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101. Cover image for 'The Fluid Text'
A Theory of Revision and Editing for Book and Screen
John Bryant
The first coherent theoretical, critical, and editorial approach to the study of literary revision
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102. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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102. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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103. Cover image for 'The Castle of Perseverance'
Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry
Thomas M. Disch
Eminently readable and refreshingly candid essays on literature and culture, by a master of many literary genres and forms
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104. Cover image for 'A Boundless Field'
American Poetry at Large
Stephen Yenser
Reflections on the state of poetry and criticism by a master of both genres
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105. Cover image for 'Body and Soul'
Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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105. Cover image for 'Body and Soul'
Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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106. Cover image for 'Staging Consciousness'
Theater and the Materialization of Mind
William W. Demastes
How theater has challenged the mind/body dualism that underpins much of Western thought
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107. Cover image for 'Imagining Wild America'
John Knott
Sheds light on notions of wilderness as reflected in the works of American authors from Audubon to Mary Oliver
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107. Cover image for 'Imagining Wild America'
John Knott
Sheds light on notions of wilderness as reflected in the works of American authors from Audubon to Mary Oliver
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107. Cover image for 'Imagining Wild America'
John Knott
Sheds light on notions of wilderness as reflected in the works of American authors from Audubon to Mary Oliver
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108. Cover image for 'The Instant of Knowing'
Lectures, Criticism, and Occasional Prose
Josephine Jacobsen
A rich assortment of the writings of rediscovered octogenarian poet Josephine Jacobsen
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109. Cover image for 'An Exaltation of Forms'
Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art
Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes, Editors
Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems—from the haiku to rap music—and trace their history
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109. Cover image for 'An Exaltation of Forms'
Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art
Annie Finch and Kathrine Varnes, Editors
Fifty poets examine the architecture of poems—from the haiku to rap music—and trace their history
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110. Cover image for 'Susan Glaspell'
Essays on Her Theater and Fiction
Linda Ben-Zvi, Editor
The first book-length critical assessment of American playwright and fiction writer Susan Glaspell
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111. Cover image for 'On Gwendolyn Brooks'
Reliant Contemplation
Stephen Caldwell Wright, Editor
A reassessment of the art and achievements of the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize
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112. Cover image for 'Othermindedness'
The Emergence of Network Culture
Michael Joyce
Meditations on network culture, hypertext, the geography of cyberspace, and interactive film
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113. Cover image for 'The Bread of Time'
Toward an Autobiography
Philip Levine
An extraordinary memoir from one of our most celebrated poets
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114. Cover image for 'Telling Incest'
Narratives of Dangerous Remembering from Stein to Sapphire
Janice Doane and Devon Hodges
An exploration of how specific historical contexts, narrative conventions, and cultural politics shape the ways that stories of incest are told and heard
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114. Cover image for 'Telling Incest'
Narratives of Dangerous Remembering from Stein to Sapphire
Janice Doane and Devon Hodges
An exploration of how specific historical contexts, narrative conventions, and cultural politics shape the ways that stories of incest are told and heard
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115. Cover image for 'Negative Capability'
Contemporary American Poetry
Linda Gregerson
Appraises the work of significant American poets in engaging and erudite essays by a leading critic and scholar
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116. Cover image for 'The End of Books--or Books Without End?'
Reading Interactive Narratives
J. Yellowlees Douglas
An exploration of the possibilities of hypertext fiction as art form and entertainment
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117. Cover image for 'Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin'
Robert Faggen
A revealing look at Darwin's influence on the American poet Robert Frost
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118. Cover image for 'David Mamet in Conversation'
Leslie Kane, Editor
A master at dramatic dialogue, captured in real-life conversation about his work
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119. Cover image for 'Facing It'
AIDS Diaries and the Death of the Author
Ross Chambers
Explores the connection between the politics of AIDS writing and the ethics of reading
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119. Cover image for 'Facing It'
AIDS Diaries and the Death of the Author
Ross Chambers
Explores the connection between the politics of AIDS writing and the ethics of reading
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120. Cover image for 'Bringing the Devil to His Knees'
The Craft of Fiction and the Writing Life
Charles Baxter and Peter Turchi, Editors
Fiction writers share the secrets of their craft in essays geared for the serious writer
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121. Cover image for 'Dripping Dry'
Literature, Politics and Water in the Desert Southwest
David N. Cassuto
Explores the convergences of U.S. water policy and the literature of the American West
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122. Cover image for 'The Cat and the Human Imagination'
Feline Images from Bast to Garfield
Katharine M. Rogers
An intelligent, amusing, and affectionate look at cats in history, literature, and art
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123. Cover image for 'U.S. Orientalisms'
Race, Nation, and Gender in Literature, 1790-1890
Malini Johar Schueller
Uncovers the roots of Americans' construction of the "Orient" by examining the work of nineteenth-century authors
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124. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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124. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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125. Cover image for 'Becoming a Poet'
Elizabeth Bishop with Marianne Moore and Robert Lowell
David Kalstone
A celebrated study of Elizabeth Bishop's genius, as revealed through her literary friendships
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