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- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81
Hauptbeschreibung Im zeitgenössischen Ozeanien spielen die Beziehungen zwischen Tradition, Identität und Wandel eine wichtige Rolle, insbesondere in der Rhetorik gegenwärtiger politischer Diskurse. Das dem Begriff Tradition inhärente Verhältnis zur Vergangenheit ist stark vom jeweiligen kolonialen Umgang mit der indigenen Kultur geprägt und schlägt... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00
Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, David J. Vázquez contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America employ the coordinates of familiar ideas of self to find their way to new, complex identities. Through this metaphor, Vázquez reveals how Latino... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 110.00
Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary World examines 24 of the most popular and culturally significant topics within African American literature's long and immensely fascinating history. Each piece provide substantial, in-depth information?much more than a typical encyclopedia entry?while remaining accessible and appealing to... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 24.99
Utilize your creativity to manifest your personal intention. Work in the spirit of the laws of attraction to visualize the life of your dreams. Follow the journey of twelve artists, each who will set a personal dream or intention. Witness the process that each artist takes, as they create a mixed-media piece that sows the seeds of their intention.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era's Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States' diverse women poets.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00
Building on the rich tradition of English-language poetry that preceded them, the major British poets of the 20th century subjected their art form to the influence and permutations of modernism, postmodernism, and beyond. This essential survey of a century of innovation and eloquence includes such seminal early and midcentury figures as T.S. Eliot,... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99
An abused teenage runaway turns into a courageous stripper and gets caught up in the dazzling and all-consuming lifestyle of easy money, sex, drugs and alcohol. When, at the top of her game, she tries to reclaim her freedom from the Mob whose property she has become, her attempts are met with brutal consequences. What her handlers dont know is... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00
Conservative strands in American literature are often overlooked on America's largely liberal university campuses. This book focuses on the works of conservative American writers and of others who have written of America from a conservative perspective. Beginning with the work of Edgar Allan Poe, the book explores the traditionalist temper in books... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
In this volume, Lovalerie King and Shirley Moody-Turner have compiled a collection of essays that offer access to some of the most innovative contemporary black fiction while addressing important issues in current African American literary studies. Distinguished scholars Houston Baker, Trudier Harris, Darryl Dickson-Carr, and Maryemma Graham join... more...
- Algonquin Books 2001; US$ 14.95
In his first work of nonfiction since the acclaimed On Fire , Brown aims for nothing short of ruthlessly capturing the truth of the world in which he has always lived. In the prologue to the book, he tells what it's like to be constantly compared with William Faulkner, a writer with whom he shares inspiration from the Mississippi land. The essays... more...