Literary Criticism: American

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    Cover: Melville’s <i>Israel Potter</i>: Reflections on the American DreamMelville’s Israel Potter: Reflections on the American DreamKeyssar, AlexanderPAPERBACK01/01/1969$2.70Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Spider in the Cup: Yoknapatawpha County’s Fall into the UnknowableThe Spider in the Cup: Yoknapatawpha County’s Fall into the UnknowableFried, Barbara H.PAPERBACK04/19/1978$4.50
    Cover: The Visionary Betrayed: Aesthetic Discontinuity in Henry James’s <i>The American Scene</i>The Visionary Betrayed: Aesthetic Discontinuity in Henry James’s The American SceneFurth, David L.PAPERBACK01/25/1980$4.50Currently unavailable
    Cover: Emerson: Prospect and RetrospectEmerson: Prospect and RetrospectPorte, JoelPAPERBACK11/01/1982$9.95Currently unavailable
    Cover: The Book the Poet Makes: Collection and Re-Collection in W. B. Yeats’s <i>The Tower</i> and Robert Lowell’s <i>Life Studies</i>The Book the Poet Makes: Collection and Re-Collection in W. B. Yeats’s The Tower and Robert Lowell’s Life StudiesNohrnberg, Peter C. L.PAPERBACK08/20/1995$12.50
    Cover: The Blithedale RomanceThe Blithedale RomanceHawthorne, NathanielPAPERBACK04/01/2010$13.00
    Cover: The Damnation of Theron WareThe Damnation of Theron WareFrederic, Harold
    Carter, Everett
    PAPERBACK09/01/1996$16.00
    Cover: Hawthorne’s Conception of the Creative ProcessHawthorne’s Conception of the Creative ProcessJacobson, Richard J.PAPERBACK01/01/1965$16.50Currently unavailable
    Cover: What Was African American Literature?What Was African American Literature?Warren, Kenneth W.PAPERBACK09/03/2012$17.00
    Cover: An American ProcessionAn American ProcessionKazin, AlfredPAPERBACK03/01/1996$17.50
    Cover: Romantic Poets, Critics, and Other MadmenRomantic Poets, Critics, and Other MadmenRosen, CharlesPAPERBACK04/10/2000$17.50
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK04/30/2019$17.95
    Cover: WellspringsWellspringsVargas Llosa, MarioHARDCOVER05/31/2008$17.95
    Cover: The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of IndependenceThe Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of IndependenceRakove, Jack N.PAPERBACK10/22/2012$18.00
    Cover: Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent SelfTiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent SelfJen, GishHARDCOVER03/25/2013$18.95
    Cover: To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.To Shape a New World: Essays on the Political Philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.Shelby, Tommie
    Terry, Brandon M.
    PAPERBACK01/07/2020$18.95
    Cover: The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated EditionThe Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated EditionGrant, Ulysses S.
    Marszalek, John F.
    PAPERBACK05/06/2019$19.95
    Cover: John Keats, 1795–1995: With a Catalogue of the Harvard Keats CollectionJohn Keats, 1795–1995: With a Catalogue of the Harvard Keats CollectionLibrary, Harvard University HoughtonPAPERBACK05/31/2005$20.00
    Cover: American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights EraAmerican Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights EraBlight, David W.PAPERBACK10/07/2013$20.50
    Cover: Blake; or, The Huts of America: A Corrected EditionBlake; or, The Huts of America: A Corrected EditionDelany, Martin R.
    McGann, Jerome
    PAPERBACK02/13/2017$20.50
    Cover: Uses of LiteratureUses of LiteratureEngel, MonroePAPERBACK01/01/1973$20.50
    Cover: Selected Poems of Frederick Goddard TuckermanSelected Poems of Frederick Goddard TuckermanTuckerman, Frederick Goddard
    Mazer, Ben
    HARDCOVER04/15/2010$21.00
    Cover: Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of WritingWord by Word: Emancipation and the Act of WritingHager, ChristopherPAPERBACK09/07/2015$21.50
    Cover: Dickinson: Selected Poems and CommentariesDickinson: Selected Poems and CommentariesVendler, HelenPAPERBACK10/29/2012$22.50
    Cover: The Origin of OthersThe Origin of OthersMorrison, ToniHARDCOVER09/18/2017$22.95
    Cover: A World Not to Come: A History of Latino Writing and Print CultureA World Not to Come: A History of Latino Writing and Print CultureCoronado, RaúlPAPERBACK08/29/2016$23.00
    Cover: The Dream of the Great American NovelThe Dream of the Great American NovelBuell, LawrencePAPERBACK05/09/2016$23.50
    Cover: The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative WritingThe Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative WritingMcGurl, MarkPAPERBACK11/30/2011$23.50
    Cover: Reporting the UniverseReporting the UniverseDoctorow, E. L.PAPERBACK09/30/2004$23.50
    Cover: A Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of ObamaA Home Elsewhere: Reading African American Classics in the Age of ObamaStepto, Robert B.HARDCOVER05/15/2010$24.50
    Cover: Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century ScienceWalden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century ScienceThorson, Robert M.PAPERBACK09/07/2015$24.50
    Cover: The Emergence of American Literary Narrative, 1820-1860The Emergence of American Literary Narrative, 1820-1860Arac, JonathanPAPERBACK09/30/2005$25.00
    Cover: Wallace Stevens: Words Chosen Out of DesireWallace Stevens: Words Chosen Out of DesireVendler, HelenPAPERBACK11/18/1986$25.00
    Cover: Ethnic ModernismEthnic ModernismSollors, WernerPAPERBACK11/30/2008$26.00
    Cover: The Notebooks of Robert FrostThe Notebooks of Robert FrostFrost, Robert
    Faggen, Robert
    PAPERBACK03/30/2010$26.00
    Cover: Ugly FeelingsUgly FeelingsNgai, SiannePAPERBACK03/01/2007$26.00
    Cover: The Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien AngelThe Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien AngelMcGann, JeromeHARDCOVER10/13/2014$27.50
    Cover: Thin Culture, High Art: Gogol, Hawthorne, and Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Russia and AmericaThin Culture, High Art: Gogol, Hawthorne, and Authorship in Nineteenth-Century Russia and AmericaLounsbery, AnnePAPERBACK02/28/2007$27.50
    Cover: Hyperboles: The Rhetoric of Excess in Baroque Literature and ThoughtHyperboles: The Rhetoric of Excess in Baroque Literature and ThoughtJohnson, Christopher D.PAPERBACK07/01/2010$27.95
    Cover: The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading EditionThe Poems of Emily Dickinson: Reading EditionDickinson, Emily
    Franklin, R. W.
    PAPERBACK10/28/2005$28.50
    Cover: Possessions: The History and Uses of Haunting in the Hudson ValleyPossessions: The History and Uses of Haunting in the Hudson ValleyRichardson, JudithPAPERBACK10/31/2005$28.50
    Cover: Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and MemoryEmancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and MemoryHolzer, HaroldHARDCOVER02/27/2012$29.00
    Cover: A New Literary History of AmericaA New Literary History of AmericaMarcus, Greil
    Sollors, Werner
    PAPERBACK05/07/2012$29.00
    Cover: The Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read ThemThe Poem Is You: 60 Contemporary American Poems and How to Read ThemBurt, StephanieHARDCOVER09/12/2016$29.00
    Cover: A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of ImaginationA New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future of ImaginationFletcher, AngusPAPERBACK03/15/2006$29.50
    Cover: The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThe Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River YearsThorson, Robert M.HARDCOVER04/24/2017$29.95
    Cover: Brazil through the Eyes of William James: Letters, Diaries, and Drawings, 1865–1866, Bilingual Edition/Edição BilíngueBrazil through the Eyes of William James: Letters, Diaries, and Drawings, 1865–1866, Bilingual Edition/Edição BilíngueJames, William
    Machado, Maria Helena P. T.
    Monteiro, John M.
    HARDCOVER11/15/2006$29.95
    Cover: Du Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State ContainmentDu Bois’s Telegram: Literary Resistance and State ContainmentSpahr, JulianaHARDCOVER10/23/2018$29.95
    Cover: The Lives of Frederick DouglassThe Lives of Frederick DouglassLevine, Robert S.HARDCOVER01/07/2016$29.95
    Cover: The Novel of Human RightsThe Novel of Human RightsDawes, JamesHARDCOVER09/12/2018$29.95
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