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- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 42.00
Philosophers and theorists have long recognized both the subversive and the transformative possibilities of friendship, the intimacy of which can transcend the impersonality of such identity categories as race, class, or gender. Unlike familial relations, friendships are chosen, opening a space of relative freedom in which to create and explore new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman presents a comprehensive resource complied by over 200 internationally recognized contributors, including such leading Whitman scholars as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson. Now available for the first time in paperback, this volume comprises more than 750 entries... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
This is an examination of Evelyn Scotts literary interpretations of the new American women and her contributions in terms of newness in theme, structure, and form to the American modernist period. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 17.50
Stanley Cavell , one of America's most distinguished philosophers, has written an invaluable companion volume to Walden , a seminal book in our cultural heritage. This expanded edition includes two essays on Emerson. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00
During the nineteenth century, insects became a very fashionable subject of study, and the writing of the day reflected this popularity. However, despite an increased contemporary interest in ecocriticism and cultural entomology, scholars have largely ignored the presence of insects in nineteenth-century literature. This volume addresses that critical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
This innovative volume brings together never-before-published primary works and extensive bibliographic resources on this groundbreaking publishing venture. Materials include memoirs, retrospectives, bibliographies, and detailed archival information that are essential to scholars working in the fields of twentieth-century black poetry, transatlantic... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 39.95
Fieldworks offers a historical account of the social, rhetorical, and material attempts to ground art and poetry in the physicality of a site. Arguing that place-oriented inquiries allowed poets and artists to develop new, experimental models of historiography and ethnography, Lytle Shaw draws out the shifting terms of this practice from... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 26.99
Everyday Reading is the first full-length critical study of the culture surrounding American popular and commercial poetry in the twentieth century. Exploring poetry scrapbooks, old-time radio show recordings, advertising verse, corporate archives, and Hallmark greeting cards, among other unconventional sources, Mike Chasar casts American poetry as... more...