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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:

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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 concise Oxford dictionary of literary terms

By: Baldick, Chris

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 1991, c1990.:

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ISBN: 0192828932

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This dictionary provides succinct and often witty explanations of over one thousand potentially troublesome terms encountered in the study of literature, from absurd to zeugma, from the ancient dithyramb to the contemporary dub poetry, from the popular bodice-ripper to the aristocratic masque. While it is fully up to date with the terminologies of deconstruction and other modern schools of literary theory, it also offers extensive coverage of traditional drama, versifica... View more info

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Beginning theory

By: Barry, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Manchester ; Manchester University Press ; 2002.:

Edition: 2

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ISBN: 0719062683

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The Great Heinlein Mystery

By: Beach, Edward L. Jr

Price: $17.50

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform:

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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:

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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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One art

By: Bishop, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c1994.:

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ISBN: 0374524459

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From several thousand letters, written over fifty years - from 1928, when she was seventeen, to the day of her death, in Boston in 1979 - Robert Giroux has selected over five hundred and has written a detailed and informative introduction. "One Art" takes us behind Bishop's formal sophistication and reserve, displaying to the full the gift for friendship, the striving for perfection, and the passionate, questing, rigorous spirit that made her a great poet. View more info

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Dangerous pilgrimages

By: Bradbury, Malcolm

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London : Penguin, 1996:

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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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On histories and stories

By: Byatt, A. S.

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Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.:

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ISBN: 0674004515

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Reading Oprah

By: Cecilia Konchar Farr

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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

The American Novel and Its Tradition

By: Chase, Richard B.

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Publisher: Doubleday:

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ISBN: 0385093225

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The Invisible enemy

By: Dow, Miriam

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Publisher: St. Paul : Graywolf Press, 1989.:

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ISBN: 1555971180

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The Educated Imagination

By: Frye, Northrop

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 1964:

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ISBN: 0253200881

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The loving friends

By: Gadd, David

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

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ISBN: 0151547408

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Mark Twain: an American prophet

By: Geismar, Maxwell David

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Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, 1973.:

Edition: Abridged edition.

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ISBN: 0070230811

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Jonathan Swift

By: Glendinning, Victoria

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1999.:

Edition: First Edition.

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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