagonists.
A guide to America's literary tradition. Over 16,000 articles on writers, literary works, movements, and influential periodicals. More than 170 black-and-white photographs. The companion volume to C-Span's series American Writers: A Journey Through History Annotation. A guide to the writers, literary works, and movements that have shaped America's literary tradition. Spanning almost 400 years, some 1,600 entries offer profiles of about 1,000 writers, synopses of some 500 literary works, and descriptions of about 75 groups, movements, and periodicals. Entries on writers give significant biographical details and descriptions of the author's career and most important works. Authors profiled include novelists, poets, essayists, and dramatists. Many entries include a b&w photo of the author. Material is easily accessible for all levels of readers high school and up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com) Perfect for browsing or study, this book is a fascinating guide to America's greatest writers beginning in the early 1600s and continuing through contemporary authors. The dictionary is the official companion to the C-SPAN series "American Writers: A Journey Through History". 150+ photos.