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  • The Great Williamby Theodore Leinwand

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    The Great William is the first book to explore how seven renowned writers?Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John Keats, Virginia Woolf, Charles Olson, John Berryman, Allen Ginsberg, and Ted Hughes?wrestled with Shakespeare in the very moments when they were reading his work. What emerges is a constellation of remarkable intellectual and emotional encounters.... more...

  • A Refugee from His Raceby Carolyn L. Karcher

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 33.99

    During one of the darkest periods of U.S. history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) forged an extraordinary alliance with African Americans. Acclaimed by blacks as "one of the best friends of the Afro-American people this country has ever produced," and... more...

  • African American Writingby Werner Sollors

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Werner Sollors? African American Writing takes a fresh look at what used to be called ?Negro literature.? The essays collected here, ranging in topic from Gustavus Vassa/Olaudah Equiano to LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, and in time from the Enlightenment to the Obama presidency, take a literary approach to black writing and present writers as readers... more...

  • The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writersby Wendy Martin; Sharone Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    The Routledge Introduction to American Women Writers considers the important literary, historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present and provides readers with an analysis of current literary trends and debates in women?s literature. This accessible and engaging guide covers a... more...

  • Elizabeth Bishop's Brazilby Bethany Hicok

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 24.50

    When the American poet Elizabeth Bishop arrived in Brazil in 1951 at the age of forty, she had not planned to stay, but her love affair with the Brazilian aristocrat Lota de Macedo Soares and with the country itself set her on another course, and Brazil became her home for nearly two decades. In this groundbreaking new study, Bethany Hicok... more...

  • Foreign Bodiesby Laura Di Prete

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Overheard Voicesby Ann Keniston

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Overheard Voices examines poetic address and in particular apostrophe (the address of absent or inanimate others) in the work of four post-World War II American poets, with a focus on loss, desire, figuration, audience, and subjectivity. By approaching these crucial issues from an unexpected angle--through a study of the seldom-examined lyric "you"--... more...

  • Walker Percy's The Moviegoer at Fiftyby Jennifer Levasseur; Mary A. McCay

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 48.00

    More than fifty years after its publication, Walker Percy's National Book Award Winner, The Moviegoer, still confronts, comforts, and enlightens generations of readers. This collection of twelve new essays, edited and introduced by Jennifer Levasseur and Mary A. McCay, emphasize the evolving significance of this seminal, New Orleans novel. Authors'... more...

  • The Art of Fictionby James Salter; John Casey

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    James Salter?s exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic love, marriage, life abroad, friendship--that speak to us all. Following the publication of his first novel, Salter left behind... more...

  • Brooklyn Follies de Paul Auster (Guía de lectura)by ResumenExpress.com

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99

    ResumenExpress.com presenta y analiza en esta guía de lectura la novela Brooklyn Follies del célebre autor norteamericano Paul Auster. En ella, se suceden una serie de historias de personajes que viven todo tipo de peripecias y situaciones difíciles hasta justo antes de los atentados de Nueva York del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Tras esta aparente... more...