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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 41.66

    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 fragen nicht... more...

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

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 22.89

    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...

  • Visibility beyond the 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...

  • Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literatureby Gesa Mackenthun

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical concepts developed within postcolonial theory to American... more...

  • Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830?1860by Maurice S. Lee

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    Lee demonstrates how Melville, Emerson and others tried to find rational solutions to the slavery conflict. more...

  • The Trial of Curiosityby Ross Posnock

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 99.99

    In this important revisionist study, Posnock integrates literary and psychological criticism with social and cultural theory to make a major advance in our understanding of the life and thought of two great American figures, Henry and William James. Challenging canonical images of both brothers, Posnock is the first to place them in a rich web of... more...

  • Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literatureby Arthur Riss

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    This 2006 book raises controversial questions about the intersections between race, literature and American intellectual history. more...