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Literature, American



link to catalog page BOYLE, Process

Process

A Novel

Author: Kay Boyle
Pub Date: 2007

A lost literary masterpiece rediscovered.   learn more...

link to catalog page VAN VECHTEN, The Splendid Drunken Twenties

The Splendid Drunken Twenties

Selections from the Daybooks, 1922-1930

Author: Carl Van Vechten
Pub Date: 2007

A startling record of the Jazz Age through the eyes of one of its memorable figures   learn more...

link to catalog page FARRELL, A World I Never Made Author: James T. Farrell
Pub Date: April 2007

An epic tale of two families’ struggles with harsh urban realities   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 YIN, Chinese American Literature since the 1850s Author: Xiao-huang Yin
Pub Date: 2006

The first comprehensive study of Chinese American literature in English and Chinese from the 19th-Century to the present and combines the work of ethnicity specialists with the findings of literary critics offering a fresh understanding of the interrlations between Chine American history and literature.   learn more...

link to catalog page BIRCHALL, Onoto Watanna

Onoto Watanna

The Story of Winnifred Eaton

Author: Diana Birchall
Pub Date: 2006

The fascinating biography of an almost fictional best-selling novelist, journalist, and scriptwriter, who succeeded in overcoming the barriers of race and gender.   learn more...

link to catalog page STEPHENS, The Plays of Georgia Douglas Johnson

The Plays of Georgia Douglas Johnson

From the New Negro Renaissance to the Civil Rights Movement

Author: Edited and with an Introduction by Judith L. Stephens
Pub Date: March 2006

Recovering the stage work of one of America's finest black female writers   learn more...

link to catalog page CARLSON, Sovereign Selves

Sovereign Selves

American Indian Autobiography and the Law

Author: David J. Carlson
Pub Date: December 2006

The surprising engagements of American Indian autobiographers with colonial discourses   learn more...

link to catalog page BARNUM, The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

Nothing Else Like It in the Universe

Author: Phineas T. Barnum
Pub Date: January 2005

An encyclopedic treasure trove from the mastermind behind "The Greatest Show on Earth"   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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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