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  • Cussing Dixie, Loving Dixieby H. Brandt Ayers; Carol Nunnelley

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cussing Dixie, Loving Dixie: Fifty Years of Commentary by H. Brandt Ayers collects in one volume the essential writing of the legendary publisher and editor of the Anniston Star .   The decades-long ribbon of prose that spilled from Ayers?s pen captured the epochal milestones of our times, such as the 1965 March on Washington, the civil rights... more...

  • The Venice Mythby David Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Venice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot. more...

  • Credibility in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Military Newsby David Randall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Elizabethan and early Stuart England saw the prevailing medium for transmitting military news shift from public ritual, through private letters, to public newspapers. This study is based on an examination of hundreds of manuscript news letters, printed pamphlets and corantos, and news diaries which are in holdings in the US and the UK. more...

  • Transoceanic Radical: William Duaneby Nigel Little

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    William Duane is most famous as the editor of "The Aurora", the Philadelphia-based paper which vigorously supported Thomas Jefferson in his 1800 presidential election campaign. Based on archival research, this biography of Duane studies his American career in light of his formative years in Ireland, England and India. more...

  • Venice and the Cultural Imaginationby Mark Sandy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In the era of the Grand Tour, Venice was the cultural jewel in the crown of Europe and the epitome of decadence. This edited collection of eleven essays draws on a range of disciplines and approaches to ask how Venice?s appeal has affected Western culture since 1800. more...

  • Dying to be Englishby Kelly McGuire

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This study examines the presentation of suicide within the genre of the eighteenth-century novel. Referencing several key writers of the period, McGuire demonstrates that their work inscribes a nationalist imperative to frame suicide as self-sacrifice. more...

  • Washington Merry-Go-Roundby Drew Pearson; Peter Hannaford; Richard Norton Smith

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 39.95

    For most of three decades, Drew Pearson was the most well-known journalist in the United States. In his daily newspaper column?the most widely syndicated in the nation?and on radio and television broadcasts, he chronicled the political and public policy news of the nation. At the same time, he worked his way into the inner circles of policy makers... more...

  • The Ecology of Finnegans Wakeby Alison Lacivita

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In this book?one of the first ecocritical explorations of Irish literature?Alison Lacivita defies the popular view of James Joyce as a thoroughly urban writer by bringing to light his consistent engagement with nature. Using genetic criticism to investigate Joyce?s source texts, notebooks, and proofs, Lacivita shows how Joyce developed ecological... more...

  • Magazines and the Making of Americaby Heather A. Haveman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, Magazines and the Making of America looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did a magazine industry emerge in the United States, where there were once only amateur authors, clumsy technologies for production... more...

  • Liturgie und Literaturby Cornelia Herberichs; Norbert Kössinger; Stephanie Seidl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Liturgy and literature have had a complex historical relationship. This applies equally to theculture of the Middle Ages, so heavily influenced by Christianity,as well as to the modern era. This book studies exemplary cases from a range of disciplines (linguistics, literary studies, history, philosophy, and theology) to illuminate overlap... more...