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  • Outside the Marginsby Robert Bonazzi

    Wings Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    San Antonio Express-News poetry columnist Robert Bonazzi gathers 20 years of reviews and profiles, essays and articles in Outside the Margins . Bonazzi focuses on poets and writers from Texas, the Southwest, Mexico and Latin America. His criticism finds threads of mutual interests, shared sources of inspiration, and stylistic confluences. He focuses... more...

  • Captivating Westernsby Susan Kollin

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    Tracing the transnational influences of what has been known as a uniquely American genre, ?the Western,? Susan Kollin?s Captivating Westerns analyzes key moments in the history of multicultural encounters between the Middle East and the American West. In particular, the book examines how experiences of contact and conflict have played a role in... more...

  • Seattle City of Literature (EBK)by Ryan Boudinot

    Sasquatch Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    This bookish history of Seattle includes essays, history and personal stories from such literary luminaries as Frances McCue, Tom Robbins, Garth Stein, Rebecca Brown, Jonathan Evison, Tree Swenson, Jim Lynch, and Sonora Jha among many others. Timed with Seattle?s bid to become the second US city to receive the UNESCO designation as a City of Literature,... more...

  • How Poems Thinkby Reginald Gibbons

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    To write or read a poem is often to think in distinctively poetic ways?guided by metaphors, sound, rhythms, associative movement, and more. Poetry?s stance toward language creates a particular intelligence of thought and feeling, a compressed articulation that expands inner experience, imagining with words what cannot always be imagined without them.... more...

  • Armsby Andrew Somerset

    Biblioasis 2015; US$ 17.95

    Tender-yet-sharp, Arms is a hunter's loving epistle to the gunand a break-up letter to the gun culture he despises. more...

  • The Fate of Ideasby Robert Boyers

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    As editor of the quarterly Salmagundi for the past fifty years, Robert Boyers has been on the cutting edge of developments in politics, culture, and the arts. Reflecting on his collaborations and quarrels with some of the twentieth century?s most transformative writers, artists, and thinkers, Boyers writes a wholly original intellectual memoir that... more...

  • A Transnational Poeticsby Jahan Ramazani

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous??stubbornly national,? in T. S. Eliot?s phrase, or ?the most provincial of the arts,? according to W. H. Auden. But in  A Transnational Poetics,  Jahan Ramazani uncovers the ocean-straddling energies of the poetic imagination?in modernism and the Harlem Renaissance; in post?World War II... more...

  • Companion to James Welch's The Heartsong of Charging Elkby Arnold Krupat

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    James Welch was one of the central figures in twentieth-century American Indian literature, and The Heartsong of Charging Elk is of particular importance as the culminating novel in his canon. A historical novel, Heartsong follows a Lakota (Sioux) man at the end of the nineteenth century as he travels with Buffalo Bill?s Wild West show; is left... more...

  • Planetary Modernismsby Susan Stanford Friedman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a networked, circulating, and recurrent phenomenon producing multiple aesthetic innovations across millennia. Considering cosmopolitan as well as nomadic and oceanic... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literatureby Crystal Parikh; Daniel Y. Kim

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    This Companion surveys Asian American literature from the nineteenth century to the present day. more...