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- University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2008; US$ 51.77
Hauptbeschreibung Wasser als wichtigste natürliche Basisressource für das menschliche Leben ist Gegenstand ökologischer, technischer und wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher Forschungen. Wie lautet ergänzend dazu eine kulturwissenschaftliche Theorie des Wassers? Der vorliegende Band betrachtet das Thema Wasser erstmals vom Konzept des Raumes her. Raum stellt... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
The Muse in Bronzeville, a dynamic reappraisal of a neglected period in African American cultural history, is the first comprehensive critical study of the creative awakening that occurred on Chicago's South Side from the early 1930s to the cold war. Coming of age during the hard Depression years and in the wake of the Great Migration, this ... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2012; US$ 84.99
John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture is a critical reassessment of American novelist, editor, critic, and activist John Neal, arguing for his importance to the ongoing reassessment of the American Renaissance and the broader cultural history of the Nineteenth Century. Contributors (including scholars from the United... more...
- LSU Press 2006; US$ 45.00
This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00
Davies examines the work of four of the most important twentieth-century poets who have explored the epic tradition. Some of the poems display an explicit concern with ideas of American nationhood, while others emulate the formal ambitions and encyclopaedic scope of the epic poem. The study undertakes extensive close readings of Hart Cranes The Bridge... more...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 29.95
While sifting through trash in her flooded New Orleans home, Ruth Salvaggio discovered an old volume of Sappho?s poetry stained with muck and mold. In her efforts to restore the book, Salvaggio realized that the process reflected how Sappho?s own poems were unearthed from the refuse of the ancient world. Undertaking such a task in New Orleans, she... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 43.00
“Daniel Cross Turner has made a key contribution to the critical study and appreciation of the diverse field of contemporary Southern poetics. “Southern Crossings” crosses a gulf in contemporary poetry criticism while using the idea—or ideas, many and contrary—of “Southernness” to appraise poetries created... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 24.95
This case study in cultural mythmaking shows how antebellum Alabama created itself out of its own printed texts, from treatises on law and history to satire, poetry, and domestic novels. Early 19th-century Alabama was a society still in the making. Now Philip Beidler tells how the first books written and published in the state influenced... more...