Critical Insights: Neil Gaiman

Critical Insights Series

The series focuses on an individual author's entire body of work, a single work of literature, or a literary theme.

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  • 1 Volume; 300 Pages
  • 10-14 essays offering Current Critical Analysis by Top Literary Scholars
  • Introductory Essay by the Editor
  • Chronology of Author's Life
  • Complete List of Author's Works
  • Publication Dates of Works
  • Detailed Bio of the Editor
  • General Bibliography
  • General Subject Index
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Editor: Joseph M. Sommers
December 2016 · 1 volume · 300 pages · 6"x9"

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-260-5
# of Pages: 300
# of Volumes: 1
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A great starting point for students seeking an introduction to Neil Gaiman and the critical discussions surrounding his work.

One of the most prolific and award-winning writers of prose spanning comics and graphic novels to feature-length films and television serials, Neil Gaiman is as popular with critics as he is with readers. The essays in this volume trace the work of the author from the little-known comic, The Sandman, through The Graveyard Book and look at his novels for adults and children.

Each essay is 2,500 to 5,000 words in length, and all essays conclude with a list of "Works Cited," along with endnotes. Finally, the volume's appendixes offer a section of useful reference resources:

A chronology of the author's life
A complete list of the author's works and their original dates of publication
A general bibliography
A detailed paragraph on the volume's editor
Notes on the individual chapter authors
A subject index