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- The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 60.00
Marilynne Robinson is arguably one of the most important writers of our time. Her voice resonates across the richly imagined American landscapes within which she grounds her stories of love and loss, alienation and belonging, injustice and redemption. Robinson's award-winning body of work -- including Gilead , winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 89.99
This book argues that the notion of the ?post-racial? does not begin with the election of Barack Obama, nor will its significance end with the conclusion of his administration. The ?post-racial? is an expression of the protean nature of white supremacy in America, and the articles collected here demonstrate the variations within this seemingly innocuous... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available
Generation Anthropocene. Storms of My Grandchildren. Our Children?s Trust. Why do these and other attempts to imagine the planet?s uncertain future return us?again and again?to the image of the child? In The Child to Come , Rebekah Sheldon demonstrates the pervasive conjunction of the imperiled child and the threatened Earth and blisteringly critiques... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 39.99
This book examines the power of cross-disciplinary thinking. Alexander Wilson was a published poet, an accomplished musician, a skilled artist and an insightful observer. All these skills came together in his truly revolutionary text, American Ornithology , which is the founding document of American ornithology. The elegance of its writing, the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00
More than a gathering of essays, That Self-Forgetful Perfectly Useless Concentration is part memoir, part literary criticism, and an artful fusion of the two. It is an intimate portrait of a life in poetry that only Alan Shapiro could have written. In this book, Shapiro brings his characteristic warmth, humor, and many years as both poet and teacher... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00
Emily Dickinson?s poem ?Split the Lark? refers to the ?scarlet experiment? by which scientists destroy a bird in order to learn more about it. Indeed, humans have killed hundreds of millions of birds?for science, fashion, curiosity, and myriad other reasons. In the United States alone, seven species of birds are now extinct and another ninety-three... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 65.00
The general focus in Lakota oral literary research has been in the study of content rather than process in oral traditions. In a new disclosure of the characteristics of Lakota oral style, Delphine Red Shirt shows how its composition and structure are reflected in the work of George Sword, who composed 245 pages of text in the Lakota language... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 45.00
The elegizing of poets is one of the oldest and most enduring traditions in English poetry. Many of the most influential and best-known poems in the language?such as Milton?s "Lycidas," Shelley?s "Adonais," and Auden?s "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"?are elegies for poets. In Grief and Meter, Sally Connolly offers the first book to focus... more...