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Beyond Gatsby: How Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Writers of the 1920s Shaped American Culture

Beyond Gatsby

How Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Writers of the 1920s Shaped American Culture

The 1920s offered a veritable explosion of distinctively American fiction for the first time, from...

Citizen Steinbeck: Giving Voice to the People

Citizen Steinbeck

Giving Voice to the People

Demonstrating the power a single author can have on generations of individuals around the world, ...

From Native Son to King's Men: The Literary Landscape of 1940s America

From Native Son to King's Men

The Literary Landscape of 1940s America

This book looks at authors and their works during one of the most tumultuous decades of the...

Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

Bestseller

A Century of America's Favorite Books

This book looks at the bestselling titles since the early 20th century. The author considers how...

Charles Dickens's American Audience
US$41.50

During the time when the American nation was emerging, the novels of a British author Charles...

Mark Twain's Audience: A Critical Analysis of Reader Responses to the Writings of Mark Twain

Mark Twain's Audience

A Critical Analysis of Reader Responses to the Writings of Mark Twain

US$44.50

The unique contribution of this book is the focus upon the testimony of Twain’s audience as a unique...

Bloom's How to Write about Joseph Conrad
US$54.00

After an adventurous adolescence lived on the high seas, Joseph Conrad spent 30 years of his life as...

Movies in the Age of Obama: The Era of Post-Racial and Neo-Racist Cinema

Movies in the Age of Obama

The Era of Post-Racial and Neo-Racist Cinema

This collection of essays looks at how films in the last few years have reflected and juxtaposed the...

The Who and Philosophy
US$90.00

The Who was one of the most influential of the 1960s British Invasion bands—not just because of...

The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

The Poetics of American Song Lyrics is the first collection of academic essays that regards songs...