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- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 19.99
The history of Cincinnati runs much deeper than the stories of hogs that once roamed downtown streets. In addition to hosting the nation?s first professional baseball team, the Tall Stacks riverboat celebration, and the May Festival, there?s another side to the city?one that includes some of the most famous names and organizations in American letters.... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 12.99
In this enchanting fable of a forest and the myriad creatures that call it home, 8-year-old artist Gelyn Ong paints a lyrical portrait of nature in harmony. But when a lumberjack arrives on the scene, the animals find themselves in danger of losing their home. Through a series of intricate and beautifully painted scenes, the animals come face to face... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
American Flaneur investigates the connections between Edgar A. Poe and the nineteenth-century flaneur - or strolling urban observer - suggested in Walter Benjamin's discussion of Baudelaire. This study illustrates the centrality of the flaneur to Poe's literary aims, and uses the flaneur to illuminate Poe's intimate yet ambivalent relationship to... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 107.99
This book combines literary theory and close textual readings of works by Hawthorne, Melville, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound and Italo Calvino to explore the socio-political correlatives to literary studies. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99
This monograph argues that the institution of American literary scholarship enshrines a reactionary view of history and narrative and an unrealistic view of America itself. The author also examines contemporary debates about the methods and status of literary history in general. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 39.99
Part of a two-volume biography of Margaret Fuller, who was recognized as a key social and literary figure of 19th-century America. This book deals with her childhood and education, her teaching, and her involvement with the Transcendentalists and their leader, Ralph Waldo Emerson. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 95.00
Straddles urban studies, American studies, history and literature, and looks at New Orlean's status over the course of the 20th century. This work shows that 'sustainability' has multiple applications in the context of New Orleans history. It explores how the city's voodoo and Creole traditions have separated New Orleans from the rest of America. more...