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  • The Literary Life of Thingsby Babette Bärbel Tischleder

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 31.48

    Whether in the street or the microcosm of the home, the life of things conjoins human subjects and inanimate objects. Engaging a great range of American literature?from Harriet Beecher Stowe and Edith Wharton to Vladimir Nabokov and Jonathan Franzen?the book illuminates scenes of animation that disclose the aesthetic, affective, and ethical dimensions... more...

  • Lolita in Peyton Placeby Ruth Pirsig Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Modern Primitivesby Susanna Pavloska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • New Approaches to Popular Romance Fictionby Sarah S.G. Frantz; Eric Murphy Selinger

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Despite the prejudices of critics, popular romance fiction remains a complex, dynamic genre. It consistently maintains the largest market share in the American publishing industry, even as it welcomes new subgenres like queer and BDSM romance. Digital publishing originated in erotic romance, and savvy online communities have exploded myths about the... more...

  • New York and the Literary Imaginationby Edward Margolies

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    This work reveals the myths of New York and the various, often paradoxical ways that authors have portrayed New York City. Part One examines New York from the perspectives of a New York aristocracy (e.g. Henry James), immigrants (e.g. Mario Puzo), African Americans (e.g. Ralph Ellison), and Jews (e.g. Daniel Fuchs). Part Two studies variations and... more...

  • Northrop Frye and Othersby Robert D. Denham

    University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    Eminent Frye scholar Robert D. Denham explores the connection between Frye and writers who influenced his thinking but about whom he never wrote anything extensive: Aristotle, Longinus, Joachim of Floris, Giordano Bruno, Henry Reynolds, Robert Burton, Kierkegaard, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Colin Still, Paul Tillich, and Frances A. Yates. more...

  • Plain and Ugly Janesby Charlotte M. Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Postcolonial Life Narratives: Testimonial Transactionsby Gillian Whitlock

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 30.99

    The Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures series offers stimulating and accessible introductions to definitive topics and key genres and regions within the rapidly diversifying field of postcolonial literary studies in English.Postcolonial Life Narrative draws together two dynamic fields of contemporary literature and criticism, postcolonialism... more...

  • Small Towns in Recent American Crime Fictionby David Geherin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    Small towns have long been a commonplace setting in crime and mystery fiction, but usually only in cozy mysteries. The crimes in these novels typically are solved by amateur sleuths like Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, whose efforts restore tranquility to a quiet community. But in recent years writers of realistic crime fiction have discovered fresh... more...

  • Southern Women Novelists and the Civil Warby Sharon Talley

    University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 74.00

    During and after the Civil War, southern women played a critical role in shaping the South?s evolving collective memory by penning journals and diaries, historical accounts, memoirs, and literary interpretations of the war. While a few of these writings?most notably Mary Chesnut?s diaries and Margaret Mitchell?s novel, Gone with the Wind ?have been... more...