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Playing In The Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination

by Toni Morrison

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Published
1993-07-27
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Good
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9780679745426
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author's discussion of the "Africanist" presence in the fiction of Poe, Melville, Cather, and Hemingway leads to a dramatic reappraisal of the essential characteristics of our literary tradition. She show how much the themes of freedom and individualism, manhood and innocence, depended on the existence of a black population that was manifestly unfree - and that… Read more
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Bleak Houses Marital Violence in Victorian Fiction

by Lisa Surridge

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November 10, 2005
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9780821416426
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author examines works of Charles Dickens, Anne Bronte, George Eliot, Willkie Collins, and Anthony Trollope in the context of the heated rhetoric on wife assault and manliness in the 1840's and 1850's, the parliamentary debates on the 1857 Divorce Act, and divorce court reporting in the newspapers after 1858. The author demonstrates Victorian fiction's involvement with… Read more
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The New Bloomsday Book:

by Harry Blamires

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Published
1988-09
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9780415007047
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$13.49

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This is a page-by-page guide to Ulysses designed to help the student and the general reader to find their way quickly bout Joyce's formidable novel. The guide will enable someone approaching Joyce for the first time to reach an understanding of Ulysses hwich, without help, it might have taken several readings to arrive at. 244 pages.
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A Key to the Ulysses of James Joyce

by Paul Jordon Smith

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Published
1970
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Contents: Key; Introduction; Outline of the Odyssey; Outline of Ulysses; An informal Comparison; Ulysses, Agenbite of Inwit; 90 pages.
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Madeleine L'Engle Herself:

by Madeleine L'Engle

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Published
2001-10
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Very Good
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9780877881575
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Madeleine L'Engle has been 'serving the work' for decades, bringing words of insight and delight to thousands of readers of all ages. In this volume you will find hundreds of this celebrated author's most illuminating statements about writing, creativity, and the writing life, including material for her workshops and speeches that has never been published before.378 pages.
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Jane Austen's Universal Truths

by Susan Hart-Byers

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Published
August 1997
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Very Good
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9781862050952
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$7.77

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The author has ordered the quotations under themes, dipping into all of Jane Austen's novels for apt comments on particular subject, among them the battle of the sexes, sorrow and joy, town and country, the gaining of wisdom, and our moral duty.
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The Art of Fiction Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts

by David Lodge

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Published
July 1, 1994
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Very Good
ISBN
9780140174922
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$4.09

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A collection of 50 articles taken from the Independent on Sunday and the Washington Post.
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