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By Maria Dibattista (editor) and Emily O. Wittman (editor)

Hardcover:

9781107025226 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 15, 2014, cover price $99.99

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Product Description: The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography offers a historical overview of the genre from the foundational works of Augustine, Montaigne, and Rousseau through the great autobiographies of the Romantic, Victorian, and modern eras. Sixteen essays from distinguished scholars and critics explore the diverse forms, audiences, styles, and motives of life writings traditionally classified under the rubric of autobiography...read more
By Maria Dibattista (editor) and Emily O. Wittman (editor)

Hardcover:

9781107028104 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 29, 2014, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography offers a historical overview of the genre from the foundational works of Augustine, Montaigne, and Rousseau through the great autobiographies of the Romantic, Victorian, and modern eras.

Paperback:

9781107609181 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 12, 2014, cover price $29.99

Novel Characters offers a fascinating and in-depth history of the novelistic character from the “birth of the novel” in Don Quixote, through the great canonical works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to the most influential international novels of the present day  An original study which offers a unique approach to thinking about and discussing character Makes extensive reference to both traditional and more recent and specialized academic studies of the novel Provides a critical vocabulary for understanding how the novelistic conception of character has changed over time. Examines a broad range of novels, cultures, and periods Promotes discussion of how different cultures and times think about human identity, and how the concept of what a character is has changed over time

Hardcover:

9781405159517 | Blackwell Pub, October 12, 2010, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Novel Characters offers a fascinating and in-depth history of the novelistic character from the “birth of the novel” in Don Quixote, through the great canonical works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to the most influential international novels of the present day  An original study which offers a unique approach to thinking about and discussing character Makes extensive reference to both traditional and more recent and specialized academic studies of the novel Provides a critical vocabulary for understanding how the novelistic conception of character has changed over time.

Miscellaneous:

9781444351552 | Blackwell Pub, June 24, 2011, cover price $89.95

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Product Description: Where other works of literary criticism are absorbed with the question--How to read a book?--Imagining Virginia Woolf asks a slightly different but more intriguing one: how does one read an author? Maria DiBattista answers this by undertaking an experiment in critical biography...read more

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9780691138121 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 29, 2008, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Where other works of literary criticism are absorbed with the question--How to read a book?

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Product Description: “There is nothing like a dame,” proclaims the song from South Pacific. Certainly there is nothing like the fast-talking dame of screen comedies in the 1930s and ’40s. In this engaging book, film scholar and movie buff Maria DiBattista celebrates the fast-talking dame as an American original...read more

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9780300088151 | Yale Univ Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: There is nothing like a dame, exuberantly declares the song from the multicultural world of "South Pacific", and proclaims, too, that a dame is a specific American creation, one of the things worth fighting for in our culture.

Paperback:

9780300099034 | Yale Univ Pr, March 1, 2003, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: “There is nothing like a dame,” proclaims the song from South Pacific.

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Product Description: This collection of essays on modernist culture reassesses the convergence of low and high cultures, of socialist and aesthete, late Victorian and young Georgian, the popular and the coterie. Academic literary studies have until recently preferred to treat the "opaque," "difficult" writings of high moderns Conrad, Yeats, Woolf, and Eliot, and the more accessible work of the low moderns Kipling, Shaw, and Wells in separate categories...read more
By Maria Dibattista (editor) and Lucy McDiarmid (editor)

Hardcover:

9780195082661 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 5, 1996, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays on modernist culture reassesses the convergence of low and high cultures, of socialist and aesthete, late Victorian and young Georgian, the popular and the coterie.

Explores the theme of first love and its relationship to modern fiction

Hardcover:

9780226144986 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 25, 1991, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Explores the theme of first love and its relationship to modern fiction

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