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  • In Mine Own Heartby Alan Marshall

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    The moving account of Alan Marshall's attempts to establish himself as a writer during the Depression. more...

  • The Black American Short Story in the 20th Centuryby Peter Bruck

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1977; US$ 102.00

    This volume is a collection of essays on black short stories written between 1998 and 1976. It aims to say something about the black short story as a genre and the development of the racial situation in America as well. The primary aim is to introduce the reader to this long neglected genre of black fiction. In contrast to the black novel, the short... more...

  • The Editing of American Literature, 1890-1930by Donald Pizer

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 74.99

    The Editing of American Literature, 1890-1930 collects Donald Pizer?s essays and reviews that examine the issues associated with providing authoritative scholarly editions of major turn-of-the-century American authors. Divided into four sections?general essays on editing; essays and reviews on the editing of Theodore Dreiser; essays and reviews... more...

  • The Life and Truth of George R. Stewartby Donald M. Scott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    Best known for his 1949 post-apocalyptic thriller Earth Abides, George R. Stewart (1895-1980) spent a lifetime wandering the American landscape and writing books about its geography and history. An English professor at the University of California at Berkeley, the exceptional scholar-author penned some of the most remarkable literary works of the 20th... more...

  • Public Figuresby Jena Osman

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    An investigation of the gap between sight and site more...

  • The Folded Heartby Michael Collier

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    Poems with a lyrical compression of language?precise, and intensely felt more...

  • Horizons of Enchantmentby Lene M. Johannessen

    Dartmouth College Press 2011; Not Available

    A unique and original reading of the American imaginary more...

  • Anna Mei, Cartoon Girlby Carol A. Grund

    Pauline Books and Media 2010; US$ 8.95

    It?s not easy being eleven?especially for Anna Mei Anderson. How is she ever going to fit in with the other sixth graders when she has an unusual name that?s associated with the Japanese cartoon, an adoptive family she doesn?t remotely resemble, and an unknown birth mother somewhere back in China? She figures she?d better get busy transforming herself... more...

  • Candy Canes in Bethlehemby Miriam Van Scott; Traci Van Wagoner

    Pauline Books and Media 2012; US$ 7.95

    Unwrap the gifts of tradition and celebration from cultures around the globe in this illustrated Christmas storybook as Daniel discovers the true meaning behind Christmas? piņatas, pickles, kangaroos, gingerbread houses, stockings, and candy canes?the birth of Jesus Christ! Brightly-colored, brushstroke illustrations adorn this festive, hardcover... more...

  • A Glossary of Chickensby Gary J. Whitehead

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 17.95 US$ 16.33

    With skillful rhetoric and tempered lyricism, the poems in A Glossary of Chickens explore, in part, the struggle to understand the world through the symbolism of words. Like the hens of the title poem, Gary J. Whitehead's lyrics root around in the earth searching for sustenance, cluck rather than crow, and possess a humble majesty. Confronting... more...