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100 Inventions that Made History

Describes the development of one hundred world-changing inventions, including rockets, the internet, refrigerators, blue jeans, light bulbs, and antibiotics.

1000 Inventions & Discoveries

This book explores the fascinating developments in technology and natural science that shaped the world as it is today.

101 Great Science Experiments, Updated ed.

Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.

A Doll's House

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Dolls House, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Farewell to Arms

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Farewell to Arms, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Little Princess

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Little Princess, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Passage to India

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Passage to India, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Portrait of a Lady

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work The Portrait of a Lady, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Room of One's Own

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Room of One's Own, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Separate Peace

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Separate Peace, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Streetcar Named Desire, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A Tale of Two Cities

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work A Tale of Two Cities, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

A. S. Byatt

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

A.E. Housman Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of A.E. Housman.

Absalom, Absalom! The Questioning of Fictions

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Absalom, Absalom!, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Achieving Sustainability

Aimed at readers who are not experts in the field, the material is relevant to courses in natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. It presents and analyzes the underpinnings of the multi-disciplinary concept of sustainability.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Aeschylus

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

African American Writers, ed. 2

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

African Children's and Youth Literature

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

African Writers

Contains essays on African writers from seventeen countries writing in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic, and indigenous languages. Subjects span the late nineteenth century to the present.

Agatha Christie

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

Alan Paton

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

Alan Rudolph

Provides chronology and in-depth critical analysis of the works of filmmaker Alan Rudolph.

Albert Camus, Rev. ed.

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

Albert Moravia

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

Aldous Huxley

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

Alessandro Manzoni

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

Alexander Pushkin, Rev. ed.

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

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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

Alexandre Dumas (Père)

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

Alexis de Tocqueville

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

Alfred Jarry

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Alfred de Musset

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

Algernon C. Swinburne

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Algernon C. Swinburne.

Alice Childress

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

Alice Walker

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

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Alison Lurie

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

All Quiet on the Western Front

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work All Quiet on the Western Front, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

All's Well That Ends Well

Provides a survey of the history of the Shakespeare's play, All's Well That Ends Well, in criticism and performance and discusses key themes.

Allen Ginsberg, Rev. ed.

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

American Feminist Playwrights

Provides analysis of American playwrights whose works have a strong feminist message. Covers four eras, including feminist dramatists of colonial America, the suffrage plays of the early women's movement, the social protest dramas of the 1920s and 1930s, and the plays advocating equal rights from the late 1960s onward.

American Indian Poetry

Provides a critical introduction to American Indian poetry.

American Nature Writers

Provides a history and criticism of the nature writing genre and biographical and critical essays on individual writers, including novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, and short story writers.

American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present, ed. 2

Provides coverage on the best-known American women writers spanning from colonial days to the present, including biography, criticism, and bibliography for each; also includes lesser-known writers whose work is found in journals, letters, stories, and even hymns. Entries feature an assessment of the writer's works; basic biography and complete bibliography, as well as comprehensive data on writers' names, including pseudonyms, aliases, parents' names and husbands' names, etc.

American Writers Classics, v. 1

Provide a historical overview of 18 widely studied works as well as a close reading of each and a consideration of its critical reception. This volume spans the century from 1896 to 1985.

American Writers Classics, v. 2

Provides classics of American literature. This volumes covers 20 works, including novels, short story and poem series, plays, long poems, autobiographies, and nonfiction pieces.

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1

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

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2

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

American Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3

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

American Writers, Supplement 1

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

American Writers, Supplement 10

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

American Writers, Supplement 11

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

American Writers, Supplement 12

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

American Writers, Supplement 13

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

American Writers, Supplement 14

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

American Writers, Supplement 15

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

American Writers, Supplement 16

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

American Writers, Supplement 17

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

American Writers, Supplement 18

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

American Writers, Supplement 19

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

American Writers, Supplement 2

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

American Writers, Supplement 20

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

American Writers, Supplement 21

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

American Writers, Supplement 22

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

American Writers, Supplement 23

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

American Writers, Supplement 24

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

American Writers, Supplement 25

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

American Writers, Supplement 26

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

American Writers, Supplement 27

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

American Writers, Supplement 28

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

American Writers, Supplement 29, ed. 29

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

American Writers, Supplement 3

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

American Writers, Supplement 4

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

American Writers, Supplement 5

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

American Writers, Supplement 6

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

American Writers, Supplement 7

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

American Writers, Supplement 8

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

American Writers, Supplement 9

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

American Writers, v. 1

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

American Writers, v. 2

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

American Writers, v. 3

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

American Writers, v. 4

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

Americans at War

Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music. General audiences.

Amiri Baraka

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

Amy Lowell

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

Anatole France

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

Anaïs Nin

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

Ancient Greece and Rome

Covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome including daily life, art and architecture, philosophy, science, religion, statesmen, military leaders, emperors, and more.

Ancient Writers

Covers ancient Greek and Roman writers of the classical period. Entries include biographical information, as well as discussion of the themes and styles of major works.

Andrew Marvell

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

Andrew Marvell Revisited

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

André Breton, Updated ed.

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

André Chénier

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

André Gide, Updated ed.

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

André Malraux

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

Angela Carter

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

Angelo Beolco (Il Ruzante)

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Angelo Beolco (Il Ruzante).

Animal Farm

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Animal Farm, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Anita Brookner

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

Ann Beattie

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

Ann Petry

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

Anna Karenina

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Anna Karenina, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Anne Bradstreet Revisited

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

Anne Brontë

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

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Anne Rice

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

Anne Sexton

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

Anne Tyler

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

Annie Dillard

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

Anthony Burgess Revisited

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

Anthony Powell

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

Anthony Trollope

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

Anton Chekhov

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Anton Chekhov. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Anton Chekhov

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

Antonio Gramsci

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

Aphra Behn

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

Archibald Lampman

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

Archibald MacLeish

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

Aristophanes

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

Aristotle

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

Arnold Wesker Revisited

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

Arthur Conan Doyle

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Arthur Miller, Rev. ed.

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

Arthur Ransome

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

Arthur Rimbaud

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

As I Lay Dying

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work As I Lay Dying, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Astrid Lindgren

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

Atlas Shrugged

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Atlas Shrugged, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

August Strindberg

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

August Wilson

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

Augustine

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

Ayn Rand

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

Barbara Pym

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

Beatrix Potter

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

Bede, the Venerable

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

Ben Jonson Revised

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

Benjamin Franklin

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of the writings of Benjamin Franklin.

Beowulf

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

Bernard Malamud

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Bernard Malamud. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Bernard Malamud Revisited

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

Bertolt Brecht

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

Bertrand Russell

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

Bessie Head

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

Betsy Byars

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

Beverly Cleary

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

Bharati Mukherjee

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

Bioethics, ed. 4

Offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as new or revised entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others. Revised articles explain the events as well as legislation changes of the past decade. Previous editions published as the Encyclopedia of Bioethics.

Biology, ed. 2

Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Provides information on careers in biology. Contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary, and individual and cumulative indexes.

Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon

Provides a critical introduction to Black Writers and the Hispanic Canon.

Blaise Pascal

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

Bleak House

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Bleak House, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Blood Wedding, Yerma, and The House of Bernarda Alba, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Bobbie Ann Mason

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Bobbie Ann Mason. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Body Systems

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

Borges Revisited

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

Boris Pasternak

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

Bram Stoker

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

Brave New World

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Brave New World, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Bret Harte

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

Brian Friel

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

Brian W. Aldiss

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Brian W. Aldiss.

Brideshead Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Brideshead Revisited, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

British Women Fiction Writers of the 1890s

Provides a critical introduction to British women fiction writers of the 1890s.

British Writers Classics, v. 1

Covers 20 of the most influential works of British literature. Provides individual works, including The Canterbury Tales, Emma, Great Expectations, Wuthering Heights, The Importance of Being Earnest, Utopia and Gulliver's Travels, exploring the themes, characterization, use of language and other nuances of these pieces of literature.

British Writers Classics, v. 2

Covers 19 of the most influential works of British literature offering individual works of British fiction exploring the themes, characterization, use of language and other nuances. This volume includes coverage of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway", J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings", Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" and much more.

British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 1

Covers 20 new articles, all written by scholars, that provide a fresh look at writers such as Chaucer, William Blake, Charles Dickens, James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Conrad and many others.

British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 2

Covers 22 of the most studied and most popular writers in British literature. Authors covered include Jane Austen, Chaucer, Dickens, T. S. Eliot, Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and others.

British Writers, Retrospective Supplement 3

A collection of critical essays covering writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day.

British Writers, Supplement 1

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 10

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 11

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 12

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 13

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 14

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 15

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 16

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 17

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 18

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 19

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 2

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 20

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 21

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 22

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 23

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 24

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 25

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 3

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 4

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 5

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 6

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 7

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 8

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, Supplement 9

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 1

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 2

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 3

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 4

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 5

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 6

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

British Writers, v. 7

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

Bruce Chatwin

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

Buddenbrooks

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Buddenbrooks, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

C.P. Snow

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of C.P. Snow.

C.S. Lewis

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

Calderón de la Barca

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Spanish author Calderon de la Barca.

Camilo José Cela Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Camilo José Cela.

Candide

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Candide, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Captain John Smith, Rev. ed.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Captain John Smith.

Carl Sandburg

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

Carlos Fuentes

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

Carolyn G. Heilbrun

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Carolyn G. Heilbrun.

Carson McCullers

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

Catch-22

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Catch-22, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Cervantes

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

Cesare Pavese

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

Chaim Potok

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

Charles Baudelaire Revisited

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

Charles Brockden Brown

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Charles Brockden Brown.

Charles Bukowski

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

Charles Darwin

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

Charles Dickens

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

Charles Dickens Revisited

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

Charles Lamb

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

Charles Olson

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

Charles W. Chesnutt

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Charles W. Chesnutt. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Charlotte Brontë

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

Charlotte Brontë

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

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

Charlotte Smith

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

Chateaubriand

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

Chester Himes

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

Children's Literature in Canada

Provides a critical introduction to children's literature in Canada.

Chinua Achebe

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Chinua Achebe.

Christa Wolf

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

Christina Rossetti

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

Christopher Fry

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

Christopher Isherwood

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

Christopher Marlowe

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

Chrétien de Troyes Revisited

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

Civilization and Its Discontents

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Civilization and Its Discontents, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Claude Lévi-Strauss

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Claude Levi-Strauss.

Claude McKay

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

Clifford Odets

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Clifford Odets.

Colette

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Colette. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Colette

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

Concise Major 21st Century Writers

A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today’s most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.

Conrad Aiken

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

Conrad Richter

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

Cotton Mather

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

Countee Cullen

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

Countries and Their Cultures

Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Coventry Patmore

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

Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Cry, The Beloved Country

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Cry, the Beloved Country, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Cynthia Ozick

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

D. H. Lawrence

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of D. H. Lawrence.

D.H. Lawrence

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of D.H. Lawrence. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Daisy Miller

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Daisy Miller, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Daniel Defoe

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

Dante Alighieri

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

Dante Alighieri, Updated ed.

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

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Daphne du Maurier

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Daphne du Maurier.

Dashiell Hammett

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

David Copperfield

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work David Copperfield, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

David Hare

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

David Hume

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

Dazai Osamu

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

Death in Venice

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Death in Venice, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Delmore Schwartz

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

Denise Levertov

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of author Denise Levertov.

Derek Walcott, Updated ed.

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

Desiderius Erasmus

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

Dick Francis

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

Djuna Barnes

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

Doctor Faustus

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Doctor Faustus, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Don DeLillo

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

Don Quixote

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Don Quixote, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Donald Barthelme

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Donald Barthelme. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Donald Barthelme

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

Doris Lessing

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

Dorothy L. Sayers

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dorothy L. Sayers.

Dorothy Livesay

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker, Revised

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

Dr. Seuss

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

Dracula

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Dracula, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

DuBose Heyward

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

Dylan Thomas, Updated ed.

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

E. B. White

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. B. White.

E. E. Cummings

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

E. J. Pratt

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. J. Pratt.

E. L. Doctorow

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E. L. Doctorow.

E. L. Konigsburg

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E.L. Konigsburg.

E. M. Forster

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E.M. Forster.

E.E. Cummings Revisited

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

E.T.A. Hoffmann

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of E.T.A. Hoffmann.

Edgar Allan Poe

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Lee Masters

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Lee Masters.

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Edith Wharton

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

Edith Wharton, Rev. ed.

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

Edmond Rostand

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

Edmund Burke

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

Edmund Spenser

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

Edmund Wilson

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

Edmund Wilson Revisited

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

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Edward Albee, Rev. ed.

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

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

Edward Taylor, Rev. ed.

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

Elias Canetti

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

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Elizabeth Bishop

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

Elizabeth Bowen

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Elizabeth Bowen. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Elizabeth Bowen, Rev. ed.

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

Elizabeth Gaskell

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

Elizabeth George Speare

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Elizabeth George Speare.

Ellen Gilchrist

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

Ellen Glasgow

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

Ellen Raskin

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

Elmore Leonard

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

Emile Zola Revisited

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

Emily Brontë

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

Emily Brontë

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

Emily Dickinson

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

Emma Goldman

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

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society

This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.

Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

A survey of clothing, costume and fashion. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide range of historical eras. For students and researchers at the high-school level or higher.

Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, ed. 2

An interdisciplinary source that addresses not only law but also sociology, psychology, history and economics. Entries vary widely from abortion to rape and from family violence to wiretapping, offering a mirror of issues dominating today's headlines. This edition is a complete update and revision of the previous edition that includes new essays on topics such as stalking, hate crimes, and HIV.

Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, ed. 3

Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to drugs and alcohol and associated behaviors. Includes emerging topics and developments in the many fields of addiction studies.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

Examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates. Covers concepts, institutions, topics, events and people, including global warming, animal rights, environmental movements, alternative energy, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and eco-sabotage.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society, presented through 600 alphabetically sorted entries. Features multidisciplinary coverage of such topics as comfort food, ethnicity and food, medieval banquets, and nutrient composition, among many others. Includes photographs, illustrations, sidebars, recipes, menus, and timelines. For students and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, ed. 2

Provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary view of Latin American history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Covers cultural issues and includes numerous biographical profiles of important figures in politics, letters and the arts.

Encyclopedia of Modern Asia

A six-volume survey of modern Asia, defined as extending from Japan in the east to Turkey in the west, and from Kazakhstan in the north to Indonesia in the south. Presents entries covering such subjects as countries, cities, regions, natural features, religions, social issues, languages, people, events, customs, politics, and economics.

Encyclopedia of Modern China

Provides critical information on the most populous country and most dynamic trade market in the world: the people, politics, economics, religion, philosophy, traditions, art, and literature of this ancient and enduring civilization are explored from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day.

Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. 2

English-language reference source for philosophy," has been the cornerstone of the philosophy reference shelf. Lauded for its clear and accessible presentation of wide-ranging philosophical subjects, the Encyclopedia has earned its place as a first-stop resource for general readers, students and educators.

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, ed. 2

Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.

Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America

A two-volume survey of the pursuit of leisure in the United States, from Colonial to modern times, presented through 271 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes specific types of recreational activities as well as important themes in the history of leisure. For students, researchers, and general readers.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender

Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of "the feminine," the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450

Provides students and researchers with a much-needed, comprehensive resource on the subject of colonialism and expansion. From a global perspective, the set traces many facets of colonial growth and imperialism, and much more.

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, ed. 2

Contains new and updated original articles covering recent concepts (i.e. adoption, race, the Constitution, birthright citizenship) and court cases since 1992 offering comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, as well as biographies of people who have had an impact on our government's legal framework (Supreme Court Justices, Presidents, Cabinet Members, Lawyers, and more). Also covers judicial decisions handed down by the Supreme Court.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

This 2-vol. set encompasses nearly two decades of American history, beginning with the farm crisis of the mid-1920s, through the 1929 stock market crash, the gradual recovery during the 1930s with Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and World War II. This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia features entries on depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society and culture.

Energy

This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.

Environmental Encyclopedia, ed. 4

Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.

Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Eric Ambler

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

Ernest Gaines

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

Ernest Hemingway, Rev. ed.

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

Erskine Caldwell

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

Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering, ed. 2

This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education, including new analytical and interpretive essays on events, scholarship, people, and legal decisions.

Eudora Welty

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Eudora Welty. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Eudora Welty

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

Eugene O'Neill

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Eugene O'Neill.

Eugenio Montale

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

Eugène Ionesco Revisited

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

Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire

A five-volume survey of European history from the onset of the French Revolution to the outbreak of World War. Alphabetically arranged entries cover the period's most significant personalities and meaningful developments in the arts, religion, politics, exploration, and warfare. For students, scholars, and general readers.

Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction

A multi-volume survey of European history from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to the present, presented through alphabetically arranged entries that focus on the period's scientific, social and cultural history as well as the political, military and economic developments. For students and general readers.

European Writers

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to European literature. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis.

Evelyn Waugh

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

Ezra Pound

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources

Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.

Fanny Burney

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

Fanny Fern

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

Fathers and Sons

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Fathers and Sons, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Fay Weldon

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

Federico García Lorca

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Federico Garcia Lorca.

Fedor Dostoevsky

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

First Thoughts

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

Flann O'Brien

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Flann O'Brien.

Flannery O'Connor

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Flannery O'Connor.

Florence Nightingale

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

Ford Madox Ford, Updated ed.

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

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Francis Bacon Revisited

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

Francis Beaumont

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

Francis Thompson

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

Francisco Martinez de la Rosa

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Francisco Martinez de la Rosa.

Frank Norris

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

Franz Grillparzer

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

Franz Kafka

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

François Mauriac

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

François Rabelais Revisited

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

François Villon Revisited

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

Françoise Sagan

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

French Structuralism

Provides an introduction to the history and influence of French structuralism in literature.

French Theater Since 1968

Provides an overview of 25 years of theater discussing the contributions of Lucien and Micheline Attoun's Theatre Ouvert, Ariane Mnouchkine's Theatre du Soleil, Antoine Vitez, Armand Gatti, Patrice Chereau, Nathalie Sarraute, Andree Chedid, Liliane Atlan, Michel Vinaver, and Valere Novarina.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Friedrich Schiller

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

Friedrich Schlegel

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

G. W. F. Hegel

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of G.W.F. Hegel.

Gabriel García Márquez

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Gabriel García Márquez

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Gabriele D'Annunzio

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Gabriele D'Annunzio.

Gail Godwin

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

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, ed. 3

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.

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, ed. 3

This work includes 23 new ethnic groups and contains 152 revised ethnic entries on specific minority groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. The encyclopedia also covers ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish.

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, ed. 2

Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

Gale Library of Daily Life

Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War. Primary source documents in the form of first-person accounts, letters, diaries, journals, newspapers, and literature bring to life the experiences of the Union and Confederate participants and the people they left behind.

Garrison Keillor

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

Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources

A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.

Genetically Modified Food

Examines the issue of genetically modified food from a variety of international perspectives.

Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. 2

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

Geoffrey of Monmouth

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

Georg Büchner

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

George Bataille

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

George Bernard Shaw

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of George Bernard Shaw.

George Eliot

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

George F. Will

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of George F. Will.

George Gissing, Rev. ed.

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

George Herbert

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

George Meredith

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

George Orwell

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

George S. Kaufman

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

George Sand

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

George Santayana

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

George Washington Cable Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of George Washington Cable.

Georges Simenon Revisited

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

Gerard Manley Hopkins

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Gerhart Hauptmann

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

Germaine de Staël Revisited

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

Gertrude Stein

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Gertrude Stein. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Gertrude Stein

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

Giovanni Boccaccio

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

Gloria Naylor

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

Go Down, Moses

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Go Down, Moses, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Goethe

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

Gore Vidal

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

Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources

A collection of primary source documents that focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Graham Greene

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Graham Greene. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Graham Greene, Rev. ed.

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

Guillaume Apollinaire

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

Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Guillermo Cabrera Infante.

Gulliver's Travels

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Gulliver's Travels, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

Gustave Flaubert

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

Guy de Maupassant

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

Gwendolyn Brooks

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

Günter Grass

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

Günter Grass Revisited

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

H. G. Wells, Rev. ed.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of H.G. Wells.

H. L. Mencken

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of H. L. Mencken.

H.L. Mencken Revisited

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of H.L. Mencken.

H.P. Lovecraft

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of H.P. Lovecraft.

Hans Christian Andersen

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Hans Christian Andersen.

Harold Pinter, Rev. ed

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

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Updated ed.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

Hart Crane

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

Health and Wellness

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Heinrich Böll

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

Heinrich Heine

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

Henry Adams

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

Henry David Thoreau

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Henry David Thoreau.

Henry Fielding

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

Henry James

Provides an in-depth critical introduction to the short stories of Henry James. Includes a detailed analyses of every significant story, biographical information, a chronology of the artist's life and works, and a representative selection of critical responses.

Henry James

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

Henry James: The Early Novels

Provides a critical introduction to the life and early novels of Henry James.

Henry James: The Later Novels

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Henry James: the later novels.

Henry Miller

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Herman Melville, Rev. ed.

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

Herman Wouk

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

Hermann Hesse

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

Herodotus

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

Herzog

Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Herzog, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author.

History Behind the Headlines

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

History of World Trade Since 1450

History of World Trade Since 1450 starts at a year regarded as the beginning of the Age of Exploration and examines how the hunt for new resources and markets during that period resulted in the establishment of colonies in Africa, the Americas and Asia. The set looks at the Industrial Revolution, the rise of capitalism and the effects of imperialism on the global economy.

Homer

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

Honoré de Balzac

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

Horace

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

Horace Walpole

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

Horatio Alger, Jr.

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Horatio Alger, Jr.

Hugh Lofting

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

Hugh MacLennan

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

Human Geography

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.

Hunter S. Thompson

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

Hélène Cixous

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