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Title The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature / edited by Jay Parini.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Series Oxford reference. Oxford reference library.
Subject American literature -- Encyclopedias.
Alt Name Parini, Jay.
Add Title Encyclopedia of American literature
American literature
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Series Oxford reference. Oxford reference library.
Subject American literature -- Encyclopedias.
Alt Name Parini, Jay.
Add Title Encyclopedia of American literature
American literature
Description 1 online resource (4 volumes) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and searchable index.
Contents v. 1. Academic novels-The essay in America -- v. 2. William Faulkner -Mina Loy -- v. 3. Norman Mailer-Sentimental literature -- v. 4. Anne Sexton-Writing as a woman in the twentieth century.
Volume 1 : Academic novels -- Adams, Henry -- Agee, James -- Aiken, Conrad -- Albee, Edward -- Alcott, Louisa May -- Alger, Horatio -- Algonquin Round Table -- Algren, Nelson -- Alvarez, Julia -- Ammons, A.R. -- Anderson, Sherwood -- Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- Angelou, Maya -- Ashbery, John -- Asian American literature -- Auden, W.H. -- Autobiography : general essay -- Autobiography : slave narratives -- Autobiography : white women during the Civil War -- Baldwin, James -- Banks, Russell -- Barnes, Djuana -- Barth, John -- Barthelme, Donald -- Beat Movement, The -- Beattie, Ann -- Bellow, Saul -- Benet, Stephen Vincent -- Berry, Wendell -- Berryman, John -- Bierce, Ambrose -- Bishop, Elizabeth -- Black Arts Movement -- Black Mountain poetry -- Bradstreet, Anne -- Brodkey, Harold -- Brooks, Gwendolyn -- Buck, Pearl S. -- Bukowski, Charles -- Burroughs, William S. -- Capote, Truman -- Carruth, Hayden -- Carver, Raymond -- Cather, Willa -- Cheever, John -- Chesnutt, Charles W. -- Chicago Renaissance -- Children's literature -- Chopin, Kate -- Collins, Billy -- Colonial writing in America -- Confessional poetry -- Cooper, James Fenimore -- Crane, Hart -- Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage -- Creeley, Robert -- Crevecoeur, J. Hector St. John de Cummings, E.E. -- Dana, Richard Henry -- DeLillo, Don -- Detective fiction -- Dickey, James -- Dickinson, Emily -- Didion, Joan -- Dillard, Annie -- Doctorow, E.L. -- Dos Passos, John -- Douglass, Frederick -- Dreiser, Theodore -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Dunbar, Paul Laurence -- Edwards, Jonathan -- Eliot, T.S. -- T.S. Eliot's Four quartets -- T.S. Eliot's The waste land -- Elkin, Stanley -- Ellison, Ralph -- Emerson, Ralph Waldo -- Erdrich, Louise -- Essay in American, The.
Volume 2 : Faulkner, William -- William Faulkner's As I lay dying -- William Faulkner's The sound and the fury -- Fireside poets, The -- Fitzgerald, F. Scott -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night -- Ford, Richard -- Franklin, Benjamin -- Freneau, Philip -- Frost, Robert -- Fugitives and southern agrarianism, The -- Gardner, John -- Garland, Hamlin -- Gay literature : poetry and prose -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The yellow wallpaper" -- Ginsberg, Allen -- Gioia, Dana -- Glasgow, Ellen -- Gluck, Louise -- Gunn, Thom -- Hacker, Marilyn -- Alex Haley's The autobiography of Malcolm X -- Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun -- Hapgood, Hutchins -- Harlem Renaissance -- Harte, Bret -- Hawthorne, Nathaniel -- Nathaniel Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- Hayden, Robert -- H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) -- Hecht, Anthony -- Heller, Joseph -- Hellman, Lillian -- Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises -- Henry, O. -- Hoagland, Edward -- Howard, Richard -- Howells, William Dean -- Hughes, Langston -- Hugo, Richard -- Hurston, Zora Neale -- Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God -- Imagism and American poets -- Irving, John -- Irving, Washington -- Italian-American literature -- Jackson, Laura Riding -- Shirley Jackson's "The lottery" -- James, Henry -- Henry James's The Ambassadors -- Henry James's The portrait of a lady -- Jarrell, Randall -- Jeffers, Robinson -- Jewett, Sarah Orne -- Jewish-American fiction -- Jong, Erica -- Jordan, June -- Justice, Donald -- Kazin, Alfred -- Kees, Weldon -- Kennedy, William -- Kerouac, Jack -- Jack Kerouac's On the road -- Kincaid, Jamaica -- King, Stephen -- KIngston, Maxine Hong -- Kinnell, Galway -- John Knowles's A separate peace -- Kunitz, Stanley -- Kushner, Tony -- Lardner, Ring -- Latino/Latina fiction in America -- Lazarus, Emma -- Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird -- Levertov, Denise -- Levine, Philip -- Lewis, Sinclair -- Lindsay, Vachel -- Literary theory in America -- Little magazines -- London, Jack -- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth -- Long poem, The -- Lopez, Barry -- Lowell, Amy -- Lowell, Robert -- Loy, Mina.
Volume 3 : Mailer, Norman -- Malamud, Bernard -- Mamet, David -- David Mamet's American buffalo -- Masters, Edgar Lee -- Mather, Cotton -- Matthews, William -- Mathiessen, Peter -- McCarthy, Cormac -- McCarthy, Mary -- McClatchy, J.D. -- McCullers, Carson -- Carson McCullers's The ballad of the sad cafe -- McNally, Terrence -- McPhee, John -- Melville, Herman -- Herman Melville's "Bartleby the scrivener" -- Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Mencken, H.L. -- Merrill, James -- Merwin, W.S. -- Metafiction -- Millay, Edna St. Vincent -- Miller, Arthur -- Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman -- Miller, Henry -- Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind -- Momaday, N. Scott -- Moore, Marianne -- Morrison, Toni -- Toni Morrison's Beloved -- Nabokov, Vladimir -- Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita -- Native American literature -- Naturalism and realism -- Nature writing : poetry -- Nature writing : prose -- Naylor, Gloria -- New critics, The -- New formalism, The -- New journalism, The -- New York School of Poets -- Norris, Frank -- Oates, Joyce Carol -- Objectivism (Reznikoff, Zukofsky, Oppen) -- O'Brien, Tim -- Time O'Brien's The things they carried -- O'Connor, Flannery -- O'Hara, John -- Olds, Sharon -- O'Neill, Eugene -- Eugene O'Neill's Long day's journey into night -- Ostriker, Alicia -- Ozick, Cynthia -- Paley, Grace -- Parker, Dorothy -- Pinsky, Robert -- Plath, Sylvia -- Sylvia Plath's The bell jar -- Poe, Edgar Allan -- Poetress in American literature, The -- Ponsot, Marie -- Popular fiction -- Porter, Katherine Anne -- Pound, Ezra -- Ezra Pound's The pisan cantos -- Proletarian literature -- Prose, Francine -- Proulx, Annie -- Puritanism : the sense of an unending -- Pynchon, Thomas -- Ransom, John Crowe -- Reed, Ishmael -- Rich, Adrienne -- Robinson, Edwin Arlington -- Roethke, Theodore -- Romanticism in America : the Emersonian tradition -- Roth, Henry -- Roth, Philip -- Rukeyser, Muriel -- Salinger, J.D. -- J.D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye -- Sandburg, Carl -- Schwartz, Delmore -- Science fiction -- Sentimental literature.
Volume 4 : Sexton, Anne -- Shepard, Sam -- Short story in America, The -- Silko, Leslie Marmon -- Simic, Charles -- Simms, William Gilmore, and Antebellum Southern literature -- Sinclair, Upton, and the Muckrakers -- Singer, Isaac Bashevis -- Smith, Dave -- Snyder, Gary -- Soto, Gary -- Stafford, Jean -- Stafford, William -- Stegner, Wallace -- Stein, Gertrude -- Steinbeck, John -- John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath -- Stern, Gerald -- Stevens, Wallace -- Wallace Stevens's Notes toward a supreme fiction -- Stevenson, Anne -- Stone, Robert -- Stowe, Harriet Beecher -- Strand, Mark -- Styron, William -- Swenson, May -- Tarkington, Booth -- Tate, Allen -- Tate, James -- Taylor, Edward -- Taylor, Peter -- Theater in America -- Thoreau, Henry David -- Henry David Thoreau's Walden -- Thurber, James -- Tocqueville, Alexis de -- Transcendentalism -- Trilling, Lionel -- Twain, Mark -- Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Updike, John -- Very, Jones -- Vidal, Gore -- Vietnam in poetry and prose -- Vonnegut, Kurt -- Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-five -- Walcott, Derek -- Walker, Alice -- War literature -- Warren, Robert Penn -- Robert Penn Warren's All the King's men -- Welty, Eudore -- West, Nathanael -- West Coast School -- Western fiction : Grey, Stenger, McMurty, McCarthy -- Wharton, Edith -- Edith Wharton's The age of innocence -- Wheatley, Phillis -- White, E.B. -- White, Edmund -- Whitman, Walt -- Walt Whitman's Song of myself -- Wideman, John Edgar -- Wilbur, Richard -- Wilder, Thornton -- Thornton Wilder's Our town -- Williams, Tennessee -- Tennessee William's The glass menagerie -- Tennessee Williams's A streetcar named Desire -- Williams, Terry Tempest -- Williams, William Carlos -- William Carlos Williams's Paterson -- Wilson, August -- Wilson, Edmund -- Wolfe, Thomas -- Wolff, Tobias -- Wright, Charles -- Wright, James -- Wright, Richard -- Richard Wright's Native son -- Writing as a woman in the twentieth century.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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Summary "This award-winning Encyclopedia surveys the vibrant terrain of American literature in 350 essays from leading scholars, encompassing the range and depth of American literary history from the 1600s to the present day. The Encyclopedia includes essays on poets, playwrights, essayists, and novelists, as well as major works and essays on literary movements, periods, and themes. No mere catalog of dates, events, and synopses, the Encyclopedia's articles offer historical perspective and social context along with a range of possibilities with regard to critical approach."--Publisher description.
Access This resource is available only to current faculty, staff and students of Columbia University.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0195307720 (Oxford ebook)
9780195307726 (Oxford ebook)
0195156536 (set ; alk. paper)
9780195156539 (set ; alk. paper)
0195167244 (v. 1 ; alk. paper)
9780195167245 (v. 1 ; alk. paper)
0195167252 (v. 2 ; alk. paper)
9780195167252 (v. 2 ; alk. paper)
0195167260 (v. 3 ; alk. paper)
9780195167269 (v. 3 ; alk. paper)
0195167279 (v. 4 ; alk. paper)
9780195167276 (v. 4 ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 607674985
Additional Format Print version: Oxford encyclopedia of American literature. New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 (DLC) 2002156325 (OCoLC)51289864


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