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Encyclopedia Of American Popular Fiction

Author : Geoff Hamilton
ISBN : 9781438116945
Genre : Fiction
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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.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of American Literature

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 9780195156539
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 23. 51 MB
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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
ISBN : 0826417779
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 28. 92 MB
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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 American Indian Literature

Author : Jennifer McClinton-Temple
ISBN : 9781438140575
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Presents an encyclopedia of American Indian literature in an alphabetical format listing authors and their works.

Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Writers And Their Work

Author : Geoff Hamilton
ISBN : 0816075786
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 62. 50 MB
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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work is an invaluable guide to English-language fiction writers born after 1959 and their best work. Coverage includes some of the most vital and appealing writers working today, such as Chang-rae Lee, Michael Chabon, Zadie Smith, and Dave Eggers. Containing more than 200 entries written by literary scholars, this resource provides a comprehensive overview of the best writers and works of the current English-speaking literary world. Coverage includes: Sherman Alexie Monica Ali The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Edwidge Danticat Junot Díaz Jeffrey Eugenides Everything Is Illuminated Mark Haddon A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius The Kite Runner Jhumpa Lahiri Middlesex Native Speaker Chuck Palahniuk Suzan-Lori Parks The Secret History David Foster Wallace Colson Whitehead and more.

Beacham S Encyclopedia Of Popular Fiction

Author : Kirk H. Beetz
ISBN : 0933833385
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 40. 39 MB
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Includes bibliographical references and index. A multi-volume copilation of analytical essays on and study volume activities for the works of authors of popular fiction. Includes biography data, publishing history, and resources for the author of each analyzed work.

Encyclopedia Of African American Literature

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ISBN : 9781438140599
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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 Pulp Fiction Writers

Author : Lee Server
ISBN : 9781438109121
Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 88. 71 MB
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Provides an introduction to American pulp fiction during the twentieth century with brief author biographies and lists of their works.

Encyclopedia Of American Humorists

Author : Steven H. Gale
ISBN : 9781317362265
Genre : Humor
File Size : 41. 11 MB
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First published in 1988, this book contains entries on famous American Humorists. Humor has been present in American literature, from the beginning, and has developed characteristics that reflect the American character, both regional and national. Although American literature was, in the past, treated as inferior to British literature, there has always been a large popular audience for the genre, which this book shows. The figures with entries in this encyclopedia not only amuse in their writing, but also aim to enlighten- setting out to expose the foibles and foolishness of society and the individuals who compose it. It is the manner in which these authors try to accomplish this end that determines whether they appear in the volume. Indeed, the book will demonstrate that the best humor has at its base, a ready understanding of human nature.

Encyclopedia Of Asian American Literature

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ISBN : 9781438140582
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Presents a reference on Asian-American literature providing profiles of Asian-American writers and their works.

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