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  • Lynda Barryby Susan E. Kirtley

    University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 25.00

    Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek , illustrated fiction ( Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me ), and graphic novels ( One! Hundred! Demons! ), the art of Lynda Barry (b. 1956) has branched out to incorporate plays, paintings, radio commentary, and lectures. With a combination of simple, raw drawings and mature, eloquent... more...

  • Memorials of Harriet Martineau by Maria Weston Chapmanby Deborah A. Logan

    Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    Memorials of Harriet Martineau by Maria Weston Chapman was published in 1877 as volume three of Harriet Martineau?s Autobiography . The volume consists of primary materials written by Martineau that are available nowhere else, published or archival, along with memorials of Martineau by prominent people of the era. This is the first scholarly... more...

  • Modernism and Masculinityby Natalya Lusty; Julian Murphet

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 80.00

    Modernism and Masculinity explores the varied dimensions and manifestations of masculinity in modernist literature and culture. more...

  • The National Body in Mexican Literatureby Rebecca Janzen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The National Body in Mexican Literature presents a revisionist reading of the Mexican canon that challenges assumptions of State hegemony and national identity. It analyzes the representation of sick, disabled, and miraculously healed bodies in Mexican literature from 1940 to 1980 in narrative fiction by Vicente Leņero, Juan Rulfo, among others.... more...

  • Not Under Fortyby Willa Cather

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95

    For Willa Cather, "the world broke in two in 1922 or thereabouts." The whole legacy of Western civilization stood on the far side of World War I, and in the spiritually impoverished present she looked back to that. To that she directed readers of these essays, declaring that anyone under forty years old would not be interested in them. But she... more...

  • The Novels Of George Eliot, A Reviewby Henry James

    Copyright Group 2013; US$ 1.39

    Henry James was born on 15 April 1843 and is regarded as one of the great literary figures of 19th Century writing. Born in New York, he moved between there and Europe, being tutored in Geneva, London, Paris, Bologna, and Bonn. At the age of 19 he briefly attended Harvard Law School, but preferred reading literature to studying law and settled the... more...

  • Reading Like a Girlby Sara K. Day

    University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 55.00

    By examining the novels of critically and commercially successful authors such as Sarah Dessen ( Someone Like You ), Stephenie Meyer (the Twilight series), and Laurie Halse Anderson ( Speak ), Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature explores the use of narrative intimacy as a means of reflecting... more...

  • Roomscapeby Susan David Bernstein

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Examines the Reading Room of the British Museum as a space of imaginative and historically generative potential in relation to the emergence of modern women writers in Victorian and early twentieth-century London. Drawing on archival materials around this national library reading room, Roomscape is the first study that integrates documentary, theoretical,... more...

  • Sex Expression and American Women Writers, 1860-1940by Dale M. Bauer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 24.99

    American women novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries registered a call for a new sexual freedom, Dale Bauer contends. By creating a lexicon of "sex expression," many authors explored sexuality as part of a discourse about women's needs rather than confining it to the realm of sentiments, where it had been relegated (if broached... more...

  • Since You Askby Louise Wareham

    Akashic Books 2004; US$ 14.95

    Winner of a James Jones Literary Society First Novel Award. more...