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- Lehigh University Press 2017; US$ 99.99
Bringing together work by many noted scholars and writers of horror fiction, this book provides the first substantial critical consideration of the complex relationship between H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe?s work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 23.00
This Companion is an authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible guide to the key works, genres, and movements of postmodern American fiction. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48
This timely volume explores the signal contribution George Saunders has made to the development of the short story form in books ranging from CivilWarLand in Bad Decline (1996) to Tenth of December (2013). The book brings together a team of scholars from around the world to explore topics ranging from Saunders?s treatment of work and religion to... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 8.99
Barry Forshaw is acknowledged as a leading expert on crime fiction and films from Britain and the European countries, but a further area of expertise is American crime fiction, film and TV, as demonstrated in such books as The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and Detective. After the success of earlier entries in his 'Noir' series -- Nordic Noir... more...
- University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 84.95
"Makes a compelling case for a rethinking of narrative moments including slavery, the Middle Passage, and colonization that have defined the fiction produced in a transatlantic geography. Provokes a reassessment of notions of Africa as an ur-home and figurations of nation-state. A must-read."--Maxine Lavon Montgomery, author of The Fiction of Gloria... more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
A richly nuanced cultural history of an enigmatic and controversial folktale Perhaps the best-known version of the tar baby story was published in 1880 by Joel Chandler Harris in Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings , and popularized in Song of the South , the 1946 Disney movie. Other versions of the story, however, have surfaced in many other... more...
- Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of It Can?t Happen Here tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Sinclair Lewis?s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of It Can?t Happen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 35.24
A unique history of the Beats, in the words of the movement's most central member, Allen Ginsberg, based on a seminal series of his lectures In 1977, twenty years after the publication of his landmark poem 'Howl' and Jack Kerouac's On the Road , Allen Ginsberg decided it was time to teach a course on the literary history of the Beat Generation.... more...