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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book explores the importance of work and its role in defining and developing the self. Maibor reveals how the writings of Emerson, Hawthorne, and Alcott delve into notions of equality through this emphasis on labor. In doing so she challenges the traditional view of Emerson as unconcerned with societal issues, and opens the work of Hawthorne and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 161.00
This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical concepts developed within postcolonial theory to American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
Delicate Pursuit explores the way in which Henry James and Edith Wharton treated subject matter that was considered controversial by American publishers at the turn of the century. In their treatment of risque topics, James and Wharton pursued "discretion", the key concept of this study, in order to avoid censorship. Discretion marks not only the... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 29.95
In The Hemingway Short Story: A Study in Craft for Writers and Readers, Robert Paul Lamb delivers a dazzling analysis of the craft of this influential writer. Lamb scrutinizes a selection of Hemingway?s exemplary stories to illuminate the author?s methods of construction and to show how craft criticism complements and enhances cultural literary studies.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 26.95
With long, solitary periods at sea, far from literary and cultural centers, sailors comprise a remarkable population of readers and writers. Although their contributions have been little recognized in literary history, seamen were important figures in the nineteenth-century American literary sphere. In the first book to explore their unique contribution... more...
- Pushkin Press 2012; US$ 10.19
HENRY JAMES first came to Venice as a tourist and instantly fell in love with the city ? particularly with the splendid Palazzo Barbaro, home of the expatriate American Curtis family. This selection of letters covers the period 1869-1907 and provides a unique record of the life and work of this great writer. Includes historical photographs and a foreword... more...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 28.95
Conjoined twins Chang and Eng Bunker have fascinated the world since the nineteenth century. In her captivating book, Chang and Eng Reconnected , Cynthia Wu traces the “Original Siamese Twins” through the terrain of American culture, showing how their inseparability underscored tensions between individuality and collectivity in the American... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00
Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson. In this ground-breaking work, the seven great writers of the American Renaissance are studied together in their literary and social contexts?with a particular view to showing how they assimilated and transformed into literary art the themes and images of popular culture. Their... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 25.87
Hauptbeschreibung Der Krieg und seine Inszenierungen in Literatur und audiovisuellen Medien. Seit jeher provozieren Kriege heftige Emotionen. Mit dem Fortschritt militärischer Techniken und Propagandamethoden ging aber auch eine Veränderung der Wahrnehmung von Kriegen durch die Künste einher. Bis heute werden in Medien wie der Literatur, der Fotografie,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00
Imperfect Unions examines the vital role that nineteenth- and twentieth-century dramatic and literary enactments played in the constitution and consolidation of race in the United States. Diana Rebekkah Paulin investigates how these representations produced, and were produced by, the black–white binary that informed them in a wide variety of... more...