• Early Modern Merchants as Collectors book cover

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina M. Anderson

    Early Modern Merchants as Collectors encourages the rethinking of collecting not as an elite, often aristocratic pursuit, but rather as a vital activity that has engaged many different groups within society. The essays included in this volume consider merchants not only as important collectors in…

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  • Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas: Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy book cover

    Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

    Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Natsumi Nonaka

    This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the…

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  • Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing book cover

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing

    1st Edition

    By Catherine H. Lusheck

    Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing re-examines the early graphic practice of the preeminent northern Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640) in light of early modern traditions of eloquence, particularly as promoted in the late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century Flemish,…

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  • Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts book cover

    Knowledge and Discernment in the Early Modern Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sven Dupré, Christine Göttler

    In early modern Europe, discernment emerged as a key notion at the intersection of various domains in both learned and artisanal cultures. Often used synonymously with judgment, ingenuity, and taste, discernment defined the ability to perceive and understand the secrets of nature and art, and…

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    Herman Melville

    1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1968, Maxwell examines the life and work of Herman Melville. By dividing extracts of Melville’s work in chronological order, the sections clearly illustrate the various facets of Melville’s technique and thought as it evolves. This title is…

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    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • Figures of Division: William Faulkner's Major Novels book cover

    Figures of Division

    William Faulkner's Major Novels, 1st Edition

    By James A. Snead

    Originally published in 1986. William Faulkner’s major novels represent one of the earliest American explorations into the paradoxes inherent in both literary discourse and racial segregation in the American South. Figures of Division demonstrates that these works reject conventional divisions and…

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  • The American Dream and the Popular Novel book cover

    The American Dream and the Popular Novel

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Long

    This title, originally published in 1985, examines conceptions of success and the good life expressed in bestselling novels – ranging from historical sagas and spy thrillers to more serious works by Updike, Bellows, Steinbeck and Mailer – published from 1945 to 1975. Using these popular books as…

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  • William Faulkner's Characters: An Index to the Published and Unpublished Fiction book cover

    William Faulkner's Characters

    An Index to the Published and Unpublished Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Dasher

    Originally published in 1981. This index to characters and names in the published and unpublished fiction of William Faulkner is in two parts. The first, divided into novels, short stories, and unpublished fiction, lists the characters within each individual work. The second is an index of all…

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  • James Fenimore Cooper the Novelist book cover

    James Fenimore Cooper the Novelist

    1st Edition

    By George Dekker

    Originally published in 1967. In this critical survey of the fiction of James Fenimore Cooper, George Dekker devotes a good deal of attention to Cooper’s politics. He also explores the assimilation and development of the historical novel as first perfected by Sir Walter Scott. Cooper’s major formal…

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  • American Fiction: The Intellectual Background book cover

    American Fiction

    The Intellectual Background, 1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    Originally published in 1963. The ‘Americanness’ of the American novel is as readily apparent as it is elusive of definition. It is the purpose of this study not to discover the reluctant formula, the comprehensive statement of national identity, but to examine the evidences of this identity in the…

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  • Mark Twain's Humor: Critical Essays book cover

    Mark Twain's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by David E. E. Sloane

    Originally published in 1993. The purpose of this volume is to lay out documents which give an estimate of Mark Twain as a humourist in both historical scope and in the analysis of modern scholars. The emphasis in this collection is on how Twain developed from a contemporary humourist among many…

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  • The Assimilation Experience of Five American White Ethnic Novelists of the Twentieth Century book cover

    The Assimilation Experience of Five American White Ethnic Novelists of the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Betty Ann Burch

    This title, originally published in 1990, is a contribution to the social and literary history of ethnic groups in America. Its sources are the writings – chiefly novels – of five authors of Eastern and Southern European descent, chosen because they depict the acculturation of their people, the…

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