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  • Prophetic Remembranceby Erica Still

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 24.50

    Using the term "prophetic remembrance" to articulate the expression of a constituent faith in the performative capacity of language, Erica Still shows how black subjectivity is born of and interprets cultural trauma. She brings together African American neo-slave narratives and Black South African postapartheid narratives to reveal the processes... more...

  • Dickinson and the Romantic Imaginationby Joanne Feit Diehl

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Evaluating Emily Dickinson's poetry within the context of Romanticism, Joanne Diehl demonstrates how the poet both manifests and boldly subverts this literary tradition. One of the most important reasons for the poet's divergence from it, Professor Diehl argues, is a powerful sense of herself as a woman, which also creates a feeling of estrangement... more...

  • Race, Ethnicity and Publishing in Americaby Cecile Cottenet

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Race, Ethnicity and Publishing in America considers American minority literatures from the perspective of print culture. Putting in dialogue European and American scholars and spanning the slavery era through the early 21st century, they draw on approaches from library history, literary history and textual studies. more...

  • A Brief History of American Literatureby Richard Gray

    Wiley 2010; US$ 113.95

    A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.  Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature  Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking  at other... more...

  • The Editing of American Literature, 1890-1930by Donald Pizer

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    The Editing of American Literature, 1890-1930 collects Donald Pizer?s essays and reviews that examine the issues associated with providing authoritative scholarly editions of major turn-of-the-century American authors. Divided into four sections?general essays on editing; essays and reviews on the editing of Theodore Dreiser; essays and reviews... more...

  • Robert Frost's Political Bodyby Grzegorz Kosc

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00

    A provocative new study that identifies a deep structure -- that of the political body -- in Frost's poetry. more...

  • Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature in Middle Eastern Languagesby Jeffrey Einboden

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    A transnational study of the American Renaissance which explores the literary circulation of Middle Eastern translations of 19th-century U.S. literature. more...

  • The Transcription of Identitiesby Min Zhou

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    Based on a study of V. S. Naipaul's postcolonial writings, this book explores the process of postcolonial subjects' special route of identification. This enables the readers to see how in our increasingly diverse and fragmented post-modern world, identity is a vibrant, complex, and highly controversial concept. The old notion of identity as a prescribed... more...

  • Das Nichts und der Schmerzby Sarina Schnatwinkel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Die Romane von Bret Easton Ellis erfordern einen starken Magen, lösen Gänsehaut aus - und sind dennoch faszinierend. Nicht umsonst sind sie scharf kritisiert, aber auch umjubelt worden. Was also macht den Reiz der Romane des Skandalautors aus? Sarina Schnatwinkel beantwortet diese Frage, indem sie alle sechs bisher erschienenen Romane von Ellis kritisch... more...

  • Where is American Literatureby Caroline F. Levander

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    Where is American Literature? offers a spirited and compelling argument for rethinking the way we view American literature in relation to the nation while powerfully demonstrating why it continues to matter in a global age.   A refreshing and accessible investigation into the various locations - linguistic, geographical, virtual, ideological... more...