The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature features 290 entries from The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature edited by Jay Parini. Published in 2004, this four-volume set gathers together concise and accessible essays on writers and movements that illuminate the richness of American literature from the 1600s to the present.

 

Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2004)

Pennsylvania School Librarians Association "Best Reference Title" (2004)

Library Journal Best Reference list (2004)

 

Updated Entries

More than fifty contributors are revising their entries to incorporate new materials and reflect current research trends. Updated articles undergo rigorous peer review prior to publication on the website of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature.