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- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 4.99
Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms from 1914 is a poetic exploration of words - clustered, juxtaposed, redefined and played off one another - to subterfuge their common meanings, which Stein felt had become watered down, and to re-infuse them with expressive force. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99
Scottish writer Andrew Lang is best remember for his prolific collections of folk and fairy tales, but he was also an accomplished poet, literary critic, novelist and contributor in the field of anthropology. In Lang's Helen of Troy , a story in rhyme of the fortunes of Helen, the theory that she was an unwilling victim of the Gods has been preferred.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 16.78
Biographien werden von Historikern erforscht, geschrieben oder als Quellen benutzt. Thomas Etzemüller unternimmt einen Streifzug durch die historische, soziologische und literaturwissenschaftliche Biographieforschung. Dabei macht er deutlich, dass die Lebensgeschichte eines Menschen ein komplexes Konstrukt ist. Hinzu kommt ein »biographisches Paradox«:... more...
- Wings Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Focusing on the United States' Desert Southwest, this compilation of poetry celebrates its flora, fauna, customs, and people. An insightful collection, it includes an interesting trope that runs throughout the book, implying a comparison between native dance and traditional notions of poetic meter. more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Liz has loved gardening ever since she was a child, and is frequently outside in her dressing gown first thing in the morning, "like so many of us who love their gardens." This is her fourth book of humorous verse, but her first on gardens and gardeners?and probably the first humorous poetry collection ever about amateur gardeners. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 133.95
Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.95
About three things I was absolutely certain. First, Edwart was most likely my soul mate, maybe. Second, there was a vampire part of him?which I assumed was wildly out of his control?that wanted me dead. And third, I unconditionally, irrevocably, impenetrably, heterogeneously, gynecologically, and disreputably wished he had kissed me. And... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
In these diverse essays, leading critics recast the place of aesthetics in the production and consumption of literature. Rethinking the category of aesthetics in light of recent developments in literary theory and social criticism, contributors showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, and conceptions... more...