American diversity, American identity : the lives and works of 145 writers who define the American experience


Format:
Book


Secondary title:
Henry Holt reference book; Variation: Henry Holt reference book.


Author(s):
Roth, John K.


Keyword(s):
American literature -- History and criticism. National characteristics, American, in literature. Cultural pluralism in literature. Group identity in literature. Authors, American -- Biography. Ethnic groups in literature. Regionalism in literature. Schriftsteller Nationalcharakter Biographie United States -- Intellectual life. USA


Year:
1995


Pages:
xviii, 709 p.


Publisher:
Holt


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
31290680


Label:
Box 115


Notes:
25 cm. Paula Gunn Allen -- Louise Erdrich -- Joy Harjo -- Linda Hogan -- N. Scott Momaday -- Lynn Riggs -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Gerald Vizenor -- James Welch -- Louis Auchincloss -- Anne Bradstreet -- John Cheever -- James Fenimore Cooper -- Emily Dickinson -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Robert Frost -- Nathaniel Hawthorne -- John Irving -- Washington Irving -- Sarah Orne Jewett -- William Kennedy -- Robert Lowell -- Mary McCarthy -- Herman Melville -- John O'Hara -- Eugene O'Neill -- J. D. Salinger -- Henry David Thoreau -- John Updike -- Edith Wharton -- Nelson Algren -- Saul Bellow -- Norman Mailer -- Bernard Malamud -- Arthur Miller -- Cynthia Ozick -- Grace Paley -- Chaim Potok -- Philip Roth -- Isaac Bashevis Singer -- James Agee -- Wendell Berry -- Erskine Caldwell -- Kate Chopin -- William Faulkner -- Ellen Glasgow -- Cormac McCarthy -- Carson McCullers -- Flannery O'Connor -- Walker Percy -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Katherine Anne Porter -- Reynolds Price -- William Styron -- Robert Penn Warren -- Eudora Welty -- Tennessee Williams -- Thomas Wolfe -- James Baldwin -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Rita Dove -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Ralph Ellison -- Ernest J. Gaines -- Langston Hughes -- Zora Neal Hurston -- Charles Johnson -- Terry McMillan -- Gloria Naylor -- Ishmael Reed -- Jean Toomer -- Alice Walker -- John Edgar Wideman -- August Wilson -- Richard Wright -- Ann Beattie -- Mary Gordon -- Barbara Kingsolver -- Joyce Carol Oates -- Tillie Olsen -- Sylvia Plath -- Jane Smiley -- Wendy Wasserstein -- Sherwood Anderson -- Willa Cather -- Peter De Vries -- Theodore Dreiser -- James T. Farrell -- Sinclair Lewis -- Wright Morris -- J. F. Powers -- Carl Sandburg -- Larry Woiwode -- T. S. Eliot -- Ernest Hemingway -- Jenry James -- Ezra Pound -- Gertrude Stein -- Stephen Crane -- Joseph Heller -- James Jones -- Tim O'Brien -- Thomas Pynchon -- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. -- Raymond Carver -- Joan Didion -- Ken Kesey -- Louis L'Amour -- Jack London -- Thomas McGuane -- Larry McMurtry -- Frank Norris -- Sam Shephard -- Gary Synder -- Wallace Stegner -- John Steinbeck -- Rudolfo A. Anaya -- Jimmy Santiago Baca -- Sandra Cisneros -- Oscar Hijuelos -- Rolando Hinojosa -- Gary Soto -- Luis Miguel Valdez -- Frank Chin -- Garrett Hongo -- David Henry Hwang -- Cynthia Kadohata -- Maxine Hong Kingston -- Bharati Mukherjee -- Cathy Song -- Amy Tan -- Lisa Alther -- Rita Mae Brown -- Larry Kramer -- David Leavitt -- Audre Lorde -- Armistead Maupin -- Paul Monette -- Edmund White -- F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Jack Kerouac -- Toni Morrison -- Adrienne Rich -- Mark Twain -- Walt Whitman Includes bibliographical references and index. John K. Roth, editor. Book


URLS:
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780805034301.pdf http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780805034301.pdf Materials specified: Inhaltsverzeichnis


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PS169.N35; Dewey: 810.9


ISBN:
ISBN: 0805034307; 9780805034301 LCCN: 94-38425


Work type:
Biography (bio)


Edition:
1st


Research notes:
Review copy Insert between front endpapers


Abstract:
A reference guide to 145 writers whose works illustrate the vast differences in the languages, religions, and ethnic backgrounds of the American people. Each section contains an introduction, followed by essays on the writers, plus a bibliography.


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