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The Salon.com Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors
The Salon.com Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors
by Laura Miller
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Character Parts
Character Parts
by Brian John Busby
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Ever wondered where novelists get the inspiration for their characters? Why the hero or villain of your favourite book seems oddly familiar? Who inspired Mordecai Richler to create Bernard Gursky; Margaret Atwood to create Zenia in The Robber Bride? In... (read more)

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Quick Lit Plots Themes Characters A
Quick Lit Plots Themes Characters A
by Seth Godin
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For college and high school students, a convenient, comprehensive, and affordably priced guide to the 35 most frequently assigned books.... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, Set
Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, Set
by Eugene Benson
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The Principals of Literature: A Guide for Readers and Writers
The Principals of Literature: A Guide for Readers and Writers
by Chris Myers Shaffer
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Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature
Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature
by Steven R Serafin
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From John Smith to Jack Kerouac, Cotton Mather to Toni Morrison, Edgar Allan Poe to Stephen King, Francis Parkman to Alex Haley, the story of American literature is really many stories - of ancient indigenous peoples, early settlers, men and women... (read more)

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Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature
Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature
by Steven R Serafin
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From Lascelles Abercrombie, a now neglected leader of the Georgian poetry movement, to Benjamin Zephaniah, a contemporary British- Jamaican rap poet, this resource includes some 1200 alphabetical entries by authorities on British literature's riches... (read more)

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The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature
The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature
by Michael Cox
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Columbia Grangers Guide To Poetry Antho 2ND Edition
Columbia Grangers Guide To Poetry Antho 2ND Edition
by William Katz
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**** The first edition (1991) is cited in Walford and ARBA 1992. This greatly expanded second edition includes comprehensive evaluations of 800 anthologies--all those indexed in the seventh through tenth editions of The Columbia Granger's Index to... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of American Literature 1
Encyclopedia of American Literature 1
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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (Oxford Paperback Reference)
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About the Editors: Margaret Drabble is one of modern Britain's most distinguished novelists. Her books include The Middle Ground, The Realms of Gold, The Ice Age, and A Writer's Britain. Jenny Stringer was an assistant editor of The Oxford Companion to... (read more)

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English Literature (Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys)
English Literature (Barron's EZ-101 Study Keys)
by Barrons
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Reader's Guide to Literature in English
Reader's Guide to Literature in English
by Mark Hawkins Dady
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Reader's Guide Literature in English provides expert guidance to, and critical analysis of, the vast number of books available within the subject of English literature, from Anglo-Saxon times to the current American, British and Commonwealth scene. It is... (read more)

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Inter/View
Inter/View
by Mickey Pearlman
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Twenty-eight powerful and individual voices are heard as Pearlman and Henderson offer a forum for a generous cross-section of the women writing fiction in America today -- writers whose vital statistics cross the borders of race, religion, ethnic origin,... (read more)

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A Handbook to Literature
A Handbook to Literature
by C Hugh Holman
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**** Cited in Sheehy and BCL3. The present edition is updated with more than 100 new entries, incorporating current trends in women's studies, ethnic studies and film. Includes a complete listing of Nobel Prize Winners for Literature since 1901, and... (read more)

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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters
Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters
by Chambers
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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters provides an invaluable guide to the wealth of characters created by writers in English, with over 6,500 entries from novels, plays, and poetry--from the Wife of Bath to Bertie Wooster, and Tom Sawyer to Harry... (read more)

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Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters
Chambers Dictionary of Literary Characters
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Oxford Companion To African American Literature
Oxford Companion To African American Literature
by Oxford
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"This 'Companion,' which could hardly have been conceived twenty-five years ago, is a fitting crown to the astonishing production in African American literature and criticism that has swept over American literary studies in the last two decades. With... (read more)

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The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English
The Cambridge Guide to Women's Writing in English
by Cambridge
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Oxford Guide To Literature in English Translat
Oxford Guide To Literature in English Translat
by Peter France
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