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William Faulkner A to Z

By: A. Nicholas Fargnoli ; Michael Golay

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2002., 2001:

Seller ID: BB0245492

ISBN: 0816041598

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The Oxford Companion to African American Literature

By: Andrews, William L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.:

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ISBN: 0195065107

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Here indeed is the pantheon of African American writers--Phillis Wheatley and Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass and W. E. B. Du Bois, Gwendolyn Brooks and Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison and Alice Walker, John Edgar Wideman and August Wilson, Jamaica Kincaid and Gloria Naylor, Stanley Crouch and Cornel West, and hundreds more. Moreover, the Companion includes entries on 150 major works of African Am... View more info

The Scandal of Ulysses

By: Arnold, Bruce

Price: $6.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr:

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ISBN: 0312093799

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The Great Heinlein Mystery

By: Beach, Edward L. Jr

Price: $17.50

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform:

Seller ID: BB0204295

ISBN: 1477410201

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Love in the Western world

By: Belgion, Montgomery

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, [1990], c1983., 1990:

Seller ID: BB0245489

ISBN: 0805209506

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The Brecht memoir

By: Bentley, Eric

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : PAJ Publications, 1985.:

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ISBN: 0933826842

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The Gutenberg elegies

By: Birkerts, Sven

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, c1995.:

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ISBN: 0449910091

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Dangerous pilgrimages

By: Bradbury, Malcolm

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London : Penguin, 1996:

Seller ID: BB0201774

ISBN: 014024347X

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A book of middle English

By: Burrow, J. A. ; Thorlac Turville-Petre

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1996., 1995:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0246027

ISBN: 0631193537

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This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the first edition all over the world. The main features of the second edition are the inclusion of etymologies in the glossary and the edition of three complete texts by Chaucer: "The Parliament of Fowls, The Reeve's Tale" and "The Prioress's Tale." Part One has been revised to cover English at the time of Chaucer, and suggestions for further reading have been updat... View more info

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Reading Oprah

By: Cecilia Konchar Farr

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005.:

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ISBN: 0791462587

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Oprah's Book Club sparked a revolution among readers by bringing serious contemporary novels to the attention of a wider audience. The Oprah's Book Club seal on a book led to instant fame and bestseller status for authors--but, how did Oprah change the way America reads and values books? Reading Oprah suggests that Oprah initiated an all-important mantra--trust readers. Not only did the public start reading accessible novels, but they also would snatch up formidable titl... View more info

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The Educated Imagination

By: Frye, Northrop

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 1964:

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ISBN: 0253200881

Condition: g

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The loving friends

By: Gadd, David

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Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1975] c1974.:

Seller ID: BB0201729

ISBN: 0151547408

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Jonathan Swift

By: Glendinning, Victoria

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1999.:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: BB0201755

ISBN: 0805061681

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A prize-winning biographer tells the story of the immortal Swift. Poet, polemicist, pamphleteer, and wit, Swift is the master of shock. His furious satirical responses to the corruption and hypocrisy he saw around him in private and public life in eighteenth-century England and Ireland have every relevance for our own times. His black imagination, and his preoccupation with the foulness that lies beneath the thin veneer of artifice and civilization, gave a new adject... View more info

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Will in the World

By: Greenblatt, Stephen Jay

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Publisher: W. W. Norton:

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ISBN: 039332737X

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Stephen Greenblatt, the charismatic Harvard professor who "knows more about Shakespeare than Ben Jonson or the Dark Lady did" (John Leonard, Harper's), has written a biography that enables us to see, hear, and feel how an acutely sensitive and talented boy, surrounded by the rich tapestry of Elizabethan life; full of drama and pageantry, and also cruelty and danger; could have become the world's greatest playwright. A young man from the provinces a man without wealth, co... View more info

Conversations with Capote

By: Grobel, Lawrence

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Publisher: New York : New American Library, c1985.:

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ISBN: 0452258022

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Between the covers

By: Hammond, Margo and Ellen Heltzel

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Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Da Capo Press, 2008.:

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ISBN: 0738212296

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With wit and wisdom, the bibliophile's Ebert & Roeper recommend more than 600 books based on what women care about most. "Between the Covers" is organized around their wide-ranging curiosity--about themselves, friends and family, the larger world--and their concerns, from health to sex to managing their finances. With such sections as "Babes We Love" (Role Models Real and Imagined), "The Babe Inside" (Focusing on Body and Soul), and "Love, Sex & Second Chances," this uni... View more info

John Milton, Englishman

By: Hanford, James Holly

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bonanza:

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ISBN: BBC0000032796

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The American literary history reader

By: Hutner, Gordon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.:

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ISBN: 0195095049

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In its first five years, American Literary History has produced an exciting body of work representing the full range of American literary critical practices at a time when no consensus in the field exists. This collection brings together the cream of this cutting-edge work, presenting seventeen of the most significant voices in the argument over literature's importance. Among the contributors and issues included in the anthology are Hertha D. Wong on Indian pictographs a... View more info

Mosaic modernism

By: Kadlec, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2000.:

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ISBN: 0801864380

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Hamlet:The Harcourt Brace Casebook Series in Literature

By: Kirszner, Laurie G.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace:

Seller ID: BB0250694

ISBN: 0155054805

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