Literary Geography: An Encyclopedia of Real and Imagined Settings

by
Lynn M. Houstoneditor

Lynn Marie Houston, PhD, has spent nearly two decades teaching college English courses, from developmental classes to graduate seminars. She is also a senior tutor and instructional support specialist at the Sacred Heart University.

Literary Geography: An Encyclopedia of Real and Imagined Settings

20190831

Greenwood

Pages 408
Topics Catcher in the Rye;Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close;Frankenstein;Harry Potter;The House on Mango Street;The Jungle;Lord of the Rings;My Ántonia;The Odyssey;On the Road;Pride and Prejudice;Slaughterhouse Five;Geography and World Cultures;The Arts: World Literature

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Literary Geography: An Encyclopedia of Real and Imagined Settings

Author(s): Lynn Marie Houston
Contributors: Houston, Lynn;
Abstract:

This reference investigates the role of landscape in popular works and in doing so explores the time in which they were written.


• Discusses books and poems covered on the AP English Literature and Composition exam, the most-assigned pieces of literature on high school reading lists, and well-loved contemporary books

• Examines specific pieces of literature in the geographical and historical context in which they were written, making this book especially relevant to core curriculum standards

• Provides comprehensive content that is unique in the library market

• Includes recommendations of complimentary works

• Features organization alphabetical by work, making it easy to navigate

• Maintains an accessible style useful for high school and general education college courses

Editor(s): Houston, Lynn;
SortTitle: literary geography: an encyclopedia of real and imagined settings
Keyword(s): Catcher in the Rye; Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; Frankenstein; Harry Potter; The House on Mango Street; The Jungle; Lord of the Rings; My Ántonia; The Odyssey; On the Road; Pride and Prejudice; Slaughterhouse Five; Geography and World Cultures; The Arts: World Literature
Author Info:
Lynn M. Houstoneditor

Lynn Marie Houston, PhD, has spent nearly two decades teaching college English courses, from developmental classes to graduate seminars. She is also a senior tutor and instructional support specialist at the Sacred Heart University.

eISBN-13: 9781440842559
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440842542
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 408
Publication Date: 20190831