Literary Criticism

Communities of Death: Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning

Communities of Death: Whitman, Poe, and the American Culture of Mourning

Explores the ways in which the ideas, rituals and practices of mourning were central to the work of Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman.

Author:
Bradford, Adam C.
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
ISBN:
9780826220196
Category:
Literary Criticism / American / General
Format:
Hardcover
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Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami, The

Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami, The

Charts Japanese writer Murakami's vivid inner world, whether unconscious or underworld, and its connectivity to language. Original.

Author:
Strecher, Matthew Carl
Publisher:
Univ of Minnesota Press
ISBN:
9780816691982
Category:
Literary Criticism / Asian / Japanese
Format:
Paper
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$22.95
How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter

How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter

A highly researched consideration of Frost investigates early innovative poetry that was published in popular magazines from 1894 to 1915 and reveals a voice of dissent that anticipated "The New Poetry – a voice that would come to dominate American poetry as few others have. 336 pp.

Author:
Barron, Jonathan N.
Publisher:
Univ of Missouri Pr
ISBN:
9780826220578
Category:
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Format:
Hardcover
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$60.00
There and Back Again: J. R. R. Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit

There and Back Again: J. R. R. Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit

Mark Atherton explores the chief influences on Tolkien's work: his boyhood in the West Midlands; the landscapes and seascapes that shaped his mythologies; his experiences in World War I; his interest in Scandinavian myth; his friendships; and the relevance of his themes, especially ecological themes, to the present-day. 288 pp.

Author:
Atherton, Mark
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris
ISBN:
9781780762463
Category:
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Format:
Hardcover
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$28.00
Writing America: Literary Landmarks From Walden Pond to Wounded Knee - a Reader's Companion

Writing America: Literary Landmarks From Walden Pond to Wounded Knee - a Reader's Companion

"A vibrant and thoughtful guide through American literary history." —Chicago Tribune, "Meeting at the intersection of physical place, history and literature, Writing America brings readers along for the ride, pinpointing the locales that fueled the imaginations of some of our most important writers." —"Ms." Magazine. 336 pp.

Author:
Fishkin, Shelley Fisher
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
ISBN:
9780813575971
Category:
Literary Criticism / American / General
Format:
Hardcover
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$34.95
 
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