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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95
In the early years of the nineteenth century, the burgeoning cultural pride of white Creoles in New Orleans intersected with America's golden age of print, to explosive effect. Imagining the Creole City reveals the profusion of literary output -- histories and novels, poetry and plays -- that white Creoles used to imagine themselves as a unified... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 94.99
This is an international and intercultural book that examines translation histories and outstanding readings of the words of Edgar Allan Poe in 19 national/literary traditions. It maps out Poe?s global dissemination and examines the different designs, processes, and offshoots of the appropriations of his works in different linguistic areas by several... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95
In Tracing Southern Storytelling in Black and White , Sarah Gilbreath Ford explores how both black and white southern writers such as Joel Chandler Harris, Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Ralph Ellison, Ellen Douglas, and Ernest Gaines have employed oral storytelling in literature. Tracing Southern Storytelling... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 60.00
Scarlett O'Hara munched on a radish and vowed never to go hungry again. Vardaman Bundren ate bananas in Faulkner's Jefferson, and the Invisible Man dined on a sweet potato in Harlem. Although food and stories may be two of the most prominent cultural products associated with the South, the connections between them have not been thoroughly explored... more...
- 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...