• 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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    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • 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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  • Grim Phantasms: Fear in Poe's Short Fiction book cover

    Grim Phantasms

    Fear in Poe's Short Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Michael L. Burduck

    This title, originally published in 1992, presents an assessment of Poe’s short stories that treat horror, and more specifically how he manipulated the conventions of that horror to register subtly on the fears and phobias of his reading audiences. Short-stories examined include The Black Cat,…

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  • Dickinson Scholarship: An Annotated Bibliography 1969-1985 book cover

    Dickinson Scholarship

    An Annotated Bibliography 1969-1985, 1st Edition

    By Karen Dandurand

    This bibliography, first published in 1988, is intended to make more readily accessible the wealth of Dickinson criticism and scholarship that appeared from 1969 through 1985. During the 17 years that are covered in this bibliography nearly 800 books, articles and dissertations have appeared. The…

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  • The New Mark Twain Handbook book cover

    The New Mark Twain Handbook

    1st Edition

    By E. Hudson Long, J. R. LeMaster

    This authors of this useful handbook, originally published in 1985, not only summarise Mark Twain scholarship, but also evaluate, in much detail, the various contributions. Each chapter includes a thorough annotated bibliography. This title also includes a comprehensive chronological table of the…

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  • William Faulkner's 'Absalom, Absalom!: A Critical Casebook book cover

    William Faulkner's 'Absalom, Absalom!

    A Critical Casebook, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Muhlenfeld

    Originally published in 1984. William Faulkner is the most studied American author of our time. This volume presents a collection of some of the best critical essays on William Faulkner’s ninth novel Absalom, Absalom!. Numerous approaches are represented; among them are theme studies, close…

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    Mark Twain

    1st Edition

    By I. M. Walker

    Originally published in 1970. Mark Twain is generally known as a children’s writer. This serious and appreciative introduction by I. M. Walker shows that he is in fact a great writer who produced mature and developed literature. The study of his works is divided into five sections: the comic…

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  • Self-Deception book cover

    Self-Deception

    1st Edition

    By Eric Funkhouser

    Self-deception poses longstanding and fascinating paradoxes. Philosophers have questioned whether, and how, self-deception is even possible; evolutionary theorists have debated whether it is adaptive. For Sigmund Freud self-deception was a fundamental key to understanding the unconscious, and from…

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    New Problems of Philosophy

  • Annotations to William Faulkner's 'The Hamlet' book cover

    Annotations to William Faulkner's 'The Hamlet'

    1st Edition

    By Catherine D. Holmes

    The annotations in this volume, originally published in 1996, intend to assist the reader of Faulkner’s The Hamlet to understand obscure or difficult words and passages, including literary allusions, dialect, and historical events that Faulkner uses or alludes to. This title will be of great…

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  • Escape into a Labyrinth: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way book cover

    Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

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  • Stakeholder Democracy: Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear book cover

    Stakeholder Democracy

    Represented Democracy in a Time of Fear, 1st Edition

    By Felix Dodds

    In the context of sustainable development, this book describes how we are moving from representative to participatory democracy, and how we are now in a "stakeholder democracy," which is working to strengthen represented democracy in a time of fear. Since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit the idea of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
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    Islamic Corporate Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Kabir Hassan, Mamunur Rashid, Sirajo Aliyu

    Most existing texts covering topics in Islamic finance discuss the potential of Islamic banking; very few talk about other forms of financing and the investment activities of Islamic firms from the standpoint of owners and managers. This book fills this gap by looking at the traditional as well as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
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