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A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms, Second Edition (Facts on File Writer's Library)
A Dictionary of Literary and Thematic Terms, Second Edition (Facts on File Writer's Library)
by Edward Quinn
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Encyclopedia of Travel Literature
Encyclopedia of Travel Literature
by Christopher K Brown
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Before visual media, readers learned about foreign countries, exotic realms, other peoples, and intrepid adventurers through travel writers. Here you'll read about Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, who died in 1817 on his return trip from Mecca and was buried... (read more)

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Quotation Index to Children's Literature
Quotation Index to Children's Literature
by Melanie Axel Lute
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The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English
The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English
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The Oxford companion to English literature
The Oxford companion to English literature
by Oxford
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Since Sir Paul Harvey's original Oxford Companion to English Literature was published in 1932, it has established itself as the standard source of reference for general readers, as well as an indispensable guide for students and specialists, on all... (read more)

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Dictionary of American Literary Characters
Dictionary of American Literary Characters
by Benjamin Franklin
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Some 11,000 alphabetical entries offer ready reference to the most significant characters in American novels. The volume spans nearly two centuries, from 1789, the date of the first American novel, The power of sympathy, to 1980, when Norman Mailer's... (read more)

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The New York Public Library Literature Companion
The New York Public Library Literature Companion
by New York Public Library
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A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms
A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms
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Benets Readers Encyclopedia of American Literature
Benets Readers Encyclopedia of American Literature
by Benet
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Portions of this book appeared in a somewhat modified form in The Reader's encyclopedia of American literature (T.Y. Crowell, 1962) and in Benet's reader's encyclopedia, 3d ed. (Harper & Row, 1987). Some 1,500 entries are new; those that are not new... (read more)

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The Columbia Granger's Index to African-American Poetry
The Columbia Granger's Index to African-American Poetry
by Nicholas Frankovich
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This reference provides a detailed index to nearly 70 anthologies and collected and selected works of poetry by African American authors that are most likely to be found in libraries. It contains three separate indexes, each arranged alphabetically... (read more)

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Oxford Companion To English Lit 5TH Edition
Oxford Companion To English Lit 5TH Edition
by Margaret Drabble
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Twentieth-century Literary Criticism #102: Twentieth-century Literature Criticism V102
Twentieth-century Literary Criticism #102: Twentieth-century Literature Criticism V102
by Gale Group
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Writer's Mind: Interviews with American Authors, Vol. 1
Writer's Mind: Interviews with American Authors, Vol. 1
by Irv Broughton
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The first of three volumes contains 13 interviews by Broughton. Some are updated transcripts of film interviews in the 1980s; others are more recent. Focuses on perceptions of the field of literature and on the craft of writing. Includes Malcolm... (read more)

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Reader's Catalog: An Annotated Selection of More Than 40,000 of the Best Books in Print in 208 Categories
Reader's Catalog: An Annotated Selection of More Than 40,000 of the Best Books in Print in 208 Categories
by Geoffrey Obrien
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Distribution of The Reader's catalog is by Random House. Conceived and published by Jason Epstein this annotated bibliography of some 40,000 titles is aimed at the general reader. Order fulfillment is offered through a toll-free phone (books are... (read more)

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Cambridge Guide to Fiction in English
Cambridge Guide to Fiction in English
by Ian Ousby
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Harper Handbook to Literature
Harper Handbook to Literature
by Northrop Frye
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Arranged alphabetically for easy reference, Harper Handbook to Literature, 2/e, offers comprehensive and accessible coverage of literary terms, concepts, genres, and movements.... (read more)

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A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel
A reader's guide to the twentieth-century novel
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Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
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Short Story Writers Volume 1 Alice Adams-Hamlin Garland (Magill's Choice)
Short Story Writers Volume 1 Alice Adams-Hamlin Garland (Magill's Choice)
by Frank N. Magill
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