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Articles from Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature (January 1, 1991)

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Title Author Type Words
"Great American Novel, The.". Reference Source 159
1919 (1932). Reference Source 117
Abbott, George (1887- ). Reference Source 178
Abish, Walter (1931- ). Reference Source 156
Absalom, Absalom (1936). Reference Source 278
Accent. Reference Source 107
Adamic, Louis (1899-1951). Reference Source 214
Adams, Abigail (Smith) (1744-1818). Reference Source 103
Adams, Alice (1926- ). Reference Source 195
Adams, Brooks (1848-1927). Reference Source 144
Adams, Franklin P(ierce) (F.P.A.) (1881-1960). Reference Source 192
Adams, Henry (Brooks) (1838-1918). Reference Source 632
Adams, James Truslow (1878-1949). Reference Source 257
Adams, John (2) (1735-1826). Reference Source 377
Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848). Reference Source 516
Adams, Samuel (1722-1803). Reference Source 189
Adams, Samuel Hopkins (1871-1958). Reference Source 176
Adams, William Taylor ("Oliver Optic") (1822-1897). Reference Source 139
Addams, Charles (Samuel) (1912-1988). Reference Source 107
Addams, Jane (1860-1935). Reference Source 104
Adding Machine, The (1923). Reference Source 108
Ade, George (1866-1944). Reference Source 183
Adler, Felix (1851-1933). Reference Source 188
Adler, Mortimer J(erome) (1902- ). Reference Source 337
Afro-American Literature. McKay, Nellie Reference Source 5008
Agar, Herbert (Sebastian) (1897-1980). Reference Source 117
Agassiz, (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe) (1807-1873). Reference Source 195
Age of Jackson, The (1945). Reference Source 184
Agee, James (1909-1955). McHugh, Frank K. Reference Source 489
Agrarians. Reference Source 102
Aiken, Conrad (Potter) (1889-1973). Reference Source 458
Aiken, George L (1830-1876). Reference Source 111
Akins, Zoe (1886-1958). Reference Source 180
Albee, Edward (1928- ). Pease, Donald Reference Source 1087
Alcott, (Amos) Bronson (1799-1888). Reference Source 280
Alcott, Louisa May (1832-1888). Nettels, Elsa Reference Source 554
Aldrich, Bess Streeter (1881-1954). Reference Source 106
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (1836-1907). Reference Source 261
Alegria, Ciro (1909-1967). Reference Source 109
Aleichem, Shalom (pen name of Solomon J. Rabinowitz) (1859-1916). Reference Source 194
Alencar, Jose Martiniano de (1829-1877). Reference Source 142
Alger, Horatio, Jr. (1832-1899). Reference Source 154
Algonquin (or Algonkin) Indians. Reference Source 217
Algren, Nelson (1909-1981). Reference Source 150
Alice Adams (1921). Reference Source 124
All the King's Men (1946). Reference Source 111
Allen, (William) Hervey (1889-1949). Reference Source 105
Allen, Ethan (1738-1789). Reference Source 139
Allen, Frederick Lewis (1890-1954). Reference Source 106
Allen, Gay Wilson (1903- ). Reference Source 108
Allen, Henry W. (Will Henry, Clay Fisher) (1912- ). Reference Source 214
Allen, James Lane (1849-1925). Reference Source 127
Allen, Paula Gunn (1939- ). Reference Source 129
Allen, Steve (Stephen Valentine Patrick William) (1921- ). Reference Source 153
Allen, Woody (1935- ). Reference Source 166
Allende, Isabel (1942- ). Reference Source 125
Allston, Washington (1779-1843). Reference Source 124
Almanacs. Reference Source 265
Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel (1834-1893). Reference Source 157
Altgeld, John Peter (1847-1942). Reference Source 138
Alther, Lisa (Reed) (1944- ). Reference Source 102
Amado, Jorge (1912- ). Besner, Neil Reference Source 337
Ambassadors, The (1903). Reference Source 233
American Academy of Arts and Letters. Reference Source 123
American Claimant, The (1892). Reference Source 120
American Commonwealth, The (1888, rev. 1910; 50th anniversary edition, 1939). Reference Source 147
American Crisis, The (December 19, 1776-April 19, 1783). Reference Source 109
American Democrat, The, or Hints on the Social and Civic Relations of the United States of America (1838). Reference Source 238
American Language, The (1919, 1921, 1923, 1936; Supplement One, 1945; Supplement Two, 1948). Reference Source 226
American Magazine, The. Reference Source 723
American Mercury, The. Reference Source 403
American Revolution, The. Leary, Lewis; Perkins, George Reference Source 2777
American Scene, The (1907). Reference Source 123
American Speller, The (1783). Reference Source 113
American Tragedy, An (1925). Stuckey, W. J. Reference Source 352
American, The (1877). Reference Source 102
Ames, Nathaniel (1708-1764). Reference Source 145
Ammons, A(rchie) R(andolph) (1926- ). Holder, Alan Reference Source 1298
Amory, Cleveland (1917- ). Reference Source 129
Anarchiad, The: A Poem on the Restoration of Chaos and Substantial Night (Oct. 26, 1786-Sept. 13, 1787). Reference Source 110
Anaya, Rudolfo A. (1937- ). Reference Source 191
Anderson, Maxwell (1888-1959). Reference Source 738
Anderson, Patrick (1917-1979). Reference Source 190
Anderson, Robert Woodruff (1917-). Case, Franklin D. Reference Source 312
Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941). Townsend, Kim Reference Source 1161
Andrade, Carlos Drummond de (1902-1987). Reference Source 149
Andrade, Mario (Raul) de (Morais) (1893-1895). Reference Source 178
Andrade, Oswald de (1890-1954). Reference Source 201
Andrews, Roy Chapman (1884-1960). Reference Source 133
Angelou, Maya (1928- ). Reference Source 234
Anna Christie (1922). Reference Source 152
Annuals And Gift Books. Shelley, Philip Allison; Perkins, George Reference Source 936
Anthology Club or Society. Reference Source 118
Anthony, Susan B(rownell) (1820-1906). Reference Source 130
Anti-Rent Laws. Reference Source 106
Antin, Mary (1881-1949). Reference Source 126
Antinomianism. Reising, Russell J. Reference Source 364
Apache Indians. Reference Source 198
Appleseed, Johnny. Reference Source 151
Archy And Mehitabel. Reference Source 161
Arguedas, Alcides (1879-1946). Reference Source 106
Arguedas, Jose Maria (1911-1969). Reference Source 204
Arikara Indians. Reference Source 121
Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801). Reference Source 206
Arrowsmith (1925). Reference Source 232
Arthur, Timothy Shay (1809-1885). Reference Source 138
Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. Reference Source 138
Artist of the Beautiful, The. Reference Source 134
As I Lay Dying (1930). Reference Source 345
Asbury, Herbert (1891-1963). Reference Source 119
Asch, Sholem (1880-1957). Reference Source 219
Ashbery, John (1927- ). Blasing, Mutlu Konuk Reference Source 1082
Asian American Literature. Cheung, King-Kok Reference Source 1813
Asimov, Isaac (1920- ). Reference Source 269
Aspern Papers, The (1888). Reference Source 130
Assistant, The (1975). Reference Source 196
Astor, John Jacob (1763-1848). Reference Source 104
Asturias, Miguel Angel (1899-1974). Reference Source 330
Asylum, or, Alonzo and Melissa, The (1811). Reference Source 122
Atherton, Gertrude (Franklin) (1857-1948). Reference Source 147
Atkinson, (Justin) Brooks (1894-1984). Reference Source 205
Atlantic Monthly, The. Reference Source 381
Atwood, Margaret (Eleanor) (1939- ). Wilson, Sharon R. Reference Source 657
Aubert de Gaspe, Phillippe (1786-1871). Reference Source 112
Auchincloss, Louis (Stanton) (1917- ). Reference Source 415
Auden, W(ystan) H(ugh) (1907-1973). Facknitz, Mark A. R. Reference Source 999
Audubon, John James (1785-1851). Reference Source 319
Augie March, The Adventures of. Reference Source 224
Austin, Mary (Hunter) (1868-1934). Wynn, Dudley; Perkins, George Reference Source 815
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The. Reference Source 164
Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, The (Atlantic Monthly, beginning November 1857; in book form, 1858). Reference Source 164
Avison, Margaret (1918- ). Reference Source 102
Awakening, The (1899). Reference Source 108
Awkward Age, The (1899). Reference Source 105
Aztec Indians. Reference Source 188
Azuela, Mariano (1873-1952). Reference Source 136
Babbitt (1992). Reference Source 178
Babbitt, Irving (1865-1933). Reference Source 105
Bacheller, Irving (Addison) (1859-1950). Reference Source 121
Bacon, Delia (Salter) (1811-1859). Reference Source 223
Bacon, Leonard (1887-1954). Reference Source 111
Bacon, Nathaniel (1647-1676). Reference Source 406
Bailey, Francis (c. 1735-1815). Reference Source 139
Baker, George Pierce (1866-1935). Reference Source 216
Baker, Ray Stannard ("David Grayson") (1870-1946). Reference Source 210
Baldwin, Faith (Cuthrell) (1893-1978). Reference Source 106
Baldwin, James (1924-1987). Leeming, David Reference Source 1554
Balloon Hoax, The (New York Sun, April 13, 1844). Reference Source 228
Ballou, Adin (1803-1890). Reference Source 178
Bambara, Toni Cade (1939- ). Reference Source 124
Bancroft, George (1800-1891). Reference Source 377
Bancroft, Hubert Howe (1832-1918). Reference Source 166
Bandeira (Filho), Manuel (Carnerode Sousa) (1886-1968). Reference Source 199
Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse (1840-1914). Reference Source 113
Bangs, John Kendrick (1862-1922). Reference Source 153
Banning, Margaret Culkin (1891-1982). Reference Source 144
Baptists. Reference Source 263
Baraka, Amiri (1934- ). Harris, William J. Reference Source 644
Barbara Frietchie (1863). Reference Source 101
Barbary Wars. Reference Source 218
Barker, James Nelson (1784-1858). Reference Source 160
Barlow, Joel (1754-1812). Reference Source 382
Barnes, Djuna (Chappell) (1892-1982). Reference Source 244
Barnes, Margaret Ayer (1886-1967). Rabinowitz, Nancy Sorkin; Rabinowitz, Peter J. Reference Source 225
Barnum, P(hineas) T(aylor) (1810-1891). Reference Source 180
Barren Ground (1925). Reference Source 145
Barrett, William Edmund (1900-1986). Reference Source 122
Barrios, Eduardo (1884-1963). Reference Source 190
Barry, Philip (1896-1949). Reference Source 176
Barrymores, The. Reference Source 118
Barth, John (Simmons) (1930- ). Harris, Charles B. Reference Source 622
Barthelme, Donald (1931-1989). Molesworth, Charles Reference Source 480
Barthelme, Frederick (1943- ). Reference Source 122
Bartleby the Scrivener (1853). Reference Source 315
Barton, Clara (Harlowe) (1821-1912). Reference Source 101
Bartram, William (1739-1833). Reference Source 298
Barzun, Jacques (Martin) (1907- ). Reference Source 169
Bassett, John Spencer (1867-1928). Reference Source 117
Basso, (Joseph) Hamilton (1904-1964). Reference Source 121
Bateman, Sidney Frances (Cowell) (1823-1881). Reference Source 117
Bathtub Hoax, The. Reference Source 148
Battle Hymn of the Republic, The (published in the Atlantic Monthly, Feb. 1862, and in Later Lyrics, 1866). Reference Source 152
Battle of the Kegs, The (1778). Reference Source 127
Baum, L(yman) Frank (1856-1919). Reference Source 162
Bay Psalm Book, The (1640). Reference Source 118
Beadle, Erastus F(lavel) (1821-1894). Reference Source 162
Bear, The. Friedman, Norman Reference Source 660
Beard, Charles A(ustin) (1874-1948). Reference Source 280
Beat Generation. Parkinson, Thomas; Perkins, George Reference Source 2509
Beattie, Ann (1947- ). Reference Source 280
Beauchampe, or, The Kentucky Tragedy (1842). Reference Source 292
Bedtime Story. Reference Source 134
Beecher, Catherine E(sther) (1800-1878). Reference Source 121
Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887). Reference Source 497
Beecher, Lyman (1775-1863). Reference Source 221
Beers, Clifford (Whittingham) (1876-1943). Reference Source 127
Beggar on Horseback (1924). Reference Source 150
Behrman, S(amuel) N(athaniel) (1893-1973). Reference Source 263
Belasco, David (1859-1931). Reference Source 223
Bellah, James Warner (1899-1976). Reference Source 112
Bellamy, Edward (1850-1898). Reference Source 357
Bello, Andres (1781-1865). Reference Source 228
Bellow, Saul (1915- ). Pifer, Ellen Reference Source 3288
Bells, The (1849). Reference Source 235
Bemelmans, Ludwig (1898-1962). Reference Source 201
Bemis, Samuel Flagg (1891-1973). Reference Source 122
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880). Reference Source 165
Benchley, Robert (Charles) (1889-1945). Reference Source 273
Benet, Laura (1884-1979). Reference Source 125
Benet, Stephen Vincent (1898-1943). Reference Source 267
Benet, William Rose (1886-1950). Reference Source 124
Bennett, James Gordon (1795-1872). Reference Source 116
Bentley, Eric (1916- ). Reference Source 131
Bercovici, Konrad (1882-1961). Reference Source 102
Berenson, Bernard (Bernhard, in later years) (1865-1959). Reference Source 142
Berger, Thomas (Louis) (1924- ). Reference Source 213
Berkeley, George (1685-1783). Reference Source 132
Berlin, Ellin Mackay (1903-1988). Reference Source 111
Berlin, Irving (1888-1989). Reference Source 111
Bernstein, Leonard (1918-1990). Reference Source 177
Berry, Wendell (1934- ). Reference Source 175
Berryman, John (1914-1972). Travisano, Thomas J. Reference Source 647
Best Sellers. Reference Source 353
Beston, Henry (Sheahan) (1888-1968). Reference Source 173
Bettelheim, Bruno (1903-1990). Reference Source 186
Beyond The Horizon (1920). Reference Source 102
Bible in the United States, The. Smiley, Sam Reference Source 1222
Bierce, Ambrose (Gwinnett) (1842-1914). Grenander, M. E. Reference Source 1809
Big Money, The (1936). Reference Source 185
Bigelow, John (1817-1911). Reference Source 108
Biglow Papers, The. Reference Source 308
Billings, Josh (pen name of Henry Wheeler Shaw 'Uncle Esek') (1818-1885). Reference Source 201
Billy Budd, Sailor (posthumously published, 1924). Reference Source 239
Billy the Kid (1859-1881). Reference Source 101
Bingham, Hiram (1789-1869); Bingham, Hiram (1831-1908); Bingham, Hiram (1875-1956). Reference Source 204
Bird, Robert Montgomery (1806-1854). Reference Source 261
Birkbeck, Morris (1764-1825). Reference Source 114
Birney, (Alfred) Earle (or Earl) (1904- ). Reference Source 255
Bishop, Elizabeth (1911-1979). Travisano, Thomas J. Reference Source 1008
Bishop, John Peale (1892-1944). Reference Source 192
Bissell, Richard (1913-1977). Reference Source 127
Black Boy (1945). Reilly, John M. Reference Source 323
Black Hawk (1767-1838). Reference Source 178
Black Hills. Reference Source 132
Black Mountain Poets. Christensen, Paul Reference Source 1490
Blackburn, Paul (1926-71). Reference Source 110
Blackfeet (or Blackfoot) Indians. Reference Source 233
Blackmur, Richard (Palmer) (1904-1965). Reference Source 126
Blaine, James G(illespie) (1830-1893). Reference Source 136
Blair, Walter (1900- ). Reference Source 105
Blais, Marie-Claire (1939- ). Reference Source 352
Blaise, Clark (1940- ). Reference Source 123
Blanco Fombona, Rufino (1874-1944). Reference Source 226
Blest Gana, Alberto (1830-1920). Reference Source 102
Blish, James (Benjamin) (1921-1975). Reference Source 131
Blithedale Romance, The. Reising, Russell J. Reference Source 221
Blood, Benjamin Paul (1832-1919). Reference Source 116
Bloom, Harold (1930- ). Reference Source 171
Blume, Judy (1938- ). Reference Source 217
Bly, Robert (Elwood) (1926- ). Gilbert, Roger Reference Source 667
Bodenheim, Maxwell (1893-1954). Reference Source 195
Bodsworth, (Charles) Fred(erick) (1918- ). Reference Source 126
Bogan, Louise (1897-1970). Reference Source 122
Bok, Edward W(illiam) (1863-1930). Reference Source 234
Bollingen Prize. Reference Source 283
Bombeck, Erma (1927- ). Reference Source 116
Bontemps, Arna (Wendell) (1902-1973). Reference Source 124
Book Clubs. Reference Source 224
Book of Annandale, The (1902). Reference Source 103
Bookman, The. Reference Source 144
Boone, Daniel (1734-1820). Reference Source 332
Booth, Wayne C(layson) (1921- ). Phelan, James Reference Source 375
Borden, Lizzie (1860-1927). Reference Source 177
Borges, Jorge Luis (1899-1986). Reference Source 775
Borglum, (John) Gutzon (De La Mothe) (1870-1941). Reference Source 113
Borland, Hal (Harold Glen) (1900-1978). Reference Source 161
Boston News-Letter. Reference Source 117
Bostonians, The (1886). Reference Source 154
Botkin, B(enjamin) A(lbert) (1901-1975). Reference Source 103
Boucher, Jonathan (1738-1804). Reference Source 175
Boucicault, Dion (1820-1890). Reference Source 212
Boudinot, Elias (2) (1803?-1839). Reference Source 153
Bourjaily, Vance (Nye) (1922- ). Reference Source 185
Bourke-White, Margaret (1906-1971). Reference Source 134
Bourne, Randolph (Silliman) (1886-1918). Reference Source 119
Bowering, George (1935- ). Reference Source 130
Bowery, The. Reference Source 224
Bowles, Jane (Sydney Auer) (1917-1973). Reference Source 123
Bowles, Paul (Frederick) (1910- ). Reference Source 181
Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth (1848-1895). Reference Source 113
Boyle, Kay (1903- ). Reference Source 230
Boyle, T. Coraghessan (1948- ). Reference Source 212
Brace, Gerald Warner (1901-1978). Reference Source 112
Brackenridge, Hugh Henry (1748-1816). Reference Source 274
Brackett, Charles (1892-1969). Reference Source 154
Bradbury, Ray (Douglas) (1920- ). Reference Source 161
Bradford, Gamaliel (1863-1932). Reference Source 225
Bradford, William (1) (1590-1657). Emerson, Everett Reference Source 568
Bradstreet, Anne (Dudley) (1612?-1672). Reference Source 529
Brainerd, David (1718-1747). Reference Source 124

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