Encyclopedia of World Writers, Beginnings To 20th Century presents a list of the world’s visionaries and their masterpieces, covering many centuries from the earliest recorded writings. Entries include discussions of poetry, fiction, religious writings, drama, epics, history, political science, maxims, biography, philosophy, and nonfiction. Each entry is followed by the suggestion of a translation in English of the original work whenever available. The main considerations that ruled the selection of writers and works were their intrinsic value, their interest for young contemporary scholars, and their geographic and linguistic diversity.
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