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Book reviews are critiques of the work written contemporaneously with the publication of the book being reviewed; they are a good way to assess the original reception of the work under consideration. Literary criticism, on the other hand, continues long after the original publication.
Literary criticism, authors' biographies, reference resources with citations. PQ1L provides useful information for researching literature. Includes the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL), which has scholarly book reviews.
Predicated on the premise "the discussion of important books was itself an indispensable literary activity," The New York Review of Books has established itself, in Esquire‘s words, as “the premier literary-intellectual magazine in the English language.”
v.1(1963)-v.15(1970) is part of the print periodical collection in Fondren Library.
v.16(1971)- are available on microform, except for the most recent issues.
The most recent issues are retained only until the microform arrives.
"Since 1902, the TLS has scrutinized, applauded and dissected the work of leading writers and thinkers, offering comprehensive coverage of the most important publications, in every subject, in several languages, as well as reviewing current theatre, cinema, music, and exhibitions."
Each volume includes a detailed overview from Old English to contemporary critical works for a given year, and contains critical notices for some 1100 books; extensive coverage of English Language, American Literature, New Literatures in English and English Literature; coverage of specialist periodicals; comprehensive indexing by critic, author, and subject; plus bibliographical endnotes for each chapter.
Examines the great American novel in all of its diversity. Traces the history of the novel in the United States. Includes: author biographies and bibliographies; synopses and analyses of major novels; and extended essays on major subjects, such as the African-American novel and mystery and detective novels.