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  • Toni Morrison and the Maternal

    Toni Morrison and the Maternal
    av Linda Wagner-Martin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433124570

    Linda Wagner-Martin's study of African American writer Toni Morrison's work, beginning with The Bluest Eye in 1970 and continuing through her 2012 novel Home, describes Morrison as an inherently original novelist who was shaped throughout her career…

  • Modern and Postmodern Narratives of Race, Gender, and Identity

    Modern and Postmodern Narratives of Race, Gender, and Identity
    av Yoriko Ishida

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433108754

    The alleged affair between Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, and his slave Sally Hemings was proven as a fact by DNA analysis in 1998. While many historians continue to deny the affair, some have accepted the love affair be…

  • Autobiography, Ecology, and the Well-Placed Self

    Autobiography, Ecology, and the Well-Placed Self
    av Nathan Straight

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433112256

    Autobiography, Ecology, and the Well-Placed Self expands the field of autobiography studies by describing an emergent genre, natural biography, that embeds the human subject in a more-than-human world. Through an ecocritical analysis of three contem…

  • The Beat Generation and Counterculture

    The Beat Generation and Counterculture
    av Raj Chandarlapaty

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433106033

    The Beat Generation and Counterculture examines three authors associated with the "Beat Generation" - Paul Bowles, William S. Burroughs, and Jack Kerouac - and the relevance of their attempt to travel, learn, and write about exotic non-Western cultu…

  • Mary McCarthy

    Mary McCarthy
    av Sabrina Fuchs Abrams

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820468075

    Mary McCarthy: Gender, Politics, and the Postwar Intellectual is the first book to fully examine Mary McCarthy as a fiction writer and a cultural critic. With her sharp wit and critical eye, McCarthy offers a valuable perspective on the continuing d…

  • John Updike's Human Comedy

    John Updike's Human Comedy
    av Brian Keener

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820470900

    The comedy in John Updike's most important works - The Centaur; Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit at Rest; and Rabbit Remembered - defines a comic world and its morality. Although critics have failed to recognize the extent and the i…

  • Thomas Pynchon and the Postmodern Mythology of the Underworld

    Thomas Pynchon and the Postmodern Mythology of the Underworld
    av Evans Lansing Smith

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433120275

    Thomas Pynchon and the Postmodern Mythology of the Underworld is devoted to the work of one of the most highly acclaimed writers of the post-World War II period of American literature, Thomas Pynchon. Through close readings and broad amplification,…

  • Transforming Chinese American Literature

    Transforming Chinese American Literature
    av Joan Chiung-Huei Chang

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820440965

    What is a Chinese American? A Chinese? An American? Or both? Or neither? These seemingly easy questions are hard to answer in terms of history, culture, ethnicity, and literature. In order to provide an answer to these questions, Chinese American wr…

  • "Forest Beatniks" and "Urban Thoreaus"

    "Forest Beatniks" and "Urban Thoreaus"
    av Rod Phillips

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820441597

    The Beat Movement, which first rose to attention in 1955, has often been viewed by critics as an urban phenomenon - the product of a postwar-youth culture with roots in the cities of New York and San Francisco. This study examines another side of th…

  • Technology and Postmodern Subjectivity in Don DeLillo's Novels

    Technology and Postmodern Subjectivity in Don DeLillo's Novels
    av Randy Laist

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433108419

    More than any other major American author, Don DeLillo has examined the manner in which contemporary American consciousness has been shaped by the historically unique incursion into daily life of information, military, and consumer technologies. In…

  • In Defiance of the Law

    In Defiance of the Law
    av Marisa Anne Pagnattaro

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820451152

    Nearly every law mediates between the desire for individual liberty and the perceived necessity for maintaining social order. Literature is a powerful tool to explore jurisprudential issues and to look critically at the American legal system. This b…

  • Postmodern Cross-culturalism and Politicization in U.S. Latina Literature

    Postmodern Cross-culturalism and Politicization in U.S. Latina Literature
    av Fatima Mujcinovic

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820469294

    Employing a comparative and cross-ethnic approach, this book provides a sophisticated literary and cultural analysis of texts by Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, and Dominican American women writers. As she engages contemporary femini…

  • Robert Penn Warren's Novels

    Robert Penn Warren's Novels
    av Cecilia S Donohue

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820437385

    In presenting an innovative and timely analysis of the novels of one of America's foremost modernists, the author draws on theories of women's speech, voice, and self-realization to illuminate Robert Penn Warren's awareness of gender differences in…

  • From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison

    From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison
    av Jeffrey J. Folks

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820451053

    "From Richard Wright to Toni Morrison: Ethics in Modern and Postmodern American Narrative" studies the relationship of literature to contemporary ethical problems. Focusing on southern and African American writers, this book employs theoretical appr…

  • American Realist Fictions of Marriage

    American Realist Fictions of Marriage
    av Kelli V. Randall

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433128684

    American Realist Fictions of Marriage: From Kate Chopin, Edith Wharton to Frances Harper, Pauline Hopkins intervenes in the field of American literary realism by arguing that selected marriage fiction of Kate Chopin, Frances Harper, Pauline Hopkins,…

  • Black Family (Dys)Function in Novels by Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, and Fannie Hurst

    Black Family (Dys)Function in Novels by Jessie Fauset, Nella Larsen, and Fannie Hurst
    av Licia Morrow Calloway

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820451596

  • Henry Miller and the Surrealist Discourse of Excess

    Henry Miller and the Surrealist Discourse of Excess
    av Paul Jahshan

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820452845

    Henry Miller is one of the least stylistically understood modern writers. Having been dubbed a Zen saint and ostracized as a happy pornographer, Miller is now relegated to the museum of literary oddities and his text treated with unjustified indiffe…

  • Richard Ford and the Fiction of Masculinities

    Richard Ford and the Fiction of Masculinities
    av Josep M. Armengol

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433110511

    Richard Ford and the Fiction of Masculinities demonstrates how contemporary U.S. novelist Richard Ford, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for literature, rewrites gender, and in particular masculinity, from highly subversive and innovative perspectives.…

  • American History and Culture

    American History and Culture
    av Donald Ross

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820448619

    In detailing the most significant events that have shaped U.S. history from Columbus to cable television, Donald Ross has provided a concise and essential volume ideal for all high school and college students of American culture. The main emphasis o…

  • Freaks in Late Modernist American Culture

    Freaks in Late Modernist American Culture
    av Nancy Bombaci

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820478326

    Freaks in Late Modernist American Culture explores the emergence of what Nancy Bombaci terms late modernist freakish aesthetics - a creative fusion of high and low themes and forms in relation to distorted bodies. Literary and cinematic texts about…

  • Hunting the Sun

    Hunting the Sun
    av Merrill Horton

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433110030

    Hunting the Sun upends all previous Faulkner biography, scholarship, and criticism by tracing to Honore de Balzac virtually everything in William Faulkner's oeuvre. Faulkner's work departs, often confusingly, from the traditional Romantic focus of n…

  • Deconstructing Frank Norris's Fiction

    Deconstructing Frank Norris's Fiction
    av Lon West

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820437408

  • William Faulkner, Gavin Stevens, and the Cavalier Tradition

    William Faulkner, Gavin Stevens, and the Cavalier Tradition
    av Lorie Watkins Fulton

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433111556

    Many readers imagine Gavin Stevens as the character most similar to William Faulkner in all of his apocryphal Yoknapatawpha, and while Stevens was once considered the most reliable Faulknerian spokesperson, ample scholarship has demonstrated that he…

  • Contemporary Latina/o Performing Arts of Moraga, Tropicana, Fusco, and Bustamante

    Contemporary Latina/o Performing Arts of Moraga, Tropicana, Fusco, and Bustamante
    av Leah Garland

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820474298

    Contemporary Latina/o Performing Arts of Moraga, Tropicana, Fusco, and Bustamante demonstrates the crucial significance of looking at theatrical performance for rethinking critical inquiry. Leah Garland closely analyzes the theoretical tools with wh…

  • James Baldwin's Go Tell it on the Mountain

    James Baldwin's Go Tell it on the Mountain

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820481586

    The publication of James Baldwin s Go Tell It on the Mountain ushered in a new age of the urban telling of a tale twice told yet rarely expressed in such vivid portraits. Go Tell It unveils the struggle of man with his God and that of man with himse…

  • The Feeling of Being

    The Feeling of Being
    av Walter Shear

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820455686

  • "The Game as It Is Played"

    "The Game as It Is Played"
    av Donald Pizer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433117800

    The Game as It Is Played comprises the best of Donald Pizer's essays on Theodore Dreiser. Pizer, one of Dreiser's principal critics over the past forty years, is especially concerned in establishing the distinctive nature and quality of Dreiser's na…

  • Desire and Disillusionment

    Desire and Disillusionment
    av Lawrence E. Hussman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433122910

    Desire and Disillusionment: A Guide to American Fiction Since 1890 departs from the typical academic study in that it appeals to the general reading public, undergraduate and graduate students, and literary scholars. The book's focus on a highly rel…

  • Moral Economy and American Realistic Novels

    Moral Economy and American Realistic Novels
    av Da Zheng

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820427737

    Through its examination of nineteenth-century American realistic novels in their cultural context. "Moral Economy and American Realistic Novels" arguesthe importance of cultural motifs - such as insanity, lack of sympathy, and attention seeking - in…

  • Peter Matthiessen and Ecological Imagination

    Peter Matthiessen and Ecological Imagination
    av Intaek Oh

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433109911

    Peter Matthiessen and Ecological Imagination offers an ecocritical reading of the Watson Trilogy - Killing Mister Watson (1990), Lost Man's River (1997), and Bone By Bone (1999) - which draws together themes Matthiessen has been exploring both in hi…

  • Lillian Hellman and August Wilson

    Lillian Hellman and August Wilson
    av Margaret Booker

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820461854

    This book critically discusses the works of two seemingly different and unconnected playwrights, Lillian Hellman and August Wilson. By analyzing the black presence in Hellman and its counterpart white presence in Wilson, it exposes interracial bound…

  • The Family in Twentieth-Century American Drama

    The Family in Twentieth-Century American Drama
    av Thaddeus Wakefield

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820463216

    The central subject of American drama is, arguably, the American family. From Royall Tyler's colonial comedy The Contrast (1787) to August Wilson's King Hedley II (2000), relationships between husbands, wives, and their children have been used consi…

  • Henry Miller and Surrealist Metaphor

    Henry Miller and Surrealist Metaphor
    av Gay Louise Balliet

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820428314

    This book explores the origins and characteristics of French 20th Century surrealist aesthetics both in literary and fine art. As an aficionado of surrealism, Henry Miller employs metaphor to reflect -alchemical experimentation.- His surreal imagery…

  • The Blues Aesthetic and the Making of American Identity in the Literature of the South

    The Blues Aesthetic and the Making of American Identity in the Literature of the South
    av Barbara A. Baker

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820462202

  • The Fragmented Female Body and Identity

    The Fragmented Female Body and Identity
    av Pamela B. June

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433110504

    The Fragmented Female Body and Identity explores the symbol of the wounded and scarred female body in selected postmodern, multiethnic American women's novels, namely Toni Morrison's Beloved, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee, Phyllis Alesia Perry's St…

  • Playing with Expectations

    Playing with Expectations
    av Preston Park Cooper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433130069

    Playing with Expectations: Postmodern Narrative Choices and the African American Novel explores a merging of works by African American novelists to promote critical acceptance of postmodern literature and advance the legitimacy and usefulness of pos…

  • Jane Smiley, Jonathan Franzen, Don DeLillo

    Jane Smiley, Jonathan Franzen, Don DeLillo
    av Jason S. Polley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433112942

    The novels of Jane Smiley, Jonathan Franzen, and Don DeLillo propose new readings of justice in contemporary American literature. Jason S. Polley argues that such distinctive writers as Smiley, Franzen, and DeLillo reconfigure what he calls "acts of…

  • A Dream of Peace

    A Dream of Peace
    av Ronald Grant Nutter

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820433684

    The American novelist John Gardner died in a motorcycle accident in 1982. His novels, in which death and guilt are brooding presences, continue to attract attention. This study reviews Gardner's life and work, examining how his own tragic past prodd…

  • Nation, Race & History in Asian American Literature

    Nation, Race & History in Asian American Literature
    av Maria C. Zamora

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433102684

    Nation, Race & History in Asian American Literature reflects on the symbolic processes through which the United States constitutes its subjects as citizens, connecting such processes to the global dynamics of empire building and a suppressed history…

  • Don Delillo

    Don Delillo
    av Jesse Kavadlo

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820463513

    Don DeLillo - winner of the National Book Award, the William Dean Howells Medal, and the Jerusalem Prize - is one of the most important novelists of the late-twentieth and early-twenty-first centuries. While his work can be understood and taught as…

  • Chicano Controversy

    Chicano Controversy
    av Paul Guajardo

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820457062

    "Chicano Controversy" takes a unique approach to two colorful and controversial Chicano writers: Oscar Acosta and Richard Rodriguez. Paul Guajardo argues that Acosta's involvement with the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and 1970s was somewhat op…

  • Reading the Symptom

    Reading the Symptom
    av Mohamed Zayani

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820439105

    "Reading the Symptom" is concerned with naturalism; it is also necessarily concerned with capitalism as the complex-structuring whole within which naturalism operates and from which it cannot be disengaged. Tightly connected with this polemic assert…

  • Frost's Road Taken

    Frost's Road Taken
    av Robert F Fleissner

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820431215

    According to the revived "Robert Frost Society Newsletter, " Frost is now more in the limelight than ever. By focusing on him first as a Romantic-Realist, Professor Fleissner shows Frost's debt to major British Romantics, Victorians, as well as Amer…

  • Harbingers of a Century

    Harbingers of a Century
    av Lawrence E Hussman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820441122

    "Harbingers of a Century: The Novels of Frank Norris" represents a major reassessment of the California writer's long fiction. Lawrence E. Hussman argues persuasively that Norris should be viewed as a life-long philosophical materialist who develope…

  • The Princess Story

    The Princess Story
    av Sarah Rothschild

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433119521

    What is a princess story? In this subgenre, newly defined in The Princess Story, the protagonist either is a princess or is attempting to become one: the girl transforms into or identifies herself as a princess through marriage or through discovered…