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By Professor George Stade, Karen Karbiener

Encyclopedia of British Writers: 1800 to the current, moment version profiles nearly 900 of the best British poets, novelists, playwrights, essayists, and different writers of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty first centuries. All entries during this re-creation of the award-winning encyclopedia were absolutely up-to-date and extended, nearly a hundred new entries were further, and greater than a hundred new 'Critical research' sections were additional to significant writers. each one access contains crucial information about the author's existence and paintings and recommendations for extra interpreting. Entries on significant writers comprise a 'Critical research' part that discusses a number of works in larger aspect. Writers from eire and countries of the British Commonwealth also are incorporated. A worthy addition to any highschool literature school room or library, this entire two-volume encyclopedia additionally positive factors an writer timeline, a normal bibliography, and entries on key phrases and activities of the century. New entries contain: Martin Amis, Margaret Atwood, Charles Babbage, Anne Bronte, Olaudah Equiano, Susan Fletcher, Nick Hornby, Hanif Kuresishi, C.S. Lewis, Frank O'Connor, Beatrix Potter, Terry Pratchett, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Dorothy Wordsworth

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Ali has written on a broad number of subjects, including the Iraq War, South American socialist movements, and India and Pakistan. He is an editor of the New Left Review, with which he has long been associated, as well as the editorial director of Verso, a London-based publisher. Ali’s plays, most of them collaborations, have not attracted major critical attention. Other Works by Tariq Ali Bush in Babylon. New York: Verso, 2003. : The Death of a State. New York: Penguin, 1983. The Nehrus and the Gandhis: An Indian Dynasty.

While Brick Lane garnered a number of awards in 2003, including the British Book Award for Newcomer of the Year and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Ali has also come in for criticism of her representation of Bangladeshis, especially the Sylheti, as stereotypical, and she has been accused of catering to negative British perceptions. This criticism intensified when in 2006 plans were announced to make a film of the novel. Ali was attacked by Germaine Greer in the Guardian on this account, but Salman Rushdie came to the young author’s defense.

Eric Ambler. New York: Twayne, 1994. Amis, Kingsley (Robert Markham) (1922– 1995) novelist, poet, nonfiction writer Kingsley Amis was born in London to William Amis, a clerk for Colman’s Mustard, and Rosa Lucas Amis. He was educated at the City of London School and Oxford, where he met his lifelong friend, the poet Philip Larkin. From Oxford he went on to lecture in English Literature at the University College at Swansea. While at Oxford and during his early years at Swansea, Amis wrote some well-received poetry, but it was with his first novel, Lucky Jim (1954), that he came to public attention.

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