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Product Description: Widely admired as the definitive cultural history of the 1960s, this groundbreaking work finally reappears in a new edition.The turbulent 1960s, almost from its outset, produced a dizzying display of cultural images and ideas that were as colorful as the psychedelic T-shirts that became part of its iconography...read more

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9780465026319 | Basic Books, February 1, 1977, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Recreates and reassesses the key events, developments, cultural and political dilemmas, and various movements and achievements of a turbulent decade

Paperback:

9780871404329 | Reissue edition (Liveright Pub Corp, February 23, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Widely admired as the definitive cultural history of the 1960s, this groundbreaking work finally reappears in a new edition.
9780373122097, titled "A Convenient Husband" | Harlequin Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $3.99 | also contains A Convenient Husband | About this edition: Tess is about to lose custody of her precious baby nephew, so it's only natural for her to cry on her best friend's shoulder—Rafe Farrar.
9780674341555 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: During the sixties, says Morris Dickstein, America seemed to be at the gates of Eden--verging on a new way of experiencing life, art, and culture.
9780140116175 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Recreates and reassesses the key events, developments, cultural and political dilemmas, and various movements and achievements of a turbulent decade

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Product Description: An indispensable collection of one of America’s most outspoken and original critics of the second half of the twentieth century Man of letters, political critic, public intellectual, Irving Howe was one of America’s most exemplary and embattled writers...read more
By Morris Dickstein (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780300203660 | Yale Univ Pr, October 28, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An indispensable collection of one of America’s most outspoken and original critics of the second half of the twentieth century Man of letters, political critic, public intellectual, Irving Howe was one of America’s most exemplary and embattled writers.

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Product Description: A series of introductory essays acquaints readers with the key themes and contexts of Baldwin's work, the culture and politics of his time. Classic and contemporary pieces discuss Baldwin's essays and their cultural and political context...read more
By Morris Dickstein (editor)

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9781587657016 | Har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, October 15, 2010), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A series of introductory essays acquaints readers with the key themes and contexts of Baldwin's work, the culture and politics of his time.

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Product Description: Hailed as one of the best books of 2009 by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, this vibrant portrait of 1930s culture masterfully explores the anxiety and hope, the despair and surprising optimism of distressed Americans during the Great Depression...read more

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9780393072259 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 14, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism: from Agee to Astaire, Steinbeck to Ellington, the creative energies of the Depression against a backdrop of poverty and economic disaster.

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9781441762535 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 6, 2010), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Hailed as one of the best books of 2009 by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, this vibrant portrait of 1930s culture masterfully explores the anxiety and hope, the despair and surprising optimism of distressed Americans during the Great Depression.
9781441762528 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 6, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Hailed as one of the best books of 2009 by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, this vibrant portrait of 1930s culture masterfully explores the anxiety and hope, the despair and surprising optimism of distressed Americans during the Great Depression.

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Product Description: This title presents in-depth critical discussions of his life and works. Widely celebrated during his lifetime as the greatest living American poet, Robert Frost remains one of the few poets whose work is enjoyed by scholars and general readers alike...read more
By Morris Dickstein (editor)

Hardcover:

9781587656361 | 1 har/psc edition (Salem Pr Inc, October 15, 2009), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This title presents in-depth critical discussions of his life and works.

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Product Description: This title contains in-depth critical discussions of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. Representing a variety of critical approaches and edited by one of the leading critics on 20th Century American literature, this collection focuses on one of the most widely taught works of American literature...read more
By Morris Dickstein (editor)

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9781587656088 | Salem Pr Inc, September 15, 2009, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This title contains in-depth critical discussions of F.

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Product Description: The Rise of Silas Lapham, by William Dean Howells, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras...read more
By Morris Dickstein (introduced by)

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9781593082871 | Barnes & Noble, March 1, 2007, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: The Rise of Silas Lapham, by William Dean Howells, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

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Reinterprets Stendhal's metaphor and tracks the different worlds of an array of twentieth-century writers ranging from realists to wildly inventive postwar writers. This book puts forward an argument that fiction yields rich insight into its subject, and that literature can also be a form of historical understanding.

Hardcover:

9780691119960 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 18, 2005, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: In a famous passage in The Red and the Black, the French writer Stendhal described the novel as a mirror being carried along a roadway.

Paperback:

9780691130330 | New edition (Princeton Univ Pr, February 5, 2007), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Reinterprets Stendhal's metaphor and tracks the different worlds of an array of twentieth-century writers ranging from realists to wildly inventive postwar writers.

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Product Description: The twenty-five years after the Second World War were a lively and fertile period for the American novel and an era of momentous transformation in American society. Taking his title from the Kafka parable about the leopards who kept racing into the courtyard of the temple, disrupting the sacrifice, until they were made part of the ritual, Morris Dickstein shows how a daring band of outsiders reshaped the American novel and went on to dominate American fiction for the rest of the century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780674006041 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 30, 2002, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The twenty-five years after the Second World War were a lively and fertile period for the American novel and an era of momentous transformation in American society.

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Product Description: Although long considered the most distinctive American contribution to philosophy, pragmatism—with its problem-solving emphasis and its contingent view of truth—lost popularity in mid-century after the advent of World War II, the horror of the Holocaust, and the dawning of the Cold War...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Morris Dickstein (editor)

Hardcover:

9780822322283 | Duke Univ Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Although long considered the most distinctive American contribution to philosophy, pragmatism—with its problem-solving emphasis and its contingent view of truth—lost popularity in mid-century after the advent of World War II, the horror of the Holocaust, and the dawning of the Cold War.

Paperback:

9780822322450 | Duke Univ Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Although long considered the most distinctive American contribution to philosophy, pragmatism—with its problem-solving emphasis and its contingent view of truth—lost popularity in mid-century after the advent of World War II, the horror of the Holocaust, and the dawning of the Cold War.

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Product Description: Double Agent is a watershed in the recent revival of interest in the role of the public critic and intellectual who writes about culture, politics, and the arts for an intelligent general audience. Offering acute portraits of critics both famous and neglected, Dickstein traces the evolution of cultural criticism over the last century from Matthew Arnold to New Historicism...read more

Hardcover:

9780195073997 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 8, 1992, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Provides a historical look at the role of the critic in American and English literature, from Matthew Arnold to more recent examples

Paperback:

9780195111378 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 5, 1996), cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Double Agent is a watershed in the recent revival of interest in the role of the public critic and intellectual who writes about culture, politics, and the arts for an intelligent general audience.

Correlates the personality and works of Keats, analyzing the inner division between psyche and rationale that erupted into his interpretations of Romanticism

Hardcover:

9780226147956 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1971, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Correlates the personality and works of Keats, analyzing the inner division between psyche and rationale that erupted into his interpretations of Romanticism

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