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  • Henry Jamesby Frederick Wilcox Dupee; Henry James

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 79.50

    Originally written as three complete books, this one-volume edition includes A Small Boy and Others , Notes of a Son and Brother , and The Middle Years . 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... 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...

  • Unsettled Statesby Dana Luciano; Ivy Wilson

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50

    In Unsettled States , Dana Luciano and Ivy G. Wilson present some of the most exciting emergent scholarship in American literary and cultural studies of the “long” nineteenth century. Featuring eleven essays from senior scholars across the discipline, the book responds to recent critical challenges to the boundaries, both spatial and temporal,... more...

  • Toward a Female Genealogy of Transcendentalismby Jana L. Argersinger; Phyllis Cole

    University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Traditional histories of the American transcendentalist movement begin in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s terms: describing a rejection of college books and church pulpits in favor of the individual power of "Man Thinking." This essay collection asks how women who lacked the privileges of both college and clergy rose to thought. For them, reading... more...

  • Identity, Diaspora and Return in American Literatureby Maria AntÚnia Oliver-Rotger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This volume combines literary analysis and theoretical approaches to mobility, diasporic identities and the construction of space to explore the different ways in which the notion of return shapes contemporary ethnic writing such as fiction, ethnography, memoir, and film. Through a wide variety of ethnic experiences ranging from the Transatlantic,... 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...