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  • The World Is Our Homeby Jeffrey J. Folks; Nancy Summers Folks

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Since the early 1970s southern fiction has been increasingly attentive to social issues, including the continuing struggles for racial justice and gender equality, the loss of a sense of social community, and the decline of a coherent regional identity. The essays in The World Is Our Home focus on writers who have explicitly addressed social and... more...

  • The Forest Fablesby Gelyn Ong

    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...

  • American Flaneurby James Werner

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 32.00

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