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  • Southern Writersby Joseph M. Flora; Amber Vogel

    LSU Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the... more...

  • The San Francisco Renaissanceby Michael Davidson

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 43.00

    The San Francisco Renaissance is the first review of this major American literary movement. more...

  • Southern Crossingsby Daniel Cross Turner

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 43.00

    “Daniel Cross Turner has made a key contribution to the critical study and appreciation of the diverse field of contemporary Southern poetics. “Southern Crossings” crosses a gulf in contemporary poetry criticism while using the idea—or ideas, many and contrary—of “Southernness” to appraise poetries created... more...

  • Statutes of Libertyby Geoff Ward

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 43.00

    Statutes of Liberty (1993) was the first book on The New York School of Poets, and offers the definitive critical account of its key figures: John Ashbery, Frank O'Hara and James Schuyler. This second edition contains up-to-date material on the group and its growing influence on postmodern poetics. A new postscript focuses on the work of Ashbery,... more...

  • Reading for Liberalismby Stephen J. Mexal

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 65.00

    Founded in 1868, the Overland Monthly was a San Francisco?based literary magazine whose mix of humor, pathos, and romantic nostalgia for a lost frontier was an immediate sensation on the East Coast. Due in part to a regional desire to attract settlers and financial investment, the essays and short fiction published in the Overland Monthly often... more...

  • Jane Austen the Readerby Olivia Murphy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Jane Austen the Reader explains Austen's excellence and endurance by showing how her writing developed as a response to the writing of others: as parody, satire, criticism and even, on occasion, homage. Seeing Austen as a critic offers new insights into her creativity, and new interpretations of her novels. more...

  • Frank Norris Rememberedby Jesse S. Crisler; Joseph R. McElrath

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 44.95

    Frank Norris Remembered is a collection of reminiscences by Norris’s contemporaries, friends, and family that illuminate the life of one of America’s most popular novelists.   Considering his undergraduate education spent studying art at Académie Julian in Paris and creative writing at Harvard and his journalism career... more...

  • The Afterlife of Edgar Allan Poeby Scott Peeples

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 24.78

    Controversies abound in studies of Edgar Allan Poe. From the time of his death well into the twentieth century, partisans debated the issue of his character: was he an alcoholic? drug addict? pathological liar? necrophile? In the 1920s and 30s, psychoanalytic critics sought to divorce the study of Poe from Victorian moral concerns but in the process... more...

  • Farmingby Wendell Berry

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 15.95

    The America many people would like to believe in is convincingly explored in this volume of poems by a writer close to the heart of things. The sanity and eloquence of these poems spring from the land in Kentucky where Wendell Berry was born, married, lives, farms, and writes. From classic pastoral themes both lyrical and reflective, to a verse play,... more...

  • John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Cultureby Edward Watts; David J. Carlson

    Bucknell University Press 2012; US$ 89.99

    John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture is a critical reassessment of American novelist, editor, critic, and activist John Neal, arguing for his importance to the ongoing reassessment of the American Renaissance and the broader cultural history of the Nineteenth Century. Contributors (including scholars from the United... more...