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Encyclopedia of the American Short Story
Author: Abby H. P. Werlock
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140754
Year: 2015-04-22
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Two-volume set that presents an introduction to American short fiction from the 19th century to the present.
Encyclopedia of American Popular Fiction
Author: Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438116942
Pages: 412
Year: 2009-01-01
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Covers contemporary authors and works that have enjoyed commercial success in the United States but are typically neglected by more "literary" guides. Provides high school and college students with everything they need to know to understand the authors and works of American popular fiction.
Encyclopedia of the American Novel
Author: Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 143814069X
Year: 2015-04-22
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Provides a comprehensive reference to the novel in American literature with over 900 entries containing critical analyses and synopses of individual novels, novelist biographies, essays on fiction genres, and more.
The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature
Author: Steven R. Serafin, Alfred Bendixen
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826417779
Pages: 1305
Year: 2005-09
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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 African American Women Writers
Author: Yolanda Williams Page
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313334293
Pages: 728
Year: 2007-01-01
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A reference offering entries on 168 women writers of African-American descent writing in all forms includes autobiography, poetry, children's literature, and criticism.
Companion to Literature
Author: Abby H. P. Werlock
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143812743X
Pages: 842
Year: 2009-01-01
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This encyclopedia features an informative introduction that surveys the history of the short story in the United States, interprets the current literary landscape, and points to new and future trends. --from publisher description.
Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature
Author: Verity Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135314241
Pages: 950
Year: 1997-03-26
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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
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
Pages: 661
Year: 2004
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Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1900-2003
Author: Daniel Balderston, Mike Gonzalez
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415306876
Pages: 666
Year: 2004
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Entries cover authors, critics, major works, magazines, genres, and schools and movements of Latin American and Caribbean literature.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature
Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195156536
Pages: 2272
Year: 2003-10
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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.
Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature
Author: Jennifer McClinton-Temple, Alan Velie
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140576
Year: 2015-04-22
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Presents an encyclopedia of American Indian literature in an alphabetical format listing authors and their works.
The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405192445
Pages: 1536
Year: 2010-12-08
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This Encyclopedia is an indispensible reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English-language. With nearly 500 contributors and over 1 million words, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English language. Contains over 500 entries of 1000-3000 words written in lucid, jargon-free prose, by an international cast of leading scholars Arranged in 3 volumes covering British and Irish Fiction, American Fiction, and World Fiction, with each volume edited by a leading scholar in the field Entries cover major writers (such as Saul Bellow, Raymond Chandler, John Steinbeck, Virginia Woolf, A.S Byatt, Samual Beckett, D.H. Lawrence, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, V.S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer, Alice Munro, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, and Ngūgī Wa Thiong’o) and their key works Covers the genres and sub-genres of fiction in English across the twentieth century (including crime fiction, sci fi, chick lit, the noir novel, and the avante garde novel) as well as the major movements, debates, and rubrics within the field (censorship, globalization, modernist fiction, fiction and the film industry, and the fiction of migration, Diaspora, and exile)
Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140584
Pages: 384
Year: 2015-04-22
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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
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140592
Pages: 626
Year: 2015-04-22
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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.
A Companion to the American Short Story
Author: Alfred Bendixen, James Nagel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444319922
Pages: 536
Year: 2010-02-12
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A Companion to the American Short Story traces the development of this versatile literary genre over the past 200 years. Sets the short story in context, paying attention to the interaction of cultural forces and aesthetic principles Contributes to the ongoing redefinition of the American canon, with close attention to the achievements of women writers as well as such important genres as the ghost story and detective fiction Embraces diverse traditions including African-American, Jewish-American, Latino, Native-American, and regional short story writing Includes a section focused on specific authors and texts, from Edgar Allen Poe to John Updike

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