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- University of California Press 1998; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56
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 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...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
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...
- The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 7.28
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$ 10.19
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...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99 US$ 2.45
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...