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  • A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159606

    After more than three decades, the peerless wit and indulgent absurdity of A Confederacy of Dunces continues to attract new readers. Though the manuscript was rejected by many publishers during Toole's lifetime, his mother successfully published the…

  • A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    A Confederacy of Dunces (35th Anniversary Edition)

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159613

    After more than three decades, the peerless wit and indulgent absurdity of A Confederacy of Dunces continues to attract new readers. Though the manuscript was rejected by many publishers during Toole's lifetime, his mother successfully published the…

  • Spectacular Wickedness

    Spectacular Wickedness

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807150146

    From 1897 to 1917 the red-light district of Storyville commercialized and even thrived on New Orleans's longstanding reputation for sin and sexual excess. This notorious neighborhood, located just outside of the French Quarter, hosted a diverse cast…

  • Fake News!

    Fake News!

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807172001

    Whether used as a political tactic to discredit news stories and media outlets, or as a description of false information manufactured and circulated for profit, the term ""fake news"" holds a particularly caustic sway in twenty-first-century society…

  • Second Language

    Second Language

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807113370

    Second Language is the fourth volume of work from the highly acclaimed poet Lisel Mueller. The second language of the title, English, supplanted Mueller's native language when she came to the United States from Hitler's Germany at age fifteen. But o…

  • The Collected Writings of Assia Wevill

    The Collected Writings of Assia Wevill

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807171356

    The Collected Writings of Assia Wevill marks a significant development in literary recovery efforts related to Assia Wevill (1927–1969), who remains a critically important figure in the life and work of the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Sy…

  • The Extreme Right in the French Resistance

    The Extreme Right in the French Resistance
    av Valerie Deacon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807163627

    In the aftermath of World War II, historical accounts and public commentaries enshrined the French Resistance as an apolitical, unified movement committed to upholding human rights, equality, and republican values during the dark period of German oc…

  • Modernism and Subjectivity

    Modernism and Subjectivity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807172186

    In Modernism and Subjectivity: How Modernist Fiction Invented the Postmodern Subject, Adam Meehan argues that theories of subjectivity coming out of psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, and adjacent late­-twentieth-­century intellectual traditions h…

  • Desire, Violence, and Divinity in Modern Southern Fiction

    Desire, Violence, and Divinity in Modern Southern Fiction

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807138632

    In this groundbreaking study, Gary M. Ciuba examines how four of the South's most probing writers of twentieth-century fiction - Katherine Anne Porter, Flannery O'Connor, Cormac McCarthy, and Walker Percy - expose the roots of violence in southern c…

  • The Cipher

    The Cipher
    av Molly Brodak

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807173978

    Molly Brodak's The Cipher is a deft and unsparing study of the limits of knowledge and belief, and of what solace can be found within those limits. "We stand on the rim of the void," Brodak writes. "We hold our little lamps of knowing / on the rim,…

  • Walker's Texas Division, C.S.A.

    Walker's Texas Division, C.S.A.

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131534

    Colourfully known as the ""Greyhound Division"" for its lean and speedy marches across thousands of miles in three states, Major General John G. Walker's infantry division in the Confederate army was the largest body of Texans -- about 12,000 men at…

  • Martial Culture, Silver Screen

    Martial Culture, Silver Screen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174722

    Martial Culture, Silver Screen analyzes war movies, one of the most popular genres in American cinema, for what they reveal about the narratives and ideologies that shape U.S. national identity. Edited by Matthew Christopher Hulbert and Matthew E. S…

  • Martial Culture, Silver Screen

    Martial Culture, Silver Screen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807171349

    Martial Culture, Silver Screen analyzes war movies, one of the most popular genres in American cinema, for what they reveal about the narratives and ideologies that shape U.S. national identity. Edited by Matthew Christopher Hulbert and Matthew E. S…

  • Shadow Box

    Shadow Box

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807134535

    In this sharply innovative collection, renowned poet Fred Chappell layers words and images to create a new and dramatic poetic form- the poem-within-a-poem. Like the shadow box in the volume's title, each piece consists of an inner world contained,…

  • Germany at the Fin de Siècle

    Germany at the Fin de Siècle

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807129791

    The phrase fin de siècle conjures up images of artistic experimentation and political decadence. The contributors to this volume argue that Wilhelmine Germany- best known for its industrial and military muscle- also shared these traits. Their essays…

  • Manipulating the Masses

    Manipulating the Masses
    av John Maxwell Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170779

    Manipulating the Masses tells the story of the enduring threat to American democracy that arose out of World War I: the establishment of pervasive, systematic propaganda as an instrument of the state. During the Great War, the federal government exe…

  • Mannequin and Wife

    Mannequin and Wife
    av Jen Fawkes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807173916

    In Mannequin and Wife, the debut story collection from Jen Fawkes, sharp and imaginative tales trip seamlessly across borderlands, navigating comedy and tragedy, psychological and magical realism, the mundane and the marvelous. Readers of these adve…

  • Knights of the Golden Circle

    Knights of the Golden Circle

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807150047

    Based on years of exhaustive and meticulous research, David C. Keehn's study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Knights of the Golden Circle, a secret southern society that initially sought to establish a slave-holding empire in the ""…

  • Slim Harpo

    Slim Harpo

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807177297

    As Louis Armstrong forever tethered jazz to New Orleans and Clifton Chenier fixed Lafayette as home to zydeco, Slim Harpo established Baton Rouge as a base for the blues. In the only complete biography of this internationally renowned blues singer a…

  • The Twentieth-Century World of Henry James

    The Twentieth-Century World of Henry James

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125342

    Conventional analyses of Henry James conclude with the completed novels of the major phase and the revisions of the New York Edition (1907- 1909). -However, James lived on to write vigorously for nearly a decade longer. In this compelling study, Ade…

  • American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment

    American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807122204

    Montparnasse and its café life, the shabby working-class area of the place de la Contrescarpe and the Pantheon, the small restaurants and cafés along the Seine, and the Right Bank world of the well-to-do . . . for American writers self-exiled to Par…

  • Billy Cannon

    Billy Cannon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162200

    Billy Cannon's name, his image, and his remarkable athletic career serve as emblems for Louisiana State University, the Southeastern Conference, and college football. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Cannon led the Tigers to a national championship…

  • Where Men Only Dare to Go

    Where Men Only Dare to Go

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133781

    First published in 1885 and long out of print, Where Men Only Dare to Go by Royall W. Figg remains a classic memoir of Confederate service. This updated edition, with a new foreword by historian Robert K. Krick, brings Figg's captivating narrative b…

  • Old South, New South

    Old South, New South

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807120989

    In this provocative and intricate analysis of the postbellum southern economy, Gavin Wright finds in the South's peculiar labor market the answer to the perennial question of why the region remained backward for so long. After the Civil War, Wright…

  • Robert Penn Warren after Audubon

    Robert Penn Warren after Audubon

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807134566

    Despite nearly universal critical acclaim for Robert Penn Warren's later poetry, much about this large body of work remains unexplored, especially the psychological sources of these poems' remarkable energy. In this groundbreaking work, Warren schol…

  • Last Pawn Shop in New Jersey

    Last Pawn Shop in New Jersey

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174050

    With Last Pawn Shop in New Jersey, James Hoch gives readers a heart-lugged romp and a work of resistance, conversing with the interstices of public and personal histories and identities in the context of ecological deterioration. Drawing on emotiona…

  • Elegy for Etheridge

    Elegy for Etheridge

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125458

    In Elegy for Etheridge, Pinkie Gordon Lane embraces the reader with a heartfelt invitation to shared human experiences. She quietly observes the panorama of life that surrounds us all, writing of family and friends, trees and owls, the exploitation…

  • Settlers

    Settlers

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807124062

    Settlers, Dabney Stuart's thirteenth collection of poems, is a passionate and innovative commentary on exploration and discovery. As the title suggests, the major themes of this work include beginnings in disparate but related areas- the historical,…

  • All Souls

    All Souls

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162002

    All Souls: Essential Poems brings together work that reflects the interweaving of history, memory, and the indelible bonds between living and dead that has marked the output of Louisiana Poet Laureate Emerita Brenda Marie Osbey. Comprising poems wri…

  • Forged in Battle

    Forged in Battle

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125601

    Sixteen months after the start of the American Civil War, the Federal government, having vastly underestimated the length and manpower demands of the war, began to recruit black soldiers. This revolutionary policy gave 180,000 free blacks and former…

  • The Manship School

    The Manship School

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133828

    In September 2005, just days after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, journalists from the Times-Picayune and WWL-TV asked for and received assistance from LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. The staff of the Times-Picayune used the S…

  • American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age

    American Literary Regionalism in a Global Age

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131886

    In this distinctive book, Philip Joseph considers how regional literature can remain relevant in a modern global community. Why, he asks, should we continue to read regionalist fiction in an age of expanding international communications and increasi…

  • Judging Maria de Macedo

    Judging Maria de Macedo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137024

    On February 20, 1665, the Inquisition of Lisbon arrested Maria de Macedo, the wife of a midlevel official of the Portuguese Treasury, after she revealed during a deposition that, since she was ten years old, an enchanted Moor had frequently ""taken"…

  • Lawyering for the Railroad

    Lawyering for the Railroad

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125045

    Lawyering for the Railroad provides the first full account of railroad monopoly power, tracing its sources and effects in the southern political economy. Issues touching on railroad development were major components of politics in the days of both P…

  • Shakespeare and Faulkner

    Shakespeare and Faulkner
    av Karl F. Zender

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174913

    Shakespeare and Faulkner: Selves and Others explores the moral and ethical dilemmas that characters face inside themselves and in their interactions with others in the works of these two famed authors. Karl F. Zender's characterological study offers…

  • The History Of The Race Idea (CW3)

    The History Of The Race Idea (CW3)
    av Eric Voegelin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807118436

    In The History of the Race Idea: From Ray to Carus, Eric Voegelin places the rise of the race idea in the context of the development of modern philosophy. The history of the race idea, according to Voegelin, begins with the post-Christian orientatio…

  • Battle of Stones River

    Battle of Stones River

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807145166

    Three days of savage and bloody fighting between Confederate and Union troops at Stones River in Middle Tennessee ended with nearly 25,000 casualties but no clear victor. The staggering number of killed or wounded equaled the losses suffered in the…

  • Voodoo and Power

    Voodoo and Power

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807160503

    The racialized and exoticized cult of Voodoo occupies a central place in the popular image of the Crescent City. But as Kodi A. Roberts argues in Voodoo and Power, the religion was not a monolithic tradition handed down from African ancestors to the…

  • The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    Inbunden - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807100035

    In 1763 the oppressive program of Grenville set up a tempo of resentment. Virginia and Maryland soon struck against the abuse of liberty, with Patrick Henry as their spokesman. Rioting followed the Carolinas and Georgia. With the Townshend Acts of 1…

  • The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    The South in the Revolution, 1763-1789

    Häftad - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807100134

    In 1763 the oppressive program of Grenville set up a tempo of resentment. Virginia and Maryland soon struck against the abuse of liberty, with Patrick Henry as their spokesman. Rioting followed the Carolinas and Georgia. With the Townshend Acts of 1…

  • To the North Anna River

    To the North Anna River

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131114

    With To the North Anna River, the third book in his outstanding five-book series, Gordon C. Rhea continues his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 through 25, a phase…

  • To the North Anna River

    To the North Anna River

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125359

    With his third book, To the North Anna River, Gordon Rhea resumes his spectacular narrative of the initial campaign between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee in the spring of 1864. May 13 to 25, a phase oddly ignored by historians, was critical in…

  • If the Heart Is Lean

    If the Heart Is Lean

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807133767

    The sixteen stories in Margaret Luongo's If the Heart Is Lean etch sharp portraits of people in odd and sometimes surreal situations who thus have the opportunity to view their lives from a unique perspective. In ""Chestnut Season,"" a young woman s…

  • Morality and Foreign Policy

    Morality and Foreign Policy

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807110072

    Kenneth W. Thompson admits that moral pronouncements and human conduct are often widely separated, particularly in international events. In order to balance harmony and disharmony, world and self-interests, nations observe moral principles less rigi…

  • Two Rooms

    Two Rooms

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807135198

    Relying most heavily on music and metaphor, syntax and diction, Two Rooms explores the conflicting claims of life and art, world and word, cultural heritage and cultural affinities, through the sacral, erotic, and creative imagination. By the light…

  • Brief Candles

    Brief Candles

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807125649

    Not since W. H. Auden's Academic Graffiti has a poet of serious substance indulged so thoroughly in clerihews, those miniature (and often outrageously fictional) biographies invented just over 100 years ago by E. C. Bentley (1875--1956). In Brief Ca…

  • Long Walks in the Afternoon

    Long Walks in the Afternoon

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807110188

    With a quiet eloquence, the poems in Long Walks in the Afternoon follow ""the deep imagination's long tap into the dark"", inward toward the still and radiant center of the self. But Margaret Gibson's poetry is not self-serving or isolationist. She…

  • Evangelicals and Presidential Politics

    Evangelicals and Presidential Politics

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174340

    Using as their starting point a 1976 Newsweek cover story on the emerging politicization of evangelical Christians, contributors to this collection engage the scholarly literature on evangelicalism from a variety of angles to offer new answers to pe…

  • Still Rebels, Still Yankees and Other Essays

    Still Rebels, Still Yankees and Other Essays

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807124895

    A decade and more has passed since the first publication of Still Rebels, Still Yankees. During that time the book has become recognized as a classic affirmation of the necessity of tradition in conserving cultural order. Donald Davidson, a major fi…

  • Observing the Invisible

    Observing the Invisible

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170076

    In Observing the Invisible, Kelly Cherry crafts poems that explore the ever-evolving realm of modern physics, confronting the invisibilities and mysteries of the material world. She leverages challenging ideas into a space of contemplative wonder as…

  • The House of Marriage

    The House of Marriage

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132999

    In The House of Marriage, Erin Hanusa searches ruthlessly and compassionately for deep and strange truth in a world we only believe we know. Whether set in a field in Tennessee, the lunar beauty of Egypt's White Desert, or a rain-soaked Plymouth on…

  • Gothic Traditions and Narrative Techniques in the Fiction of Eudora Welty

    Gothic Traditions and Narrative Techniques in the Fiction of Eudora Welty

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807118979

    In this study, Ruth D. Weston probes the whole of Eudora Welty's work to reveal the writer's close relationship to the gothic tradition. Specifically, Weston shows how Welty employs the theme of enclosure and escape and settings that convey a sense…

  • Divided Hearts

    Divided Hearts

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807126455

    Divided Hearts explores the passionate political strife that raged in Britain as a result of the American Civil War. Moving beyond Mary Ellison's 1972 landmark regional study of Lancashire cotton workers' reactions, R. J. M. Blackett opens the subje…

  • Voices from the Quarters

    Voices from the Quarters

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807129104

    A Choice Outstanding Academic Title ""Who will write about the way my people talk, the way my people sing?"" Mary Ellen Doyle gathers and makes audible the voices arising from all of Ernest J. Gaines's fiction to date, the indelible characters who i…