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- University of Iowa Press 2011; US$ 29.95
By the end of the nineteenth century, Ralph Waldo Emerson was well on his way to becoming the ?Wisest American? and the ?Sage of Concord,? a literary celebrity and a national icon. With that fame came what Robert Habich describes as a blandly sanctified version of Emerson held widely by the reading public. Building Their Own Waldos sets out to understand... more...
- Running Press 2013; US$ 5.95
Celebrate the bicentennial birthday of Charles Dickens with this Miniature Edition packed with witty summaries of the novels of one of history's most beloved storytellers. All fans of great literature can enjoy these perfectly portable renditions of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities , and all the Dickensian... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Warren W. Wooden's pioneering studies of early examples of children's literature throw new light on many accepted works of the English Renaissance period. In consequence, they appear more complex, significant, and successful than hitherto realized. In these nine essays, Wooden traces the roots of English children's literature in the Renaissance beginning... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 30.99
The myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe. Here is the guide to that universe. The Complete Stephen King Universe is the only definitive reference work that examines all of Stephen King's novels, short stories, motion pictures, miniseries, and teleplays, and deciphers the threads that exist... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
E. L. Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March . Now here are Doctorow?s rich, revelatory essays on the nature of imaginative thought. In Creationists , Doctorow considers creativity in its many forms: from the literary (Melville and Mark Twain) to the comic (Harpo Marx) to the cosmic (Genesis... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Presenting different ways to imagine criticism without critique, this collection provides a survey of both the difficult times facing ideological critique and the ways in which literary criticism and aesthetics have been affected by changing attitudes toward critique. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 25.00
A collection of new and previously published essays on contemporary literary culture, authors, and critics by the acclaimed writer and critic more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
This volume explores problems concerning the series, national development and the national canon in a range of countries and their international book-trade relationships. Studies focus on issues such as the fabrication of a national canon, and on the book in war-time, the evolution of Catholic literature, imperial traditions and colonial libraries. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 20.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND KIRKUS REVIEWS Hailed as ?the indispensable critic? by The New York Review of Books, Harold Bloom? New York Times bestselling writer and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University?has for decades been sharing with readers and students... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24
»Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert« wurde 1977 als Mitteilungsblatt der »Deutschen Gesellschaft für die Erforschung des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts« gegründet und seit 1987 zur wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift der deutschen Dixhuitièmisten ausgebaut. Biographische Informationen Carsten Zelle ist Professor für Neugermanistik an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum.... more...