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Jones, Emrys - The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse, ebook

The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse

Jones, Emrys


Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements in hitherto neglected fields, is the first to reveal the full range and diversity of the century's poetic riches. What emerges is the most complete picture available of the poetic vitality

Bendixen, Alfred - A Companion to the American Short Story, ebook

A Companion to the American Short Story

Bendixen, Alfred


Sets the short story in context, paying attention to the interaction of cultural forces and aesthetic principlesContributes to the ongoing redefinition of the American canon, with close attention to the achievements of women writers as well as such important genres

Phelan, James - Reading the American Novel 1920-2010, ebook

Reading the American Novel 1920-2010

Phelan, James


This astute guide to the literary achievements of American novelists in the twentieth century places their work in its historical context and offers detailed analyses of landmark novels based on a clearly laid out set of tools for analyzing narrative form.Includes a valuable overview of

Du Bois, W. E. B. - The Souls of Black Folk, ebook

The Souls of Black Folk

Du Bois, W. E. B.


Du Bois makes a forceful case for the access of African Americans to higher education, memorably extols the achievements of black culture (above all the spirituals or 'sorrow songs'), and advances the provocative and influential argument that due to the inequalities

Goldstein, Philip - New Directions in American Reception Study, ebook

New Directions in American Reception Study

Goldstein, Philip


Introduction: Reception Study: Achievements and New Directions, Philip Goldstein and James L. Machor I. (Re)Theorizing Reception Study "Understanding an Other: Reading as a Receptive Form of Communicative Action", Patrocinio Schweickart "Judging and Hoping: Rhetorical Effects of Reading