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  • 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

    Ralph Waldo Emerson was a great moral philosopher. One of his principle contributions is the theory of self-reliance, a view of democratic individuality. 'Nietzsche was Emerson's best reader,' and George Kateb provides an accessible reading of Emerson that is friendly to the interests of Nietzsche and to later Nietzscheans such as Weber, Heidegger,... more...

  • Vital Contactby Patrick Chura

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The American Imperial Gothicby Johan Höglund

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on a rich array of texts from a long history of the gothic, this book contends that the doom faced by the world in popular culture is related to the current global instability, renegotiation of worldwide power and the American bid for hegemony. Revealing the ways in which images of destruction and social upheaval both query the violence with... more...

  • A Companion to the Regional Literatures of Americaby Charles L. Crow

    Wiley 2008; US$ 231.95

    The Blackwell Companion to American Regional Literature is the most comprehensive resource yet published for study of this popular field. The most inclusive survey yet published of American regional literature. Represents a wide variety of theoretical and historical approaches. Surveys the literature of specific regions from California to... more...

  • Removalsby Lucy Maddox

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 119.99

    This book resituates some familiar nineteenth-century texts within the context of public debates about the place of American Indians in the civil and cultural institutions of the new American nation. Rereading texts by Melville, Hawthorne, Child, Sedgwick, Thoreau, Fuller, and Parkman, Maddox demonstrates the pervasiveness of the anxieties produced... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Ralph Waldo Emersonby Joel Porte; Saundra Morris

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00

    A collection of newly commissioned essays provides a critical introduction to pastor and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson. more...

  • The Word in Black and Whiteby Dana D. Nelson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99

    This study aims to describe the ways in which white American authors constructed "race" in their work from the time of the first colonists up to the period of the Civil War. The book focuses on a number of texts that deal with the relations among Indians, blacks and whites. more...

  • Emerson and the Art of the Diaryby Lawrence Rosenwald

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 110.99

    An extended literary description and analysis of Emerson's journals, which argues that these works constitute one of the greatest commentaries on 19th century America, realizing Emerson's standards of literary excellence more fully than his other writings. more...

  • Literary Culture and U.S Imperialismby John Carlos Rowe

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    Rowe offers a sweeping re-assessment of American imperialism, arguing that the growing nation was driven primarily by a quest for marketers, rather than for land. more...