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    New Reference Book: Student’s Encyclopedia of American Literary Characters

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Student’s Encyclopedia of American Literary Characters edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Judith S Baughman, Facts on File, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 810.9 B83S Read about your favorite characters in classic American fiction. Consider the use of music by Sherman Alexie’s Thomas-Builds-The-Fire from Reservation Blues.  Was L. Frank Baum’s Dorothy Gale an example of “western practicality”?   Compare Esme, from “For Esme-With Love and Squalor” with Salinger’s other child characters. Helpful for: Humanities, Literary Research, Browsing.