7 edition of Encyclopedia of American Literature found in the catalog.
December 30, 2007
by Facts on File
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||2000|
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 entries written by experts in the field of Latin American studies. Another reference book on the first shelf in my Shelf-Clearing Project. This one is definitely a keeper. The original Reader's Encyclopedia has been a standard since its publication in ; this is an update of HarperCollins' edition/5.
The Encyclopedia of American Literature gathers together essays from over leading scholars on the whole of American literature, from European discovery to the present. At the core of the Encyclopedia lie essays on poets, playwrights, essayists, and novelists. : Encyclopedia of American War Literature () by Graves, Mark A.; Jason, Philip K. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $
Steven R. Serafin is a leading authority on modern world literature. He is general editor of The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature as well as general editor of the new edition of the Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century and the supplement to Modern Black Writers, as well as the Dictionary of Literary Biography series.4/5(1). American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.
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A thoroughly expanded and revised edition of the award-winning set, Encyclopedia of American Literature, Revised Edition is an extensive reference work that spans the entire scope of American literature, from the colonial period to the present.
Now in four chronological volumes, this comprehensive encyclopedia includes entries on writers, works, literary Author: Susan Clair Imbarrato. The Encyclopedia of American Literature gathers together essays from over leading scholars on the whole of American literature, from European discovery to the present.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: 1. This award-winning Encyclopedia surveys the vibrant terrain of American literature in essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the s to the present day.
While literature students will value this encyclopedia as a guide to writings by Asian Americans, the encyclopedia also supports the social studies curriculum by helping students use literature to learn about Asian American history and culture, as it pertains to writers from a host of Asian ethnic and cultural backgrounds, including Afghans, Chinese, Japanese.
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature represents a collaborative effort, involving contributors from across the US and Canada. Composed of more than 1, signed biographical-critical entries, this Encyclopedia serves as both guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature.
Notable authors of American literature include: John Smith, who wrote some of its earliest works; Phillis Wheatley, who wrote the first African American book; Edgar Allan Poe, a standout of the Romantic era; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a celebrated poet; Emily Dickinson, a woman who wrote poetry at a time when the field was largely dominated by men; Mark Twain, a master of.
By the first decades of the 19th century, a truly American literature began to emerge. Though still derived from British literary tradition, the short stories and novels published from through the s began to depict American society and explore the American landscape in an unprecedented manner.
Washington Irving published the collection. Annotation This set treats the whole of American literature, from the European discovery of America to the present, with entries in alphabetical order.
Each of the substantive essays is a major interpretive contribution. Well-known critics and scholars provide clear and vividly written essays thatreflect the latest scholarship on a given topic, as well as original thinking on the.
Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of American literature. [Susan Clair Imbarrato; Brett Barney; George Parker Anderson; Marshall Boswell; Facts on File, Inc.;] -- Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide biographical and critical information about American authors from to the present, as well as information on key works and topics that.
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Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of American literature. [Carol Berkin; Lisa Olson Paddock; Carl E Rollyson; Facts on File, Inc.;] -- Three volumes present a comprehensive reference guide to American literature, from the colonial period through the 20th century. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: From John Smith to Jack Kerouc, Cotton Mather to Toni Morrison, Edgar Allan Poe to Stephen King, this comprehensive single-volume literary survey is for scholar, student and the general reader, and will serve as a guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature.
A comprehensive literary survey for the scholar, student, and general reader, representing a collaborative effort, involving contributors from the United States and Canada.
Composed of more than 1, signed biographical-critical entries, this book serves as a guide and companion to the study and appreciation of American literature. American literature - American literature - Fiction: The little magazines that helped the growth of the poetry of the era also contributed to a development of its fiction.
They printed daring or unconventional short stories and published attacks upon established writers. The Dial (–), Little Review (–29), Seven Arts (–17), and others encouraged. The rebellious literature of the s made for exciting times. s literature constituted a broadening and flowering of writing styles resulting in a new image of American literature.
It offered no constructive ideology, however, for building a new America with a fairer social order, an important aspect of s literature. Encyclopedia of American Literature, Third Edition is an extensive reference work that spans the entire scope of American literature, from the colonial period to the present.
This updated and comprehensive encyclopedia includes entries on writers, works, literary movements, and a variety of other topics. Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The most comprehensive, in-depth ency /5(10).
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 5/5(1).
Literature presents social history in capsule form, and this encyclopedia will be a crucial reference for high school students and teachers interested in understanding contemporary American society. Public libraries, especially those serving ethnic communities, will also welcome this valuable resource, as will colleges and universities.5/5.Summary.
American Indians have produced some of the most powerful and lyrical literature ever written in North America. Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature covers the field from the earliest recorded works to some of today's most exciting writers. This encyclopedia features the most respected, widely read, and influential American Indian writers to date.Miguel de Cervantes ’s Don Quixote, perhaps the most influential and well-known work of Spanish literature, was first published in full in The novel, which is very regularly regarded as one of the best literary works of all time, tells the story of a man who takes the name “Don Quixote de la Mancha” and sets off in a fit of.