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  • Richard Wright's Art of Tragedyby Joyce Ann Joyce

    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...

  • J.P. Donleavyby J.P. Donleavy

    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 History of the Ginger Manby J.P. Donleavy

    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...

  • Cat Stories You'll Loveby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    You know how much joy your furry friend adds to your life, and in Cat Stories You'll Love , you?ll find cats that will steal your heart - one meow at a time. These stories celebrate the courage, healing, and affection of these mysterious and loyal companions. So snuggle in with your favorite feline and bask in the love that only a cat can give. Because... more...

  • Ultra Soundingsby Duncan Richardson

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 13.00

    Like travellers from fabled lands, voices come telling tales, sometimes shocking, sometimes familiar, sometimes magnetic, like echoes, like ultra soundings... Duncan Richardson?s poetry can be fanciful like this but also grounded. A speaker softens the terror of his son observing a sabre-toothed tiger in a museum. Another hears a Siren urging him... more...

  • On The Prejudices, Predilections, and Firm Beliefs of William Faulknerby Cleanth Brooks

    LSU Press 1987; US$ 17.95

    It seems appropriate, if not inevitable, that one of our best critics should be the foremost authority on one of our best novelists. Cleanth Brooks, the author of three seminal studies of William Faulkner, has been a serious student of that master craftsman?s fiction for more than four decades. In this new collection, Brooks considers many of the important... more...

  • The Grand Gennaroby Steven Belluscio; Garibaldi Lapolla

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    The Grand Gennaro, a riveting saga set at the turn of the last century in Italian American Harlem, reflects on how youthful acts of cruelty and desperation follow many to the grave. A classic in the truest sense, this operatic narrative is alive once again, addressing the question: How does one become an "American"? more...

  • Fitzgerald and Hemingwayby Scott Donaldson

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway might have been contemporaries, but our understanding of their work often rests on simple differences. Hemingway wrestled with war, fraternity, and the violence of nature. Fitzgerald satirized money and class and the never-ending pursuit of a material tomorrow. Through the provocative arguments of Scott Donaldson,... more...

  • Speaking with George Oppenby Richard Swigg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    Seventeen interviews with George and Mary Oppen, conducted between 1968 and 1987, are here brought together for the first time. Two are fresh discoveries, while re-audited recordings of other interviews have given a new authoritative accuracy to the text. These conversations provide a unique account of a major American poet's evolution, through... more...

  • Jubilee Hitchhikerby William Hjortsberg

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 29.99

    Confident and robust, Jubilee Hitchhiker is an comprehensive biography of late novelist and poet Richard Brautigan, author of Troutfishing in America and A Confederate General from Big Sur , among many others. When Brautigan took his own life in September of 1984 his close friends and network of artists and writers were devastated though not... more...