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The Oxford Companion to American Literature

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger

Sixth edition

Published in print January 1995 | ISBN: 9780195065480
Published online January 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780199891047 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195065480.001.0001
The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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For more than half a century, The Oxford Companion to American Literature has been an unparalleled guide to America's literary culture, providing one of the finest resources to this country's rich history of great writers.

There are over 2,000 biographical profiles of important American authors (with information regarding their style, subjects, and major works) and influential foreign writers as well as other figures who have been important in the nation's social and cultural history. There are more than 1,100 full summaries of important American novels, stories, essays, poems (with verse form noted), plays, biographies and autobiographies, tracts, narratives, and histories.

Book.  5329 pages.  643946 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (American)

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Abbey, Edward (1927–89) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell (1872–1958) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abbott, George (1887–1995) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abbott, Jacob (1803–79) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abbott, Lyman (1835–1922) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abe Lincoln in Illinois in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abie's Irish Rose in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abish, Walter (1931) in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abolitionist in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

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