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Name:  Charles Frank  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

-- Charles Frank on WorldCat --

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Biographical and Professional Information

Charles E. Frank was a Pixley Professor of Humanities at Illinois College, joining in 1939.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Masterplots :
ISBN: 0893560952. OCLC Number: 34875939

Salem Press,. .

Entries ae arranged alphabetically by title, with the type of work, author, type and time of plot, locale, first publication date, and principal characters listed. A plot synopsis is followed by a critical essay and a brief bibliography. Each entry is three to four pages in length. The four indexes included are by chronological date, by geographic locale, by title, and by author. The title 'Masterplots' does not convey the depth of information contained in the 12 volumes. The titles treated range chronologically from antiquity to the early 1990s, with the major emphasis on literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. While the majority of the entries are British, European, and United States fiction, the work also encompasses drama, works or collections of poetry, and nonfiction. Am Ref Books Annu, 1997.

Pioneer's progress :
ISBN: 0809308924. OCLC Number: 4496480

Published for Illinois College by Southern Illinois University Press,. .

Additional Title Information

  • Six Franks Abroad, One Man`s Sabbatical

    , World Publishing, 1967

  • Pioneer`s Progress, Illinois College, 1829-1979

    , Southern Illinois University Press, 1979



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