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Nelson, Emmanuel S. (Emmanuel Sampath) 1954-

Overview
Works: 59 works in 244 publications in 1 language and 27,840 library holdings
Genres: Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Reference works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Publishing director, Contributor
Classifications: PS153.A84, B
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Emmanuel S Nelson
Publications by Emmanuel S Nelson
Most widely held works by Emmanuel S Nelson
The Greenwood encyclopedia of multiethnic American literature ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Alphabetically arranged entries in five chronological volumes focus on individual authors, works, and topics related to multiethnic American literature
Nineteenth-century American women writers : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook ( Book )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Contemporary African American novelists : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook ( Book )
16 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
African American authors, 1745-1945 : bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook by Emmanuel S Nelson( Book )
15 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
African American dramatists : an A to Z guide by Emmanuel S Nelson( Book )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 libraries worldwide
"African American playwrights have received less critical attention than poets and novelists. This reference offers thorough critical assessments of more than 60 African American dramatists from the 19th century to the present." "Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the dramatist's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The volume closes with a selected, general bibliography."--Jacket
Asian American novelists : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Contemporary gay American novelists : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook ( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Selectie van 57 Amerikaanse schrijvers en hun werk, geanalyseerd in hun homo-context, door belangrijke homologen
Handbook of twentieth-century literatures of India ( Book )
13 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Includes essays on twentieth-century literature in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Panjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu as well as Indian literature in English
Critical essays : gay and lesbian writers of color ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Encyclopedia of contemporary LGBTQ literature of the United States ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Covers contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts
American women writers, 1900-1945 : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook ( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Provides overviews of American women writers who wrote or published their most significant works between 1900 and 1945. Offers biographical information about the author, an analysis of the author's major works, an overview of the critical reception of the author's works, and a bibliography that lists works by the author and works that have been written about the author and her works
Contemporary gay American poets and playwrights : an A-to-Z guide by Emmanuel S Nelson( Book )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Thirty-eight American scholars, poets, authors, and librarians contribute to this reference volume documenting the lives and works, and celebrating the collective achievement, of 62 gay male poets and playwrights in the U.S. Each of the alphabetically arranged entries includes a biography, discussion of major works and themes, an overview of the author's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The featured artists include authors from diverse geographic locations and ethnic groups, well-known authors such as Edward Albee, Harvey Fierstein, Allen Ginsberg, Tony Kushner, James Merrill, and Terrence McNally, as well as lesser-known writers, those who came of age in the post- Stonewall U.S., and older authors whose works span several decades
Modern British women writers : an A-to-Z guide by Vicki K Janik( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
"Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes an overview of the writer's background, an analysis of her works, an assessment of her achievements, and lists of primary and secondary sources. The volume closes with a selected, general bibliography."--Jacket
Writers of multicultural fiction for young adults : a bio-critical sourcebook by M. Daphne Kutzer( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Multicultural fiction is an essential part of the American literary landscape. This reference includes entries for 51 writers of multicultural fiction for young adults. For the purpose of this volume, multicultural literature is defined as writing in English about North American ethnic, cultural, and religious minority groups. Each entry includes a biography, a discussion of the author's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies. Authors included range from the nearly forgotten, such as Laura Adams Armer, to the newly discovered, such as Graham Salisbury, winner of the 1994 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction. The breadth of authors covered ensures a historical context for the issues raised by multiculturalism, and the sections on the critical reception of each author address such important issues as the authority and authenticity of the writer to comment on a different culture. Contributors are of many different ethnicities and include important scholars of children's literature, lending authenticity and authority to the volume itself
African American autobiographers : a sourcebook ( Book )
14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
AIDS--the literary response by Emmanuel S Nelson( Book )
8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
The main objective of this collection of 16 critical essays is to understand and to define the literary response to AIDS through examinations of representative texts and their contexts. The primary focus is on the creative response of gay male artists, as it is the artistic response of gay men to their individual and collective sorrow and terror, their anger and helplessnee that has resulted in the most poignant and enduring texts of the AIDS era. With notes, a bibliography, and an AIDS filmography
Bharati Mukherjee : critical perspectives by Emmanuel S Nelson( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Latin American writers on gay and lesbian themes : a bio-critical sourcebook by David William Foster( Book )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Gay and lesbian themes in Latin American literature have been largely ignored. This reference fills this gap by providing more than a hundred alphabetically arranged entries for Latin American authors who have treated gay or lesbian material in their works. Each entry explores the significance of gay and lesbian themes in a particular author's writings and closes with a bibliography of primary and secondary sources
LGBTQ America today : an encyclopedia by John C Hawley( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Hundreds of alphabetically arranged biographical and topical entries survey the current state of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer American culture
Asian-American poets : a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook by Guiyou Huang( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Even though Asian American literature is enjoying an impressive critical popularity, attention has focused primarily on longer narrative forms such as the novel. And despite the proliferation of a large number of poets of Asian descent in the 20th century, Asian American poetry remains a neglected area of study. Poetry as an elite genre has not reached the level of popularity of the novel or short story, partly due to the difficulties of reading and interpreting poetic texts. The lack of criticism on Asian American poetry speaks to the urgent need for scholarship in this area, since perhaps mo
 
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