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  • Presidents in the Moviesby Iwan W. Morgan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Cinematic depictions of real U.S. presidents from Abraham Lincoln to George W. Bush explore how Hollywood movies represent American history and politics on screen. more...

  • Early-Twentieth-Century Frontier Dramas on Broadwayby Richard Wattenberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Frontier dramas were among the most popular and successful of early-twentieth-century Broadway type plays. The long runs of contemporary dramas not only indicate the popularity of these plays but also tell us that these plays offered views about the frontier that original audiences could and did embrace. more...

  • Chamber Musicby James Joyce

    The Floating Press 1907; US$ 2.99

    Irish author James Joyce is best remembered as one of the most important novelists of the twentieth century. His masterwork Ulysses is regarded by some critics as the best novel ever written. However, Joyce also dabbled in other genres, and poetry, according to some accounts, was his first literary love. Chamber Music was Joyce's first full-length... more...

  • The Strawby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Irish-American playwright Eugene O'Neill is credited with altering the trajectory of American drama in the early twentieth century by focusing on the lives of working-class people and using language that more closely echoed everyday vernacular. The Straw is an account of a man who falls in love while in quarantine, being treated for tuberculosis. more...

  • The Hairy Apeby Eugene O'Neill

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    One of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape is still as startlingly fresh and innovative as it was when it was first published nearly a hundred years ago. Primal working man Yank feels at home in the harsh but familiar environment of a ship's engine room, but a chance encounter with a wealthy... more...

  • Pictographby Melissa Kwasny

    Milkweed Editions 2015; US$ 16.00

    If you want the earth as it really is,? N. Scott Momaday writes, learn it through its sacred places.? With this quote as her guiding light, Melissa Kwasny traveled to the ancient pictograph and petroglyph sites around her rural Montana home. The poems in this collection emerge from these visits and capture the natural world she encounters around... more...

  • Curtains?by Michael M. Kaiser

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    A passionate and provocative assessment of the decline of performing arts institutions in the United States and how to save them more...

  • Conversations I've Never Hadby Caitlin Maling

    Fremantle Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    Caitlin Maling?s first collection is at heart a poetry of place. Cervantes, Donnelly River, Yallingup, Fremantle, Leonora, and beyond are richly evoked in poems ranging stylistically from accomplished mature lyrics and the confessional to narratives of raw power and feeling. Restlessly questioning and frequently allusive, slipping between promise... more...

  • Otherwiseby John Dennison

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57

    The poems in this debut collection by New Zealand poet John Dennison are concerned, above all, with love, and with the strange, unlooked-for manner of its appearances among us. Marked by an emotional acuity and formal deftness, Otherwise draws us into confrontations with our equivocal and finite nature. Here too, because some things bear repeating?,... more...

  • Portraitsby Elaine Feinstein

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57

    Elaine Feinstein has always written with most intensity about people. In this book, she remembers friends she has loved, writers she has known and literary figures from the past. She writes of the Russian poet Bella Akhmadulina with tender admiration; the East End poet Emanuel Litvinoff, at work in his Bloomsbury flat; and Masha Enzensberger, who... more...