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- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 52.99
Contains an introduction that considers the tension between Poe's "otherworldly" settings and his historically marked representations of violence. This book covers topics such as Poe and the American Publishing Industry, Poe's Sensationalism, Poe's relationship to gender constructions, and Poe and American Privacy. more...
- Cooper Square Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This biography of Edgar Allan Poe, a giant of American Literature who invented both the horror and detective genre, is a portrait of extremes: a disinherited heir, a brilliant bu underpaid author, a temerate man and uncontrollable addict. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95
From Childhood, Elizabeth Robins dreamed of a successful career on the stage. Her first impulse to visit England, in 1888, stemmed from her desire to secure better opportunities as an actress, and she soon gained celebrity playing Ibsen?s heroines. While buoyed by this success, she began writing fiction that treated the feminist issues of her time:... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 2.99
Dig into the mysteries of the mind and the material world in this captivating essay from master of suspense Edgar Allan Poe. Written in a lyrical literary style, this meditation provides many details about Poe's unique view of the universe, including the rational faculties of the human mind and the existence of an afterlife. Fans of Poe's fiction... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
In her heyday, renowned essayist Agnes Repplier was one of the most influential literary voices in the United States. In the engaging volume Americans and Others, Repplier turns her trademark wit and insight toward her native country and explores subjects pertaining to the American sensibility, ranging from humor to etiquette and beyond. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99
Today, Edgar Allan Poe is best remembered as a master of suspense and an early innovator in the genre of detective fiction, but Poe's first literary ambition was to be known as a poet. This stellar collection brings together some of his most accomplished works, including "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," and "The Bells." more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95
This entertaining anthology includes four of Edgar Allan Poe?s most popular tales of terror ( The Masque of the Red Death, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado , and The Black Cat ) and a selection of his haunting poetry reprinted in full, along with an introduction and biography on the Master of the Macabre. more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 23.99
In many parts of Appalachia, family ties run deep, constituting an important part of an individual?s sense of self. In some cases, when Appalachian learners seek new forms of knowledge, those family ties can be challenged by the accusation that they have gotten above their raisings, a charge that can have a lasting impact on family and community acceptance.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 36.00
Frank Norris - American Writers 68 was first published in 1968. 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...