♥ Book Title : Christopher Isherwood Encyclopedia
☯ Full Synopsis : "This comprehensive and accessible reference work serves Isherwood scholars who need quick access to people, places, novels, stories, essays and plays, introduces Isherwood to those who know little of him, expands the knowledge of the literate general reader, and refreshes teachers of literature with Isherwood details. Entries on Isherwood’s most influential friends, including W.H. Auden, Aldous Huxley and Stephen Spender, are significant. Included are all of the monumental “roles” Isherwood exemplified during his life—writer, rebel, gay-activist hero, and proud exponent of the Eastern philosophy known as Vedanta."Article| David Garrett Izzo| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : A Critical History of Televisionês The Red Skelton Show, 1951_1971
☯ Full Synopsis : "The Red Skelton Show was on the air for 20 years, the longest-running primetime network comedy variety series on television. It was a top 10 series for nine years--an accomplishment surpassed only by Gunsmoke and Home Improvement. The series has a few unimpressive achievements too, such as becoming the first top 10 series to be cancelled by a network. Here is the history of The Red Skelton Show, beginning with its debut in 1951, one of the top five that year. The show then declined in popularity, moved from CBS to NBC in 1953, slowly rose back to the top. In its glory days of the 1960s it became an hour long show and finished at number two in two different years. The cancellation of the show by CBS in 1970 despite its place in the top 10 was a surprise; the last season back with NBC was a failure. Appendices list cast and crew credits and special guests by season, and offer information on the post-Red Skelton lives of many of the principal players."Article| Wesley Hyatt| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : W.H. Auden Encyclopedia
☯ Full Synopsis : "W.H. Auden’s life and work were perhaps best explained and condensed in the words of Edward Mendelson, Auden’s literary executor, when he remarked, “[Auden] grew up in a household in which the scientific inquiries of his father maintained an uneasy truce with the ritualized religion of his mother.” Indeed, science and religion were dominant themes in Auden’s life and work, which for him were oftentimes one and the same. Auden was hailed as the new T.S. Eliot and as the “coming” man, greatly influencing the future generations of angry young men with his thoughts on science, religion, and the relationship between the two. This book is an exhaustive reference to W.H. Auden. Those new to Auden and his writing will find the work a comprehensive introduction, while Auden scholars will appreciate the quick access it offers to the details of all his poems, plays, libretti, and other pieces of writing. It also includes entries on the people who were closest and most important to Auden, including fellow writers Christopher Isherwood, Stephen Spender, C. Day Lewis, Edward Upward, and T.S. Eliot, as well as significant events in his life, such as his arrival in America, his vision of agape, and his search in science and religion for answers to the deep questions of life and existence."Article| David Garrett Izzo| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of American Literature
☯ Full Synopsis : "Four volumes present a comprehensive reference guide to American literature from the colonial period through the present."Article| EPUB 2-3| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Life Writing
☯ Full Synopsis : "This is the first substantial reference work in English on the various forms that constitute "life writing." As this term suggests, the Encyclopedia explores not only autobiography and biography proper, but also letters, diaries, memoirs, family histories, case histories, and other ways in which individual lives have been recorded and structured. It includes entries on genres and subgenres, national and regional traditions from around the world, and important auto-biographical writers, as well as articles on related areas such as oral history, anthropology, testimonies, and the representation of life stories in non-verbal art forms."Article| Margaretta Jolly| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of the New York School Poets
☯ Full Synopsis : "Presents an alphabetical reference guide detailing the lives and works of poets associated with the New York Schools of the early twentieth century."Article| no defined| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of World Biography
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♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture
☯ Full Synopsis : "Features A-to-Z listings on such topics as people, films, television shows, and sports figures that have contributed to gay and lesbian popular culture, including entries on The Advocate, "La Cage Aux Folles," and The Village People."Article| Luca Prono| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction
☯ Full Synopsis : "This Encyclopedia is an indispensible reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English-language. With nearly 500 contributors and over 1 million words, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference guide to twentieth-century fiction in the English language. Contains over 500 entries of 1000-3000 words written in lucid, jargon-free prose, by an international cast of leading scholars Arranged in 3 volumes covering British and Irish Fiction, American Fiction, and World Fiction, with each volume edited by a leading scholar in the field Entries cover major writers (such as Saul Bellow, Raymond Chandler, John Steinbeck, Virginia Woolf, A.S Byatt, Samual Beckett, D.H. Lawrence, Zadie Smith, Salman Rushdie, V.S. Naipaul, Nadine Gordimer, Alice Munro, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee, and Ngūgī Wa Thiong’o) and their key works Covers the genres and sub-genres of fiction in English across the twentieth century (including crime fiction, sci fi, chick lit, the noir novel, and the avante garde novel) as well as the major movements, debates, and rubrics within the field (censorship, globalization, modernist fiction, fiction and the film industry, and the fiction of migration, Diaspora, and exile)"Article| no defined| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Lgbt, Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America: H.D. to queer theory
☯ Full Synopsis : "Online version of the 3-vol. work published by Gale providing a comprehensive survey of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States."Article| Marc Stein| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives: 1986-1990
☯ Full Synopsis : "The encyclopaedia offers definitive biographies of key people by noted scholars, from world leaders to sports heroes, and from magnates and Mafiosi to clergy and intelligentsia. This first volume covers the people who died in the period 1981-85."Article| Kenneth T. Jackson| Statement ..."