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  • Sufi Heirs of the Prophet

    Sufi Heirs of the Prophet
    av Arthur F. Buehler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037832

    This book offers an examination of the sources and evolution of personal authority in one Islamic society.""Sufi Heirs of the Prophet"" explores the multifaceted development of personal authority in Islamic societies by tracing the transformation of…

  • Understanding David Foster Wallace

    Understanding David Foster Wallace
    av Marshall Boswell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360690

    Since its publication in 2003, Understanding David Foster Wallace has served as an accessible introduction to the rich array of themes and formal innovations that have made Wallace's fiction so popular and influential. A seminal text in the burgeoni…

  • Understanding David Foster Wallace

    Understanding David Foster Wallace
    av Marshall Boswell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360683

    Since its publication in 2003, Understanding David Foster Wallace has served as an accessible introduction to the rich array of themes and formal innovations that have made Wallace's fiction so popular and influential. A seminal text in the burgeoni…

  • Harry Potter and Beyond

    Harry Potter and Beyond
    av Tison Pugh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360874

    Harry Potter and Beyond explores J. K. Rowling's beloved best-selling series and its virtuoso reimagining of British literary traditions. Weaving together elements of fantasy, the school-story novel, detective fiction, allegory, and bildungsroman, t…

  • A Dream and a Chisel

    A Dream and a Chisel
    av Angela Gregory

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611179774

    A portrait of a young artist's formative years studying sculpture in Paris, recounted in her own words. Angela Gregory is considered by many the doyenne of Louisiana sculpture and is a notable twentieth century American sculptor. In A Dream and a Ch…

  • Governing the Frozen Commons

    Governing the Frozen Commons
    av Christopher C. Joyner

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570032745

    This volume examines the Antarctic Treaty System as a complex legal regime for managing resource activities in the Antarctic and assesses what innovative legal arrangements might be needed to regulate future political and economic developments there.

  • John Among the Gospels

    John Among the Gospels
    av D.Moody Smith

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570034466

    John's relationship to the other canonical Gospels has from Christian antiquity been the subject of serious discussion and debate. Did John know them? Did he use them as sources for his own ""spiritual"" gospel? If so, can his eccentricities in usin…

  • Jazz and Blues Musicians of South Carolina

    Jazz and Blues Musicians of South Carolina
    av Benjamin Franklin

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037436

    This book offers an oral history of musical genres from the Palmetto state musicians who helped define the sounds.From Jabbo Smith, Dizzy Gillespie, and Drink Small to Johnny Helms, Dick Goodwin, and Chris Potter, South Carolina has been home to an…

  • The Ocean's Menace

    The Ocean's Menace
    av Archibald Rutledge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611178159

    One of the more underappreciated aspects of Archibald Rutledge's varied and prolific literary efforts focuses on the way he could weave stories involving danger in the wilds. What he frequently described as chimeras-great sharks, alligators, rattles…

  • I BELONG TO SOUTH CAROLINA

    I BELONG TO SOUTH CAROLINA

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570039003

    This title includes rare firsthand accounts of slavery from across the Palmetto State collected together for the first time. Out of the hundreds of published slave narratives, only a handful exist specific to South Carolina, and most of these are no…

  • I BELONG TO SOUTH CAROLINA

    I BELONG TO SOUTH CAROLINA

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570039010

    This title includes rare firsthand accounts of slavery from across the Palmetto State collected together for the first time. Out of the hundreds of published slave narratives, only a handful exist specific to South Carolina, and most of these are no…

  • Jeremiah and God's Plan of Well-being

    Jeremiah and God's Plan of Well-being
    av Barbara Green

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611172706

    In Jeremiah and God's Plan of Well-being, Barbara Green explores the prophet Jeremiah as a literary persona of the biblical book through seven periods of his prophetic ministry, focusing on the concerns and circumstances that shaped his struggles. H…

  • Phoning Home

    Phoning Home
    av Jacob M. Appel

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611173710

    Phoning Home is a collection of entertaining and thought-provoking essays featuring the author's quirky family, his Jewish heritage, and his New York City upbringing. Jacob M. Appel's recollections and insights, informed and filtered by his advanced…

  • The Robert J. Wickenheiser Collection of John Milton at the University of South Carolina

    The Robert J. Wickenheiser Collection of John Milton at the University of South Carolina
    av Robert J. Wickenheiser

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037238

    This is a descriptive catalog of one of the world's largest collections of Milton and Miltoniana.Housed at USC's Thomas Cooper Library, the Wickenheiser Collection contains more than six thousand volumes, including more than sixty seventeenth-centur…

  • Edinburgh Days, or Doing What I Want to Do

    Edinburgh Days, or Doing What I Want to Do
    av Samuel F. Pickering

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570036910

    Part travelogue, part psychological self-study, Sam Pickering's ""Edinburgh Days"", or ""Doing What I Want to Do"" is an open invitation to be led on a walking tour of Scotland's capital as well as through the labyrinth of the guide's swerving moods…

  • Recent Themes in the History of Africa and the Atlantic World

    Recent Themes in the History of Africa and the Atlantic World

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037573

    This book presents new approaches to understanding African history from major historians of the subject matter. This collection of articles and forums by prominent historians explores the relationship of Africa to world history, maps the current sta…

  • Recent Themes in the History of Africa and the Atlantic World

    Recent Themes in the History of Africa and the Atlantic World

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037580

    This book presents new approaches to understanding African history from major historians of the subject matter. This collection of articles and forums by prominent historians explores the relationship of Africa to world history, maps the current sta…

  • Messenger from Mystery

    Messenger from Mystery
    av Deno Trakas

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611177336

    Deno Trakas's novel Messenger from Mystery features English graduate student Jason "Jay" Nichols, a third-generation Greek American who claims to be named after the heroic Argonaut leader despite an introspective and self-absorbed nature. On the cus…

  • Writing the Future of Black America

    Writing the Future of Black America
    av Daniel Grassian

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037818

    This book presents an insightful exploration into the works of African American writers born in the 1960s and 1970s. ""Writing the Future of Black America"" explores the work of eight representative African American writers of the hip-hop generation…

  • A Woman Rice Planter

    A Woman Rice Planter
    av Elizabeth W. Allston Pringle

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872498266

    A Woman Rice Planter offers insights into a broad spectrum of Southern life after the Civil War. As an account of a woman's struggle for survival and dignity in a distinctly male-dominated society, it contributes significantly to women's history. Fo…

  • Recent Themes in World History and the History of the West

    Recent Themes in World History and the History of the West

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570038310

    This title offers new insights on global histories and Western civilization from leading scholars in the field. Described as 'the ""New York Review of Books"" for history', ""Historically Speaking"" has emerged as one of the most distinctive histori…

  • The Life of the Chevalier Bayard

    The Life of the Chevalier Bayard
    av William Gilmore Simms

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611173703

    In partnership with the University of South Carolina Press, the Simms Initiatives at the University of South Carolina Libraries reissue authoritative editions of out of print works by William Gilmore Simms, antebellum South Carolina's preeminent man…

  • Lily and the Totem, Or, the Huguenots of Florida

    Lily and the Totem, Or, the Huguenots of Florida
    av William Gilmore Simms

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611176902

    The Huguenots, in plain terms, were the Protestants of France. They were a sect which rose very soon after the preaching of the Reformation had passed from Germany into the neighboring countries. In France, they first excited the apprehensions and p…

  • Jacob Jump

    Jacob Jump
    av Eric Morris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611175431

    Jacob Jump, the dark and meticulously crafted first novel from Eric Morris, follows a weeklong ill-fated boating trip down the Savannah River from Augusta, Georgia, to the lighthouse at Tybee Island. Chance and danger trump planning and intention at…

  • My Tour Through the Asylum

    My Tour Through the Asylum
    av William E. Dufford

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611178968

    Immortalized in the writings of his most famous student, best-selling author Pat Conroy, veteran education administrator William E. Dufford has led an inspirational life as a stalwart champion for social justice and equal access for all to the empow…

  • Understanding Stewart O'Nan

    Understanding Stewart O'Nan
    av Heike Paul

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643361505

    This first book-length study of Stewart O'Nan's work offers a comprehensive introduction to his writings and carefully examines recurring thematic concerns and stylistic characteristics of his novels. The author of eighteen novels, several works of…

  • Understanding Stewart O'Nan

    Understanding Stewart O'Nan
    av Heike Paul

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643361499

    This first book-length study of Stewart O'Nan's work offers a comprehensive introduction to his writings and carefully examines recurring thematic concerns and stylistic characteristics of his novels. The author of eighteen novels, several works of…

  • Understanding Edward Albee

    Understanding Edward Albee
    av Matthew C. Roudane

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872495036

  • Authors Out Here

    Authors Out Here

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570039034

    This is a bold reevaluation of the screen-writing years of a quartet of iconic writers often at odds with the film industry. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nathanael West, Dorothy Parker, and Budd Schulberg exercised as much of an impact on Hollywood as it ha…

  • Understanding Richard Russo

    Understanding Richard Russo
    av Kathleen Drowne

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611174021

    In em>Understanding Richard Russo Kathleen Drowne explores the significant themes and techniques in Richard Russo's seven novels, one memoir, and two short story collections, including the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Empire Falls. Known for a…

  • The Tar Heel State

    The Tar Heel State
    av Milton Ready

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360973

    When first released in 2005, The Tar Heel State was celebrated as a comprehensive contribution to North Carolina's historical record. In this revised edition historian Milton Ready brings the text up to date, sharpens his narrative on the periods su…

  • The Tar Heel State

    The Tar Heel State
    av Milton Ready

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360980

    When first released in 2005, The Tar Heel State was celebrated as a comprehensive contribution to North Carolina's historical record. In this revised edition historian Milton Ready brings the text up to date, sharpens his narrative on the periods su…

  • Understanding William T. Vollman

    Understanding William T. Vollman
    av Isil Ozcan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360294

    In Understanding William T. Vollman, Isil OEzcan studies the maturing career of one of the most important voices in contemporary letters. Vollmann's major works of fiction and nonfiction include his National Book Award winner, Europe Central; his hi…

  • Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia

    Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia
    av Nancy Roberts

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872495982

    Roberts writes stories from a wide variety of locations: "Night of the Hunt" in Hendersonville, North Carolina; "Return of the Bell Witch" in Adams, Tennessee; "The Shenandoah Stage" in New Market, Virginia; "Chain Gang Man" in Decatur, Alabama; "Fo…

  • Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia

    Ghosts of the Southern Mountains and Appalachia
    av Nancy Roberts

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360416

    Nancy Roberts's Southern Ghost Lore Revival--Exhumed and Improved for Fearless Readers. Nancy Roberts has often been described to as the "First Lady of American Folklore" and the Title is well deserved. Throughout her decades-long career, Roberts do…

  • Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War

    Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611170054

    Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War chronicles the lives and concerns of the Anderson, Brockman, and Moore families of piedmont South Carolina during the late-antebellum and Civil War eras through 124 letters dated 1853 to 1865. The letters provide…

  • Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War

    Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037986

    This title features Civil War letters to and from Spartanburg, South Carolina, rich with details on the battlefront and home front. ""Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War"" chronicles through correspondence the lives and concerns of prominent famili…

  • Aliens in the Backyard

    Aliens in the Backyard
    av John Leland

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570035821

    Some 10,000 alien plants and animals live in North America. Our lawns sprout African grasses, our roadsides flower with European weeds, and our homes harbor Asian, European, and African pests. The iconic American cowboy spread such alien life forms…

  • Aliens in the Backyard

    Aliens in the Backyard
    av John Leland

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570039584

    Aliens live among us. Thousands of species of nonnative flora and fauna have taken up residence within U.S. borders. Our lawns sprout African grasses, our roadsides flower with European weeds, and our homes harbor Asian, European, and African pests.…

  • A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence in the Confederate States of America

    A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence in the Confederate States of America
    av Jubal Anderson Early

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570034503

    Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894) ranked among the most important generals who fought with Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. A brigade and corps commander, he played principal roles at the battles of First Manassas, Chancellorsvi…

  • Katie's Cabbage

    Katie's Cabbage
    av Katie Stagliano

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611175059

    Katie's Cabbage is the inspirational true story of how Katie Stagliano, a third grader from Summerville, South Carolina, grew a forty-pound cabbage in her backyard and donated it to help feed 275 people at a local soup kitchen. In her own words, Kat…

  • Katie's Cabbage

    Katie's Cabbage
    av Katie Stagliano

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611175042

    Katie's Cabbage is the inspirational true story of how Katie Stagliano, a third grader from Summerville, South Carolina, grew a forty-pound cabbage in her backyard and donated it to help feed 275 people at a local soup kitchen. In her own words, Kat…

  • Human Communication as Narration

    Human Communication as Narration
    av Walter R. Fisher

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872496248

    This book addresses questions that have concerned rhetoricians, literary theorists, and philosophers since the time of the pre-Socratics and the Sophists: How do people come to believe and to act on the basis of communicative experiences? What is th…

  • Beauchampe

    Beauchampe
    av William Gilmore Simms

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611170610

    In partnership with the University of South Carolina Press, the Simms Initiatives at the University of South Carolina Libraries reissue authoritative editions of out of print works by William Gilmore Simms, antebellum South Carolina's preeminent man…

  • Understanding Karen Tei Yamashita

    Understanding Karen Tei Yamashita
    av Jolie A. Sheffer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360317

    Among the most trenchant and provocative writers of globalization, Karen Tei Yamashita is one of the most significant, ambitious, and widely taught Asian American writers today. In four genre-bending novels, a short story collection/travel essay col…

  • The Churches of Charleston and the Lowcountry

    The Churches of Charleston and the Lowcountry
    av Preservation Society

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872498884

    Standing as a proud testament to Charleston s religious tolerance, churches and synagogues scattered throughout the historic port have defined Charleston s landscape since its founding. Built by Anglicans, Huguenots, Presbyterians, Congregationalist…

  • Carnival of Blood

    Carnival of Blood
    av John Hammond Moore

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570036200

    Carnival of Blood presents the often disturbing history of changes in homicidal tendencies in South Carolina over four formative decades on the cusp of our modern era. In his investigation into murder and death in the Palmetto State, John Hammond Mo…

  • The Damned Don't Cry-They Just Disappear

    The Damned Don't Cry-They Just Disappear
    av Harlan Greene

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611178111

    In The Damned Don't Cry-They Just Disappear, literary historian and Lamba Award-winning novelist Harlan Greene has created a portrait of a nearly forgotten southern writer, unearthing information from archives, rare books, film libraries,and small-t…

  • Classes on Modern Poets and the Art of Poetry

    Classes on Modern Poets and the Art of Poetry
    av James Dickey

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570035289

    Widely known as the winner of the 1966 National Book Award and author of the best-selling novel ""Deliverance"", James Dickey devoted himself as much to the critique of the modern literary tradition as to his participation in it. A writer enthralled…

  • Bitter Freedom

    Bitter Freedom

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037665

    This title presents a firsthand account of evolving race relations in Reconstruction South Carolina.""Bitter Freedom"" is an insightful evaluation of the pivotal role of the Freedmen's Bureau during Reconstruction in war-torn South Carolina as writt…

  • O Beulah Land

    O Beulah Land
    av Mary Lee Settle

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570031151

    One of Johnny Church's descendants, Jonathan Lacey, settles in Virginia, where he battles Native Americans and builds a flourishing estate named Beulah. The novel closes before the Revolutionary War, with Lacey elected to the House of Burgesses and…

  • Blackways of Kent

    Blackways of Kent
    av Hylan Lewis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570037252

    This is a participant-observer's account of African American life in a small Southern town just prior to the Civil Rights era.Consisting of ""Blackways of Kent"" (1955), ""Millways of Kent"" (1958), and ""Townways of Kent"", the ""Kent Trilogy"" for…

  • Understanding Contemporary Chicana Literature

    Understanding Contemporary Chicana Literature
    av Deborah L. Madsen

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570033797

    Exploring the work of six notable authors, this text reveals characteristic themes, images and stylistic devices that make contemporary Chicana writing a vibrant and innovative part of a burgeoning Latina creativity.

  • Understanding Truman Capote

    Understanding Truman Capote
    av Thomas Fahy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360782

    Truman Capote--along with his most famous works In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's--continues to have a powerful hold over the American popular imagination. His glamorous lifestyle, which included hobnobbing with the rich and famous and freque…

  • Understanding Truman Capote

    Understanding Truman Capote
    av Thomas Fahy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611173413

    Truman Capote--along with his most famous works In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's--continues to have a powerful hold over the American popular imagination. His glamorous lifestyle, which included hobnobbing with the rich and famous and freque…

  • V.S. Naipaul, Man and Writer

    V.S. Naipaul, Man and Writer
    av Gillian Dooley

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570035876

    Offering a survey of the life and work of the 2001 Nobel Laureate for Literature, ""V. S. Naipaul, Man and Writer"" introduces readers to the writer widely viewed as a curmudgeonly novelist who finds special satisfaction in overturning the vogue pre…

  • Understanding Edmund White

    Understanding Edmund White
    av Nicholas F. Radel

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611171365

    Nicholas F. Radel's Understanding Edmund White, the first book-length critical study of White's work, examines America's best-known gay novelist within the changing social contexts of the past half-century, when gay and lesbian people moved from bei…

  • Doctors and Reformers

    Doctors and Reformers
    av Jonathan Engel

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570034114

    Jonathan Engel traces the policy debates over healthcare delivery, and the ways of paying for it, that were conducted during the second quarter of the twentieth century in the United States. Examining the views advanced by doctors, including those u…

  • Popped Culture

    Popped Culture
    av Andrew F. Smith

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781570033001

    The history, legends and cookery of popcorn in America. The book tests legends against agricultural, archaeological, culinary and social findings and gauges the reasons for its unflagging popularity. The account is concluded with more than 160 histo…

  • Understanding John Rechy

    Understanding John Rechy
    av Maria DeGuzman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643360065

    In this first book-length monograph on the Mexican American novelist, essayist, and playwright John Rechy, best known for his debut novel City of Night, Maria DeGuzman offers a conceptually clear yet aesthetically, philosophically, and socio-politic…