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  • American Modernism, 1910 - 1945by Roger Lathbury

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    This engaging, illustrated guide to the modernist movement in American literature provides a wealth of information on American modernism, the Lost Generation, modernism in the American novel, the Harlem Renaissance, modernism in poetry and drama, and the literary culture of the Moderns. This updated volume is in full color for the first time and features... more...

  • Les Avant-gardes littéraires au XXe siècleby Jean Weisgerber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 300.00

    Le présent ouvrage, composé de deux volumes, réunit la documentation la plus complète et variée qui existe à ce jour dans la matière. Conçu comme un authentique travail collectif, il examine les mouvements littéraires d?avant-garde de 1905?1910 à 1975 successivement sous les angles diachronique (histoire et typologie: vol. I) et synchronique (tendances... more...

  • Les Avant-gardes littéraires au XXe siècleby Jean Weisgerber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 330.00

    Le présent ouvrage, composé de deux volumes, réunit la documentation la plus complète et variée qui existe à ce jour dans la matière. Conçu comme un authentique travail collectif, il examine les mouvements littéraires d?avant-garde de 1905?1910 à 1975 successivement sous les angles diachronique (histoire et typologie: vol. I) et synchronique (tendances... more...

  • Three Radical Women Writersby Nora Ruth Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Combining biography, history, and literary theory, this work looks at three of the most significant women writers to emerge from American radicalism of the 1930s. Le Sueur, Olsen, and Herbst were influenced by the Communist movement of the time, but each also forged an independent vision of feminist socialist literary milieu. Drawing on Marxist and... more...

  • Eugenic Fantasiesby Betsy Lee Nies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Eugenic Fantasies is an innovative work that combines interpretive strategies from the fields of psychoanalysis, anthropology, and literary studies to create a new model for theorizing race. more...

  • Resistencia y sumisión en el teatro Norteamericano del s.xxby Maria Davis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 219.95

    A unique and original viewpoint of how the dream of success is still a vital part of the American mentality and how this is clearly reflected in its drama. The American struggle against repression and exploitation, the rebellion and civil rights victories against all odds are hallmarks of American life and drama. more...

  • Dangerous Desireby Pamela Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95

    Dangerous Desire is an important work that calls attention to how post-1960s literary representations of rape have shaped the ways in which both sexual and social freedoms are imagined in American culture. Exploring key post-sixties texts including Cleaver's Soul on Ice , Brownmiller's Against Our Will , French's The Women's Room , Naylor's The Women... more...

  • Surviving the Crossingby Jessica Rabin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 131.95

    By examining the fiction of three women modernists--Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen--this book complicates binary paradigms of national, gender, and ethnic identities in the interwar period. In place of essentializing categories of identity, Jessica Rabin explores the liberating and dislocating ramifications of using multiple subject... more...

  • Beat Cultureby William T. Lawlor

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    The coverage of this book ranges from Jack Kerouac's tales of freedom-seeking Bohemian youth to the frenetic paintings of Jackson Pollock, including 60 years of the Beat Generation and the artists of the Age of Spontaneity. 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...