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  • Henry Jamesby Frederick Wilcox Dupee; Henry James

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 79.50

    Begun when James was sixty-eight years old, it was written at a time when his great critical mind was actively devoted to the understanding of his existence in its complicated wholeness. The reader will come away from the book with a picture of the man within the novelist--the intimate basis of James's themes and methods. Originally published in... more...

  • Washington Irving’s Contributions to the Correctorby Martin Roth

    University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 60.00

    This volume makes available, for the first time in collected form, a series of sketches by Washington Irving which were published anonymously in a political newspaper, The Corrector, in 1804. The Corrector, a short-lived political sheet, was published in more...

  • What Maisie Knewby Henry James; Adrian Poole

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 8.99

    What Maisie Knew (1897) represents one of James's finest reflections on the rites of passage from wonder to knowledge, and the question of their finality. The child of violently divorced parents, Maisie Farange opens her eyes on a distinctly modern world. Mothers and fathers keep changing their partners and names, while she herself becomes the... more...

  • Miles of Stareby Michelle Kohler

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 54.95

    Miles of Stare explores the problem of nineteenth-century American literary vision: the strange conflation of visible reality and poetic language that emerges repeatedly in the metaphors and literary creations of American transcendentalists. The strangeness of nineteenth-century poetic vision is exemplified most famously by Emerson?s transparent... more...

  • Henry Jamesby Leon Edel

    University of Minnesota Press 1960; US$ 36.00

    Henry James - American Writers 4 was first published in 1960. 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...

  • Washington Irvingby Lewis Leary

    University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 36.00

    Washington Irving - American Writers 25 was first published in 1963. 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...

  • Marsh Islandby Sonya Bates; Kasia Charko

    Orca Book Publishers 2009; US$ 6.95

    Who else roams the woods of Marsh Island? more...

  • Visibility beyond the Visible.by Albena Bakratcheva

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 72.00

    Visibility beyond the Visible. The Poetic Discourse of American Transcendentalism is the first study to entirely deal with the poetics of American Transcendentalism. The author takes it for granted that the major New England transcendentalists were writers of utmost literary significance and so focuses thoroughly on their extremely rich and many-sided... more...

  • Repräsentationen des Kriegesby Søren R. Fauth; Kasper Green Krejberg; Jan Süselbeck

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 27.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Krieg und seine Inszenierungen in Literatur und audiovisuellen Medien. Seit jeher provozieren Kriege heftige Emotionen. Mit dem Fortschritt militärischer Techniken und Propagandamethoden ging aber auch eine Veränderung der Wahrnehmung von Kriegen durch die Künste einher. Bis heute werden in Medien wie der Literatur, der Fotografie,... more...

  • Aufgeklärte Zeiten?by Romana Weiershausen; Insa Wilke; Nina Gülcher

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 50.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit den Terroranschlägen 2001 in den USA hat das Reden über "Toleranz" im Rahmen der Debatten um vermeintliche und tatsächliche religiöse Konflikte, um innere Sicherheit und Integration eine neue Aktualität erlangt. Zu wenig beachtet wurde bisher die Bedeutung der Literatur für diese Auseinandersetzungen: Die Beiträge des Bandes... more...