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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Poisonous Museby Sara L. Crosby

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    The nineteenth century was, we have been told, the ?century of the poisoner,? when Britain and the United States trembled under an onslaught of unruly women who poisoned husbands with gleeful abandon. That story, however, is only half true. While British authorities did indeed round up and execute a number of impoverished women with minimal evidence... 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 US$ 26.24

    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 US$ 85.99

    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 US$ 29.52

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

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellowby Edward Hirsh

    University of Minnesota Press 1964; US$ 36.00

    This pamphlet series has been hailed by critics, teachers, and librarians as an ideals means of introducing both students and general readers to American writers of all periods. Choice has commented: "For the small library this series offers at small cost introuctions by reputable critics o dozens of significant authors, and the larger the library... more...