The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author: Jay Parini
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195156536
Size: 18,19 MB
Format: PDF
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Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays.

The Continuum Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author: Steven R. Serafin
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826417770
Size: 12,98 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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More than ten years in the making, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for the student, scholar, and general reader. The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving 300 contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1,100 signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. A special feature is the topical article, of which there are 70.

Encyclopedia Of Asian American Literature

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Editor: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140584
Size: 14,85 MB
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Presents a reference on Asian-American literature providing profiles of Asian-American writers and their works.

Encyclopedia Of African American Literature

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Editor: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140592
Size: 12,65 MB
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Presents a reference on African American literature providing profiles of notable and little-known writers and their works, literary forms and genres, critics and scholars, themes and terminology and more.

Encyclopedia Of Latin American Literature

Author: Verity Smith
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135314241
Size: 13,59 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive, encyclopedic guide to the authors, works, and topics crucial to the literature of Central and South America and the Caribbean, the Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature includes over 400 entries written by experts in the field of Latin American studies. Most entries are of 1500 words but the encyclopedia also includes survey articles of up to 10,000 words on the literature of individual countries, of the colonial period, and of ethnic minorities, including the Hispanic communities in the United States. Besides presenting and illuminating the traditional canon, the encyclopedia also stresses the contribution made by women authors and by contemporary writers. Outstanding Reference Source Outstanding Reference Book

Encyclopedia Of American Literature Of The Sea And Great Lakes

Author: Jill B. Gidmark
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313301483
Size: 20,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The sea and Great Lakes have inspired American authors from colonial times to the present to produce enduring literary works. This reference is a comprehensive survey of American sea literature. The alphabetical arrangement of the volume facilitates access to facts about major literary works, authors, characters, themes, vessels, places, and ideas central to American literature of the sea and Great Lakes. While the book includes entries for canonical white male authors such as Herman Melville and Jack London, it also gives considerable attention to women at sea and to ethnically diverse writers, works, and themes. Each of the entries is written by an expert contributor and many provide brief bibliographies. In addition, the volume closes with a chronology and a list of works for further reading.

Concise Encyclopedia Of Latin American Literature

Author: Verity Smith
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 113596033X
Size: 12,33 MB
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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Encyclopedia Of American Indian Literature

Author: Jennifer McClinton-Temple
Editor: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140576
Size: 20,44 MB
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Presents an encyclopedia of American Indian literature in an alphabetical format listing authors and their works.