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  • The Millennial Detectiveby Malcah Effron

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    International in scope and varied in its theoretical approaches, this collection of ten critical essays examines the prevailing trends in recent crime fiction. Of particular interest are shifting, and increasingly globalized, conceptions of crime, as well as the genre's response to technological, legal, and social changes at the end of the twentieth... more...

  • Naturalism in American Fictionby John J. Conder

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this closely reasoned study, John J. Conder has created a new and more vital understanding of naturalism in American literature. Moving from the Hobbesian dilemma between causation and free will down through Bergson's concept of dual selves, Conder defines a view of determinism so rich in possibilities that it can serve as the inspiration of literary... more...

  • Nelson und das Fresstierby Matthias Storch

    tredition 2014; US$ 7.44

    Nelson rennt zur Tür hinaus. Er hat genug von den ewigen Demütigungen seiner Familie, nur weil er tollpatschig und in deren Augen fett ist. Das hat er nicht verdient. Er rennt die Dorfstraße hinunter, am Ortsschild vorbei ... und gerät in ein unglaubliches Abenteuer, unter Anweisung einer einäugigen Libelle! Es ist eine waghalsige Reise in eine andere... more...

  • The New Romanticismby Eberhard Alsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    The New Romanticism is an overview of the romantic trend taken up by American novelists in the twentieth-century. Includes three classic essays by Saul bellow, Thomas Pyncheon, and Toni Morrison. more...

  • New Strangers in Paradiseby Gilbert H. Muller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    New Strangers in Paradise offers the first in-depth account of the ways in which contemporary American fiction has been shaped by the successive generations of immigrants to reach U.S. shores. Gilbert Muller reveals how the intersections of peoples, regions, and competing cultural histories have remade the American cultural landscape in the aftermath... 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...

  • Partners in Wonderby Eric Leif Davin

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 47.99

    Partners in Wonder revolutionizes our knowledge of women and early science fiction. Davin finds that at least 203 female authors published over a thousand stories in science fiction magazines between 1926 and 1965. This work explores the distinctly different form of science fiction that females wrote, offers a comprehensive bibliography of these works,... more...

  • A Promise of Graceby Lynette Sowell

    Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    When a former sweetheart comes back into her life, Rochelle must search her past to find peace with her present. more...

  • Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marloweby John Paul Athanasourelis

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip Marlowe, a detective whose feeling for community and willingness to compromise radically changed the genre's vigilantism and... more...

  • Recent American Novelistsby Jack Ludwig

    University of Minnesota Press 1962; US$ 36.00

    Recent American Novelists - American Writers 22 was first published in 1962. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...