Encyclopedia of Utopian Literature

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ABC-CLIO, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 644 pages
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This encyclopedia is intended to guide the reader through the hallmarks of utopian and dystopian writing by stressing titles, authors, characters, setting, themes, literary styles, and belief systems.--[from preface].

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Snodgrass (Voyages in Classical Mythology, ABC-CLIO, 1994) presents an alphabetically arranged gathering of short essays, generally one to five pages long, that describe in an easy yet fact-filled ... Read full review


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Mary Ellen Snodgrass was born on February 29, 1944 in Wlimington, North Carolina. She is an award-winning author of textbooks and general reference works, and a former columnist for the Charlotte Observer. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Appalachian State University, and holds degrees in English, Latin, psychology, and education of gifted children. She teaches English and Latin at Lenoir Rhyne University. In addition to her membership on the North Carolina Library Board, she serves the N.C. Humanities Commission as a traveling lecturer. She has also held jobs as a freelance writer for the Charlotte Observer along with being a columnist, and book reviewer for them. She has also worked on the Canadian Medical Association Journal, American Guidance Service, American Reference Books Annual and Cliffs Notes along with being a professor of Latin and English, Lenoir Rhyne University, 2008-2010. Her works include Michel Faber and Feminism: The Neo-Gothic Novel, Leslie Marmon Silko, The Civil War Era and Reconstruction: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, and World Food.

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