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  • Harold Fredericby Stanton Garner

    University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 36.00

    Harold Frederic - American Writers 83 was first published in 1969. 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 Things They Carried - Tim O'Brienby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00

    This collection of stories from Tim O'Brien paints an often-brutal portrait of soldiers' lives during the Vietnam War. More than two decades after its initial publication, this new classic of American fiction is being featured for the first time in the long-running Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations series. Complete with an introduction... more...

  • American Secretsby José Liste-Noya; Eduardo Barros-Grela

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 79.99

    Predicated upon the principles of political freedom, cultural openness, religious tolerance, individual self-reliance and ethnic diversity, the United States of America has been tempted recurrently by the lures of the secret. This political, historical and cultural phenomenon is explored here from many, often surprisingly overlapping angles in these... more...

  • Metaphern und Gesellschaftby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Metaphern sind eine bevorzugte Weise der Orientierung und Handlungsanleitung. Bislang jedoch ist die Metapher wegen ihrer vorwiegenden disziplinären Zuordnung zu den Geistes- und Sprachwissenschaften nicht zu einem anerkannten Thema und Gegenstand der Soziologie geworden. Um dieses Manko für die Soziologie zu beseitigen, rekonstruiert der Reader umfassend... more...

  • Main Street and Empireby Ryan Poll

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    In Main Street and Empire , Ryan Poll argues that the small town, as evoked by the image of ?Main Street,? is not a relic of the past but rather a metaphorical screen upon which the nation?s ?everyday? stories and subjects are projected on both a national and global level. It brings together a wide range of literary, cultural, and political texts... more...

  • Boys Don't Cry?by Milette Shamir; Jennifer Travis

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99

    We take for granted the idea that white, middle-class, straight masculinity connotes total control of emotions, emotional inexpressivity, and emotional isolation. That men repress their feelings as they seek their fortunes in the competitive worlds of business and politics seems to be a given. This collection of essays by prominent literary and cultural... more...

  • Fictions of Adolescent Carnalityby Lydia Kokkola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    Fictions of Adolescent Carnality considers one of the most controversial topics related to adolescents: their experience of desire. In fiction for adolescents, carnal desire is variously presented as a source of angst, an overwhelming experience over which one has no control, bestial, disgusting and, just occasionally, a source of pleasure. The on-set... more...

  • Transversal Ecocritical Praxisby Patrick D. Murphy

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99

    Articulating a methodological approach to ecocriticism, Murphy (English, Univ. of Central Florida) coins a new term that captures the intertwined nature of theory, critical practice, cultural studies, and social actions: transversal. In one sense, the author answers recent calls for more theoretical work in ecocriticism, using the word transversal... more...

  • Women Writing Natureby Barbara Cook

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 29.99

    Women Writing Nature addresses the question, 'Do women write about nature differently?' In the process, the collection considers women's writings about the natural world in light of recent and current feminist and ecofeminist theory. more...

  • Emerson and Self-Relianceby George Kateb

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99

    In this original treatment, which offers new insightson one of Emerson's central ideas as well as on his political theory,Kateb portrays an Emerson who is indispensable for thinking about America, as important as Jefferson and Lincoln..... more...