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Musil, Robert

(Encyclopedia) Musil, Robert r?b?rt mo?oz?l, 1880?1942, Austrian novelist. His style, which has been compared to Proust's, is marked by subtle psychological analysis. This is evident in the?

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54?


Achebe, Rousseau, Yourcenar, and more A-B | C | D-F | G-H | I-L | M-N | O-P | R-S | T-Z Achebe, Chinua Adams, Henry Addison, Joseph Aesop Agee, James Agnon, S. Y. Alcott,?

Robert II

(Encyclopedia) Robert II (Robert Curthose), c.1054?1134, duke of Normandy (1087?1106); eldest son of King William I of England. Aided by King Philip I of France, he rebelled (1077) against his father?


(Encyclopedia) Bruce, Scottish royal family descended from an 11th-century Norman duke, Robert de Brus. He aided William I in his conquest of England (1066) and was given lands in England. His son?

Robert II

(Encyclopedia) Robert II, 1316?90, king of Scotland (1371?90), nephew and successor of David II. He was the first sovereign of the house of Stuart, or Stewart (see Stuart, family), which eventually?