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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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
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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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24 
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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 book cover

    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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  • 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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  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
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  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850 book cover

    British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
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