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- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
African-American authors have added their voices to the American literary tapestry through riveting works. African-American Writers discusses the established authors and newly emerging voices that have made lasting contributions to American literature. Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Ernest J. Gaines, Walter Dean Myers, Alice Walker, August Wilson, Charles... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 50.00
The new Research Guide to American Literature is a series of handbooks for students that provides strategies for studying and writing about frequently taught literary topics. Each volume contains dozens of study guides, each of which examines a particular work, author, movement, or theme, providing the necessary background information, suggesting fruitful... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Hispanic-American Writers discusses the Hispanic-American authors and their indispensable works that have made lasting contributions to literature, including Rudolfo Anaya, Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Junot Diaz, Esmeralda Santiago, Oscar Hijuelos, Christina Garcia, and Ernesto Quinonez. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
Romanticism and Transcendentalism: 1820-1865 explores American literature from 1820 up to the end of the Civil War. Containing approximately 40 study guides, this new resource is essential for high school and college students interested in researching and writing on this era of American literature. more...
- 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...