The Oxford encyclopedia of American literature / Jay Parini, editor-in-chief
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4 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
v. 1. Academic novels-The essay in America -- v. 2. William Faulkner -Mina Loy -- v. 3. Norman Mailer-Sentimental literature -- v. 4. Anne Sexton-Writing as a woman in the twentieth century.
Volume 1 : Academic novels -- Adams, Henry -- Agee, James -- Aiken, Conrad -- Albee, Edward -- Alcott, Louisa May -- Alger, Horatio -- Algonquin Round Table -- Algren, Nelson -- Alvarez, Julia -- Ammons, A.R. -- Anderson, Sherwood -- Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio -- Angelou, Maya -- Ashbery, John -- Asian American literature -- Auden, W.H. -- Autobiography : general essay -- Autobiography : slave narratives -- Autobiography : white women during the Civil War -- Baldwin, James -- Banks, Russell -- Barnes, Djuana -- Barth, John -- Barthelme, Donald -- Beat Movement, The -- Beattie, Ann -- Bellow, Saul -- Benét, Stephen Vincent -- Berry, Wendell -- Berryman, John -- Bierce, Ambrose -- Bishop, Elizabeth -- Black Arts Movement -- Black Mountain poetry -- Bradstreet, Anne -- Brodkey, Harold -- Brooks, Gwendolyn -- Buck, Pearl S. -- Bukowski, Charles -- Burroughs, William S. -- Capote, Truman -- Carruth, Hayden -- Carver, Raymond -- Cather, Willa -- Cheever, John -- Chesnutt, Charles W. -- Chicago Renaissance -- Children's literature -- Chopin, Kate -- Collins, Billy -- Colonial writing in America -- Confessional poetry -- Cooper, James Fenimore -- Crane, Hart -- Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage -- Creeley, Robert -- Crèvecoeur, J. Hector St. John de Cummings, E.E. -- Dana, Richard Henry -- DeLillo, Don -- Detective fiction -- Dickey, James -- Dickinson, Emily -- Didion, Joan -- Dillard, Annie -- Doctorow, E.L. -- Dos Passos, John -- Douglass, Frederick -- Dreiser, Theodore -- Du Bois, W.E.B. -- Dunbar, Paul Laurence -- Edwards, Jonathan -- Eliot, T.S. -- T.S. Eliot's Four quartets -- T.S. Eliot's The waste land -- Elkin, Stanley -- Ellison, Ralph -- Emerson, Ralph Waldo -- Erdrich, Louise -- Essay in American, The.
Volume 2 : Faulkner, William -- William Faulkner's As I lay dying -- William Faulkner's The sound and the fury -- Fireside poets, The -- Fitzgerald, F. Scott -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night -- Ford, Richard -- Franklin, Benjamin -- Freneau, Philip -- Frost, Robert -- Fugitives and southern agrarianism, The -- Gardner, John -- Garland, Hamlin -- Gay literature : poetry and prose -- Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The yellow wallpaper" -- Ginsberg, Allen -- Gioia, Dana -- Glasgow, Ellen -- Glück, Louise -- Gunn, Thom -- Hacker, Marilyn -- Alex Haley's The autobiography of Malcolm X -- Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun -- Hapgood, Hutchins -- Harlem Renaissance -- Harte, Bret -- Hawthorne, Nathaniel -- Nathaniel Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- Hayden, Robert -- H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) -- Hecht, Anthony -- Heller, Joseph -- Hellman, Lillian -- Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises -- Henry, O. -- Hoagland, Edward -- Howard, Richard -- Howells, William Dean -- Hughes, Langston -- Hugo, Richard -- Hurston, Zora Neale -- Zora Neale Hurston's Their eyes were watching God -- Imagism and American poets -- Irving, John -- Irving, Washington -- Italian-American literature -- Jackson, Laura Riding -- Shirley Jackson's "The lottery" -- James, Henry -- Henry James's The Ambassadors -- Henry James's The portrait of a lady -- Jarrell, Randall -- Jeffers, Robinson -- Jewett, Sarah Orne -- Jewish-American fiction -- Jong, Erica -- Jordan, June -- Justice, Donald -- Kazin, Alfred -- Kees, Weldon -- Kennedy, William -- Kerouac, Jack -- Jack Kerouac's On the road -- Kincaid, Jamaica -- King, Stephen -- KIngston, Maxine Hong -- Kinnell, Galway -- John Knowles's A separate peace -- Kunitz, Stanley -- Kushner, Tony -- Lardner, Ring -- Latino/Latina fiction in America -- Lazarus, Emma -- Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird -- Levertov, Denise -- Levine, Philip -- Lewis, Sinclair -- Lindsay, Vachel -- Literary theory in America -- Little magazines -- London, Jack -- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth -- Long poem, The -- Lopez, Barry -- Lowell, Amy -- Lowell, Robert -- Loy, Mina.
Volume 3 : Mailer, Norman -- Malamud, Bernard -- Mamet, David -- David Mamet's American buffalo -- Masters, Edgar Lee -- Mather, Cotton -- Matthews, William -- Mathiessen, Peter -- McCarthy, Cormac -- McCarthy, Mary -- McClatchy, J.D. -- McCullers, Carson -- Carson McCullers's The ballad of the sad café -- McNally, Terrence -- McPhee, John -- Melville, Herman -- Herman Melville's "Bartleby the scrivener" -- Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Mencken, H.L. -- Merrill, James -- Merwin, W.S. -- Metafiction -- Millay, Edna St. Vincent -- Miller, Arthur -- Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman -- Miller, Henry -- Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind -- Momaday, N. Scott -- Moore, Marianne -- Morrison, Toni -- Toni Morrison's Beloved -- Nabokov, Vladimir -- Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita -- Native American literature -- Naturalism and realism -- Nature writing : poetry -- Nature writing : prose -- Naylor, Gloria -- New critics, The -- New formalism, The -- New journalism, The -- New York School of Poets -- Norris, Frank -- Oates, Joyce Carol -- Objectivism (Reznikoff, Zukofsky, Oppen) -- O'Brien, Tim -- Time O'Brien's The things they carried -- O'Connor, Flannery -- O'Hara, John -- Olds, Sharon -- O'Neill, Eugene -- Eugene O'Neill's Long day's journey into night -- Ostriker, Alicia -- Ozick, Cynthia -- Paley, Grace -- Parker, Dorothy -- Pinsky, Robert -- Plath, Sylvia -- Sylvia Plath's The bell jar -- Poe, Edgar Allan -- Poetress in American literature, The -- Ponsot, Marie -- Popular fiction -- Porter, Katherine Anne -- Pound, Ezra -- Ezra Pound's The pisan cantos -- Proletarian literature -- Prose, Francine -- Proulx, Annie -- Puritanism : the sense of an unending -- Pynchon, Thomas -- Ransom, John Crowe -- Reed, Ishmael -- Rich, Adrienne -- Robinson, Edwin Arlington -- Roethke, Theodore -- Romanticism in America : the Emersonian tradition -- Roth, Henry -- Roth, Philip -- Rukeyser, Muriel -- Salinger, J.D. -- J.D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye -- Sandburg, Carl -- Schwartz, Delmore -- Science fiction -- Sentimental literature.
Volume 4 : Sexton, Anne -- Shepard, Sam -- Short story in America, The -- Silko, Leslie Marmon -- Simic, Charles -- Simms, William Gilmore, and Antebellum Southern literature -- Sinclair, Upton, and the Muckrakers -- Singer, Isaac Bashevis -- Smith, Dave -- Snyder, Gary -- Soto, Gary -- Stafford, Jean -- Stafford, William -- Stegner, Wallace -- Stein, Gertrude -- Steinbeck, John -- John Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath -- Stern, Gerald -- Stevens, Wallace -- Wallace Stevens's Notes toward a supreme fiction -- Stevenson, Anne -- Stone, Robert -- Stowe, Harriet Beecher -- Strand, Mark -- Styron, William -- Swenson, May -- Tarkington, Booth -- Tate, Allen -- Tate, James -- Taylor, Edward -- Taylor, Peter -- Theater in America -- Thoreau, Henry David -- Henry David Thoreau's Walden -- Thurber, James -- Tocqueville, Alexis de -- Transcendentalism -- Trilling, Lionel -- Twain, Mark -- Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Updike, John -- Very, Jones -- Vidal, Gore -- Vietnam in poetry and prose -- Vonnegut, Kurt -- Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-five -- Walcott, Derek -- Walker, Alice -- War literature -- Warren, Robert Penn -- Robert Penn Warren's All the King's men -- Welty, Eudore -- West, Nathanael -- West Coast School -- Western fiction : Grey, Stenger, McMurty, McCarthy -- Wharton, Edith -- Edith Wharton's The age of innocence -- Wheatley, Phillis -- White, E.B. -- White, Edmund -- Whitman, Walt -- Walt Whitman's Song of myself -- Wideman, John Edgar -- Wilbur, Richard -- Wilder, Thornton -- Thornton Wilder's Our town -- Williams, Tennessee -- Tennessee William's The glass menagerie -- Tennessee Williams's A streetcar named Desire -- Williams, Terry Tempest -- Williams, William Carlos -- William Carlos Williams's Paterson -- Wilson, August -- Wilson, Edmund -- Wolfe, Thomas -- Wolff, Tobias -- Wright, Charles -- Wright, James -- Wright, Richard -- Richard Wright's Native son -- Writing as a woman in the twentieth century.
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