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African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.
African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to African children's and youth literature.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Revolutionary Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the American colonial era.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of early American civilizations and exploration before 1600.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.
Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chateaubriand.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Federalism, ed. , v.
Federalism, ed. , v.

Federalism, ed. , v.

The issues and controversies surrounding the creation of our federal republic--and the rights of the federal government--have reverberated through many watershed events in the 200+ years of American history. This book will help students to debate those issues as they played out in eight crises from 1787 to the beginning of the 21st century.

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.
Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.
Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Schlegel

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.
Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ivan Goncharov.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.
Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean Racine.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.
Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jesus Fernandez Santos.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.
Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Madame de Seigne.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.
Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Manuel Puig.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.
Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marcel Proust.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.
Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marie-Claire Blais.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.
Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mario Vargas Llosa.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.
Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mark Twain.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.
Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary McCarthy.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary Wilkins Freeman.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.
Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maurice Sendak.

Max Brand, ed. , v.
Max Brand, ed. , v.

Max Brand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Max Brand.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.
Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maxim Gorky.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.
May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of May Sarton.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.
Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to medieval French romance literature.

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.
Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mercy Otis Warren.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.
Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michael Ondaatje.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.
Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michel de Ghelderode.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Bulgakov.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Lermontov.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.
Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to the modern and contemporary Spanish women poets.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.
Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mordecai Richler.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.
Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mori Ogai.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.
Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathanael West.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.
Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to Native American literature.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.
Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Natsume Soseki.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.
Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Neil Simon.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.
Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Niccolo Machiavelli.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.
Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.
Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikolay Gogol.

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.
Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Norman Mailer.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.
Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Northrop Frye.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.
O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter).

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.
Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Osip Mandelstam.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.
Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pablo Neruda.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.
Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Paul Theroux.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pearl S. Buck.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.
Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Philip Roth.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.
Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Par Lagerkvist.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.
Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.
Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Carver.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.
Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Chandler.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

Comprehensive survey of cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical, cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia features entries on the most commonly prescribed drugs. It describes potential side effects, drug and food interactions, recommended dosages, and warnings/precautions.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.

Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.
The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.

The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.

Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.
The Literature of War, ed. , v.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.

Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.
The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.

The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.

Spanning from the earliest published examples dating to 16th C. Europe, through the Declaration of Independence, to the 2006 Euston Manifesto, this work describes the authors and their causes, as well as the social, political, economic philosophies that are behind them. The context of history will play an important role in describing the circumstances of their writing and how they were received and acted upon at the time of writing and after.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.
World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.

World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.

Covering all Pacific islands involved in World War II military operations, this book is a detailed, single source of information on virtually every geo-military aspect of the Pacific Theater.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.

Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the United States. Maps, tables, flags and official state seals are included.

Literature

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.
African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

African Children's and Youth Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to African children's and youth literature.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.
American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3, ed. , v.

Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important American writers. Presents scholar-signed essays prepared by experts in the field.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.
Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Chateaubriand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Chateaubriand.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.
Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Epics for Students, ed. 2, v.

Provides critical overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, literary traditions and cultural context.

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.
Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Friedrich Nietzsche, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.
Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Friedrich Schlegel, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Friedrich Schlegel

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.
Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Ivan Goncharov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ivan Goncharov.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.
Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Jean Racine Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean Racine.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.
Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Jesús Fernández Santos, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Jesus Fernandez Santos.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.
Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Literary Movements for Students, ed. 2, v.

Entries provide in-depth historical background information on each movement as well as modern critical interpretation of each movement's characteristic styles and themes.

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3
Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Literary Newsmakers for Students, ed. , v. 3

Provides analysis and criticism of recent novels and other works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama.

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.
Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Madame de Sévigné, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Madame de Seigne.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.
Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Manuel Puig, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Manuel Puig.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.
Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Marcel Proust Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marcel Proust.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.
Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Marie-Claire Blais, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Marie-Claire Blais.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.
Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Mario Vargas Llosa, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mario Vargas Llosa.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.
Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Mark Twain, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mark Twain.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.
Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Mary McCarthy, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary McCarthy.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Mary Wilkins Freeman, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mary Wilkins Freeman.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.
Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Maurice Sendak, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maurice Sendak.

Max Brand, ed. , v.
Max Brand, ed. , v.

Max Brand, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Max Brand.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.
Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Maxim Gorky, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Maxim Gorky.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.
May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

May Sarton, Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of May Sarton.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.
Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Medieval French Romance, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to medieval French romance literature.

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.
Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Mercy Otis Warren, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mercy Otis Warren.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.
Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Michael Ondaatje, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michael Ondaatje.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.
Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Michel de Ghelderode, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Michel de Ghelderode.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Bulgakov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Bulgakov.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.
Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Mikhail Lermontov, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mikhail Lermontov.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.
Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Women Poets, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to the modern and contemporary Spanish women poets.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.
Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Mordecai Richler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mordecai Richler.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.
Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Mori Ogai, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Mori Ogai.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.
Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Nathanael West, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathanael West.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.
Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Native American Literature, ed. , v.

Provides a critical introduction to Native American literature.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.
Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Natsume Soseki, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Natsume Soseki.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.
Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Neil Simon, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Neil Simon.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.
Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Niccolò Machiavelli, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Niccolo Machiavelli.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.
Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Nikki Giovanni, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.
Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Nikolay Gogol, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Nikolay Gogol.

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.
Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Norman Mailer, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Norman Mailer.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.
Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Northrop Frye, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Northrop Frye.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.
O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

O. Henry (William Sydney Porter), ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of O. Henry (William Sydney Porter).

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.
Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Osip Mandelstam, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Osip Mandelstam.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.
Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Pablo Neruda, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pablo Neruda.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.
Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Paul Theroux, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Paul Theroux.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.
Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Pearl S. Buck, Rev. ed., ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Pearl S. Buck.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.
Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Philip Roth Revisited, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Philip Roth.

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.
Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Pär Lagerkvist, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Par Lagerkvist.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.
Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Ralph Ellison, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Ellison.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.
Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Raymond Carver, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Carver.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.
Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Raymond Chandler, ed. , v.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Raymond Chandler.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.
Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Scribner Writers Online Series, ed. , v.

Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.
Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Shakespeare for Students, ed. 2, v.

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level. Each entry includes an introduction; a plot synopsis; a character list; a discussion of the work's principal themes; information about the style and literary devices used; a conversation about the work's historical context; and a critical overview.

The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.
The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.

The Literature of Propaganda, ed. , v.

Contains 300 entries that explore literary works that deal with propaganda. The set includes a wide variety of genres and has an international scope. It explores the works of authors shaped by a variety of political, social, and economic movements, and places each work in its historical context. Each entry includes an overview of the work, historical context, primary themes and style, and critical discussion.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.
The Literature of War, ed. , v.

The Literature of War, ed. , v.

Provides historical, cultural and social context of works that focus on armed conflict throughout the world and time. It highlights the realities of war, its impact on society, and how it affects our understanding of it.

The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.
The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.

The Manifesto in Literature, ed. , v.

Spanning from the earliest published examples dating to 16th C. Europe, through the Declaration of Independence, to the 2006 Euston Manifesto, this work describes the authors and their causes, as well as the social, political, economic philosophies that are behind them. The context of history will play an important role in describing the circumstances of their writing and how they were received and acted upon at the time of writing and after.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.
Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's Authors Series, ed. , v.

Twayne's is devoted to literary critical interpretation and discussion. It offers in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world, including close analysis of key works. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements.

History

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 1

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of industrial development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 2

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Civil War and Reconstruction Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 3

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Westward Expansion Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 4

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Reform Era and eastern United States development in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 5

Includes primary sources documenting events, publications, lifestyles, and individuals important to the early Republic period in U.S. History.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 6

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the Revolutionary Era in U.S. history.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 7

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the American colonial era.

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8
American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

American Eras: Primary Sources, ed. , v. 8

Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to the era of early American civilizations and exploration before 1600.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

Federalism, ed. , v.
Federalism, ed. , v.

Federalism, ed. , v.

The issues and controversies surrounding the creation of our federal republic--and the rights of the federal government--have reverberated through many watershed events in the 200+ years of American history. This book will help students to debate those issues as they played out in eight crises from 1787 to the beginning of the 21st century.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.
Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, ed. , v.

Each volume includes 15-20 entries covering a specific issue or incident related to the Great Depression in a global perspective. Entries follow a standard format for comparison purposes and typically include an introduction, an issue or incident summary, an exploration of different perspectives, a summary of key political, social and economic influences, and sources for further research. Includes primary source documents. Aimed at students and the general public. 3 volumes.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.
World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.

World War II Pacific Island Guide, ed. , v.

Covering all Pacific islands involved in World War II military operations, this book is a detailed, single source of information on virtually every geo-military aspect of the Pacific Theater.

Religion

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, ed. 2, v.

This reference work includes articles on the history, religion, cultural practices, and political economies of Muslims from the seventh-century in West Asia to today’s Muslim societies throughout the continents of Asia, Africa, the Subcontinent, Europe, and the Americas.

Business

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.
Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.

Encyclopedia of Management, ed. 7, v.

Covers numerous topics in management theories and applications, such as aggregate planning, benchmarking, logistics, diversification strategy, non-traditional work arrangements, performance measurement, productivity measures, supply chain management, and much more.

Law

Federalism, ed. , v.
Federalism, ed. , v.

Federalism, ed. , v.

The issues and controversies surrounding the creation of our federal republic--and the rights of the federal government--have reverberated through many watershed events in the 200+ years of American history. This book will help students to debate those issues as they played out in eight crises from 1787 to the beginning of the 21st century.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.
Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3, v.

This encyclopedia fills a much-needed gap between legal texts focusing on the theory and history behind the law and more practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens. Containing approximately 200 articles, the Encyclopedia includes: brief descriptions of each issue's historical background, covering important statutes and cases; profiles of various U.S. laws and regulations; and details of how laws and regulations vary from state to state.

Education

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.
Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Psychology of Classroom Learning, ed. , v.

Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.

Social Science

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, ed. 2, v.

Covers topics and persons in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance).

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3, v.

This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer, ed. 4, v.

Comprehensive survey of cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health, ed. 3, v.

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical, cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 5, v.

Includes information on almost 2,000 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women’s concerns about their health and their children’s health from before birth through age 18.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Prescription Drugs, ed. , v.

This encyclopedia features entries on the most commonly prescribed drugs. It describes potential side effects, drug and food interactions, recommended dosages, and warnings/precautions.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2, v.

Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

Nation and World

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life, ed. 3, v.

Covers cultural groups in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. Each volume is organized by continent, covering history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights issues, teen life, and more.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, ed. 8, v.

Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the United States. Maps, tables, flags and official state seals are included.