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  • The Twentieth-Century American Fiction Handbookby Christopher MacGowan

    Wiley 2010; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    This student-friendly handbook provides an engaging overview of American fiction over the twentieth century, with entries on the important historical contexts and central issues, as well as the major texts and writers. Provides extensive coverage of short stories and short story writers as well as novels and novelists Discusses the cultural contexts... more...

  • Maggie: A Girl of the Streetsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 36.00

    - Comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces. - Concise critical excerpts provide a scholarly overview of each work. - "The Story Behind the Story" details the conditions under which the work was written. - Each book includes a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list... more...

  • Ernest Hemingwayby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 54.00

    Considered one of the greatest American novelists of the 20th century, Ernest Hemingway composed many classic works, including The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and A Farewell to Arms, earning the Nobel Prize in Literature for his efforts. This new edition also appraises Hemingway's acclaimed short fiction, such as "Hills Like White... more...

  • American Women Poets 1650-1950by Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2002; US$ 54.00

    -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights. -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers more...

  • Portrait Of A Lifeby Firouzeh Razavi

    UPA 2011; US$ 28.50

    Portrait of a Life is a true story that explores the impact of friendship. Prior to the 1979 Iranian Revolution, Azadeh moves to the United States. Azadeh is later offered a position restoring paintings at the Vatican in Rome due to her career asan artist. When she is unable to accept the position, Azadeh reflects on her friends and the impact they... more...

  • Das Image von Journalistenby Sandra Lieske

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.48

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Christina Holtz-Bacha more...

  • Triangulationsby David J. Vazquez

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00 US$ 63.75

    Just as mariners use triangulation, mapping an imaginary triangle between two known positions and an unknown location, so, David J. Vázquez contends, Latino authors in late twentieth-century America employ the coordinates of familiar ideas of self to find their way to new, complex identities. Through this metaphor, Vázquez reveals how Latino... more...

  • Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary Worldby Yolanda Page

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 110.00

    Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary World examines 24 of the most popular and culturally significant topics within African American literature's long and immensely fascinating history. Each piece provide substantial, in-depth information—much more than a typical encyclopedia entry—while remaining accessible and appealing to... more...

  • American Women Poetsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00

    American poetry has been shaped and deeply influenced by the wealth of female voices that have contributed to its originality and vivacity through the years. From the colonial era's Phillis Wheatley to the new voices of the 21st century, this volume surveys the ongoing contributions and critical legacy of the United States' diverse women poets.... more...

  • Twentieth-Century British Poetsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00

    Building on the rich tradition of English-language poetry that preceded them, the major British poets of the 20th century subjected their art form to the influence and permutations of modernism, postmodernism, and beyond. This essential survey of a century of innovation and eloquence includes such seminal early and midcentury figures as T.S. Eliot,... more...