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  • Whitman East and Westby Ed Folsom

    University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    In Whitman East and West, fifteen prominent scholars track the surprising ways in which Whitman's poetry and prose continue to be meaningful at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Covering a broad range of issues--from ecology to children's literature, gay identity to China's May 4th Movement, nineteenth-century New York politics to the emerging... more...

  • Behind the Linesby Philip Metres

    University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Behind the Lines investigates American war resistance poetry from the Second World War through the Iraq wars. Rather than simply chronicling the genre, Philip Metres argues that this poetry gets to the heart of who is authorized to speak about war and how it can be represented. As such, he explores a largely neglected area of scholarship: the poet’s... more...

  • Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Presentby David Haven Blake; Michael Robertson

    University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 39.95

    Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present invigorates Whitman studies by garnering insights from a diverse group of writers and intellectuals. Writing from the perspectives of art history, political theory, creative writing, and literary criticism, the contributors place Whitman in the center of both world literature and American public life.... more...

  • Poet's Proseby Stephen Fredman; Albert Gelpi

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

    Poet's Prose is devoted exclusively to American prose poetry and has been recognised as a pioneering study in contemporary American poetry. more...

  • The Undiscovered Countryby William Logan

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    William Logan has been called both the "preeminent poet-critic of his generation" and the "most hated man in American poetry." For more than a quarter century, in the keen-witted and bare-knuckled reviews that have graced the New York Times Book Review , the Times Literary Supplement (London), and other journals, William Logan has delivered... more...

  • Vistas in Nanofabricationby Faiz Rahman

    Pan Stanford Publishing 2012; US$ 179.95

    This book provides several examples of how diverse nanofabrication techniques are being used by researchers across the world to fabricate useful materials and devices. A number of research groups present their cutting-edge work on fabricating a variety of nanoscale structures such as split rings, wires, gaps, trenches, and holes. The innovative techniques... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Walt Whitmanby Ezra Greenspan

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    An introduction for students and general readers to a variety of contemporary issues in Whitman's life and art. more...

  • An Insect View of Its Plainby Rosemary Scanlon McTier

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    During the nineteenth century, insects became a very fashionable subject of study, and the writing of the day reflected this popularity. However, despite an increased contemporary interest in ecocriticism and cultural entomology, scholars have largely ignored the presence of insects in nineteenth-century literature. This volume addresses that critical... more...

  • The Senses of Waldenby Stanley Cavell

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 17.50

    Stanley Cavell , one of America's most distinguished philosophers, has written an invaluable companion volume to Walden , a seminal book in our cultural heritage. This expanded edition includes two essays on Emerson. more...

  • Evelyn Scott's Contribution to American Literary Modernism, 1920-1940by Patricia Tyrer

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95

    This is an examination of Evelyn Scott’s literary interpretations of the new American women and her contributions in terms of newness in theme, structure, and form to the American modernist period. more...