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  • A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

    A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195135909

    A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton provides scholarly and general readers with historical contexts that illuminate Wharton's life and writing in new, exciting ways. The essays in this volume expand our sense of Wharton as a novelist of manners and…

  • A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

    A Historical Guide to Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195135916

    Edith Wharton, arguably the most important American female novelist, stands at a particular historical crossroads between sentimental lady writer and modern professional author. Her ability to cope with this collision of Victorian and modern sensibi…

  • A Historical Guide to Ralph Ellison

    A Historical Guide to Ralph Ellison

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152500

    The essays in this collection treat the whole of Ralph Ellison's body of work, including his famous novel Invisible Man. The volume confronts Ellison the man of ideas, essayist, and short story writer, as well as the material in his posthumously pub…

  • A Historical Guide to Ralph Ellison

    A Historical Guide to Ralph Ellison

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195152517

    Ralph Ellison has been a controversial figure, both lionized and vilified, since he seemed to burst fully formed on to the national literary scene in 1952 with the publication of Invisible Man. In this volume Steven C. Tracy has gathered a broad ran…

  • A Historical Guide to James Baldwin

    A Historical Guide to James Baldwin

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195366549

    With contributions from major scholars of African American literature, history, and cultural studies, A Historical Guide to James Baldwin focuses on the four tumultous decades that defined the great author's life and art. Providing a comprehensive e…

  • A Historical Guide to James Baldwin

    A Historical Guide to James Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195366532

    With contributions from major scholars of African American literature, history, and cultural studies, A Historical Guide to James Baldwin focuses on the four tumultous decades that defined the great author's life and art. Providing a comprehensive e…

  • A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

    A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195120936

    There is no question that Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) has maintained his place as one of the seminal figures in American history and literature. His poetic legacy, education ideals, and religious concepts are integral to the formation of America…

  • A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

    A Historical Guide to Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195120943

    There is no question that Emerson has maintained his place as one of the seminal figures in American history and literature. In his time, he was the acknowledged leader of the Transcendentalist movement and his poetic legacy, education ideals, and r…

  • A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman

    A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195120820

    Few authors are so well suited to historical study as Whitman, who is widely considered America's greatest poet. This Guide combines contemporary cultural studies and historical scholarship to illuminate Whitman's diverse contexts. The essays explor…

  • A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman

    A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195120813

    Few authors are so well suited to historical study as Whitman, who is widely considered America's greatest poet. This Guide combines contemporary cultural studies and historical scholarship to illuminate Whitman's diverse contexts. The essays explor…

  • A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson

    A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195151350

    One of America's most celebrated women, Emily Dickinson was virtually unpublished in her own time and unknown to the public at large. Yet since the first publication of a limited selection of her poems in 1890, she has emerged as one of the most cha…

  • A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

    A Historical Guide to Mark Twain
    av Shelley Fisher Fishkin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195132939

    Mark Twain (born Samuel Clements), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, lapsed Confederate soldier and miner, remains to this day one of the most enduring and beloved of America's great writers. Beyond his works themselves, th…

  • A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poe

    A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poe

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121490

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), son of itinerant actors, holds a secure place in the firmament of history as America's first master of suspense. Displaying scant interest in native scenes or materials, Edgar Allan Poe seems the most un-American of Amer…

  • A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poe

    A Historical Guide to Edgar Allan Poe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121506

    Explores historical and biographical details of the writer's life, as well as the unexpected dimensions of his accomplishments and influence.

  • A Historical Guide to Langston Hughes

    A Historical Guide to Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195144345

    Langston Hughes has been an inspiration to generations of readers and writers seeking a passionate, intelligent, and socially responsible art. In this volume, Steven C. Tracy has gathered a broad range of critics to produce an interdisciplinary appr…

  • A Historical Guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald

    A Historical Guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195153033

    Although perceived in his own day as a lightweight chronicler of 1920s trends and fads, F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) is now recognized as one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. Whether for his classic novels (The Great Gatsby…

  • A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway

    A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121520

    The 1999 Hemingway centennial marks the perfect time for the reevaluation of his position as America's premier modernist writer. These essays, all written specially for this collection, plumb unexplored historical details of Hemingway's life to illu…

  • A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau

    A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195138627

    As an essayist, philosopher, ex-pencil manufacturer, notorious hermit, tax protester, and all-around original thinker, Thoreau led so singular a life that he is in some ways a perfect candidate for the historical and biographical treatments made pos…

  • A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau

    A Historical Guide to Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195138634

    As an essayist, philosopher, ex-pencil manufacturer, notorious hermit, tax protester, and all-around original thinker, Thoreau led so singular a life that he is in some ways a perfect candidate for the historical and biographical treatments made pos…

  • A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway

    A Historical Guide to Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121513

    The 1999 centennial of Ernest Hemingway's birth marks a time for the reevaluation of his position as America's premier modernist writer. The previously unpublished essays in this collection plumb unexplored details of Hemingway's life to illuminate…

  • A Historical Guide to Henry James

    A Historical Guide to Henry James

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121346

    The New York City-born Henry James (1843-1916)-eminent novelist, amateur psychologist, inveterate bachelor-epitomizes, to many, the turn-of-the-century literary observer of social mores. His shrewd portraits of upper-class Anglo American society in…

  • A Historical Guide to Henry James

    A Historical Guide to Henry James

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195121353

    The New York City-born Henry James (1843-1916)-eminent novelist, amateur psychologist, inveterate bachelor-epitomizes, to many, the turn-of-the-century literary observer of social mores. His shrewd portraits of upper-class Anglo American society in…

  • A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

    A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195124149

    Nathaniel Hawthorne remains one of the most widely read and taught of American authors. This Historical Guide collects a number of original essays by Hawthorne scholars that place the author in historical context. Like other volumes in the series, A…

  • A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

    A Historical Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195124132

    Nathaniel Hawthorne remains one of the most widely read and taught of American authors. This Historical Guide collects a number of original essays by Hawthorne scholars that place the author in historical context. Like other volumes in the series, A…

  • A Historical Guide to James Fenimore Cooper

    A Historical Guide to James Fenimore Cooper

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195173130

    A Historical Guide to James Fenimore Cooper features new critical essays by noted American literature scholars, Gerald Kennedy, John P. McWilliams, Dana Nelson, and Barbara Mann, as well as a brief biography by authorized Cooper biographer Wayne Fra…

  • A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

    A Historical Guide to Herman Melville
    av Giles Gunn

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195142822

    This collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville's relations with his historical era, with class, with the marketplace, with ethnic otherness, and with religion. These essays are framed by a new, short biography by Robert Milde…