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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...

  • 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...

  • Identity, Diaspora and Return in American Literatureby Maria Antònia 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...

  • Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contextsby Monika M Elbert; Lesley Ginsberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children?s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic conceptions of pedagogy and literacy. The essays... 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...

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

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 25.46

    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 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...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 46.53

    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...