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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Companion to Native American Literature engages the multiple scenes of tension ? historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic ? that constitutes a problematic legacy in terms of community identity, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, language, and sovereignty in the study of Native American literature. This important and timely addition... more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 48.00
More than fifty years after its publication, Walker Percy's National Book Award Winner, The Moviegoer, still confronts, comforts, and enlightens generations of readers. This collection of twelve new essays, edited and introduced by Jennifer Levasseur and Mary A. McCay, emphasize the evolving significance of this seminal, New Orleans novel. Authors'... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 34.50
Faulkner said that ?Life is motion? and that ?The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life.? The author?s purpose is, in the light of these statements, to define Faulkner?s intentions as a novelist and to... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
How do writers represent cognition, and what can these representations tell us about how our own minds work? Refiguring Minds in Narrative Media is the first single-author book to explore these questions across media, moving from analyses of literary narratives in print to those found where so much cultural and artistic production occurs today:... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison?s words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be ?universal? or race-free"? How has black literature challenged the notion that reading is a race-neutral act? Race and the Literary Encounter takes as its focus several modern and contemporary African American... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
Birthing a Nation is about national identity and the American West. If it is a truism that facing west was the American male version of invoking the Muse, what happened if you were female? Most past interpretations of western American literature have echoed Frederick Jackson Turner?s frontier hypothesis, emphasizing the conflict of wilderness and... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 29.50
In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M. Wheelock shows how black antislavery writers were able to counteract ideologies of white supremacy while fostering a sense of racial community and identity. The major figures he discusses?Ottobah Cugoano, Olaudah Equiano, David Walker, and... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 24.50
Tracing the development of a new genre in contemporary American literature that was engendered in the civil rights, feminist, and ethnic empowerment struggles of the 1960s and 1970s, Bridges to Memory shows how these movements authorized African American and ethnic American women writers to reimagine the traumatic histories that form their ancestral... more...