Cyclopedia of World Authors

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CYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD AUTHORS

Original title:

MASTERPLOTS CYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD AUTHORS

Edited by

FRANK N. MAGILL

Associate Editor

DAYTON KOHLER

1958 HARPER & ROW, PUBLISHERS

New York, Evanston, and London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Special Writers and Consultants ix
  • Additional Contributors and Their Affiliations xii
  • Pierre Abelard 1
  • Edmond Francois About 2
  • Henry Adams 2
  • John Adams 4
  • Joseph Addison 7
  • Aeschylus 10
  • Aesop 13
  • William Harrison Ainsworth 13
  • Henri Alain Fournier 15
  • Pedro Antonio de Alarcon 16
  • Louisa May Alcott 17
  • Richard Aldington 19
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich 20
  • Ciro Alegria 21
  • Mateo Alemaan 22
  • Hervey Allen 23
  • Ignacio Manuel Altamirano 24
  • Jorge Amado 26
  • Edmondo De Amicis 27
  • Johanna Van Ammers-Kuller 28
  • Hans Christian Andersen 29
  • Maxwell Anderson 31
  • Sherwood Anderson 33
  • Leonid Andreyev 35
  • Jean Anouilh 37
  • Lucius Apuleius 39
  • Ludovico Ariosto 44
  • Aristophanes 45
  • Aphra Behn 89
  • Henry Bellamann 90
  • Robert Montgomery Bird 103
  • BjøRnstjerne BjøRnson 103
  • Giovanni Boccaccio 111
  • Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius 112
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning 138
  • Robert Browning 139
  • John Buchan 145
  • Georg Büchner 146
  • Ivan Alexeyevich Bunin 153
  • John Bunyan 154
  • Erskine Caldwell 177
  • Luis de Camoëns 178
  • Albert Camus 179
  • Louis-Ferdinand CÉLine (Louis Fuch Destouches) 196
  • Benvenuto Cellini 197
  • Anton Chekhov 207
  • Charles Waddell Chesnutt 209
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero 219
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark 220
  • Jean Cocteau 222
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge 223
  • Prosper Jolyot de CréBhllon 258
  • Michel-Guillaume Jean de CrèVecŒUr 258
  • Thomas de Quincey 289
  • Charles Dickens 290
  • Norman Douglas 311
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 312
  • Theodore Dreiser 315
  • John Dryden 317
  • Desiderius Erasmus 343
  • Sir George Etherege 344
  • David Garnett 405
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Gaskell 407
  • ThéOphile Gautier 408
  • Ivan Alexandrovich Goncharov 438
  • The Goncourts Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt 439
  • Enneth Grahame 446
  • Harley Granville-Barker 447
  • J. J. C Von Grimmelshausen 462
  • Guillaume de Lorris 463
  • HĀFiz Shams Ud-Din Mohammed 467
  • H. Rider Haggard 467
  • Richard Hakluyt 469
  • Edward Everett Hale 470
  • Ludovic HaléVy 471
  • Alexander Hamilton 471
  • Dasheill Hammett 476
  • Knut Hamsun 476
  • Thomas Hardy 479
  • Joel Chandler Harris 481
  • Gerard Manley Hopkins 525
  • Horace Quintus Horatius Flaccus 526
  • Henry James 557
  • Thomas Kyd 612
  • Pierre Choderlos de Laclos 614
  • Madame Marie de la Fayette 615
  • Willlam Langland 625
  • Sidney Lanier 625
  • D. H. Lawrence 630
  • T. E. Lawrence 633
  • Joseph Sheridan le Fanu 638
  • Mikhail Yurievich Lermontov 639
  • Alain René le Sage 640
  • Maurice Maeterlinck 695
  • StéPhane Mallarmé 696
  • André Malraux 701
  • Christopher Marlowe 712
  • John Phillips Marquand 714
  • Charles Robert Maturin 731
  • W. Somerset Maugham 732
  • Guy de Maupassant 734
  • John Stuart Mill 752
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay 753
  • John Milton 756
  • Margaret Mitchell 758
  • Sir Thomas More 774
  • James Justinian Morier 776
  • Dinah Maria Mulock 776
  • Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackvelle 795
  • Kate O'Brien 796
  • Liam O'Flaherty 802
  • John O'Hara 803
  • José Ortega Y Gasset 808
  • George Orwell 809
  • Ouida 813
  • Publius Ovidius Naso 814
  • Blaise Pascal 820
  • Walter Pater 821
  • Alan Paton 821
  • Plato 841
  • Titus Maccius Plautus 843
  • Titus Maccius Plautus 855
  • Katherine Anne Poter 856
  • Ezra Pound 858
  • John Cowper Powys 861
  • Llewelyn Powys 862
  • Llewelyn Powys 863
  • William Hickling Prescott 865
  • The Abbé PréVost 866
  • J. B. Priestley 867
  • J. B. Priestley 868
  • Alexander Pushkin 874
  • FrançOis Rabelais 875
  • Jean Baptiste Racine 878
  • Mrs. Ann Radcliffe 879
  • Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz 881
  • John Crowe Ransom 882
  • Rudolph Erich Raspe 883
  • Forrest Reid 887
  • Erich Maria Remarque (Erich Paul Remark) 888
  • Alfonso Reyes 890
  • Ladislas Reymont 892
  • Lynn Riggs 902
  • Rainer Maria Rilke 903
  • Arthur Rimbaud 905
  • Romain Rolland 914
  • O. E. RöLvaag 916
  • Pierre de Ronsard 918
  • Christina Rossetti 918
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau 923
  • Juan Ruiz de AlarcóN 925
  • Saki (Hector Hugh Munro) 933
  • Felix Salten (siegmund Salzmann) 934
  • William Shakespeare 961
  • Bernard Shaw 964
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley 969
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley 970
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan 973
  • Robert C. Sherriff 975
  • Tobias Smollett 999
  • Snorri Sturluson 1000
  • Madame de Staël 1014
  • Publius Papinius Statius 1014
  • Stendhal (Marie Henri Beyle) 1020
  • James Stephens 1022
  • Laurence Sterne 1023
  • Robert Smith Surtees 1048
  • Emanuel Swedenborg 1050
  • William Makepeace Thackeray 1071
  • Theocritus 1073
  • Dylan Thomas 1074
  • Thomas À Kempis 1076
  • James Thurber 1081
  • Count Leo Tolstoy 1083
  • H. M. Tomlinson 1085
  • Anthony Trollope 1090
  • John Townsend Trowbridge 1092
  • Valmiki 1104
  • Sir John Vanbrugh 1104
  • Paul Verlaine 1114
  • Jules Verne 1115
  • Hugo Wast - (Gustavo Martínez Zuviría) 1130
  • Evelyn Waugh 1131
  • Cross-Reference Index 1199
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