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Contemporary Contemplations On AMERICAN LITERATURE

Authored By: Suresh Frederick

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 978-81-7273-767-2

Year of Publication: 2014

Pages: 306

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)

Category:  English Literature

Price in Rs. 2240.00

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About the Book


American Literature Is An Ocean Which Has Engulfed Booklovers Everywhere. It Has Been Hogging The Lime Light In Many Ways For Many Years. It Is The Toast In Many Universities In India. Many Scholars Work On American Literature For Their Researches. American Literature Has An Astounding Diversity And Range Of Writing - Poems, Plays, Short Stories, Novels, Etc.

Contemporary Contemplations On American Literature is A Unique Collection Of Essays Has Scholarly Articles On Native American Writers Like Leslie Marmon And Silko Joy Harjo, Black American Writers Like Paul Laurence Dunbar, James Mercer Langston Hughes And Maya Angelou, Well Known Names Like Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Griffith “Jack” London, Ernest Miller Hemingway, John Ernst Steinbeck And Robert Lee Frost, Confessional Poets Like John Berryman,  Sylvia Plath And Delmore  Schwartz, Latin American Writers Like Paulo Coelho And Other Notable Writers Like Don DeLillo, Paule Marshall, Carson McCullers, Joyce Carol Oates And Anne Tyler.


On A Very Big Canvas, These Lovely Articles Have Been Painted. The Problems Starting From The Native American To The Non-humans Are Deftly Handled. Topics From Search For Identity To Community Building Are Fascinatingly Presented.  Evergreen Topics Like Symbolism And Use Of Metaphors Lend A Right Blend Of Traditional Topics And Pioneering Topics Like Ecopoetics And Econativism. This Book Should Prove Valuable To Researchers At Many Levels Of Inquiry And Stimulate Readers For Higher Levels Of Inquiry.

About the Author


Dr. Suresh Frederick, Associate Professor And UG Head In The Department Of English, Bishop Heber College, Trichy, India, Has Twenty-two Years Of Teaching Experience At The College Level. He Has Presented Many Papers In International And National Conferences And Published Many Articles In Reputed Books And Journals.

He Holds A PhD In English From Bharathidasan University, India. He Has Visited Many Foreign Countries Like Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand And Ireland. He Is The Vice-President Of OSLE (Organization For Study Of Literature And Environment), A Life Member Of IASA (Indian Association For The Study Of Australia), A Member Of The Andrew Marvell Society, A Member Of Asia TEFL And An Associate Member Of The Council For Research In Values And Philosophy, Washington, D.C.

The Areas Of His Specialization Are Ecocriticism, Mass Communication, ELT, Australian Literature, American Literature And British Drama.

He Has Been Awarded Editor’s Choice Award 2010 For His Critical Writing By The Home Of Letters (India).