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  • The American Short Story Handbookby James Nagel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    This is a concise yet comprehensive treatment of the American short story that includes an historical overview of the topic as well as discussion of notable American authors and individual stories, from Benjamin Franklin’s “The Speech of Miss Polly Baker” in 1747 to “The Joy Luck Club”. Includes a selection of writers... more...

  • Plain and Ugly Janesby Charlotte M. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Lolita in Peyton Placeby Ruth Pirsig Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 143.00

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modern Primitivesby Susanna Pavloska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dissenting Fictionsby Cathy Moses

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 147.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Clubwomen's Daughtersby Gwen Tarbox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 143.00

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • American Women Short Story Writersby Julie Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This collection of original and classic essays examines the contributions that female authors have made to the short story. The introductory chapter discusses why genre critics have ignored works by women and why feminist scholars have ignored the short story genre. Subsequent chapters discuss early stories by such authors as Lydia Maria Child and... more...

  • American Fiction Since 1940by Tony Hilfer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    In this remarkable book, Tony Hilfer provides a major survey of the wealth of post-war American fiction. He analyses the major modes and genres of writing, from realist to postmodernist metafiction and black humour, the fiction of social protest, women's writing, and the traditions of African-American, Southern and Jewish-American fiction. Key writers... more...

  • It Didn't Mean Anythingby Alexander N. Howe

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    This critical study of American detective fiction examines the history and development of the detective genre through the lens of psychoanalysis. Applying the ideas of French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, the author identifies and categorizes popular works according to the fictional protagonist's hysteria, obsessive neurosis, perversion or psychosis.... more...

  • Hunting Down Social Darwinismby Stuart K. Hayashi

    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...