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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
Henry David Thoreau was a naturalist, transcendentalist, philosopher, and essayist. His views on civil disobedience and nature have become a part of the American character. This updated volume of the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series is a keenly detailed chronicle of the great thinker who will forever be known for his experiment in simple living... more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 23.00
No one writes like Wendell Berry. Whether essay, novel, story, or poem, his inimitable voice rings true, as natural as the land he has farmed in Kentucky for over 40 years. Following the widely praised Given , this new collection offers a masterful blend of epigrams, elegies, lyrics, and letters, with the occasional short love poem. Alternately... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
Not the usual assignment. Ferrying fighter planes, undercover work ... that's more like it. But it's the dark hours of WWII, and Hollywood's biggest stars, studio moguls, and Washington bureaucrats are working hand-in-glove to merge entertainment and propaganda. Pucci Lewis has been dispatched to Fort Roach, the First Motion Picture Unit,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00
Now in full color for the first time, this updated and expanded edition discusses sectionalism, industrialism, and literary regionalism; slave narratives and race relations; the life and works of Mark Twain; urban writers and internationalism; regionalism; and naturalism, determinism, and social reform. Topics include: Slave narratives and race relations;... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
Modern American drama has had a lean history in comparison to the other arts, gaining prominence in the early twentieth century. Eugene O'Neill launched its emergence, combining naturalism, expressionism, and Greek tragedy, and winning his first Pulitzer in 1920 with more to follow. After this innovator came Tennessee WIlliams and Arthur Miller.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
The essays collected in this volume survey the major works of modern American poetry, from magnificent epics like Hart Crane's "The Bridge" and Wallace Stevens's "Auroras of Aurmn," to such central lyrics as Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and Maranne Moore's "Poetry." the complexity... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
? The Language of Trees , like Whitman?s Leaves of Grass though in a magic realist vernacular, refreshingly asserts that deeply American conviction: the gravest natural instinct is to heal and be healed. A shimmeringly heartfelt story.? ?Gregory Maguire, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked ?Crafted with suspenseful... more...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 18.95
Henry David Thoreau has long been revered for his writings and observations on the natural world. His words evoke his environment with stunning clarity as well as his own innate sense of wonder. His journal, from which the text of Of Woodland Pools, Spring-Holes and Ditches is drawn, shares these strengths, providing an intimate view of Thoreau?s... more...