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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven Serafin; Alfred Bendixen
|Notes:||Originally published: as Encyclopedia of American literature. 1999.|
|Description:||1328 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||There are 70 topical articles in the volume, among them: African American Literature; Canada; Children's Literature; The Detective Story; Drama; The Essay; Expatriates; Feminism; Film and Literature; Lesbian Literature, Literary Criticism (before and since 1914); Literary Journalism; Literary Prizes and Awards; Modernism; Politics and Literature; Religion and Literature; Science Fiction; The Short Story; The South; The Supernatural; Transcendentalism; Utopia; and Young Adult Literature. References to authors of merit who do not receive individual articles are incorporated into the text of the most relevant topical essay.|
|Other Titles:||Encyclopedia of American literature|
|Responsibility:||Steven R. Serafin, general editor ; Alfred Bendixen, associate editor.|
"Particularly thorough in its coverage of contemporary authors.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 'A wise purchase as an update and complement to the Oxford Companion.' LIBRARY JOURNAL"