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- University of Minnesota Press 1969; US$ 36.00
John Updike - American Writers 79 was first published in 1969. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 36.00
Flannery O'Connor - American Writers 54 was first published in 1966. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 20.00
Ever since Stephen King's first book, Carrie, became a bestseller, Hollywood has scrambled to cash in on the appeal of the most popular novelist in recent history. More than 17 films have been adapted from King novels or stories, including such commercial and critical hits as The Shining, Misery and The Shawshank Redemption. In this perceptive... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
From Sharon Olds?a stunning new collection of poems that project a fresh spirit, a startling energy of language and counterpoint, and a moving, elegiac tone shot through with humor. From poems that erupt out of history and childhood to those that embody the nurturing of a new generation of children and the transformative power of marital love, Sharon... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
Maya Angelou's unforgettable autobiography, nominated for the National Book Award in 1969, recounts her struggle as a young black woman to overcome obstacles and realize her dreams. The new full-length essays in this title provide a comprehensive critical overview of this modern classic. This study guide also features an introduction by master... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
Acclaimed as the greatest American novel of the last quarter century, "Beloved" confronts the legacy of slavery and its aftermath. The new full-length essays in this volume provide a comprehensive critical overview of this modern classic. This study guide also features a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography, an index, notes... more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 22.99
Ever since the explorations of Marco Polo and the travels of Montaigne, a lively dialogue has persisted about the pros and cons of travel. Lynne Sharon Schwartz joins this dialogue with a memoir that raises both serious and amusing questions about travel, using her own experiences as vivid illustrations. Not Now, Voyager takes us on a voyage of... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 17.95
In Range of Light, Catharine Savage Brosman offers lyrical and narrative poems about the American West and Southwest, from Wyoming to New Mexico to California. She explores three different types of ranges-mountains, grazing ranges, and the scope and spectrum of light, a constant motif. Employing a variety of verse forms, she evokes the landscapes,... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 19.95
Lyrical beauty and power, imposing metaphor, and thought both deep and precise are hallmarks of Kelly Cherry's poetry, on view in Hazard and Prospect: New and Selected Poems. With a dazzling mastery and range of tone, technique, form, and ideas, Cherry presents a lifetime of powerful writing that coheres into a single, seamless work. In it she... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 15.95
This new collection of lyric poetry uses the idea of the "threshold moment" as its central metaphor. Chitwood's threshold moments can be anything from the instant when a rock being held up by a frozen pond melts through and makes its plunge to the moment when a child realizes his childhood is lost forever. The poems demonstrate that these... more...