The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Steven R. Serafin, Alfred Bendixen
A&C Black, 1 sept. 2005 - 1305 pages
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1100 original, signed biographical-critical articles by leading scholars; 70 topic articles, including major genres, and a comprehensive index to authors and subjects.
 

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Encyclopedia of American literature / Steven R. Serafin, general editor; Alfred Bendixen, associate editor

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Table des matières

abolitionism
3
African American literature
15
almanacs and yearbooks
34
Asian American literature
50
Canada
82
childrens literature
114
the city and literature
211
counterculture and literature
223
expatriates
343
feminism and womens writing
359
film and literature
370
folklore
386
gay male literature
428
history and literature
523
humor
532
imagism
564

cubism
240
the detective story
263
discovery and exploration accounts
274
drama
287
the epic
308
the essay
318
Jewish American Literature
589
language and dialect
644
lesbian literature
658
literary criticism before 1914
673
literary journalism
687
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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. With Chukwuma Azuonye, Serafin is coeditor of The Columbia Anthology of African Literature. He is affiliated with Hunter College of The City University of New York.

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