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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 64.95
Exploring the deep and enduring relationship between music and literature, Hot Music, Ragmentation, and the Bluing of American Literature examines the diverse ways in which African American ? hot? music influenced American culture? particularly literature? in early twentieth century America. Steven C. Tracy provides a history of the fusion of African... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Author Toni Morrison stressed the need to analyze race in American literature by white authors by shifting focus "from the racial object to the racial subject." Representations of whiteness in certain works by Asian American authors reveal what happens when the visual dynamics of ethnography are reversed, and those persons often considered... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
Even well-meaning fiction writers of the late Jim Crow era (1900-1955) perpetuated racial stereotypes in their depiction of black characters. From 1918 to 1952, Octavus Roy Cohen turned out a remarkable 360 short stories featuring Florian Slappey and the schemers, romancers and ditzes of Birmingham's Darktown for The Saturday Evening Post and other... more...
- TCU Press 2015; Not Available
Vibrant, opinionated, and independent?that?s Galveston widow Rose Parrish. Seventy-six years old and in failing health, Rose is coming to grips with her life. She lives alone in a stately home once full of life; her only companions are her housekeeper, Pearl, her financial advisor, Captain J.J. Broussard, and a young medical student, Jesse Martin.... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 20.34
?As well as being Germany?s most important poet, Hans Magnus Enzensberger is a provocative cultural essayist and one of Europe?s leading political thinkers. No British poet can match him in his range of interests and his moral passion. Enzensberger is a cultured, learned, widely knowledgeable man, but his poems wear their knowledge, learning and... more...
- Prospect Park Books 2015; US$ 8.99
A satirical self-help gift book showcasing Mark Twain's wittiest quotes about the life well lived. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 24.95
The acclaimed annual, The Best American Poetry , is the most prestigious showcase of new poetry in the United States and Canada. Each year since the series began in 1988, David Lehman has contributed a foreword, and this has evolved into a sort of state-of-the-art address that surveys new developments and explores various matters facing poets and... more...