Description : This anthology exposes readers to a rapidly growing field of literary studies. This mainstream topic focuses on works and authors who have been forged by a dual consciousness. Topics covered include Cultural and Linguistic Considerations, Mexican-American Literature, Cuban-American Literature, and Puerto-Rican American Literature. For readers interested in learning about Latino Literature.
Description : Focusing on 20th century works, this manageable, chronological anthology takes an objective approach to women's literature, letting readers experience each selection without any preconceptions or opening interpretations. Coverage spans from turn-of-the-century literature, through modernism and the pre-Second World War era, to post-war, contemporary literature and beyond, drawing selections from each major genre. For those interested in women's literature/women's studies; feminism in literature; contemporary literature; and comparative literature.
Description : Collects selections of works from female African American poets, playwrights, novelists, diarists, and essayists from the eighteenth century through the early twenty-first century, including Phillis Wheatley and Terry McMillan.
Description : In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature