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  • The Spell Cast by Remainsby Patricia Ross

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • F.B. Eyesby William J. Maxwell

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover?s white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind the scenes the FBI?s hostility to black protest was energized by fear of and respect for black writing. Drawing on nearly 14,000 pages of newly released FBI files, F.B. Eyes exposes the Bureau?s intimate... more...

  • Passing: An Exploration of African-Americans on their Journey for an Identity along the Colour Lineby Kathleen Wehnert

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 8.74

    Larsen and other African-American writers, including James Weldon Johnson, explored the intricacies and contradictions of the concept of race at the beginning of the 20th century, in particular by addressing the phenomenon of 'passing'. Passing has many definitions, most often it is associated with the term 'passing for white', which implies the crossing... more...

  • Rhizosphereby Mary Zamberlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book explores the significant intellectual impact the philosopher Jean Wahl had on the directions Gilles Deleuze took as a philosopher and writer of a philosophy of experimentation. The study of this influence also brings to light the significance of Deleuze's emphasis on la pragmatique , inspired by Wahl's writings and teachings and his fascination... more...

  • 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$ 110.00

    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...

  • When Sex Changedby Layne Parish Craig

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    When Sex Changed analyzes the ways literary texts responded to the political, economic, sexual, and social values put forward by the birth control movements of the 1910s to the 1930s in the United States and Great Britain. The book compares disparate responses to the birth control controversy, from early skepticism by mainstream feminists, to concerns... more...