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Literature, American



link to catalog page PIZER, American Naturalism and the Jews

American Naturalism and the Jews

Garland, Norris, Dreiser, Wharton, and Cather

Author: Donald Pizer
Pub Date: July 2008

A penetrating study of the anti-Semitic attitudes held by major American naturalist authors   learn more...

link to catalog page PATTERSON, Beyond the Gibson Girl

Beyond the Gibson Girl

Reimagining the American New Woman, 1895-1915

Author: Martha H. Patterson
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2008

The social, ethnic, literary, and iconographic history of the contested American New Woman   learn more...

link to catalog page MCKAY, Complete Poems Author: Claude McKay
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2008

The complete poetry--published and unpublished--of a pioneer of black modernism   learn more...

link to catalog page POE, Critical Theory

Critical Theory

The Major Documents

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Pub Date: December 2008

Understanding the impact of context on Poe’s literary criticism   learn more...

link to catalog page CANTWELL, If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

Music, Community, Culture

Author: Robert Cantwell
Pub Date: October 2008

A dazzling, expansive exploration of the culture-making activities and artifacts of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page DAVIS, My Sense of Silence

My Sense of Silence

Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Pub Date: 2008

A beautifully told and unique recollection of life as the child of immigrant Jews in the Bronx and as the child of deaf parents   learn more...

link to catalog page CHRISTIAN, New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000 Author: Barbara Christian
Pub Date: October 2007

A passionate and celebrated pioneer in her own words   learn more...

link to catalog page MCALMON, The Nightinghouls of Paris Author: Robert McAlmon
Pub Date: February 2007

A wild, firsthand account of expatriate life in France during the close of the twenties.   learn more...

link to catalog page PAULY, Zane Grey

Zane Grey

His Life, His Adventures, His Women

Author: Thomas H. Pauly
Pub Date: Cloth: 2005; Paper: 2007

The first accurate and thorough biography of the man behind the myths of the Old West   learn more...

link to catalog page DUNLAP, A History of the American Theatre from Its Origins to 1832 Author: William Dunlap
Pub Date: September 2005

The genesis of the American theatre as told by one of its founding fathers   learn more...

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