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Writers of the American Renaissance : an A-to-Z guide

Author: Denise D Knight
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Each entry was written by an expert contributor and includes a brief biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the writer's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise D Knight
ISBN: 031332140X 9780313321405
OCLC Number: 52257900
Description: xiii, 458 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) / Gregory Eiselein --
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) / Catherine J. Golden --
William Apess (1798-1839) / Theresa Strouth Gaul --
Robert Montgomery Bird (1806-1854) / Phillip Howerton --
William Wells Brown (1814?-1884) / Tim Prchal --
William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) / John J. Han --
Alice Cary (1820-1871) / Rebecca R. Saulsbury --
Phoebe Cary (1824-1871) / MaryBeth Short Page --
William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) / John J. Han --
Caroline Chesebro' (1825-1873) / Lucy M. Freibert --
Lydia Maria Child (1802-1880) / Valerie D. Levy --
James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) / Annette Jael Lehmann --
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) / Todd Richardson
Responsibility: edited by Denise D. Knight.

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A-Z entries detail the lives, works, and critical reception of more than 70 American writers of the 19th century.  Read more...

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