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- UNP - Bison Original 2011; US$ 14.95
Robert Vivian is a professor of English and creative writing at Alma College in Michigan and a core faculty member in the low-residency MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His stories, poems, and essays have appeared in numerous publications, and his plays have been produced in New York City. He is the author of Cold Snap as Yearning... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2011; US$ 30.00
Diane Glancy is a professor emerita of English at Macalester College. She is the author of numerous novels, short story collections, and essay collections, including Stone Heart: A Novel of Sacajawea ; Designs of the Night Sky (Nebraska 2002); and The Cold-and-Hunger Dance (available in a Bison Books edition). more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Many academics dismiss Stephen King as a mere genre writer, an over-glorified bestseller who appeals to the masses, but lacks literary merit. This critical analysis of King's epic novel The Stand makes a case for the horror master as a literary writer. A careful consideration of The Stand's abstract themes, characters, setting, and text reveals... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Renowned German poet Mathilde Blind published several influential volumes of verse in the late nineteenth century. The epic poem The Ascent of Man is her most ambitious literary undertaking. In it, she provides a poetic account of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. A relic from the era when the arts and sciences were more deeply intertwined,... more...
- Wings Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Focusing on the United States' Desert Southwest, this compilation of poetry celebrates its flora, fauna, customs, and people. An insightful collection, it includes an interesting trope that runs throughout the book, implying a comparison between native dance and traditional notions of poetic meter. more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99
For almost half a century, Donald Everett Axinn has been writing poetry in which, as Jay Parini notes in his introduction, "the stamp of individuality, the personal voice of the poet, lives on every page." A seasoned pilot, as well as a poet and novelist, Axinn revels as much in viewing the world from above as he lovingly, though often wryly, surveys... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
A Rabelaisian satire loosely based on Voltaire's Candide , Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg's Candy became one of the most famous novels of the tumultuous 1960's. Detailing its humble beginnings in Paris through its agonizing three-year writing gestation (often on paper napkins, lost or destroyed) and the authors' wily business dealings first... more...