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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 25.00
During the Harlem Renaissance, several literary periodicals encouraged African American women to submit poetry, short stories, essays, or other literary contributions for publication. Opportunity magazine was one such periodical that made immeasurable contributions to the careers of many female African American writers. This anthology collects all... more...
- Agate Publishing 2011; US$ 12.00
A reissue of the first book of short plays from The Neo-Futurists' long-running late night show "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind." more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.99
Renowned American journalist Richard Harding Davis helped define the genre of front-line reporting with his first-hand accounts of battlefield action in the Spanish-American war. Later, Davis went on to cover several additional conflicts in his inimitable style. Upon his return to the United States, he worked as a newspaper columnist for several prominent... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 30.00
It is widely accepted that the canon of African American literature has racial realism at its core: African American protagonists, social settings, cultural symbols, and racial-political discourse. As a result, writings that are not preoccupied with race have long been invisible?unpublished, out of print, absent from libraries, rarely discussed among... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 32.95
Writers of the modern essay can trace their chosen genre all the way back to Michel de Montaigne (1533–92). But save for the recent notable best seller How to Live: A Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell, Montaigne is largely ignored. After Montaigne —a collection of twenty-four new personal essays intended as tribute— aims to correct... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
The new Research Guide to American Literature is a series of handbooks for students that provides strategies for studying and writing about frequently taught literary topics. Each volume contains dozens of study guides, each of which examines a particular work, author, movement, or theme, providing the necessary background information, suggesting fruitful... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2007; US$ 27.95
American Poetry Now is a comprehensive collection of the best work from the renowned Pitt Poetry Series. Since its inception in 1967, the series has been a vehicle for America's finest contemporary poets. The series list includes Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Denise Duhamel, Lynn Emanuel, Bob Hicok, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 64.00
Proverbs supposedly contain the wisdom of the common folk?eternal truths to be passed down through the ages. They are short, often humorous, expressions that teach lessons or give practical advice, and they are perhaps the best indicators of attitudes and beliefs of any form of folklore. Not only reflecting culture, proverbs also perpetuate the cultural... more...