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LITERARY GUILLOTINE

By: N/A

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A. HYATT MAYOR : SELECTED WRITINGS AND A

By: A. HYATT MAYOR

Price: $6.00

Publisher: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART:

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MODERN AMERICAN FICTION : ESSAYS IN CRIT

By: A. WALTON (ED) LITZ

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American Vision : Actual and Ideal Society in Nin

By: A.N. Kaul

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MY HEART IS BOUNDLESS

By: ABIGAIL MAY ALCOTT

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Publisher: GALLERY BOOKS:

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"L""ittle Women""'s" "Marmee" is one of the most recognizable mothers in American literature. But the real woman behind the fiction--Louisa May Alcott's own mother, Abigail--has for more than a century remained shrouded in mystery. Scholars believed that her papers were burned by her daughter and husband, as they claimed, and that little additional information survived. Until now. When Abigail's biographer and great-niece Eve LaPlante found a collection of letters an... View more info

FRIENDSHIP : WORDSWORTH AND COLERIDGE

By: ADAM SISMAN

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Publisher: PENGUIN:

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The story of the legendary friendship between Wordsworth and Coleridge The friendship between William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge produced dazzling results. From it came "Lyrical Ballads," the volume that kick-started the Romantic Movement in England. Rarely have two such gifted writers cooperated so closely. They met in 1795 when both were in their early twenties, and in the euphoria of mutual discovery these brilliant and idealistic young men planned a ... View more info

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UHURU'S FIRE : AFRICAN LITERATURE EAST T

By: ADRIAN ROSCOE

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Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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First published in 1977, this is an eminently readable introduction to contemporary literature in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. The author examines work in verse, prose and drama, and discusses vernacular language problems, the role of oral literature and tradition and the varied responses to the struggle for freedom and its achievement. He argues that African literature is achieving its own inner dynamic, revealing a rapid spread of influences from one side of t... View more info

CHAOS OF THE SENSES

By: AHLEM MOSTEGHANEMI

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LETTER TO JIMMY

By: ALAIN MABANCKOU

Price: $14.20

Publisher: SOFT SKULL PRESS:

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BOOM IN CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI FICTION

By: ALAN L. (ED) MINTZ

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY PRESS OF NEW ENGLND:

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A critical introduction to contemporary Israeli literature that places works and writers in their cultural and social context. Five essays explore facets of what Mintz calls the complexity of cultural reverberations in Israeli fiction of the past two decades, a period during which "literature and the institutions of literary culture became the principal mode of encountering and mediating modernity." Among the major concerns addressed are the emergence of female write... View more info

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AMERICAN PROCESSION

By: ALFRED KAZIN

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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BOYS AND GIRLS FOREVER: CHILDREN'S CLASS

By: ALISON LURIE

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Publisher: PENGUIN:

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Are some of the world's most talented children's book authors essentially children themselves? In this engaging series of essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alison Lurie considers this theory, exploring children's classics from many eras and relating them to the authors who wrote them, including Little Women author Louisa May Alcott and Wizard of Oz author Frank Baum, as well as Dr. Seuss and Salman Rushdie. Analyzing these and many others, Lurie shows how these gi... View more info

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ON AYN RAND

By: ALLAN GOTTHELF

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Publisher: ITP EDUCATION DIVISION/WADSWOR:

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This brief text assists students in understanding Ayn Rand's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the "Wadsworth Philosophers Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON AYN RAND is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key think... View more info

LITERARY DECADE

By: ALLEN CHURCHILL

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MAN OF LETTERS IN THE MODERN WORLD

By: ALLEN TATE

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HISTORY OF SWEDISH LITERATURE

By: ALRIK GUSTAFSON

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DEATH OF LITERATURE

By: ALVIN B. KERNAN

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Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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Literature has passed through a crisis of confidence in recent decades-a radical questioning of its traditional values and its importance to humanity. In this witty and eloquent book, a distinguished professor of humanities looks at some of the agents that have contributed to literature's demise and ponders whether its vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late twentieth-century culture. Other critics, such as E. D. Hirsch and Allan Bloom, have also e... View more info

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CRITICAL CONDITION : WOMEN ON THE EDGE O

By: AMY (ED) SCHOLDER

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Publisher: SUBTERRANEAN COMPANY:

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Domestic violence and women who kill: essays, performance monologues, art by Sapphire, Dorothy Allison, Wanda Coleman, Theory Girls, Carrie Mae Weems. View more info

ART OF COURTLY LOVE

By: ANDREAS CAPELLANUS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NORTON, W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

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Modernity and the Text

By: ANDREAS HUYSSEN

Price: $9.00

Publisher: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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The study of Austrian and German modernist literature has a long and venerable history in this country. There have been no attempts yet, however, to reassess German and Austrian literary modernism in light of current discussion of modernity and postmodernity. Addressing a set of historical and theoretical questions central to current reevaluations of modernism, this volume presents American readers with a state-of-the-art account of German modernism studies in the eig... View more info