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ENG 252: Major American Authors

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Dictionary of Literary Biography
Contains articles on the life and times of influential literary authors. Entries include recommendations for further reading.
D.H. Hill Ref. PN451 .D54

American Women Writers
Contains articles on the lives and writings of women authors from the Colonial period to the present, many of whom have been overlooked in other reference sources.
D.H. Hill Ref. PS147 .A42

American Writers
Essays on influential American authors, written for a general audience, especially those who are "interested in the writers concerned, but not highly familiar with their work." -from introduction.
D.H. Hill Ref. PS129 .A55

American National Biography
Scholarly biographical information on Americans who have had a major impact on American history and society.


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