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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.:

Seller ID: BB0236112

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 American literature (including synopses of novels), from Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Richard Wright... View more info

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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

Condition: VG+

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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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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 updated throughout the book. 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.:

Seller ID: BB0236720

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 titles and read them with a growing confidence and skill. Then, they would talk about them, giving them a life beyond the reader ... View more info

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The Educated Imagination

By: Frye, Northrop

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 1964:

Seller ID: BB0250901

ISBN: 0253200881

Condition: g

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Will in the World

By: Greenblatt, Stephen Jay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton:

Seller ID: BB0243599

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, connections, or university education moves to London. In a remarkably short time he becomes the greatest playwright not just of... View more info

Conversations with Capote

By: Grobel, Lawrence

Price: $4.00

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

Seller ID: BB0241284

ISBN: 0452258022

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John Milton, Englishman

By: Hanford, James Holly

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Bonanza:

Seller ID: BB0232936

ISBN: BBC0000032796

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Heart Of Darkness (case Studies In Contemporary Criticism)

By: Joseph Conrad

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bedford/st. Martin's, 1996:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0259093

ISBN: 0312114915

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Adopted at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Bedford/St. Martin's innovative "Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism" series has introduced more than a quarter of a million students to literary theory and earned enthusiastic praise nationwide. Along with an authoritative text of a major literary work, each volume presents critical essays, selected or prepared especially for students, that approach the work from several contemporary critical perspectives, such as gender criticism and cultural studies. Each essay is accompanied by an introduction (with bibliography) to the history, prin... 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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Romantic poetry

By: Kroeber, Karl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1993.:

Seller ID: BB0241498

ISBN: 081352010X

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This anthology fills the need for a comprehensive, up-to-date collection of the most important contemporary writings on the English romantic poets. During the 1980s, many theoretical innovations in literary study swept academic criticism. Many of these approaches--from deconstructive, new historicist, and feminist perspectives--used romantic texts as primary examples and altered radically the ways in which we read. Other major changes have occurred in textual studies, dramatically transforming the works of these poets. The world of English romantic poetry has certainly changed, and Romantic Po... View more info

Critical terms for literary study

By: Lentricchia, Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chicago ; University of Chicago Press, 1990.:

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ISBN: 0226472027

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James M. Cain

By: Madden, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Twayne, c. 1970:

Edition: Ex-Library.

Seller ID: BB0201752

ISBN: 0805701281

Condition: G/G

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The story of English

By: McCrum, Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1993.:

Seller ID: BB0237215

ISBN: 0140154051

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The Vampire As Numinous Experience

By: McDonald, Beth

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0204535

ISBN: 0786419474

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The Salon. com reader's guide to contemporary authors

By: Miller, Laura L.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.:

Seller ID: BB0242853

ISBN: 014028088X

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Since it began in 1995, has been showered with awards and praise. Now, its 150,000 devoted readers can devour The Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors -- an all-original, A-to-Z guide to 225 of the most fascinating writers of our time, penned by an international cast of talented young critics and reviewers. Here are profiles, reviews, and bibliographies of the authors that matter most now -- from Margaret Atwood to Tobias Wolff, Paul Auster to Alice Walker. Also included are essays and recommended reading lists by some of the authors themselves, such as Dorothy Allison on... View more info

A Study in Yellow: The Yellow Book and Its Contributors

By: Mix, K. L.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: University of Kansas Press:

Seller ID: BB0216450

ISBN: BBC0000016271

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