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Dictionary of Midwestern literature / Philip A. Greasley, general editor.

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  • 11 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 810.997 DIC IND (Text) 34207002084573 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main REF 810.9 GRE (Text) 36803000438387 REFERENCE Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 810.9 D554M V.1 (Text) 00000105725485 Indiana book Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 810.9977 DIC (Text) 78551000621609 Reference Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 810.9977 DICT (Text) 39231030459107 Reference Material Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 810.9977 GREASLEY (Text) Volume 1 30403002166957 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield H 810.9 Dictionary v.1 (Text) 31208000706095 archive Reference -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown REF 810.9 DIC (Text) 30034000964836 Adult Reference Available -
 : This book donated by Herman B. Wells, Indiana University Alumni Club of Boone County, December 2007
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  • ISBN: 0253336090 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: volumes <1 > : illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2001

Content descriptions

General Note: Entries created by the members of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: v. 1. The authors.
Summary, etc.: "The Dictionary of Midwestern Literature, Volume One," surveys the lives and writings of nearly 400 Midwestern authors and identifies some of the most important criticism of their writings. The Dictionary is based on the belief that the literature of any region simultaneously captures the experience and influences the worldview of its people, reflecting as well as shaping the evolving sense of individual and collective identity, meaning, and values. Volume One presents individual lives and literary orientations and offers a broad survey of the Midwestern experience as expressed by its many diverse peoples over time. Philip A. Greasley's introduction fills in background information and describes the philosophy, focus, methodology, content, and layout of entries, as well as criteria for their inclusion. An extended lead-essay, "The Origins and Development of the Literature of the Midwest," by David D. Anderson, provides a historical, cultural, and literary context in which the lives and writings of individual authors can be considered. This volume is the first of an ambitious three-volume series sponsored by the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature and created by its members. Volume Two will provide similar coverage of non-author entries, such as sites, centers, movements, influences, themes, and genres. Volume Three will be a literary history of the Midwest. One goal of the series is to build understanding of the nature, importance, and influence of Midwestern writers and literature. Another is to provide information on writers from the early years of the Midwestern experience, as well as those now emerging, who are typically absent from existing reference works. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: American literature > Middle West > Dictionaries.
American literature > Middle West > Bio-bibliography > Dictionaries.
Authors, American > Homes and haunts > Middle West > Dictionaries.
Middle West > Intellectual life > Dictionaries.
Middle West > In literature > Dictionaries.

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