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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
A comprehensive guide to all major film adaptations based on the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, this is an essential volume for scholars of American modernism and of film studies. The author takes the approach that all visual and printed literature is born from a cycle of celebrity culture, in which authors continually create new... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Raintree County, the first novel by Ross Lockridge, Jr., was the publishing event of 1948. Excerpted in Life magazine, it was a Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection, won MGM's Novel Award and a movie deal, and stood at the top of the nation's bestseller lists. Unfortunately, Lockridge's first novel was also his last. Two months after its publication... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 27.95
Henry Miller was one of the most distinctive voices in twentieth-century literature. Better known in Europe than in his native America for most of this career, he achieved international success and celebrity during the 1960s when his banned “Paris? books—beginning with Tropic of Cancer —were published here and judged by the Supreme Court not to be... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 39.95
The influential literary magazine The Dial is regarded as a titanic artistic and aesthetic achievement for having published most of the great modernist writers, artists, and critics of its day. As publisher and editor of The Dial from 1920 to 1926, Scofield Thayer was gatekeeper and guide for the movement, introducing the ideas of literary modernism... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 74.81
Was ist der Möglichkeitsraum höfischen Textwissens? Wie konzipieren die Adelskulturen des Hochmittelalters ihre narrativen Selbst- und Weltauslegungen? An welchen Mustern des Medialen und des Textuellen bilden sie dabei ihre Kategorien? Einen Zugang zu diesen Fragen ermöglichen die Selbstentwürfe romanhaften und hagiographischen Erzählens (vom ?Rolandslied?... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
In this minutely detailed, comprehensive chronology, authors Kiuchi and Hakutani document the life in letters of the greatest African American writer of the twentieth century. The author of Black Boy and Native Son, among other works, Wright wrote unflinchingly about the black experience in the United States, where his books still influence discussions... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Robert Creeley is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, Creeley imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry. Through his engagements with mentors such as William Carlos Williams and Ezra Pound, peers such as Charles Olson, Robert Duncan, Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg,... more...
- Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 15.95
A prolific writer, famous pacifist, respected teacher, and literary mentor to many, William Stafford is one of the great American poets of the 20th century. His first major collection-- Traveling through the Dark --won the National Book Award. William Stafford published more than sixty-five volumes of poetry and prose and was Poetry Consultant to... more...