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Script Culture and the American Screenplay

Kevin Alexander Boon

By considering the screenplay as a literary object worthy of critical inquiry, this volume breaks new ground in film studies.

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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814332634
$28.99
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Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814335710

The Arabian Nights in Transnational Perspective

Edited by Ulrich Marzolph

The follow-up to The Arabian Nights Reader, this volume investigates the transnational features of the Arabian Nights.

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Published: August 2007
ISBN: 9780814332870
$32.99
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Poetry's Playground

The Culture of Contemporary American Children's Poetry

Joseph T. Thomas, Jr.

The first book-length study of contemporary American children’s poetry, Poetry’s Playground considers children’s poetry in relation to the wider scope of adult poetic discourse.

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Published: February 2007
ISBN: 9780814332962
$27.99

The Arabian Nights Reader

Edited by Ulrich Marzolph

An authoritative guide to research inspired by the Arabian Nights, containing sixteen influential essays.

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Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814332597
$32.99

The Monstrous Debt

Modalities of Romantic Influence in Twentieth-Century Literature

Edited by Damian Walford Davies and Richard Marggraf Turley
With a Foreword by Lucy Newlyn

The Monstrous Debt traces the diverse influences of the Romantics in twentieth-century literature, examining the ways in which twentieth-century writers have constructed their own versions of Romanticism.

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Published: September 2006
ISBN: 9780814330586
$49.99

The Spell of Italy

Vacation, Magic, and the Attraction of Goethe

Richard Block

A study of the lure of Italy in German culture from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.

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Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814332696
$54.95
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Published: March 2006
ISBN: 9780814335703

From the Ghetto to the Melting Pot

Israel Zangwill’s Jewish Plays

Edited, with Introductions and Commentary, by Edna Nahshon

Three plays by Israel Zangwill, a noted Jewish playwright, published together for the first time in their original form and accompanied by extensive scholarly commentary.

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Published: December 2005
ISBN: 9780814329559
$36.99

"Look for Me All Around You"

Anglophone Caribbean Immigrants in the Harlem Renaissance

Edited by Louis J. Parascandola

This anthology is the first to fully integrate the political and literary writings of Anglophone Caribbean authors in the Harlem Renaissance.

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Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814329870
$32.99

History, Fiction, and Germany

Writing the Nineteenth-Century Nation

Brent O. Peterson

A study of the content, development, and transmission of German identity during the nineteenth century as Germany’s national narrative took shape in historical fiction and in both popular and academic history.

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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332009
$54.95

His Dark Materials Illuminated

Critical Essays on Philip Pullman's Trilogy

Edited by Milicent Lenz with Carol Scott

The first critical analysis of Philip Pullman’s cross-age fantasy trilogy.

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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332078
$29.99

Words from Abroad

Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers

Katja Garloff

Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust.

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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814332450
$49.95
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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814335772

Foreign Words

Translator-Authors in the Age of Goethe

Susan Bernofsky

A new perspective on the principal developments in translation practice and theory in Germany during the Age of Goethe with emphasis on the work of Goethe, Hölderlin, and Kleist as translators.

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Published: September 2005
ISBN: 9780814337356

And Rachel Stole the Idols

The Emergence of Modern Hebrew Women’s Writing

Wendy I. Zierler

A feminist study of the beginnings of modern Hebrew women’s writing.

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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814331477
$52.99

Fairy Tales and Feminism

New Approaches

Edited by Donald Haase

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.

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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330302
$31.99
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Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820

John Donne and the Protestant Reformation

New Perspectives

Edited by Mary Arshagouni Papazian

This collection of thirteen essays by an international group of scholars focuses on the impact of the Protestant Reformation on Donne’s life, theology, poetry, and prose.

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Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814330128
$46.99
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Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814337592

Mothering Daughters

Novels and the Politics of Family Romance, Frances Burney to Jane Austen

Susan C. Greenfield

The rise of the novel and of the ideal nuclear family was no mere coincidence, argues Susan C. Greenfield in this fascinating look at the construction of modern maternity.

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Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814332016
$26.99
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Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814338285

Liberation Memories

The Rhetoric and Poetics of John Oliver Killens

Keith Gilyard

This first book-length study of John Oliver Killens aims to help secure his place in literary history and explores his creation of an inspiring Black vernacular art—one that ennobles people of African descent and urges their political liberation.

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Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814330579
$34.99
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Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814339107

Pregnant Fictions

Childbirth and the Fairy Tale in Early Modern France

Holly Tucker

Pregnant Fictions explores the complex role of pregnancy in early-modern tale-telling and considers how stories of childbirth were used to rethink gendered "truths" at a key moment in the history of ideas.

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Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780814330425
$38.99
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Cycles of Influence

Fiction, Folktale, Theory

Stephen Benson

Analyzes how the folktale has influenced the development of narrative theory and how postmodern fiction has drawn on the folktale to experiment with diverse narrative concepts.

Hardback
Published: March 2003
ISBN: 9780814329498
$44.99
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Published: March 2003
ISBN: 9780814339091

Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography

Gerhard Richter

Walter Benjamin and the Corpus of Autobiography is not merely the most extensive and insightful treatment of Benjamin 's autobiographical writings.

Paperback
Published: April 2002
ISBN: 9780814330838
$23.99

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