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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 24.00
"A beautiful and richly instructive book, a worthy and welcome sequel to Eileen Simpson's Poets in Their Youth." Louis S. Auchincloss An intimately perceptive account, by a poet who knew them all, of the brilliant circle of poets who lived and worked in Boston through the half-decade beginning in 1955. That was the year Peter Davison, coming to Boston... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 36.00
Frank Norris - American Writers 68 was first published in 1968. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00
In this magisterial study, McWilliams traces the development of New England's influential cultural identity. He considers a range of writing including George Bancroft's History of the United States, the political essays of Samuel Adams, the fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne and the poetry of Robert Lowell. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 107.99
This book combines literary theory and close textual readings of works by Hawthorne, Melville, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound and Italo Calvino to explore the socio-political correlatives to literary studies. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99
This monograph argues that the institution of American literary scholarship enshrines a reactionary view of history and narrative and an unrealistic view of America itself. The author also examines contemporary debates about the methods and status of literary history in general. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 119.99
Part of a two-volume biography of Margaret Fuller, who was recognized as a key social and literary figure of 19th-century America. This book deals with her childhood and education, her teaching, and her involvement with the Transcendentalists and their leader, Ralph Waldo Emerson. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 90.00
The New York School started in the 1950s and was one of the most influential movements of American poetry - from the last half of the 20th century to today. In more than 450 entries, "Encyclopedia of the New York School Poets" is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide to writers of the New York School, including John Ashbery, who is often considered... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 103.95
The English Handbook: A Guide to Literary Studies is a comprehensive textbook, providing essential practical and analytical reading and writing skills for literature students at all levels. With advice and information on fundamental methods of literary analysis and research, Whitla equips students with the knowledge and tools essential for advanced... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 199.95
A Companion to American Literary Studies addresses the most provocative questions, subjects, and issues animating the field. Essays provide readers with the knowledge and conceptual tools for understanding American literary studies as it is practiced today, and chart new directions for the future of the subject. Offers up-to-date accounts of major... more...