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Encyclopedia of American literature.

Author: Susan Clair Imbarrato; Brett Barney; George Parker Anderson; Marshall Boswell; Facts on File, Inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2008.
Series: Facts on File library of American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide biographical and critical information about American authors from 1946 to the present, as well as information on key works and topics that influenced American literature during the time.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Clair Imbarrato; Brett Barney; George Parker Anderson; Marshall Boswell; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 9780816064762 0816064768
OCLC Number: 145554527
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: V. 1. Settlement to the new republic: 1607-1815 / rev. and augmented by Susan Clair Imbarrato from the first ed. prepared by Carol Berkin --
v. 2. The age of Romanticism and realism 1816-1895 / rev. and augmented by Brett Barney from the first ed. prepared by Lisa Paddock --
v. 3. Into the modern 1896-1945 / rev. and augmented by George Parker Anderson, Judith S. Baughman, Matthew J. Bruccoli from the first ed. prepared by Carl Rollyson --
v. 4. The contemporary world 1946 to the present / rev. and augmented by Marshall Boswell from the first ed. prepared by Carl Rollyson.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American literature.
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