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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature by Jay Parini Book Resume:

Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays.

The Encyclopedia of the Novel

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The Encyclopedia of the Novel by N.A Book Resume:

Now available in a single volume paperback, this advanced reference resource for the novel and novel theory offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, and genre of the novel, in over 140 articles of 500-7,000 words. Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; formal elements of the novel (story, plot, character, narrator); technical aspects of the genre (such as realism, narrative structure and style); subgenres, including the bildungsroman and the graphic novel; theoretical problems, such as definitions of the novel; book history; and the novel's relationship to other arts and disciplines. The Encyclopedia is arranged in A-Z format and features entries from an international cast of over 140 scholars, overseen by an advisory board of 37 leading specialists in the field, making this the most authoritative reference resource available on the novel. This essential reference, now available in an easy-to-use, fully indexed single volume paperback, will be a vital addition to the libraries of literature students and scholars everywhere.

Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes

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Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes by Jill B. Gidmark,Mary K. Bercaw Edwards Book Resume:

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.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture by Josephine Lee Book Resume:

"In the past four decades, the field of Asian American literary and cultural studies has grown enormously, expanding its areas of inquiry beyond reflection on the straight-line patterns of immigration, assimilation, and citizenship to encompass issues such as transnational and diasporic identities and communities, the workings of imperialism, the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality, and social justice/human rights in a global context. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture will offer a comprehensive and in-depth survey of this important literary tradition, covering the span of Asian American literature from the late nineteenth-century large-scale immigration of Chinese to the United States and Canada to the present. All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature"--

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature by David Scott Kastan Book Resume:

A comprehensive reference presents over five hundred full essays on authors and a variety of topics, including censorship, genre, patronage, and dictionaries.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature: D-H

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Literature: D-H by Hans A. Ostrom,J. David Macey Book Resume:

Designed to meet the needs of high school students, undergraduates, and general readers, this encyclopedia is the most comprehensive reference available on African American literature from its origins to the present. Other works include many brief entries, or offer extended biographical sketches of a limited selection of writers. This encyclopedia surpasses existing references by offering full and current coverage of a vast range of authors and topics. While most of the entries are on individual authors, the encyclopedia gathers together information about the genres and geographical and cultural environments in which these writers have worked, and the social, political, and aesthetic movements in which they have participated. Thus the encyclopedia gives special attention to the historical and cultural forces that have shaped African American writing. - Publisher.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature [3 volumes]

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature [3 volumes] by Guiyou Huang Book Resume:

Asian American literature dates back to the close of the 19th century, and during the years following World War II it significantly expanded in volume and diversity. Monumental in scope, this encyclopedia surveys Asian American literature from its origins through 2007. Included are more than 270 alphabetically arranged entries on writers, major works, significant historical events, and important terms and concepts. Thus the encyclopedia gives special attention to the historical, social, cultural, and legal contexts surrounding Asian American literature and central to the Asian American experience. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and cites works for further reading, and the encyclopedia closes with a selected, general bibliography of essential print and electronic resources. 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, Koreans, Filipinos, Iranians, Indians, Vietnamese, Hawaiians, and other Asian Pacific Islanders. The encyclopedia supports the literature curriculum by helping students learn more about Asian American literature. In addition, it supports the social studies curriculum by helping students learn about the Asian American historical and cultural experience.

Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empire

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Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empire by Mary Ellen Snodgrass Book Resume:

Examines the world's greatest literature about empires and imperialism, including more than 200 entries on writers, classic works, themes, and concepts.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature by Steven R. Serafin,Alfred Bendixen Book Resume:

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.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Gary Westfahl Book Resume:

A comprehensive three-volume reference work offers six hundred entries, with the first two volumes covering themes and the third volume exploring two hundred classic works in literature, television, and film.

The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction

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The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction by N.A Book Resume:

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 Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes]

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes] by Emmanuel S. Nelson Book Resume:

In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature

Encyclopedia of African-American Literature

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Encyclopedia of African-American Literature by Wilfred D. Samuels Book Resume:

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.