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  • American Isisby Carl Rollyson

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, a startling new vision of Plath--the first to draw from the recently-opened Ted Hughes archive The life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of myth. Educated at Smith, she had an epically conflict-filled relationship with her mother, Aurelia. She then married the poet Ted Hughes and plunged... more...

  • Hollywood Enigmaby Carl Rollyson

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 35.00

    Dana Andrews (1909-1992) worked with distinguished directors such as John Ford, Lewis Milestone, Otto Preminger, Fritz Lang, William Wyler, William A. Wellman, Mervyn Le Roy, Jean Renoir, and Elia Kazan. He played romantic leads alongside the great beauties of the modern screen, including Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Greer Garson, Merle Oberon,... more...

  • Amy Lowell Anewby Carl Rollyson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 36.99

    Amy Lowell has been extolled as a founding member of the Imagist group, derided as the ?demon saleswoman? of poetry, and shunned as a lesbian, cigar-smoking sensationalist. This provocative biography draws on newly discovered material to restore the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet to her full humanity in an era that, at last, is beginning to appreciate... more...

  • Marilyn Monroeby Carl Rollyson

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 28.00

    In American popular culture, Marilyn Monroe(1926-1962) has evolved in stature from movie superstar to American icon. Monroe's own understanding of her place in the American imagination and her effort to perfect her talent as an actress are explored with great sensitivity in Carl Rollyson's engaging narrative. He shows how movies became crucial events... more...

  • Marilyn Monroe Day by Dayby Carl Rollyson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    In Marilyn Monroe Day by Day: A Timeline of People, Places, and Events , Carl Rollyson provides a documentary approach to the life and legend of this singular personality. With details of her childhood, her young adult years, her ascent to superstardom, and the hour by hour moments leading to her tragic early death, this volume supplements?and,... more...

  • The Twenties in Americaby Carl Rollyson

    Salem Press 2012; US$ 395.00

    Flappers, prohibition, jazz, and the Lost Generation?The Twenties in America examines the iconic personalities and moments of this uproarious decade. The encyclopedia serves as a valuable source of reliable information and keen insights for today's students. more...

  • The Search for Sam Goldwynby Carol Easton; Carl Rollyson

    University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 28.00

    Sam Goldwyn's career spanned almost the entire history of Hollywood. He made his first film, The Squaw Man , in 1913, and he died in 1974 at the age of ninety-one. In the many years between, he produced an enormous number of films--including such classics as Wuthering Heights, Street Scene, Arrowsmith, Dodsworth, The Little Foxes, and The Best... more...

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