The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Steven R. Serafin, Alfred Bendixen
A&C Black, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 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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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
17
Section 3
63
Section 4
65
Section 5
92
Section 6
111
Section 7
127
Section 8
151
Section 25
643
Section 26
711
Section 27
800
Section 28
834
Section 29
863
Section 30
928
Section 31
929
Section 32
938

Section 9
177
Section 10
248
Section 11
310
Section 12
312
Section 13
343
Section 14
349
Section 15
359
Section 16
377
Section 17
417
Section 18
468
Section 19
503
Section 20
541
Section 21
543
Section 22
563
Section 23
574
Section 24
607
Section 33
983
Section 34
1013
Section 35
1099
Section 36
1107
Section 37
1120
Section 38
1166
Section 39
1172
Section 40
1183
Section 41
1269
Section 42
1272
Section 43
1281
Section 44
1283
Section 45
1296
Section 46
1298
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About the author (2005)

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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