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- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
This paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes in addition to sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners The Walking, Words for the Wind , and The Far Field . These two hundred poems demonstrate the variety of Roethke's themes and styles, the comic... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of California Press 1998; US$ 31.95
Cari Beauchamp masterfully combines biography with social and cultural history to examine the lives of Frances Marion and her many female colleagues who shaped filmmaking from 1912 through the 1940s. Frances Marion was Hollywood's highest paid screenwriter?male or female?or almost three decades, wrote almost 200 produced films and won Academy Awards... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95
This definitive collection showcases thirty years of work by one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century, bringing together verse that originally appeared in eight acclaimed books of poetry ranging from Hello: A Journal (1978) to Life & Death (1998) and If I were writing this (2003). Robert Creeley, who was involved with... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 23.95
In this first full-length study of Native Son, Joyce Ann Joyce provides a stylistic and thematic reading of one of the most important works of Black American literature, demonstrating how Wright's exquisite use of language merges with his subject to create an American tragedy. Because many scholars have approached the novel from naturalistic and... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 7.99
J. P. Donleavy has been writing now for forty-five years and, as he admits, an answer to the question why is ' difficult to dig out of a long past'. Yet over these pages he author's query is largely answered for him: he has written so much for so long because he writes so very well. From the banks of the Seine to the streets of the Bronx, from the... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 10.99
This is the dramatic story of J. P. Donleavy's personal struggle to create and publish a book that became a twentieth-century masterpiece: The Ginger Man . It is literally history combined with Donleavy's autobiography -- from his childhood in the Bronx, education at Catholic schools, service in the U.S. Navy, and travels, to his current life as proprietor... more...