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  • This is the Grassby Alan Marshall

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    The sequel to Alan Marshall's I Can Jump Puddles. more...

  • Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myselfby Allen Crawford; Walt Whitman

    Tin House Books 2014; US$ 28.95

    Walt Whitman?s iconic collection of poems, Leaves of Grass , has earned a reputation as a sacred American text. Whitman himself made such comparisons, going so far as to use biblical verse as a model for his own. So it?s only appropriate that artist and illustrator Allen Crawford has chosen to illuminate—like medieval monks with their own holy scriptures—Whitman?s... more...

  • Walt Whitman Among the Frenchby Betsy Erkkila

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.50

    As the first full treatment of Walt Whitman's French sources and his later impact on French writers, this book revises our image of the poet and challenges many critical assumptions. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the... more...

  • Walkingby Henry David Thoreau

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 4.95

    If you are ready to leave father and mother, and brother and sister, and wife and child and friends, and never see them again, - if you have paid your debts, and made your will, and settled all your affairs, and are a free man, then you are ready for a walk. Walking is an essay by American writer, naturalist and philosopher David Thoreau (1817 - 1862).... more...

  • Civil Disobedienceby Henry David Thoreau

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95

    Thoreau wrote Civil Disobedience in 1849. It argues the superiority of the individual conscience over acquiescence to government. Thoreau was inspired to write in response to slavery and the Mexican-American war. He believed that people could not be made agents of injustice if they were governed by their own consciences. more...

  • Leaves of Grassby Walt Whitman

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.95

    Leaves of Grass is a collection of poems by Walt Whitman originally published in 1855 at the poet's own expense. Criticized when first released for Whitman's use of free verse and his rather racy depictions of sexual love and the senses, Leaves of Grass is a celebration of the human form, the material world and nature. more...

  • Logik der Prosaby Astrid Arndt; Lars Korten; Christoph Deupmann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 43.16

    Die Idee, dass literarische Prosa einer spezifischen Logik folgt, wenn sie als Kunstform anerkannt werden will, ist einleuchtend: Ohne über die evidente Künstlichkeit gebundener Rede zu verfügen, muss sie spezifische Verfahren entwickeln, um sich von prosaischer Alltagsrede wirksam zu unterscheiden. Die Geschichte dieses Gedankens und seiner ästhetischen... more...

  • A Place for Humilityby Christine Gerhardt

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 47.50

    Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman are widely acknowledged as two of America?s foremost nature poets, primarily due to their explorations of natural phenomena as evocative symbols for cultural developments, individual experiences, and poetry itself. Yet for all their metaphorical suggestiveness, Dickinson?s and Whitman?s poems about the natural world... more...

  • Depression Glass: Documentary Photography and the Medium of the Camera Eye in Charles Reznikoff George Oppen and William Carlos Williamsby Monique Vescia

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modern American Poetryby Kornelia Freitag; Brian Reed

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 23.25

    Hauptbeschreibung How to read - and how to teach poetry? The present volume on 'Modern American Poetry' assembles ten essays that distill and share tips, facts, arguments, interpretations, and techniques that a number of German and American scholars believe to be helpful when reading and teaching American poetry. The essays introduce topics such... more...