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1. Cover image for 'Going to the Tigers'
Essays and Exhortations
Robert Cohen
How to create bold, personal narrative work
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Essays and Exhortations
Robert Cohen
How to create bold, personal narrative work
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Essays and Exhortations
Robert Cohen
How to create bold, personal narrative work
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The Life of Dinah Craik
Karen Bourrier
An engaging, rigorously researched biography of popular 19th century novelist Dinah Craik
 
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The Life of Dinah Craik
Karen Bourrier
An engaging, rigorously researched biography of popular 19th century novelist Dinah Craik
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3. Cover image for 'The Very Thought of Herbert Blau'
Clark Lunberry and Joseph Roach, Editors

Leading theater artists and scholars offer reflections on and interpretations of the life and thought of Herbert Blau

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Clark Lunberry and Joseph Roach, Editors
Leading theater artists and scholars offer interpretations of the life and thought of Herbert Blau
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4. Cover image for 'Remembering Tanizaki Jun’ichiro and Matsuko'
Diary Entries, Interview Notes, and Letters, 1954-1989
Volume: 82
Anthony H. Chambers
An essential companion for Tanizaki scholars and aficionados alike, providing a glimpse of the man from those closest to him
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Diary Entries, Interview Notes, and Letters, 1954-1989
Volume: 82
Anthony H. Chambers
An essential companion for Tanizaki scholars and aficionados alike, providing a glimpse of the man from those closest to him
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4. Cover image for 'Remembering Tanizaki Jun’ichiro and Matsuko'
Diary Entries, Interview Notes, and Letters, 1954-1989
Volume: 82
Anthony H. Chambers
An essential companion for Tanizaki scholars and aficionados alike, providing a glimpse of the man from those closest to him
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5. Cover image for 'Childhood Years'
A Memoir
Volume: 83
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Paul McCarthy
Set against the modernization of Japan, this memoir offers a moving look at famed novelist Tanizaki' Jun'ichiro’s early years

 
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5. Cover image for 'Childhood Years'
A Memoir
Volume: 83
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Paul McCarthy
Set against the modernization of Japan, this memoir offers a moving look at famed novelist Tanizaki' Jun'ichiro’s early years

 
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5. Cover image for 'Childhood Years'
A Memoir
Volume: 83
Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Translated by Paul McCarthy
Set against the modernization of Japan, this memoir offers a moving look at famed novelist Tanizaki Jun’ichiro¯’s early years
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6. Cover image for 'Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption'
E. Wayne Carp

One woman’s tireless crusade for better understanding and social justice for adopted people

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E. Wayne Carp

One woman’s tireless crusade for better understanding and social justice for adopted people

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7. Cover image for 'Franz Kafka'
Subversive Dreamer
Michael Löwy, translated by Inez Hedges
An erudite analysis of the critical and subversive dimensions of Kafka’s writings

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Subversive Dreamer
Michael Löwy, translated by Inez Hedges
An erudite analysis of the critical and subversive dimensions of Kafka’s writings

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Subversive Dreamer
Michael Löwy, translated by Inez Hedges
An erudite analysis of the critical and subversive dimensions of Kafka’s writings.

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8. Cover image for 'Arthur Miller'
1962-2005
Christopher Bigsby

The second volume in the definitive biography of the acclaimed playwright

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1962-2005
Christopher Bigsby
The second volume in the definitive biography of the acclaimed playwright
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9. Cover image for 'Harold Pinter'
The Theatre of Power
Robert Gordon
An incisive look at the major plays of Harold Pinter
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9. Cover image for 'Harold Pinter'
The Theatre of Power
Robert Gordon
An incisive look at the major plays of Harold Pinter
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10. Cover image for 'As If'
An Autobiography
Volume: 1
Herbert Blau
A legendary figure in American theater looks back
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An Autobiography
Volume: 1
Herbert Blau
A legendary figure in American theater looks back
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An Autobiography
Volume: 1
Herbert Blau
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11. Cover image for 'The First Actresses'
From Nell Gwyn to Sarah Siddons
Gill Perry with Joseph Roach and Shearer West

Portraits of the earliest actresses and what they convey about a once-disreputable profession

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12. Cover image for 'Another Part of a Long Story'
Literary Traces of Eugene O'Neill and Agnes Boulton
William Davies King
The long-neglected story of a literary marriage and the wife who helped America's first canonical playwright launch his career
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Literary Traces of Eugene O'Neill and Agnes Boulton
William Davies King
The long-neglected story of a literary marriage and the wife who helped America's first canonical playwright launch his career
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13. Cover image for 'Signifying Bodies'
Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

Sheds new light on the memoir boom by asking: Is the genre basically about disability?

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Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

Sheds new light on the memoir boom by asking: Is the genre basically about disability?

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14. Cover image for 'An Angle of Vision'
Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Edited by Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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15. Cover image for 'The Left-Handed Story'
Writing and the Writer's Life
Nancy Willard
A collection of enlightening and entertaining essays and personal narratives on topics such as the craft of fiction, children’s literature, fairy tales, and art
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16. Cover image for 'Let Me Live'
Angelo Herndon
The passionate prison autobiography of Angelo Herndon, Communist union organizer of the 1930s
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17. Cover image for 'A Story Teller's Story'
The tale of an American writer's journey through his own imaginative world and through the world of facts, with many of his experiences and impressions among other writers--told in many notes--in four books--and an Epilogue
Sherwood Anderson
A memoir of Midwestern life and culture from the author of Winesburg, Ohio
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18. Cover image for 'Asian American X'
An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
Arar Han and John Y. Hsu, Editors
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19. Cover image for 'Natural Coincidence'
The Trip from Kalamazoo
Bil Gilbert
Essays filled with affection, sophistication, and down-home common sense in an engagingly understated style by this prolific naturalist
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The Trip from Kalamazoo
Bil Gilbert
Essays filled with affection, sophistication, and down-home common sense in an engagingly understated style by this prolific naturalist
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20. Cover image for 'The Best of Pickering'
Sam Pickering
More than two dozen essays visit the author's great themes -- family, nature, seizing the day, and the strange goings-on in Carthage, Tennessee
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Sam Pickering
More than two dozen essays visit the author's great themes -- family, nature, seizing the day, and the strange goings-on in Carthage, Tennessee
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21. Cover image for 'A Fly in the Soup'
Memoirs
Charles Simic
The coming-of-age of one of America's best-loved poets, from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to his bohemian years in New York City
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22. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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23. Cover image for 'The Poetry Blues'
Essays and Interviews
William Matthews
A posthumous collection of essays on poetry, jazz, art, and language by one of America's most well respected poets
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Paper 2001 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "The Poetry Blues" to Cart
24. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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25. Cover image for 'The Web of Friendship'
Marianne Moore and Wallace Stevens
Robin G. Schulze
Traces the ways in which two important poets shaped and reshaped each other's work
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Hardcover 1996 $85.00 Available Add Hardcover for "The Web of Friendship" to Cart
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