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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Langston Hughes was one of the most important American writers of his generation, and one of the most versatile, producing poetry, fiction, drama, and autobiography. In this innovative study, R. Baxter Miller explores Hughes's life and art to enlarge our appreciation of his contribution to American letters. Arguing that readers often miss the complexity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Gott examines Eliot?s The Waste Land (1922) in conjunction with Gustave Flaubert?s La Tentation de Saint Antoine (1874). He provides a highly original reading of both texts and argues that a stylistic affinity exists between the two works. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 90.00
In Author Under Sail , Jay Williams offers the first complete literary biography of Jack London as a professional writer engaged in the labor of writing. It examines the authorial imagination in London?s work, the use of imagination in both his fiction and nonfiction, and the ways he defined imagination in the creative process in his business dealings... more...
- Windgather Press 2014; US$ 35.00
In August 1937 a small group of Edith Whartons intimate friends gathered to pay their last respects at her funeral in France. Among that small group of people was her friend for many years, Lawrence Johnnie Johnston, the creator of two famous gardens, at Hidcote Manor, Gloucestershire, in England and Serre de la Madone, Menton, on... more...
- Waterside Productions, Inc 2014; US$ 9.99
Awakening From The American Dream… From Crisis To Consciousness… is an expose? of the American Dream as illusory enculturation. It is a call to awakening to true reality in which happiness is not something to be pursued, but rather innately experienced as one?s birthright. The book invites readers to wake up from the American Dream, rather than trying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Balancing the Books represents a sophisticated examination of the ongoing engagement of American literature with the economies of slavery through the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. Both Faulkner and Morrison write about the relationship between race, identity, and history, and about how the legacies of slavery linger in the lives and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
As a writer who, beginning in the 1930s, gave voice to the ordinary man and woman, Steinbeck came to be the conscience of America. He witnessed and recorded with clarity much of the political and social upheaval of the 20th century: the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, Vietnam. Yet his place in the literary canon of American literature... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Tennessee Williams is recognized as one of America's greatest dramatists and as an innovator of post-WWII theater. He looked for a mechanism for portraying the truth in theater at a time when traditional approaches no longer worked. This work covers Williams' major works and suggested essay topics. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 16.95
Harry BedwellÕs The Boomer portrays an elite fraternity of railroad men-men who were driven by one of the defining elements of the American character: a desire to wander. Boomers were the glory of railroading and Bedwell reveals the behind-the-scenes battles that were fought to keep the trains running. This edition also includes a glossary of... more...