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26. Cover image for 'Paula Vogel'
Joanna Mansbridge
The first book on one of America’s most eminent contemporary playwrights
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26. Cover image for 'Paula Vogel'
Joanna Mansbridge
The first book on one of America’s most eminent contemporary playwrights
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26. Cover image for 'Paula Vogel'
Joanna Mansbridge
The first book on one of America’s most eminent contemporary playwrights
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27. Cover image for 'James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination'
Matt Brim
Stepping back to examine the relationship between James Baldwin and queer theory, Brim unveils new critical insights that their complicated pairing provides
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Matt Brim
Stepping back to examine the relationship between James Baldwin and queer theory, Brim unveils new critical insights that their complicated pairing provides
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27. Cover image for 'James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination'
Matt Brim
Stepping back to examine the relationship between Baldwin and queer theory, Brim unveils new critical insights that their complicated pairing provides
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28. Cover image for 'American Socialist Triptych'
The Literary-Political Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Upton Sinclair, and W. E. B. Du Bois
Mark W. Van Wienen
A closer look at three American writers sheds new light on the evolution of socialist thought in the U.S.
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The Literary-Political Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Upton Sinclair, and W. E. B. Du Bois
Mark W. Van Wienen
A closer look at three American writers sheds new light on the evolution of socialist thought in the U.S.
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The Literary-Political Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Upton Sinclair, and W. E. B. Du Bois
Mark W. Van Wienen
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29. Cover image for 'Poetry Los Angeles'
Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
A look at the poetry of one of America’s most populous and fascinating cities, with poems spanning from 1942 to 2012
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Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
A look at the poetry of one of America’s most populous and fascinating cities, with poems spanning from 1942 to 2012
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Reading the Essential Poems of the City
Laurence Goldstein
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30. Cover image for 'Robert Hayden'
Essays on the Poetry
Laurence Goldstein and Robert Chrisman, Editors
Vital perspectives from leading critics and scholars on one of the most distinguished African American poets of the twentieth century
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Essays on the Poetry
Laurence Goldstein and Robert Chrisman, Editors
Vital perspectives from leading critics and scholars on one of the most distinguished African American poets of the twentieth century
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Essays on the Poetry
Laurence Goldstein and Robert Chrisman, Editors
Vital perspectives from leading critics and scholars on one of the most distinguished African American poets of the twentieth century
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31. 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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32. Cover image for 'New York-Paris'
Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City
Laure Katsaros

A comparison of the mid-19th-century city in the poetry of Walt Whitman and Charles Baudelaire and their responses to the inescapable push of modernization

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Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City
Laure Katsaros
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33. Cover image for 'Imagining the Forest'
Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
How the meaning of the forest developed in the Great Lakes
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Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
How the meaning of the forest developed in the Great Lakes
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Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest
John Knott
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34. Cover image for 'James Baldwin'
America and Beyond
Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan, editors
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Cora Kaplan and Bill Schwarz
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan
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35. Cover image for 'Two Minds of a Western Poet'
David Mason
Meditations on the life of poetry by an award-winning poet
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Essays by David Mason
Meditations on the life of poetry by an award-winning poet
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36. Cover image for 'Kin of Another Kind'
Transracial Adoption in American Literature
Cynthia Callahan

Rereads 20th-century American literature as it has portrayed adoption across racial lines, from Faulkner to Kingsolver

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Transracial Adoption in American Literature
Cynthia Callahan

Rereads 20th-century American literature as it has portrayed adoption across racial lines, from Faulkner to Kingsolver

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37. Cover image for 'The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age'
Edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell
Essays reflecting on the development of the first wave of digital American literature scholarship
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Web 2010 Open Access Available Read Online
37. Cover image for 'The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age'
Edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell
Essays reflecting on the development of the first wave of digital American literature scholarship
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37. Cover image for 'The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age'
Edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell
Essays reflecting on the development of the first wave of digital American literature scholarship
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38. Cover image for 'Devils and Rebels'
The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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39. Cover image for 'Risk Culture'
Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg
Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days
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Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg
Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days
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Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg

Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days

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40. 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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41. Cover image for 'Mammy'
A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
A revealing exploration of the origins and meanings of the mammy figure
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42. 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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43. Cover image for 'Natural Acts'
Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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44. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Lectures'
Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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45. Cover image for 'Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form'
Race, Class, and Reification
Marcial González
Explores the relationship between race and class and between politics and literary form in major works of Chicano literature over the last hundred years
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45. Cover image for 'Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form'
Race, Class, and Reification
Marcial González
Explores the relationship between race and class and between politics and literary form in major works of Chicano literature over the last hundred years
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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The Political Theater of Arthur Miller
Jeffrey D. Mason

A revealing look at Arthur Miller's political sensibilities as evidenced in his dramatic works and other writings

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48. Cover image for 'Suzan-Lori Parks'
Deborah Geis
An accessible guide to the inventive language and experimental stagings of playwright Suzan-Lori Parks
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48. Cover image for 'Suzan-Lori Parks'
Deborah R. Geis
An accessible guide to the inventive language and experimental stagings of playwright Suzan-Lori Parks
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49. Cover image for 'Melville Unfolding'
Sexuality, Politics, and the Versions of Typee
John Bryant
Sheds new light on Melville's classic novel Typee through a close and revealing look at his revision process
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50. Cover image for 'Charles Simic'
Essays on the Poetry
Bruce Weigl, Editor
New perspectives on the work of this original and hard-to-categorize American poet,  recently named Poet Laureate of the United States
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