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The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7th ed.) by
Call Number: REF PR19 .O94 2000 (6th ed.)
Publication Date: 2009-11-23
The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature ― from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions.
Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature by
Call Number: REF PS21 .B46 1991
Publication Date: 1991-10-01
Dictionary of Midwestern Literature by
Call Number: REF PS273 .D53 2001
Publication Date: 2001-05-30
Beat Culture: icons, lifestyles, and impact by
Call Number: REF PS228.B6 B368 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-20
Beat Culture is the definitive guide to one of the most vibrant and challenging periods in American cultural and political history. Sex and morality. Drugs and delinquency. War and peace. Madness and serene contemplation. These are all still contemporary concerns, but the history of the Beat Generation shows that such considerations are far from new.
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