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  • The Language of Visionby Joseph R. Millichap

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    The Language of Vision celebrates and interprets the complementary expressions of photography and literature in the South. Southern imagery and text affect one another, explains Joseph R. Millichap, as intertextual languages and influential visions. Focusing on the 1930s, and including significant works both before and after this preeminent decade,... more...

  • Hemispheric Regionalismby Gretchen J. Woertendyke

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre , brings together a rich archive of popular culture, fugitive slave narratives, advertisements, political treatises, and literature to construct a new literary history from a hemispheric and regional perspective. more...

  • Henry James's Style of Retrospectby Oliver Herford

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 135.00

    Henry James's Style of Retrospect examines the last twenty-five years of James's writing life, focussing on the rather the substantial body of retrospective and commemorative non-fiction which he began to produce in the 1890s more...

  • Language Between Description and Prescriptionby Lieselotte Anderwald

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99

    Based on 258 English grammar books, Language Between Description and Prescription investigates nineteenth-century grammar writing relating to actual language change, especially in the verb phrase. Lieselotte Andewald proposes that not all changes were noticed in the first place, and those that were noticed were not necessarily criticized. The book... more...

  • Rhetorics of Religion in American Fictionby Liliana M. Naydan

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book addresses representations of belief in the polarized post-9/11 Age of Terror. Naydan tracks how both major and less-known contemporary authors of diverse religious heritages negotiate religious and ideological differences that involve secularism and atheism on the one hand and religious fundamentalism and fanaticism on the other. more...

  • Reading Smell in Eighteenth-Century Fictionby Emily C. Friedman

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Reading Smell examines how far the novel, which is so often claimed to be a repository of modernity and changing mores, can be understood through a reintroduction of olfactory information. After decades of reading for all kinds of racial, cultural, gendered, and other sorts of absences back into the novel, this book takes one step further: to consider... more...

  • Attention Equals Lifeby Andrew Epstein

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Attention Equals Life examines why a quest to pay attention to daily life has increasingly become a central feature of both contemporary American poetry and the wider culture of which it is a part. more...

  • Selected Poetry and Prose of Edmond Holmesby John Howlett

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book represents the first scholarly collection of the work of an overlooked and neglected British poet. Featuring a comprehensive introduction and notes from Holmes?s official biographer, this collection breaks new ground in offering for the first time a fresh new body of work in the canon of nineteenth - and twentieth - century poetry.... more...

  • Images of Historyby Richard Eldridge

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Human subjects are both formed by historical inheritances and capable of active criticism. Insisting on this fact, Kant and Benjamin each develop powerful, systematic, but sharply opposed accounts of human powers and interests in freedom. A persistent constitutive tension between Kantian and Benjaminan ideals is woven through human life. By examining... more...

  • Muslims beyond the Arab Worldby Fallou Ngom

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99

    Muslims beyond the Arab World explores the tradition of writing African languages using the Arabic script 'Ajami and the rise of the Muridiyya order of Islamic Sufi in Senegal. The book demonstrates how the development of 'Ajami and the flourishing of the Muridiyya are entwined. more...