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- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 49.95
Contemporary Plays by Women of Color is a ground-breaking anthology of eighteen new and recent works by African American, Asian American, Latina American and Native American playwrights. This compelling collection includes works by award-winning and well-known playwrights such as Anna Deavere Smith, Cherrie Moraga, Pearl Cleage, Marga Gomez and Spiderwoman,... more...
- Bitingduck Press 2006; US$ 9.95
This book is intended for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and non-gay readers. It is divided into three sections: ?On Being Gay,? ?On Being Politically Correct,? and ?On Being Gay in the Real World.? Section I, ?On Being Gay,? focuses almost exclusively on what it means to be gay, the kinds of discrimination gays and lesbians face in their daily... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Since it first went to press in 1996, BlackBook has established itself as an arbiter of style, and a forum for new and dynamic writing. The Revolution Will Be Accessorized gathers many of the magazine's strongest pieces, and the result is a star-studded collection that addresses the intersection of pop culture, the arts, politics, and fashion,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 75.00
New Downtown Now brings together ten new works that exemplify the playfulness, excitement, and possibilities of the theater.The anthology includes Interim by Barbara Cassidy; Tragedy: a tragedy by Will Eno; Nine Come by Elana Greenfield; Sachiko and Enoshima Island by Madelyn Kent; The Appeal by Young Jean Lee; The Vomit Talk of Ghosts by Kevin Oakes;... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 99.99
This critical study of Asian American literature discusses work by internationally successful writers such as Maxine Hong Kingston, Chang-rae Lee, Bharati Mukherjee, Amy Tan and others in their historical, cultural and critical contexts. The focus of this book is on contemporary writing, from the 1970s onwards, although it also traces over a hundred... more...
- Washington Square Press 2003; US$ 22.95
"...these essays are jewels of the unexpected, and in introducing them, I don't want to steal any of their surprise. Suffice it to say that family life...is alive and well, but it is not like anything you ever read about before in your life." -- Jane Smiley, from the foreword The nuclear family peaked in 1960 with 45 percent of the American population.... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 15.96
A collection of narratives, essays, and poems that includes an interview with Maya Angelou and pieces by Naomi Shihab Nye, Pat Mora, Rosemary Catacalos, and many others. Each work relates how women have demonstrated courage by taking a risk that has changed their lives. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 44.95
The first African American to publish a book in the South, the author of the first female slave narrative in the United States, the father of black nationalism in America--these and other founders of African American literature have a surprising connection to one another: they all hailed from the state of North Carolina. This collection of poetry,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95
Starting in 1995, NPR?s All Things Considered began presenting poets reading their own works. Introduced by ?poetry DJ? Catherine Bowman, these popular short segments allowed listeners to experience poetry as a kind of verbal music, recalling its roots as a spoken art form. Word of Mouth , edited by Bowman, brings together the poems that have... more...
- Penguin Group US 1996; US$ 18.00
Whitman, Dickinson, and Melville occupy the center of this anthology of nearly three hundred poems, spanning the course of the century, from Joel Barlow to Edwin Arlington Robinson, by way of Bryant, Emerson, Longfellow, Whittier, Poe, Holmes, Jones Very, Thoreau, Lowell, and Lanier. more...