The Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Steven R. Serafin, Alfred Bendixen
Continuum, 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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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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