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- Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95
This entertaining anthology includes four of Edgar Allan Poe?s most popular tales of terror ( The Masque of the Red Death, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado , and The Black Cat ) and a selection of his haunting poetry reprinted in full, along with an introduction and biography on the Master of the Macabre. more...
- House of Stratus 2014; US$ 8.99
The Tell-Tale Heart strips away myths that have grown up around the life of Edgar Allen Poe, providing a fresh assessment of the man and his work. Symons reveals Poe as his contemporaries saw him ? a man struggling to make a living and whose life was beset by tragedy, such that he was driven to excessive drinking and unhealthy relationships. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 45.00
Taking its name from the subtitle of William Least Heat-Moon?s PrairyErth (a deep map) , the ?deep-map? form of nonfiction and environmental writing defines an innovative and stratigraphic literary genre. Proposing that its roots can be found in Great Plains nonfiction writing, Susan Naramore Maher explores the many facets of this vital form of critique,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Myth and Environment in Recent Southwestern Literature challenges readers? understanding of where the mythic Southwest and ecological consciousness meet. The book establishes conceptual connections between literature, ecocriticism, and feminist, postcolonial, and psychoanalytic theory to recover the creative imagination in redemptive figurations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00
First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 112.95
Timely and beautifully written, New England Beyond Criticism provides a passionate defense of the importance of the literature of New England to the American literary canon, and its impact on the development of spirituality, community, and culture in America. An exploration and defense of the prominence of New England’s literary tradition... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99
Are you a Carry On fan? Have you seen all of the Carry On films? Can you recall the actors and actresses who brought this iconic comedy film series to life? If you enjoyed the capers of the Carry On crew you are certain to like 101 Interesting Facts About the Carry On Actors. Who can forget the comedy genius of Sid James, Barbara Windsor, Kenneth Williams... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95
Race and Culture in New Orleans Stories posits that the Crescent City and the surrounding Louisiana bayous were a logical setting for the literary exploration of crucial social problems in America. Race and Culture in New Orleans Stories is a study of four volumes of interrelated short stories set in New Orleans and the surrounding Louisiana... more...
- 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...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 25.95
For generations, southern novelists and critics have grappled with a concept that is widely seen as a trademark of their literature: a strong attachment to geography, or a "sense of place." In the 1930s, the Agrarians accorded special meaning to rural life, particularly the farm, in their definitions of southern identity. For them, the South seemed... more...