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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 15.99
First published in 1883, this charming book includes many of James Whitcomb Riley's signature poems, including "Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer" and "When the Frost Is on the Punkin." Also graced by noted Brown County artist Will Vawter's folksy illustrations of farm scenes from our past, this Library of Indiana Classics edition faithfully reproduces... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00
"A beautiful and richly instructive book, a worthy and welcome sequel to Eileen Simpson's Poets in Their Youth." Louis S. Auchincloss An intimately perceptive account, by a poet who knew them all, of the brilliant circle of poets who lived and worked in Boston through the half-decade beginning in 1955. That was the year Peter Davison, coming to Boston... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 36.00
Frank Norris - American Writers 68 was first published in 1968. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter. ************. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Edgar Allan Poe''s only complete novel, published in 1838. The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym who stows away aboard a... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every story. ************. Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque is a collection of previously-published short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1840. Contents. Vol. I. "Morella". "Lionizing". "William... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 133.00
Investigates the connections between Poe and the nineteenth-century flaneur - or strolling urban observer - and the centrality of the flaneur to Poe's literary aims and intimate yet ambivalent relationship with his surrounding culture. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 27.00
Kevin Hayes reappraises Edgar Allan Poe's work in the context of nineteenth-century print culture. Beginning with Poe's early exposure to the printed word, and ending with the ambitious magazine and book projects of his final years, this study is part biography, part literary history and part history of the book. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00
In this magisterial study, McWilliams traces the development of New England's influential cultural identity. He considers a range of writing including George Bancroft's History of the United States, the political essays of Samuel Adams, the fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne and the poetry of Robert Lowell. more...