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  • To Kill A Mockingbirdby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    Edited and introduced by Yale University professor and distinguished literary critic Harold Bloom, Bloom's Guides are comprehensive study guides for both students and adults. Emphasizing summary and analysis, these volumes are designed to provide the necessary materials with which readers can gain a better understanding of the most widely read... more...

  • War No Moreby Cynthia Wachtell

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 17.95

    Until now, scholars have portrayed AmericaÆs antiwar literature as an outgrowth of World War I, manifested in the works of writers such as Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos. But in War No More, Cynthia Wachtell corrects the record by tracing the steady and inexorable rise of antiwar writing in American literature from the Civil War to the eve... more...

  • My Literary Passionsby William Dean Howells

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    A splendid work of criticism that introduces us to Howell, the well-versed literary critic. He discusses the writings of various authors through the ages - for instance Cervantes, Shakespeare, Pope, Tolstoy - in great detail. His criticism is based on his in-depth study which makes the book highly informative. Truly enlightening! more...

  • De Gabo a Marioby Angel Esteban; Ana Gallego

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Dos narradores extraordinarios, Gabo y Mario, el poeta y el arquitecto, Lennon y McCartney, el turco y el indio, protagonizan una de las amistades más férreas de toda la literatura universal. Esos mismos amigos, diez ańos más tarde, terminan su relación con una pelea que llega hasta los puńos. Cobijados bajo sus alas, un conjunto de escritores, los... more...

  • Reminiscence and Re-creation in Contemporary American Fictionby Stacey Olster

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 30.00

    Olster analyzes in detail historical narrative configurations in the works of Norman Mailer, Thomas Pynchon, John Barth, Robert Coover and E. L. Doctorow. 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...

  • Desire, Violence, and Divinity in Modern Southern Fictionby Gary M. Ciuba

    LSU Press 2007; US$ 18.95

    In this groundbreaking study, Gary M. Ciuba examines how four of the South's most probing writers of twentieth-century fiction, Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O?Connor, Cormac McCarthy and Walker Percy, expose the roots of violence in southern culture. Ciuba draws on the paradigm of mimetic violence developed by cultural and literary critic René Girard,... more...

  • To Kill A Mockingbirdby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 36.00

    - Comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces. - Concise critical excerpts provide a scholarly overview of each work. - "The Story Behind the Story" details the conditions under which the work was written. - Each book includes a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list... more...

  • Cities, Borders and Spaces in Intercultural American Literature and Filmby Ana M. Manzanas; Jesús Benito Sanchez

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 149.00

    This book examines the spatial morphologies represented in a wide range of contemporary ethnic American literary and cinematic works. Drawing from Henri Lefebvre?s theorization of space as a living organism, Edward Soja?s writings on the postmetropolis, Marc Augé?s notion of the non-place, Manuel Castells? space of flows, and Michel de Certeau?s theories... more...

  • All Stories Are Trueby Tracie Church Guzzio

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 60.00

    In All Stories Are True , Tracie Church Guzzio provides the first full-length study of John Edgar Wideman's entire oeuvre to date. Specifically, Guzzio examines the ways in which Wideman (b. 1941) engages with three crucial themes-history, myth, more...