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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
This supplement volume documents the complete history of the development of the awards in the category drama. The presentation is mainly based on primary sources from the Pulitzer Prize Office at the New York Columbia University. The most important sources are the confidential jury protocols, reproduced completely as facsimiles for the first time in... more...
- Insomniac Press 2002; US$ 9.99
Exstasy: too little leaves you gutless and stunted. Too much and you've got the Exstatic Almanac; 365 exstatic poems for the sublime year. These poems are signposts on the road to revolutionary ruin and radical redemption. They are at once the record of an improvisatory exstasy and the imaginative impetus for the implosion of your psyche. In the ancient... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2007; US$ 50.00
Essays by Charles S. Aiken, Katherine R. Henninger, T. J. Jackson Lears, Miles Orvell, Kevin Railey, D. Matthew Ramsey, Joseph R. Urgo, Jay Watson, and Patricia Yaeger. Photographs, lumber, airplanes, hand-hewn coffins--in every William Faulkner novel and short story worldly material abounds. The essays in Faulkner and Material Culture provide a fresh... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Highlighting the works of William Bennett, Lynne Cheney, Bill O’Reilly, and others on the American political right, Michelle Ann Abate brings together such diverse fields as cultural studies, literary criticism, political science, childhood studies, brand marketing, and the cult of celebrity. Raising Your Kids Right dispels lingering societal... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95
Starting with the figure of the bold, boisterous girl in the mid-19th century and ending with the “girl power” movement of the 1990’s, Tomboys is the first full-length critical study of this gender-bending code of female conduct. Michelle Abate uncovers the origins, charts the trajectory, and traces the literary and cultural transformations... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
A meditation on the nature of betrayal, the constraints of identity, and the power of narrative, the lyric monologues in Troy, Unincorporated offer a retelling, or refraction, of Chaucer’s tragedy Troilus and Criseyde . The tale’s unrooted characters now find themselves adrift in the industrialized farmlands, strip malls, and half-tenanted... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 73.00
American playwrights have made enormous contributions to world drama during the last century, and their works are widely read and performed. This reference conveniently introduces 10 of the most important modern American plays read by students. An introductory essay concisely overviews modern American drama, and each of the chapters that follow examines... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 10.99
Thirteen-year old Lizzie Hood and her next door neighbor Evie Verver are inseparable. They are best friends who swap bathing suits and field-hockey sticks, and share everything that's happened to them. Together they live in the shadow of Evie's glamorous older sister Dusty, who provides a window on the exotic, intoxicating possibilities of their own... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 115.00
This book considers a recurrent figure in American literature: the solitary white man moving through urban space. The descendent of Nineteenth-century frontier and western heroes, the figure re-emerges in 1930-50s America as the 'tough guy'. The Street Was Mine looks to the tough guy in the works of hardboiled novelists Raymond Chandler ( The Big... more...