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The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature, Jay Parini, editor-in-chief

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The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature
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The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature
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Jay Parini, editor-in-chief
Title variation
  • Encyclopedia of American literature
  • American literature
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alphabetically arranged entries include discussions of individual authors, literary movements, institutions, notable texts, literary developments, themes, ethnic literatures, and "topic" essays
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS21
LC item number
.E537 2004
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Parini, Jay
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  • American literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • American literature
  • Letterkunde
  • Amerikaans
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The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature, Jay Parini, editor-in-chief
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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
  • 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.
  • Volume 1 :
  • 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
  • Academic novels
  • Bellow, Saul
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Berry, Wendell
  • Berryman, John
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Bishop, Elizabeth
  • Black Arts Movement
  • Black Mountain poetry
  • Bradstreet, Anne
  • Brodkey, Harold
  • Adams, Henry
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Bukowski, Charles
  • Burroughs, William S.
  • Capote, Truman
  • Carruth, Hayden
  • Carver, Raymond
  • Cather, Willa
  • Cheever, John
  • Chesnutt, Charles W.
  • Agee, James
  • 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
  • Aiken, Conrad
  • Crèvecoeur, 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
  • Albee, Edward
  • 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
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Erdrich, Louise
  • Essay in American, The
  • Alger, Horatio
  • 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
  • Volume 2 :
  • Gioia, Dana
  • Glasgow, Ellen
  • Glück, 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
  • Faulkner, William
  • 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
  • William Faulkner's As I lay dying
  • 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
  • William Faulkner's The sound and the fury
  • 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
  • Fireside poets, The
  • 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
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • 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
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby
  • Lewis, Sinclair
  • Lindsay, Vachel
  • Literary theory in America
  • Little magazines
  • London, Jack
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
  • Long poem, The
  • Lopez, Barry
  • Lowell, Amy
  • Lowell, Robert
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night
  • Loy, Mina
  • Mathiessen, Peter
  • McCarthy, Cormac
  • McCarthy, Mary
  • McClatchy, J.D.
  • McCullers, Carson
  • Carson McCullers's The ballad of the sad café
  • McNally, Terrence
  • McPhee, John
  • Melville, Herman
  • Herman Melville's "Bartleby the scrivener"
  • Volume 3 :
  • 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
  • Mailer, Norman
  • 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
  • Malamud, Bernard
  • 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
  • Mamet, David
  • 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
  • David Mamet's American buffalo
  • 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
  • Masters, Edgar Lee
  • 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
  • Mather, Cotton
  • 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
  • Matthews, William
  • 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
  • Volume 4 :
  • 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
  • Sexton, Anne
  • 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
  • Shepard, Sam
  • 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
  • Short story in America, The
  • 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
  • Silko, Leslie Marmon
  • 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
  • Simic, Charles
  • 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
  • Simms, William Gilmore, and Antebellum Southern literature
  • Wright, James
  • Wright, Richard
  • Richard Wright's Native son
  • Writing as a woman in the twentieth century
  • Sinclair, Upton, and the Muckrakers
Control code
ocm51289864
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Isbn
9780195167276
Lccn
2002156325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51289864
  • (OCoLC)51289864
Label
The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature, Jay Parini, editor-in-chief
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
  • 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.
  • Volume 1 :
  • 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
  • Academic novels
  • Bellow, Saul
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Berry, Wendell
  • Berryman, John
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Bishop, Elizabeth
  • Black Arts Movement
  • Black Mountain poetry
  • Bradstreet, Anne
  • Brodkey, Harold
  • Adams, Henry
  • Brooks, Gwendolyn
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Bukowski, Charles
  • Burroughs, William S.
  • Capote, Truman
  • Carruth, Hayden
  • Carver, Raymond
  • Cather, Willa
  • Cheever, John
  • Chesnutt, Charles W.
  • Agee, James
  • 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
  • Aiken, Conrad
  • Crèvecoeur, 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
  • Albee, Edward
  • 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
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Erdrich, Louise
  • Essay in American, The
  • Alger, Horatio
  • 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
  • Volume 2 :
  • Gioia, Dana
  • Glasgow, Ellen
  • Glück, 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
  • Faulkner, William
  • 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
  • William Faulkner's As I lay dying
  • 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
  • William Faulkner's The sound and the fury
  • 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
  • Fireside poets, The
  • 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
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • 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
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby
  • Lewis, Sinclair
  • Lindsay, Vachel
  • Literary theory in America
  • Little magazines
  • London, Jack
  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
  • Long poem, The
  • Lopez, Barry
  • Lowell, Amy
  • Lowell, Robert
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night
  • Loy, Mina
  • Mathiessen, Peter
  • McCarthy, Cormac
  • McCarthy, Mary
  • McClatchy, J.D.
  • McCullers, Carson
  • Carson McCullers's The ballad of the sad café
  • McNally, Terrence
  • McPhee, John
  • Melville, Herman
  • Herman Melville's "Bartleby the scrivener"
  • Volume 3 :
  • 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
  • Mailer, Norman
  • 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
  • Malamud, Bernard
  • 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
  • Mamet, David
  • 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
  • David Mamet's American buffalo
  • 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
  • Masters, Edgar Lee
  • 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
  • Mather, Cotton
  • 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
  • Matthews, William
  • 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
  • Volume 4 :
  • 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
  • Sexton, Anne
  • 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
  • Shepard, Sam
  • 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
  • Short story in America, The
  • 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
  • Silko, Leslie Marmon
  • 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
  • Simic, Charles
  • 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
  • Simms, William Gilmore, and Antebellum Southern literature
  • Wright, James
  • Wright, Richard
  • Richard Wright's Native son
  • Writing as a woman in the twentieth century
  • Sinclair, Upton, and the Muckrakers
Control code
ocm51289864
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
4 volumes
Isbn
9780195167276
Lccn
2002156325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o51289864
  • (OCoLC)51289864

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