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- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 129.99
Clyde Fitch was a major figure in the American theatre, influential in his time and to the playwrights who followed. A collection of Fitch?s letters published in 1924 provided a sanitized record of his life, but no major biography has since appeared. Clyde Fitch and the American Theatre: An Olive in the Cocktail is the missing piece in the study... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2016; US$ 74.99
This book presents a firsthand account of the experiences of seventeen-year-old Second Lieutenant Thomas James Howell during Major General George McClellan?s Peninsula Campaign. Howell?s story offers the reader a unique perspective of a young man coming of age in the Union army during the Civil War. more...
- UPA 2016; US$ 40.99
This book gathers pioneering essays by major scholars as well as historic documents on Carlos Bulosan?s work and life for the first time. This anthology provides the reader an opportunity to trace the development of a body of knowledge called Bulosan criticism within the United States and the Philippines. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 28.95
What would it mean to ?get over slavery?? Is such a thing possible? Is it even desirable? To explore these questions, The Psychic Hold of Slavery assembles a diverse collection of literary and film critics, philosophers, and cultural theorists. With a painful awareness that our understanding of the past informs our understanding of the present?and... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50
In the 19th century, personhood was a term of regulation and discipline in which slaves, criminals, and others, could be ?made and unmade." Yet it was precisely the fraught, uncontainable nature of personhood that necessitated its constant legislation, wherein its meaning could be both contested and controlled. Examining scientific and literary... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99
Peter Swirski looks at American crime fiction as an artform that expresses and reflects the social and aesthetic values of its authors and readers. As such he documents the manifold ways in which such authorship and readership are a matter of informed literary choice and not of cultural brainwashing or declining literary standards. Asking, in effect,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95
Schooling Readers investigates the fascinating intersection of two American passions: education and literature. Allison Speicher introduces readers to the common school narrative, an immensely popular genre of fiction?though now often forgotten?set in the rural one-room school in the nineteenth century. Despite hailing from different regions... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 26.95
From the Edge reveals the tangled textual histories behind some of the most cherished works in the Chicana/o literary canon, tracing the contentious negotiations between authors, editors, and publishers that determined how these books appeared in print. In this groundbreaking examination of the politics of print culture, Allison Fagan demonstrates... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99
Un panorama des lettres hispano-américaines peut-il être autre chose qu'une juxtaposition de vues sur les littératures propres à chacune des nations qui forment l'Amérique hispanique ? more...