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  • Kerouac in Ecstasyby Thomas R. Bierowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    This critical text considers Jack Kerouac as writer-shaman, exploring the content and ecstatic technique of the novels and two experimental volumes that represent critical phases of his development. Thomas Bierowski also examines the reception of Kerouac's work, arguing that his rise and fall reflect not only the usual changes in literary taste... more...

  • Wisdom Teethby Derrick Weston Brown

    PM Press 2011; US$ 10.00

    This debut poetry collection reveals the ongoing internal and external reconstruction of an artist's life and environment, as told through a litany of forms and myriad voices. The poems represent the quintessence of urban DC life and redefine personal relationships, masculinity, race, and history. A readjustment of bite, humor, and perspective,... more...

  • Murray Leinsterby Billee J. Stallings; Jo-an J. Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Will F. Jenkins, known to science fiction fans by his penname Murray Leinster, was among the most prolific American writers of the 20th century. "The Dean of Science Fiction," as he was sometimes known, published more than 1,500 short stories and 100 books in a career spanning more than fifty years. This biography, written by his two youngest... more...

  • Against the Evidenceby David Ignatow

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    Rare poetry concerning human mortality and alienation. more...

  • Collected Poemsby James Wright; Anne Wright; Robert Bly

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A collection of authentic, profound and beautiful poems. more...

  • Characters and Plots in the Fiction of James M. Cainby Robert L. Gale

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 75.00

    A pioneer in "hard-boiled fiction," James Mallahan Cain achieved fame with his first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice. His Double Indemnity and Mildred Pierce soon followed, as did successful movie versions of all three novels. With his seventeen other novels and numerous short stories, Cain remains one of the most influential writers... more...

  • Translating Poetic Discourseby Myriam Díaz-Diocaretz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 53.00

    Translating Poetic Discourse argues in favor of a critical model that bridges between translation and women?s studies on theoretical and practical levels. It proposes key-elements to be integrated into the problem of interpretation of contemporary poetry by women, and discusses the links between gender markers and the speech situation in feminist... more...

  • Semiotics of the Drama and the Style of Eugene O'Neillby Mark Kobernick

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 165.00

    A semiotic analysis is made of the six major plays by Eugene O'Neill and an attempt is made to yield a systematic analysis towards humanistic interpretations of texts. Theoretical interpretations are enriched with discussions of the plays. Technical matters such as the segmentation of the text are specified in appendices. Six semiotic dimensions have... more...

  • The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethkeby Theodore Roethke

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    This paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes plus sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners The Walking, Words for the Wind , and The Far Field . From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Faulkner and the Discourses of Cultureby Charles Hannon

    LSU Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    Throughout his career, William Faulkner produced a literary discourse remarkably contiguous with other discourses of American culture, but seldom has his work been explored as a participant in the shifts and ruptures that characterize modern discursive systems. Charles Hannon argues in Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture that the language of Faulkner's... more...