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  • 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...

  • Sustaining New Orleansby Barbara Eckstein

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 30.00

    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$ 107.95

    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...

  • Plantation Airsby Brannon Costello

    LSU Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    In Plantation Airs, Brannon Costello argues persuasively for new attention to the often neglected issue of class in southern literary studies. Focusing on the relationship between racial paternalism and social class in American novels written after World War II, Costello asserts that well into the twentieth century, attitudes and behaviors associated... more...

  • The South That Wasn't Thereby Michael Kreyling

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Once, history and ?the South? dwelt in close proximity. Representations of the South in writing and on film assumed ?everybody knew? what had happened in place and time to create the South. Today, our vision of the South varies, and there is less ?there there? than ever before. In The South That Wasn?t There, Michael Kreyling explores a series of literary... more...

  • The Fall into Edenby David Wyatt

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 46.00

    In this book David Wyatt examines the mythology of California as it is reflected in the literature of the region. more...