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  • Mapping the Invisible Landscape

    Mapping the Invisible Landscape
    av Kent C. Ryden

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877454144

    Any landscape has an unseen component: a subjective component of experience, memory, and narrative which people familiar with the place understand to be an integral part of its geography but which outsiders may not suspect the existence of—unl…

  • Social Responsibilities of the Businessman

    Social Responsibilities of the Businessman
    av Howard R. Bowen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381967

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) expresses a fundamental morality in the way a company behaves toward society. It follows ethical behaviour toward stakeholders and recognises the spirit of the legal and regulatory environment. The idea of CSR g…

  • The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club

    The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club
    av Doug Henderson

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387563

    On Thursday nights, the players assemble in the back of Readmore Comix and Games. Celeste is the dungeon master; Valerie, who works at the store, was roped in by default; Mooneyham, the banker, likes to argue; and Ben, sensitive, unemployed, and liv…

  • History, Memory, and the Literary Left

    History, Memory, and the Literary Left
    av John Lowney

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587295089

    In this nuanced revisionist history of modern American poetry, John Lowney investigates the Depression era's impact on late modernist American poetry from the socioeconomic crisis of the 1930s through the emergence of the new social movements of the…

  • Purple Passages

    Purple Passages
    av Rachel Blau DuPlessis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609380847

    What is patriarchal poetry? How can it be both attractive and tempting and yet be so hegemonic that it is invisible? How does it combine various mixes of masculinity, femininity, effeminacy, and eroticism? At once passionate and dispassionate, Rache…

  • Form, Power, and Person in Robert Creeley's Life and Work

    Form, Power, and Person in Robert Creeley's Life and Work

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587298592

    By any measure - international reputation, influence upon fellow writers and later generations, number of books published, scholarly and critical attention - Robert Creeley (1926-2005) is a literary giant, an outstanding, irreplaceable poet. For man…

  • Poetry Matters

    Poetry Matters
    av Heather Milne

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609385774

    Poetry Matters explores poetry written by women from the United States and Canada, which documents the social and political turmoil of the early twenty-first century and places this poetry in dialogue with recent currents of feminist theory includin…

  • Poetics of Emergence

    Poetics of Emergence
    av Benjamin Lee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609386979

    Experimental poetry responded to historical change in the decades after World War II, with an attitude of such casual and reckless originality that its insights have often been overlooked. However, as Benjamin Lee argues, to ignore the scenes of sel…

  • Redstart

    Redstart
    av Forrest Gander

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381196

    The damage humans have perpetrated on our environment has certainly affected a poet’s means and material. But can poetry be ecological? Can it display or be invested with values that acknowledge the economy of interrelationship between the hum…

  • Looking Glasses and Neverlands

    Looking Glasses and Neverlands
    av Karen Coats

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587295867

    This study introduces and explores Lacan's complex theories of subjectivity and desire through close readings of cananical children's books such as "Charlotte's Web", "Stellaluna", "Holes", "Tangerine" and "The Chocolate War". It provides an introdu…

  • Disturbing the Universe

    Disturbing the Universe
    av Roberta Seelinga Trites

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877458579

    The Young Adult novel is ordinarily characterized as a coming-of-age story, in which the narrative revolves around the individual growth and maturation of a character, but Roberta Trites expands this notion by chronicling the dynamics of power and r…

  • Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara

    Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara
    av William Fargason

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387051

    In his debut collection, William Fargason inspects the pain of memory alongside the pain of the physical body. Fargason takes language to its limits to demonstrate how grief is given a voice. His speaker confronts illness, grapples with grief, and h…

  • Workshops of Empire

    Workshops of Empire
    av Eric Bennett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609383718

    During and just after World War II, an influential group of American writers and intellectuals projected a vision for literature that would save the free world. Novels, stories, plays, and poems, they believed, could inoculate weak minds against sim…

  • Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship

    Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship
    av Rosalind Brackenbury

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609385514

    During the years leading up to her marriage with Leonard Woolf in 1912, the year in which she finished The Voyage Out and sent it to be published by her cousin at Duckworth’s, the future Virginia Woolf was teaching herself how to be a writer.…

  • The Iowa Award

    The Iowa Award

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877457855

    According to the New York Times Book Review, the Iowa Short Fiction Award is among the most prestigious literary prizes America offers, and the Chicago Tribune has called the honor ""a respected prize that annually introduces readers to a writer who…

  • Books and My Food

    Books and My Food
    av Elisabeth L. Cary

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877456049

    Beginning on January 1 with a recipe for traditional English wedding cake referenced to Jane Austen's Emma and continuing through December with a recipe for Christmas pudding attributed to a quote from Charles Dickens, Books and My Food provides rea…

  • Kindred Hands

    Kindred Hands

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877459644

    Kindred Hands, a collection of previously unpublished letters by women writers, explores the act and art of writing from diverse perspectives and experiences. The letters illuminate such issues as authorship, aesthetics, collaboration, inspiration,…

  • Full Catastrophe Living

    Full Catastrophe Living
    av Zach Savich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587297984

    Merging the spirits of Don Quixote, Shakespearean fools, Theodore Roethke, Frank O'Hara, James Merrill, and the Marx Brothers, Zach Savich's first book does more than showcase the innovative fluency of its roving forms and moods: these poetic hybrid…

  • Technomodern Poetics

    Technomodern Poetics
    av Todd T. Tietchen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609385903

    After the second World War, the term “technology” came to signify both the anxieties of possible annihilation in a rapidly changing world and the exhilaration of accelerating cultural change. Technomodern Poetics examines how some of the…

  • Thank You for Being Concerned and Sensitive

    Thank You for Being Concerned and Sensitive
    av Jim Henry

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877456100

    Jim Henry's stories defy convention. There are no easy answers, no quick fixes. Although the plots vary--from a corpse returning to visit his family weeks after his burial, to the musings of a congressman grappling with the weight of history, to a w…

  • Teacher's Guide for Iowa Past to Present

    Teacher's Guide for Iowa Past to Present
    av Dorothy Schwieder

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587295522

  • Queerbaiting and Fandom

    Queerbaiting and Fandom

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609386719

    In this first-ever comprehensive examination of queerbaiting, fan studies scholar Joseph Brennan and his contributors examine cases that shed light on the sometimes exploitative industry practice of teasing homoerotic possibilities that, while hinte…

  • The Iowa Lakeside Laboratory

    The Iowa Lakeside Laboratory
    av Michael J. Lannoo

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381219

    Imagine a place dedicated to the long-term study of nature in nature, a permanent biological field station, a teaching and research laboratory that promotes complete immersion in the natural world. Lakeside Laboratory, founded on the shore of Lake O…

  • Call My Name, Clemson

    Call My Name, Clemson
    av Rhondda Robinson Thomas

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387402

    Between 1890 and 1915, a predominately African American state convict crew built Clemson University on John C. Calhoun's Fort Hill Plantation in upstate South Carolina. Calhoun's plantation house still sits in the middle of campus. From the establis…

  • Radicals, Volume 2: Memoir, Essays, and Oratory

    Radicals, Volume 2: Memoir, Essays, and Oratory

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387686

    Emily Dickinson on sex, desire, and 'the chapter . . . in the night.' Emma Goldman against the tyranny of marriage. Ida B. Wells against lynching. Anna Julia Cooper on Black American womanhood. Frances Willard on riding a bicycle. Perhaps the first…

  • Gathering Noise from My Life

    Gathering Noise from My Life
    av Donald Anderson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381110

    The noise gathered from a lifetime of engaging with war, race, religion, memory, illness, and family echoes through the vignettes, quotations, graffiti, and poetry that Donald Anderson musters here, fragments of the humor and horror of life, the abs…

  • Attributed to the Harrow Painter

    Attributed to the Harrow Painter
    av Nick Twemlow

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609385415

    Attributed to the Harrow Painter reckons with fatherhood, the violence of nostalgia, poetry, and the commodity world of visual art as the poems here frantically cycle through responses to the speaker’s son’s remark on a painting by Julia…

  • Ancestry

    Ancestry
    av Eileen O'Leary

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387426

    How does one live a good life? If you're Pat Graves, you change your name to Cecile Collette, move to Cleveland, and join three churches and the Rotary Club. For Cecile, who will reinvent herself again before the story ends, it may be possible to ma…

  • Main Street Public Library

    Main Street Public Library

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609380670

    The United States has more public libraries than it has McDonald's restaurants. By any measure, the American public library is a heavily used and ubiquitous institution. Popular thinking identifies the public library as a neutral agency that protect…

  • A Damned Iowa Greyhound

    A Damned Iowa Greyhound
    av William Henry Harrison Clayton

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587296086

    William Henry Harrison Clayton was one of nearly 75,000 soldiers from Iowa to join the Union ranks during the Civil War. Possessing a high school education and superior penmanship, Clayton served as a company clerk in the 19th Infantry, witnessing b…

  • EXPLORING BURIED BUXTON: ARCHAEOLOGY OF AN ABANDONED IOWA COAL MINING TOWN WITH A LARGE BLACK POPULATION

    EXPLORING BURIED BUXTON: ARCHAEOLOGY OF AN ABANDONED IOWA COAL MINING TOWN WITH A LARGE BLACK POPULATION

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587295744

  • Biting through the Skin

    Biting through the Skin
    av Nina Mukerjee Furstenau

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381851

    At once a traveler’s tale, a memoir, and a mouthwatering cookbook, Biting through the Skin offers a first-generation immigrant’s perspective on growing up in America’s heartland. Author Nina Mukerjee Furstenau’s parents broug…

  • Hard Choices

    Hard Choices

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877455363

    For twenty-five years, the Iowa Review has published many of America's finest writers, often helping them become established in their careers. From Tillie Olsen and William Stafford in the first volume to James Galvin and Pattiann Rogers in the twen…

  • Within the Lighted City

    Within the Lighted City
    av Lisa Lenzo

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877456117

    A collection of short stories about Detroiters, or former Detroiters, including a near-albino teenager, an angel, and the Zito family.

  • Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York

    Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York
    av Michael V. Pisani

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609382308

    Throughout the nineteenth century, people heard more music in the theatre - accompanying popular dramas such as Frankenstein, Oliver Twist, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Lady Audley’s Secret, The Corsican Brothers, The Three Musketeers, as well as…

  • Moths in Your Pocket

    Moths in Your Pocket
    av Jim Durbin

    Spiral - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609383053

    This welcome addition to Iowa’s popular series of laminated guides—the twenty-seventh in the series—illustrates fifty-one species commonly found in the Upper Midwest states of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and…

  • American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War

    American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381134

    The time is right for a critical reassessment of Cold War culture both because its full cultural impact remains unprocessed and because some of the chief paradigms for understanding that culture confuse rather than clarify. A collection of the work…

  • Full Moon at Noontide

    Full Moon at Noontide
    av Ann Putnam

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609383176

    Full Moon at Noontide is the story of Ann Putnam’s mother and father and her father’s identical twin, and how they lived together with their courage and their stumblings, as they made their way into old age and then into death. It’…

  • Study for Necessity

    Study for Necessity
    av Joellen Kwiatek

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609383244

    “Kwiatek’s poems emit the uncanny luminosities of the artists’ worlds they refer to: those of Caspar David Friedrich, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Odilon Redon. Each is a ‘token of strangeness’ built with delicacy and restrain…

  • London in His Own Time

    London in His Own Time

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609387112

    Everyone knows Jack London for his tales of adventure in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. With his work translated into more than 100 languages, London is one of the most popular American writers in the world, alongside Mark Twain. Yet for the reader…

  • The Complete Poetry of James Hearst

    The Complete Poetry of James Hearst
    av James Hearst

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877457572

    Part of the regionalist movement that included Grant Wood, Paul Engle, Hamlin Garland, and Jay G. Sigmund, James Hearst helped create what Iowa novelist Ruth Suckow called ""a poetry of place."" A lifelong Iowa farner, Hearst began writing poetry at…

  • Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage

    Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage
    av Joel Berkowitz

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877458005

    The professional Yiddish theatre started in 1876 in Eastern Europe, and with the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881, masses of Eastern European Jews began moving westward, and New York -Manhattan's Bowery and Second Avenue - soon became the…

  • Children on the Farm

    Children on the Farm

    Övrigt - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877459132

    Among Pete Wettach's most captivating images are those of farm children. His photographs capture them in their everyday environment, going about their work or their play. With an affectionate eye, Wettach documented the participation of children in…

  • Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present

    Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587296383

    Whitman's poetry is full of places where he directly addresses his future readers, acknowledges the time span between them, then shrugs it off. ""The greatest poet,"" he writes in his preface to ""Leaves of Grass"", ""places himself where the future…

  • Nineteenth Century Home Architecture of Iowa City: A Silver Anniversary Edition

    Nineteenth Century Home Architecture of Iowa City: A Silver Anniversary Edition
    av Margaret N. Keyes

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877453437

  • Skull in the Ashes

    Skull in the Ashes
    av Peter Kaufman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609381882

    On a February night in 1897, the general store in Walford, Iowa, burned down. The next morning, townspeople discovered a charred corpse in the ashes. Everyone knew that the store’s owner, Frank Novak, had been sleeping in the store as a safegu…

  • The Courtship of Eva Eldridge

    The Courtship of Eva Eldridge
    av Diane Simmons

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609384616

    Everyone Got marrIed In the 1950s, then moved to the suburbs to have the children of the soon-to-be-famous baby boom. For Americans who had survived the Great Depression and World War II, prosperous married life was a triumph. The unwed were objects…

  • Oppenheimer is Watching Me

    Oppenheimer is Watching Me
    av Jeffrey Lyn Porter

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587296161

    When he discovers that his father worked on missiles for a defense contractor, Jeff Porter is inspired to revisit America's atomic past and our fallen heroes, in particular J. Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb. The result, ""Oppenhei…

  • Love in a Global Village

    Love in a Global Village
    av Jessie Carroll Grearson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877457404

    In praise of diversity, this is an account of the triumphs of 15 intercultural families and of the perseverance of their relationships in midwestern America. Four sections follow lives from courtship , through marriage to raising children and the pr…

  • New Forms

    New Forms

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934656009

    In this fascinating exhibition catalogue, the authors discuss how 1930s and 1940s American modernism was a diverse blend of styles, artists and points of views. Addressing a core of the University of Iowa Museum of Art collection, from Jackson Pollo…