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  • Alternative Paradigms of Literary Realismby Don Adams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    Using the traditional genres of allegory, pastoral, and parable, this book develops alternative paradigms of literary realism with which to reexamine a group of crucial but marginalized 20th century writers who have been misread as conventional mimetic realists. more...

  • Salinger's The Catcher in the Ryeby Stanley P. Baldwin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Catcher in the Rye introduces you to a coming-of-age... more...

  • Double Jinxby Nancy Reddy

    Milkweed Editions 2015; US$ 10.99

    Double Jinx follows the multiple transformations both figurative and literal that accompany adolescence and adulthood, particularly for young women. Drawing inspiration from sources as varied as Ovid?s Metamorphoses , the rewritten fairy tales in Anne Sexton?s Transformations , and the wild and shifting dreamscapes of Brigit Pegeen Kelly?s work,... more...

  • When the Men Go Off to Warby Victoria Lynn Kelly

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Collecting the nationally-recognized poems of Victoria Kelly, When the Men Go Off to War captures the hopes, anxieties, and intimacies of the military spouse during a time of war. Written over the course of her husband?s deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan, these haunting poems span vast geographical distances and generations, moving between the... more...

  • Opening Actsby Catherine Romagnolo

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    In the beginning there was . . . the beginning. And with the beginning came the power to tell a story. Few book-length studies of narrative beginnings exist, and not one takes a feminist perspective. Opening Acts reveals the important role of beginnings as moments of discursive authority with power and agency that have been appropriated by writers... more...

  • Hollywood Buzzby Margit Liesche

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    Not the usual assignment. Ferrying fighter planes, undercover work ... that's more like it. But it's the dark hours of WWII, and Hollywood's biggest stars, studio moguls, and Washington bureaucrats are working hand-in-glove to merge entertainment and propaganda. Pucci Lewis has been dispatched to Fort Roach, the First Motion Picture Unit,... more...

  • The Language of Treesby Ilie Ruby

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99

    ? The Language of Trees , like Whitman?s Leaves of Grass though in a magic realist vernacular, refreshingly asserts that deeply American conviction: the gravest natural instinct is to heal and be healed. A shimmeringly heartfelt story.? ?Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked     ?Crafted with suspenseful... more...

  • Tradition und Politik - Ethnonationalismus im postkolonialen Fijiby Martin Rode

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Im zeitgenössischen Ozeanien spielen die Beziehungen zwischen Tradition, Identität und Wandel eine wichtige Rolle, insbesondere in der Rhetorik gegenwärtiger politischer Diskurse. Das dem Begriff Tradition inhärente Verhältnis zur Vergangenheit ist stark vom jeweiligen kolonialen Umgang mit der indigenen Kultur geprägt und schlägt... more...

  • New Approaches to Popular Romance Fictionby Sarah S.G. Frantz; Eric Murphy Selinger

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Despite the prejudices of critics, popular romance fiction remains a complex, dynamic genre. It consistently maintains the largest market share in the American publishing industry, even as it welcomes new subgenres like queer and BDSM romance. Digital publishing originated in erotic romance, and savvy online communities have exploded myths about the... more...

  • Gay Fiction Speaksby Richard Canning

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    A collection of in-depth analytical interviews with twelve of the best-known gay novelists writing in English today, including Armistead Maupin, David Leavitt, Alan Garganus, and others. more...