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  • Faulkner and Whitenessby Jay Watson

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00

    William Faulkner wrote during a tumultuous period in southern racial consciousness, between the years of the enactment of Jim Crow and the beginnings of the civil rights movement in the South. Throughout the writer's career racial paradigms were in flu more...

  • Faulkner at 100by Donald M. Kartiganer; Ann J. Abadie

    University Press of Mississippi 2000; US$ 25.00

    Essays in centennial celebration of William Faulkner and his achievement. With essays and commentaries by André Bleikasten, Joseph Blotner, Larry Brown, Thadious M. Davis, Susan V. Donaldson, Doreen Fowler, The Reverend Duncan M. Gray, Jr., Minrose C. Gwin, Robert W. Hamblin, W. Kenneth Holditch, Lothar Hönnighausen, Richard Howorth, John... more...

  • Thomas Merton's Dark Pathby William H. Shannon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1987; US$ 8.99

    In the mystical tradition the "dark," or apophatic way has a long history.  It is the way of John of the Cross, of Master Eckhart, of Juliana of Norwich, of the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing , and of Thomas Merton.  This dark path of contemplation that Merton followed, wrote about extensively, and considered the focal point of his life... more...

  • The Jack Ryan Agendaby William Terdoslavich

    Tom Doherty Associates 2006; US$ 19.99

    Who is Jack Ryan? Lowly analyst, James Bondian secret agent, President of the United States? All of the above? Or is he just Tom Clancy's mouthpiece for what is right and wrong with politics and policy today? What impact did Red Storm Rising have on Ronald Reagan's policy for dealing with the Soviet Union? Was A Clear and Present Danger a trial... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literatureby Russ Castronovo

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 149.99

    How do we approach the rich field of nineteenth-century American literature? How might we recalibrate the coordinates of critical vision and open up new areas of investigation? To answer such questions, this volume brings together 23 original essays written by leading scholars in American literary studies. By examining specific novels, poems, essays,... more...

  • The Commerce of Peoplesby Biman Basu

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99

    The Commerce of Peoples introduces a new way of reading. It puts into place a sadomasochistic framework which allows for both diachronic and synchronic analysis. By reading sadomasochistic practice as historical and defining it in terms of practices of embodiment, by alternating between analysis and synthesis, between specific texts and general... more...

  • Uncensored: Views & (Re)viewsby Joyce Carol Oates

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Uncensored: Views & (Re)views is Joyce Carol Oates's most candid gathering of prose pieces since (Woman) Writer: Occasions & Opportunities . Her ninth book of nonfiction, it brings together thirty-eight diverse and provocative pieces from the New York Review of Books , the Times Literary Supplement , and the New York Times Book Review . Oates... 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...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literatureby Joy Porter; Kenneth M. Roemer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    An informative and wide-ranging overview of Native American literature from the 1770s to present day. more...

  • A Cormac McCarthy Companionby Edwin T. Arnold; Dianne C. Luce

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 115.00

    With essays by Edwin T. Arnold, J. Douglas Canfield, Christine Chollier, George Guillemin, Dianne C. Luce, Jacqueline Scoones, Phillip A. Snyder, Nell Sullivan, and John Wegner The completion of Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy-- All the Pretty Horses (1992), The Crossing (1994), and Cities of the Plain (1998)--marked a major achievement... more...