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- LSU Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Never in its long history has the South provided an entirely comfortable home for the intellectual. In the thought-provoking The Intellectual in Twentieth-Century Southern Literature Tara Powell considers the evolving ways that major post-World War II southern writers have portrayed intellectuals?from Flannery O?Connor?s ironic view of ?interleckchuls?... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 17.95
In a major reinterpretation, Resisting History reveals that women, as subjects of writing and as writing subjects themselves, played a far more important role in shaping the landscape of modernism than has been previously acknowledged. Here Barbara Ladd offers powerful new readings of three southern writers who reimagined authorship between World War... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 1998; US$ 25.00
"I take...an outward route, arguing that the Agrarian project was and must be seen as a willed campaign on the part of one elite to establish and control 'the South' in a period of intense cultural maneuvering. The principal organizers of I'll Take My Stand knew full well there were other 'Souths' than the one they touted;... more...
- LSU Press 2005; US$ 17.95
To read Hal Crowther is to find yourself agreeing with views on topics you never knew you cared so much about. In Gather at the River, Crowther extends the wide-angle vision of Southern life presented in his highly acclaimed collection Cathedrals of Kudzu. He cuts to the heart of recent political, religious, and cultural issues but pauses to appreciate... more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 28.50
Edgar Allan Poe (1809?1849) has long occupied the position of literary outsider. Dismissed as unrepresentative of the main currents of antebellum culture, Poe commented incisively?in fiction and nonfiction?on nationalism, science, materialism, popular taste, and cultural ideology. Opposing the pressure to write nationalistic ?American? tales or from... more...
- LSU Press 1999; US$ 19.95
?This is a well-organized, gracefully written account of a significant aspect of Southern fiction, and it contains information and incisive commentary that one can find nowhere else.? ?Thomas Daniel Young Many southern writers imagined the South as a qualified dream of Arcady. They retained the glow of the golden land as a device to expose or rebuke,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 110.00
This book studies Native American and Chicano writers of the American Southwest as a coherent cultural group with common features and distinct efforts to deal with and to resist the dominant Euro-American culture. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
The Cambridge Companion to Edgar Allen Poe consists of 14 essays by leading international scholars. It examines all of Poe's major writings, and places his work in a variety of literary, cultural and political contexts. It features a detailed chronology and a comprehensive guide to further reading. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00
In Marriage, Violence and the Nation in the American Literary West, William R. Handley examines literary interpretations of the western American past. Handley examines works of historiography, as well as writing by Zane Grey, Willa Cather, Wallace Stegner and Joan Didion among others. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 45.00
In the teens and twenties, New York was home to a rich variety of literary subcultures. Within these intermingled worlds, gender lines and other boundaries were crossed in ways that were hardly imaginable in previous decades. Among the bohemians of Greenwich Village, the sophisticates of the Algonquin Round Table, and the literati of the Harlem Renaissance,... more...