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Shirley Jackson

Writer (December 14, 1916 - August 08, 1965)
Nationality: American
Shirley Jackson first experienced a taste of literary fame after the publication of her grisly short story "The Lottery." Her stories commonly feature supernatural elements, and explore the psychology of terror as well as the human capacity for violence.
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Leaves of Grass

  • Poetry collection 1855
Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass is hailed as the first great American poetical work. Whitman continuously revised the collection, breaking literary conventions by incorporating free verse, colloquialisms, and celebrations of selfhood and sensuality.

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Gale Literary Index

Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.