American Literature

Sources at the Kent Stark Library


Reference PN 41.B4 1991

Benét's reader's encyclopedia of American literature.  George Perkins, Barbara Perkins, and Phillip Leininger, editors.  New York, NY : Harper Collins Publishers, c1991.


Reference PN 1009.A1 B582

Fifteen Centuries of Children's Literature : An Annotated Chronology of British and American Works in Historical Context.  Jane Bingham and Grayce Scholt.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, c1980. 


Reference PN 6426.D53 1992

A Dictionary of American Proverbs.  Wolfgang Mieder, editor.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.


Reference PR 113.D5 1987

A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800.  Rev. ed.  Janet Todd, editor.  Totowa, N.J.: Rowman & Littlefield , c 1987. 


Reference PS 15.A54

American Writers Classics.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2003-


Reference PS 65.C46 C45 2002

Censored Books II: Critical Viewpoints, 1985-2000.  Nicholas J. Karolides, editor.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002.


Reference PS 129.A55

American Writers; A Collection of Literary Biographies.  Leonard Unger, editor.  New York: Scribner, 1974-


Reference PS 129.C66

Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1987-c1989. 


Reference PS 129.D48 1982

Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series: An Illustrated Chronicle.  Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., c1982-c1983.


Reference PS 147.D38 1996

Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History.  Cynthia J. Davis and Kathryn West.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.


Reference PS 151.C67 1998

Contemporary Women Poets.  Pamela L. Shelton, editor.  Detroit: St. James Press, c1998.


Reference PS 151.M54 1991

Modern American Women Writers.  Elaine Showalter, Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, editors.  New York: Scribners, 1991.


Reference PS 153.I52 W47 1999

Native American Literatures: An Encyclopedia of Works, Characters, Authors, and Themes.  Kathy J. Whitson.  Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c1999. 


Reference PS 316.E63 1998x

Encyclopedia of American Poetry. The nineteenth Century.  Eric L. Haralson and John Hollander, editors.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998.


Reference PS 332.D7 P3 1979 suppl. 2               

American Drama Criticism: Supplement II to the Second Edition. Floyd Eugene Eddleman.  Hamden, Conn.: Shoe String Press, 1989.


Reference PS 350.D7 A53 1989

American Playwrights Since 1945: A Guide to Scholarship, Criticism, and Performance.  Philip C. Kolin, editor.  New York: Greenwood Press, c1989. 


Reference PS 366.Z9x G4 1961

The American Novel, 1789-1959; A Checklist of Twentieth-Century Criticism.  Donna Gerstenberger and George Hendrick.  Denver: A. Swallow, 1961.


Reference PS 369.Z9x A34 1972

The Contemporary Novel; A Checklist of Critical Literature on the British and American Novel Since 1945. Irving Adelman and Rita Dworkin.  Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1972.   


Reference PS 373.M37 2000

Masterplots II. American Fiction Series.  Rev. ed.  Steven G. Kellman, editor.  Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, c2000. 


Reference PS 374.C43 D5 2002

Dictionary of American Literary Characters.  2nd ed.  Benjamin Franklin V, editor.  New York: Facts on File, c2002.


Reference PS 374.C454 H45 1985

Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1859-1959: Books of Recognized Merit.  Alethea Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, c1985.  


Reference PS 374.C454 H45 1986

Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1960-1984: Recent Books of Recognized Merit.  Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.   


Reference PS 374.C454 H45 1993

Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1985-1989: Books of Recognized Merit.  Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1993. 


Reference PS 379.W64 1974

American Fiction, 1900-1950; A Guide to Information Sources.  James Woodress. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1974.  


Reference PS 408.O7 M37 1928

We Shall Be Heard: An Index to Speeches by American Women, 1978 to 1985. Beverly Manning.  Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1988.  


Reference PS 490.H45 1996

Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1990-1994: Books of Recognized Merit. Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1996.


Reference PS 661.R46 1997

Representative American Speeches, 1937-1997.  Calvin McLeod Logue, editor.  New York: H.W. Wilson, 1997. 


Reference PS 663.M55 V64 1996

Voices of Multicultural America: Notable Speeches Delivered by African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans, 1790-1995.  Deborah G. Straub, editor.  N.Y.: Gale Research, 1996.


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