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- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 55.00
A Tyrannous Eye: Eudora Welty?s Nonfiction and Photographs is the first book-length study of Eudora Welty?s full range of achievements in nonfiction and photography. A preeminent Welty scholar, Pearl Amelia McHaney offers clear-eyed and complex assessments of Welty?s journalism, book reviews, letters, essays, autobiography, and photographs. Each... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 55.00
Eudora Welty and Surrealism surveys Welty?s fiction during the most productive period of her long writing life. The study shows how the 1930s witnessed surrealism?s arrival in the United States largely through the products of its visual artists. Welty, a frequent traveler to New York City, where the surrealists exhibited, and a keen reader of magazines... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 69.99
Dacia Maraini?s Narratives of Survival: (Re)Constructed explores key narratives published between1984 and 2004 through an elaboration of the paradigm of reconstruction. Using close textual analysis and interviews and essays by Maraini, the author includes men, children, animals, and imaginary characters in her study. The text explores language,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This book is situated between studies of the material object of the book and Algerian women?s writing. It examines the iconographic depictions on book covers of three of the most studied francophone writers today, Assia Djebar, Nina Bouraoui, and Malika Mokeddem, among others, and shows how these covers have controlled the reception and interpretation... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available
The focus of this study is on Virginia Woolf's vast output of essays and their relation to her fiction. Randi Saloman shows that it was by employing tools and methods drawn from the essay genre - such as fragmentation, stream-of-consciousness and dialogic engagement with the reader - that Woolf managed to leave behind the realism of the 19th-century... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
"A passionate, political and provocative study". Patricia Clements, Professor Emeritus, University of Alberta, and founding director of The Orlando Project. Times Higher Education Magazine. "The distillation of many years of sparklingly erudite scholarship and continuing incisive debate, Judith Allen's book is essential reading for... more...
- 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...