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- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95
The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born in a Mighty Bad Land" connects this... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
A groundbreaking study of the 'white other' figure in American intermarriage literature and film. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 65.00
Who doesn't love a good mystery novel? Mystery titles frequently top best-seller lists and appeal to a wide range of readers. For enthusiastic fans of this genre, the backgrounds of the authors of today's best mystery and crime books can be just as engrossing as the stories they tell. more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Are you a fan of leading British actor Benedict Cumberbatch? Whether it is as Sherlock, a Star Trek villain or any of his multitude of TV and film roles, Ben has endeared himself to fans across the world with his quirky style and amazing acting abilities. In this easy-to-digest eBook are 101 facts about him, easily organised into categories such as... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 29.95
This is a seminal work that discusses the validity of the perception that the new generation of African novelists is remarkably different in vision, style, and worldview from the older generation. The contention is that the older generation novelists who more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This book argues that language and literature actively produced chance in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by categorizing injuries and losses as innocent of design. Automobile collisions and occupational injuries became "car accidents" and "industrial accidents." During the post-Civil War period of racial, ethnic, and class-based... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99
Reading the turn-of-the-century magazine, this book resituates the writing of Chopin, Cather, Howells, and numerous unknown writers in relation to commercial as well as literary culture. It investigates readers' responses to the magazines and the reading practices that develop around them. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 90.00
In African-American Servitude and Historical Imaginings Margaret Jordan initiates a new way of looking at the African American presence in American literature. Twentieth-century retrospective fiction is the site for this compelling investigation about how African American servants and slaves have enormous utility as cultural artifacts, objects to... more...