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- 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...
- Counterpoint 2010; US$ 18.99
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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
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...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49
? 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Native Americans have produced some of the most powerful and lyrical literature ever written in North America. This volume examines some of the finest Native American writers, including Joy Harjo, Louise Erdrich, James Welch, Sherman Alexie, N. Scott Momaday, Samsom Occom, Zitkala-?a, and Leslie Marmon Silko. Yale literature professor Harold Bloom... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
The American literary canon continues to grow and change over time. This volume presents many of the key works and major figures that have shaped the Arab-American and Muslim-American literary traditions. Covering a range of authors, from pioneering voices to newly established writers, this series explores books representing a variety of genres and... more...