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- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 45.00
Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of America's most influential thinkers and indisputably the central figure of the American Renaissance of the mid-19th century. His essay Nature is considered to be the founding document for the transcendentalist movement, and his influence can be seen in the writings of Whitman, Thoreau, Melville, and others. Bloom's... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
The American literary canon continues to grow and change over time. This new volume presents many of the key works and major figures that have shaped the Native American literary tradition. Covering a range of authors, from well-established names to emerging voices, this series presents works prominently featured in classrooms and representing a variety... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...