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  • Poe and the Printed Wordby Kevin J. Hayes

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

    Kevin Hayes examines the impact of nineteenth-century print culture on Edgar Allan Poe's work. more...

  • Margaret Fuller, Volume Iby Charles Capper

    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...

  • High Resolutionby Henry S. Sussman

    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...

  • Romancing the Shadowby Gerald Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99

    Edgar Allan Poe's strength as a writer lay in fabricating fantasies in settings far removed from his own place and time. This book revisits the Poe's issue, re-examining what it means to speak of an author or his work as a racist, and where the critic's responsibility lies. more...

  • The American Idealby Peter Carafiol

    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...

  • A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poeby J. Gerald Kennedy

    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...

  • Edgar Allan Poe - American Writers 89by Roger Asselineau

    University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 36.00

    Edgar Allan Poe - American Writers 89 was first published in 1970. 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...

  • The Origins of American Literature Studiesby Elizabeth Renker

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    An original investigation into the history and development of American literature as an academic discipline. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the New York School Poetsby Terence Diggory

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 90.00

    The New York School started in the 1950s and was one of the most influential movements of American poetry - from the last half of the 20th century to today. In more than 450 entries, "Encyclopedia of the New York School Poets" is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide to writers of the New York School, including John Ashbery, who is often considered... more...

  • The English Handbookby William Whitla

    Wiley 2009; US$ 111.95

    The English Handbook: A Guide to Literary Studies is a comprehensive textbook, providing essential practical and analytical reading and writing skills for literature students at all levels. With advice and information on fundamental methods of literary analysis and research, Whitla equips students with the knowledge and tools essential for advanced... more...