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  • Last Callby David Lee

    Wings Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Few poets of Western America fill the ?organic intellectual? role better than David Lee. His poetry is the real deal when it comes to recording hilariously insightful?and linguistically accurate?observations of rural culture and America at large while using a host of astute literary allusions and techniques. Imagine Robert Frost simultaneously channeling... more...

  • George V. Higginsby Erwin H. Ford II

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Best known for his popular crime fiction, Boston novelist George V. Higgins (1939-1999) should stand among the top ranks of the American literary canon. In his 26 novels and dozens of short stories, Higgins chronicled the lives of Boston's Irish with his trademark hard-boiled dialog, exploring the criminal underworld, American democracy, Boston... more...

  • Edgar Allan Poeby Running Press

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    This entertaining anthology includes four of Edgar Allan Poe?s most popular tales of terror ( The Masque of the Red Death, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado , and The Black Cat ) and a selection of his haunting poetry reprinted in full, along with an introduction and biography on the Master of the Macabre. more...

  • The Other Sylvia Plathby Dr Tracy Brain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Despite being widely studied on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses the writing of Sylvia Plath has been relatively neglected in relation to the attention given to her life and what drove her to suicide. Tracy Brain aims to remedy this by introducing completely new approaches to Plath's writing, taking the studies away from the familiar concentration... more...

  • Subway to Californiaby Joseph Di Prisco

    Rare Bird Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    In 1960, the Di Prisco family fled Brooklyn—and the FBI. The father was a compulsive gambler and small-time member of a crew that specialized in bookmaking. He knew too much about police corruption to stick around and break bread with federal agents who on Sunday afternoon tracked him into the woods of Long Island. He escaped at age thirty-five and... more...

  • Utopia and Terror in Contemporary American Fictionby Judie Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the quest for/failure of Utopia across a range of contemporary American/transnational fictions in relation to terror and globalization through authors such as Susan Choi, André Dubus, Dalia Sofer, and John Updike. While recent critical thinkers have reengaged with Utopia, the possibility of terror ? whether state or non-state, external... more...

  • Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fictionby William Vesterman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    How have twentieth-century writers used techniques in fiction to communicate the human experience of time? Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fiction explores this question by analyzing major narratives of the last century that demonstrate how time becomes variously manifested to reflect and illuminate its operation in our lives. Offering... more...

  • Chicano/Latino Homoerotic Identitiesby David W. Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Intercultural Movementsby Keith Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    How was American gay liberation received in France between the events of Stonewall and the AIDS crisis? What part did translations of American 'gay fiction' play in this reception? How might the various intercultural movements that characterize the French response to 'American gay' be conceptualized as translational? Intercultural Movements... more...

  • Horton Footeby Gerald C. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...