Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the Literature of the USA, 5th ed., revised and enlarged

Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the Literature of the USA, 5th ed., revised and enlarged

By: Clarence Gohdes (author), Stanford E. Marovitz (editor)Hardback

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The Bibliographical Guide remains the most useful handbook of its kind now available to scholars for research in the field. The fifth revised edition includes updating and considerable but highly selective expansion as well as a section on Women's Studies. This edition includes over 100 new editions as well as more than 750 additional studies and reference works for a total of approximately 1,900 reference items, all annotated with the exception of a few with explanatory subtitles.

Contents

Preface xi 1. Aids to information on all subjects 3 2. Philosophy and general methodology of literary and historical study 8 3. Technical procedures in literary and historical research 11 Computer aids 15 4. Definitions of literary and related terms 16 5. Preparation of manuscripts for publication 18 6. Library of Congress catalogs and chief registers of U. S. publications 20 7. Indexes to contents of magazines 23 8. American studies or American civilization 25 Popular culture 29 9. American history: general tools 31 10. American history: special studies 38 11. Biography 45 12. Magazines 50 13. Newspapers 53 14. Book trade and publishing 55 15. Selected histories of ideas in the U. S. 60 16. Psychology 66 Psychology and literature 67 17. Philosophy 70 Transcendentalism 73 18. Religion in the U. S. 75 19. Women's studies in the U. S. 81 Women and literature in the U. S. 85 20. Chief general bibliographies of American literature 90 21. Chief general histories and selected critical discussions of American literature 95 22. Poetry 101 23. Drama, theater, and film 106 Film and literature 115 24. Fiction 117 25. Criticism 126 26. Humor, essay, and other special genres 132 Children's literature 136 27. Studies of the 17th and 18th centuries 137 28. Studies of 20th-century literature 142 29. Special topics and themes in American literature 146 Science fiction and utopian writings 151 Literature of the sea 154 30. Literary regionalism and selected studies of American regional literature 156 The Northeast 157 The Midwest 157 The South 158 The West 161 31. Racial and other minorities 165 Black 166 Jewish 171 Native American 174 Chicano 177 32. Relations with other countries 178 England 178 France 181 Germany 184 Italy 188 Japan 190 Latin America 192 Eastern Europe, including the USSR 193 General foreign 196 33. The American language 198 Dictionaries 199 Usage 201 Pronunciation 202 Linguistic geography 202 Dialect 204 Bilingualism 206 Names 206 34. Folklore 207 35. Comparative and general literature 210 Appendix: Principal biographies of 135 American authors 216 Index of subjects 223 Index of authors, editors, and compilers 238

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780822305927
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 271
  • ID: 9780822305927
  • ISBN10: 0822305925

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