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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$ 35.99

    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$ 48.95

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

  • Abortion in the American Imaginationby Karen Weingarten

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    Abortion in the American Imagination takes us back to the early twentieth century, when American writers first dared to broach the controversial subject of abortion. Putting authors like Wharton and Faulkner into conversation with the era?s films and non-fiction, Karen Weingarten uncovers a vigorous public debate decades before Roe v. Wade. Along... more...

  • Captive Selves, Captivating Othersby Pauline Turner Strong

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99

    This book reexamines the Anglo-American literary genre known as the “Indian captivity narrative? in the context of the complex historical practice of captivity across cultural borders in colonial North America. This detailed and nuanced study of the relationship between practice and representation on the one hand, and identity and alterity on the... more...

  • The Sovereign Outsiderby Mathias Hagen König

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    The ?Sovereign Outsider" is a literary character of 19th Century American literature that cannot be classified within the cultural, economical, religious, and political (non-)discursive formation of antebellum America. His resistance to associate with any political and social network alludes to the anarchist philosophy of postanarchism that employs... more...

  • The Pluralist Imagination from East to West in American Literatureby Julianne Newmark

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    The first three decades of the twentieth century saw the largest period of immigration in U.S. history. This immigration, however, was accompanied by legal segregation, racial exclusionism, and questions of residents? national loyalty and commitment to a shared set of ?American? beliefs and identity. The faulty premise that homogeneity?as the symbol... more...

  • American Literature and Scienceby Robert Scholnick

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Literature and science are two disciplines are two disciplines often thought to be unrelated, if not actually antagonistic. But Robert J. Scholnick points out that these areas of learning, up through the beginning of the nineteenth century, "were understood as parts of a unitary endeavor." By mid-century they had diverged, but literature and science... more...

  • Writers and Minersby David C. Duke

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Coal miners evoke admiration and sympathy from the public, and writers -- some seeking a muse, others a cause -- traditionally champion them. David C. Duke explores more than one hundred years of this tradition in literature, poetry, drama, and film. Duke argues that as most writers spoke about rather than to the mining community, miners became stock... more...

  • The Voice of the Child in American Literatureby Mary Jane Hurst

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The first comprehensive examination of the language of children in literature. Makes a significant and innovative contribution to literary research. more...