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Literature, American



link to catalog page LARDAS, The Bop Apocalypse

The Bop Apocalypse

The Religious Visions of Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Burroughs

Author: John Lardas
Pub Date: December 2001

The first book to engage the religious world of the Beats on its own terms, taking seriously the otherworldly claims made by each writer and recreates the religious world that was foundational to the most well-known works of the three most famous Beat writers.   learn more...

link to catalog page CLARK, Contemporary Black Men's Fiction and Drama Author: Edited by Keith Clark
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page PETERSON, Extra Innings

Extra Innings

Writing on Baseball

Author: Richard Peterson
Pub Date: May 2001

For die-hard baseball intellectuals, Peterson explores how baseball writers have generated and sometimes challenged the narrative myths of the sport and its players.   learn more...

link to catalog page FERBER, Fanny Herself Author: Edna Ferber
Pub Date: May 2001

This intensely personal chronicle of a young girl growing up Jewish in a small midwestern town is the most autobiographical of Pulitzer Prize-winning Ferber’s novels, full of fine, full-blown, and fascinating characters. (UofI’s paperback reprint of Ferber’s So Big has sold close to 7000 copies!)   learn more...

link to catalog page BEHLING, The Masculine Woman in America, 1890-1935 Author: Laura L. Behling
Pub Date: February 2001

How the popular press and literature translated the woman suffrage movement into a monstrous movement of unnatural masculinized women.   learn more...

link to catalog page DUNNE, Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War Author: Finley Peter Dunne
Pub Date: November 2001

This reprint makes one of America’s greatest humorists--and one of America’s greatest humorous characters--available again to the public.   learn more...

link to catalog page WEINBERG, The Muckrakers Author: Edited by Arthur Weinberg and Lila Weinberg
Pub Date: May 2001

A challenging call to arms for today’s writers to have the courage of the muckrakers and expose abuse of power wherever they find it   learn more...

link to catalog page HALL, Professions

Professions

Conversations on the Future of Literary and Cultural Studies

Author: Edited by Donald E. Hall
Pub Date: June 2001

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link to catalog page TAX, Rivington Street Author: Meredith Tax
Pub Date: October 2001

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link to catalog page FERBER, Roast Beef, Medium

Roast Beef, Medium

The Business Adventures of Emma McChesney

Author: Edna Ferber
Pub Date: May 2001

The adventures of Emma McChesney: smart, savvy, stylish, divorced mother, and Midwest traveling sales representative for T. A. Buck's Featherloom skirts and petticoats. (UofI’s paperback reprint of Ferber’s So Big has sold close to 7000 copies!)   learn more...

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