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  • Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fictionby Judie Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the quest for/failure of Utopia across a range of contemporary American/transnational fictions in relation to terror and globalization through authors such as Susan Choi, André Dubus, Dalia Sofer, and John Updike. While recent critical thinkers have reengaged with Utopia, the possibility of terror ? whether state or non-state, external... more...

  • Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fictionby William Vesterman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    How have twentieth-century writers used techniques in fiction to communicate the human experience of time? Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fiction explores this question by analyzing major narratives of the last century that demonstrate how time becomes variously manifested to reflect and illuminate its operation in our lives. Offering... more...

  • Hypermasculinities in the Contemporary Novelby Josef Benson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    This book examines exaggerated masculinities in select novels by James Baldwin, Cormac McCarthy, and Toni Morrison. Through this analysis Josef Benson connects the masculinities of frontier figures with black male protagonists in postwar American novels, and how these novels present alternative ideal masculinities. more...

  • Fictions in Autobiographyby Paul John Eakin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    Investigating autobiographical writing of Mary McCarthy, Henry James, Jean-Paul Sartre, Saul Friedlander, and Maxine Hong Kingston, this book argues that autobiographical truth is not a fixed but an evolving content in a process of self-creation. Further, Paul John Eakin contends, the self at the center of all autobiography is necessarily fictive.... more...

  • The Imaginary Libraryby Alvin B. Kernan

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this speculative treatment of literature as a social institution, Alvin B. Kernan explores the inability of contemporary writers and critics to maintain a literary vision in a society that denies their values and methods. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Born to Travelby Jan Frazier

    Hellgate Press 2014; US$ 18.95

    Tasha Nelson - romantic, inquisitive, charming and in need of a break from life after her husband dies - asks for a leave of absence from her teaching job. She wants to get away for six months in order to try to put life together again. Little does she realize the extent of what she will discover about her inner-most self during her travels.Tasha visits... more...

  • The Lantern Cageby Kelly Grovier

    Carcanet 2014; US$ 14.51

    The poems in Kelly Grovier?s third collection share a fascination with the mysteries that underlie our everyday existence, that ‘other world? we sense in the ‘undeciphered sands? shifting at our feet. By turns lyrical and philosophical, elegiac and playful, The Lantern Cage is a collection located on the margins of vision, where the invisible calculations... more...

  • The Ideology of Conduct (Routledge Revivals)by Nancy Armstrong; Leonard Tennenhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In The Ideology of Conduct , first published in 1987, scholars from various fields, from the medieval period to the present day, discuss literature in which the sole purpose is to instruct women in how to make themselves desirable. This collection investigates how middle-class writers who had long emulated the behaviour of the aristocracy began... more...

  • Belowby Jason Chabot

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 13.99

    In Jason Chabot?s brilliant debut, fantasy and futuristic worlds collide—literally The first of three volumes in this thrilling trilogy opens on the barren plains of Below, where a teenage boy named Hokk lives in exile with his fox sidekick, Nym, amid the remnants of our modern age. On the floating islands in the skies of Above, the islands?... more...

  • Done for a Dimeby David Corbett

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 13.11

    A saxophonist's murder is only the first shot fired in a citywide war. All great blues musicians chase something. Raymond 'Strong' Carlisle calls it 'the deep sweet' -- that perfect note that always seems to sit just out of reach. For decades he has made crowds swing, made women smile, and earned the respect of some of the greats. But as long... more...