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- C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40
Die Literaturgeschichte der USA beschreibt das literarische Schaffen in den Gebieten der heutigen Vereinigten Staaten von den Anfängen im Zeitalter der Entdeckungen bis in die Gegenwart. Im vorliegenden Überblick zeigt Mario Klarer, wie sich bereits in den nordamerikanischen Kolonien eine zunehmend eigenständige literarische Stimme abzeichnet, die... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1962; US$ 36.00
Benjamin Franklin - American Writers 19 was first published in 1962. 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 109.95
American Literature in Context to 1865 discusses the issues and events that engaged American writers of the period, providing original and useful readings of important literary works that demonstrate how context contributes to meaning Covers a range of genres including the myths, chants and songs of indigenous cultures, sermons, slave narratives,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95
Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 13.63
Can a nerd and a golden girl ever be best friends? Always Mackenzie is the bittersweet story of the intense friendship between two girls - the story of what happens when Jem Martinic meets Mackenzie Woodrow and they swear to be enemies forever. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 35.99
In these diverse essays, leading critics recast the place of aesthetics in the production and consumption of literature. Rethinking the category of aesthetics in light of recent developments in literary theory and social criticism, contributors showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, and conceptions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
American Literature Before 1880 attempts to place its subject in the broadest possible international perspective. It begins with Homer looking westward, and ends with Henry James crossing the Atlantic eastwards. In between, the book examines the projection of images of the East onto an as-yet unrecognised West; the cultural consequences of Viking,... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Joel Barlow was the early Republic?s most tenacious diplomat, a cheerful volunteer for difficult missions. His hard-won treaties with Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli ended, at least briefly, the attacks of Barbary pirates on American shipping in the Mediterranean. And on the eve of the War of 1812, President Madison sent him to France, where he subsequently... more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99
Phillis Wheatley was the first black person in America to have a book publishedopening the door for other black writers and female authors. She was kidnapped and brought to the colonies as a child and served as a slave to a family in Boston. Phillis learned to read and write at a young age. more...