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Roald Dahl

Author: Mark I West
Publisher: New York : Twayne ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1992.
Series: Twayne's English authors series, TEAS 492.; Twayne's English authors series., Children's literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critical examination of Roald Dahl's literary work with emphasis on children's fiction.
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West, Mark I.
Roald Dahl.
New York : Twayne ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1992
(OCoLC)645841903
Named Person: Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark I West
ISBN: 0805770194 9780805770193
OCLC Number: 24468081
Description: xii, 148 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Charting his own course --
Flying into writing --
Mastering the macabre --
Switching audiences --
Staying on track --
Writing for the nippers --
Versifying --
Writing from life.
Series Title: Twayne's English authors series, TEAS 492.; Twayne's English authors series., Children's literature.
Responsibility: Mark I. West.

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Critical examination of Roald Dahl's literary work with emphasis on children's fiction.

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