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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Eric Walrond (1898–1966) was a writer, journalist, caustic critic, and fixture of 1920s Harlem. His short story collection, Tropic Death, was one of the first efforts by a black author to depict Caribbean lives and voices in American fiction. Restoring Walrond to his proper place as a luminary of the Harlem Renaissance, this biography situates Tropic... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 149.99
Hunting Down Social Darwinism addresses the manner in which free-market advocacy is often criticized as social Darwinism. It explores the term?s meaning and the reasons such criticisms prove to be misleading. Hayashi examines whether it is fair to describe nineteenth-century free-market advocates Spencer and Sumner as social Darwinists. more...
- Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99
Set at the crossroads of Turkish, Persian and Russian cultures under the red flag of Communism in the late 1970s, The Orphan Sky reveals one woman's struggle to reconcile her ideals with the corrupt world around her, and to decide whether to betray her country or her heart. Leila is a young classical pianist who dreams of winning international competitions... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 44.95
Since Martin Luther King Jr.?s ?I Have a Dream? speech, some scholars have privately suspected that King?s ?dream? was connected to Langston Hughes?s poetry. Drawing on archival materials, including notes, correspondence, and marginalia, W. Jason Miller provides a completely original and compelling argument that Hughes?s influence on King?s rhetoric... more...
- Summersdale 2015; US$ 7.99
Celebrate English roots and explore some of England's most fascinating facts and charming quotes in this miscellany made just for proud anglophiles "This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England." ?William Shakespeare, Richard II England is loved for its beautiful landscapes, its great sporting history, and for being the birthplace... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2015; US$ 16.00
“What is a song but a snare to capture the moment?? Eric Pankey asks in his new collection, Crow-Work . This central question drives Pankey?s ekphrastic exploration of the moment where emotion and energy flood a work of art. Through subjects as diverse as Brueghel?s Procession to Calvary , Anish Kapoor?s Healing of Saint Thomas , Caravaggio?s series... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95
In this fascinating study, Chris Messenger posits F. Scott Fitzgerald as a great master of sentiment in modern American fiction. Sentimental forms both attracted and repelled Fitzgerald while defining his deepest impulses as a prose writer. Messenger demonstrates that the sentimental identities, refractions, and influences Fitzgerald explores in ... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2015; US$ 15.95
From the author of Pulitzer-nominated The Devil?s Highway and national bestseller The Hummingbird?s Daughter comes an exquisitely composed collection of poetry on life at the border. Weaving English and Spanish languages as fluidly as he blends cultures of the southwest, Luis Urrea offers a tour of Tijuana, spanning from Skid Row, to the suburbs... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 21.95
Nationally acclaimed poet, photographer, filmmaker, and novelist James Baker Hall has long been regarded as one of Kentucky's most profound artists. Hall's growing body of work is an essential part of Kentucky's literary tradition, and yet his poetry in particular transcends the borders of the Commonwealth. The Total Light Process collects poems... more...