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- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 29.95
While much has been written about the impact of Darwins theories on U.S. culture, and countless scholarly collections have been devoted to the science of evolution, few have addressed the specific details of Darwins theories as a cultural force affecting U.S. writers. Americas Darwin fills this gap and features a range of critical... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 54.43
Hauptbeschreibung This volume examines the interrelations between ecological concerns and personal forms of writing in Europe, Asia, and America. It assembles contributions from an international conference of experts from four continents who provide new insights into the redefinition of the self in contact with nature in different parts of the world.... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
The first book devoted to Coleridges influence on Emerson and the development of American Transcendentalism As Samantha Harvey demonstrates, Samuel Taylor Coleridges thought galvanized Emerson at a pivotal moment in his intellectual development in the years 1826-1836, giving him new ways to harmonize the Romantic triad of nature, spirit... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95
Few spaces remain as central to American consciousness as the western frontier. The vast territory, which for generations fueled the desires and conquests of artists, philosophers, and politicians alike, now offers new discoveries in Richard Lehan's Quest West. Through an intellectual and cultural history of the frontier experience, Lehan details... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 48.99
Features a narrative and epistolary biography, based upon the correspondence exchanged among the four Emerson brothers and the women who were most important to them. The Emerson brothers' correspondence is the last body of personal writings remaining in manuscript from Ralph Waldo Emerson and his extended family. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...