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  • The Achievement of Seamus Heaneyby John William Foster

    The Lilliput Press 1995; US$ 14.57

    The Nobel Prize for Literature has drawn unprecedented attention to the poetry and prose of Seamus Heaney, who now takes his place alongside Dante and Yeats. Yet in spite of his international reputation, some still see Heaney as an earthbound, pastoral poet inspired by nostalgia. The Achievement fo Seamus Heaney, by the eminent critic John Wilson... more...

  • Glimpses of Phoenixby David William Foster

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    Part of the self-image of Phoenix is that the city has no history and that anything of importance happened yesterday. Also that Phoenix, the Arizona state capital, is a "clean" city (despite a past of police corruption and social oppression). The "real" Phoenix, easygoing, sun-drenched, a place of ever-expanding development and... more...

  • Urban Photography in Argentinaby David William Foster

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 25.00

    This work examines the cultural impact of photography in Argentina following the end of the country's military dictatorship in the early 1980s. The interpretive study surveys nine modern photographers in Argentina--Marcelo Brodsky, Gabriel Valansi, Eduardo Gil, Gaby Messina, Adriana Lestido, Gabriel Diaz, Marcos Lopez, Silivio Fabrykant and Gabriela... more...

  • Christian Allegory in Early Hispanic Poetryby David William Foster

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Distinguishing figural or typological allegory -- a method adapted from the Christian exegesis of the Old Testament -- from the broader Hellenistic concept of allegory, this book examines its use in representative poems of early Hispanic literature. The author focuses on the thematic and structural employment of this originally nonliterary device... more...

  • Bodies and Biasesby David William Foster; Roberto Reis

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 78.00

    Looking at a wide range of cultural practices and artifacts, including television, popular music, and pornography, Bodies and Biases addresses representations of sexual behavior and collective identity, homosexuality, and ideologies of gender in historical and contemporary Hispanic culture. more...

  • Travels in Persiaby Thomas Herbert; William Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 230.00

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literatureby William L. Andrews; Frances Smith Foster; Trudier Harris

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 39.99

    A breathtaking achievement, this Concise Companion is a suitable crown to the astonishing production in African American literature and criticism that has swept over American literary studies in the last two decades. It offers an enormous range of writers-from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, from Zora Neale Hurston to Ralph Ellison, and from... more...

  • New Perspectives in Language, Culture, and Personalityby William Cowan; Michael Foster; E.F.K. Koerner

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 225.00

    On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Edward Sapir (1884-1939) a conference was held in the Victoria Memorial Museum, Ottawa, Canada, where Sapir had his office for most of his time as Chief of the Anthropological Division of the Geographical Survey of Canada (1910-1925). This volume presents papers from that conference. more...

  • Marketing University Outreach Programsby Ralph S Foster; William I Sauser; Donald Self

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Discover the successful marketing strategies of programs which have extended the resources of a university to its community. Marketing University Outreach Programs covers all aspects of continuing education program construction and the marketing process for positioning the university into the public. This book begins to eradicate academicians? fears... more...

  • The Power of Sympathy and The Coquetteby William Wells Brown; Hannah Webster Foster

    Penguin Publishing Group 1996; US$ 16.00

    Written in epistolary form and drawn from actual events, Brown?s  The Power of Sympathy  (1789) and Foster?s  The Coquette  (1797) were two of the earliest novels published in the United States. Both novels reflect the eighteenth-century preoccupation with the role of women as safekeepers of the young country?s morality. more...