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Product Description: A disturbing but ultimately discredited strain in American thought, eugenics was a crucial ideological force in the early twentieth century. Luczak investigates the work of writers like Jack London and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, to consider the impact of eugenic racial discourse on American literary production from 1900-1940...read more

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9781137545787 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 22, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A disturbing but ultimately discredited strain in American thought, eugenics was a crucial ideological force in the early twentieth century.

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Product Description: WINNER, 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award  Finalist, 2015 National Jewish Book Awards    Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel shows how Jews, traditionally castigated as weak and cowardly, for thefirst time became the popular literary representatives of what it meantto be a soldier and what it meant to be an American...read more

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9780810131446 | Northwestern Univ Pr, September 30, 2015, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Young Lions was shortlisted for this year's National Jewish Book Award.
9780412018411, titled "Reviews on Immunoassay Technology" | Chapman & Hall, November 1, 1988, cover price $89.95 | also contains Reviews on Immunoassay Technology | About this edition: Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology publishes authoritative reviews on the occurrence, effects, and fate of pesticide residues and other environmental contaminants.

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9780810131750 | Northwestern Univ Pr, September 30, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: WINNER, 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award  Finalist, 2015 National Jewish Book Awards    Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel shows how Jews, traditionally castigated as weak and cowardly, for thefirst time became the popular literary representatives of what it meantto be a soldier and what it meant to be an American.

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Product Description: The History of American Literature from 1950 to the Present offers a comprehensive analysis of the wide range of literary works that extends into the 21st century Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, science fiction, and detective novels Features discussion of American works within the context of such 21st-century issues as globalization, medicine, gender, education, and other topics...read more

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9781405192323 | Blackwell Pub, January 29, 2013, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: The History of American Literature from 1950 to the Present offers a comprehensive analysis of the wide range of literary works that extends into the 21st century Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, science fiction, and detective novels Features discussion of American works within the context of such 21st-century issues as globalization, medicine, gender, education, and other topics

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9781119062523 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, July 20, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The History of American Literature from 1950 to the Present offers a comprehensive analysis of the wide range of literary works that extends into the 21st century Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, science fiction, and detective novels Features discussion of American works within the context of such 21st-century issues as globalization, medicine, gender, education, and other topics

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Product Description: Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith. Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns...read more

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9781438454078 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns.

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9781438454085 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith.

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Product Description: Explores how the trope of racial passing continues to serve as a touchstone for gauging public beliefs and anxieties about race in this multiracial era. The first volume to focus on the trope of racial passing in novels, memoirs, television, and films published or produced between 1990 and 2010, Passing Interest takes the scholarly conversation on passing into the twenty-first century...read more
By Julie Cary Nerad (editor)

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9781438452272 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The first volume to focus on the trope of racial passing in novels, memoirs, television, and films published or produced between 1990 and 2010, "Passing Interest" takes the scholarly conversation on passing into the twenty-first century.

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9781438452289, titled "Passing Interest: Racial Passing in US Novels, Memoirs, Television, and Film 1990-2010" | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Explores how the trope of racial passing continues to serve as a touchstone for gauging public beliefs and anxieties about race in this multiracial era.
9780352335029, titled "The Young Wife" | London Bridge, June 1, 2000, cover price $6.95 | also contains The Young Wife | About this edition: Trapped in a loveless marriage to a brutal and peverse man, there is only one way out for the young and virginal Jessica.

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Product Description: Postmodern Plagiarisms investigates literary plagiarism and how it serves as a strategic act in several postmodern US-American texts. The book discusses the strong link between author and text at the interface between economics, law, and literary theory, and the complex process of its subversive violation...read more

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9783110378955 | Mouton De Gruyter, June 12, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Postmodern Plagiarisms investigates literary plagiarism and how it serves as a strategic act in several postmodern US-American texts.

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Product Description: Luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance—Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Wallace Thurman, and Arna Bontemps, among others--are associated with, well . . . Harlem. But the story of these New York writers unexpectedly extends to the American West...read more

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9780700620869 | Univ Pr of Kansas, June 22, 2015, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: Luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance—Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Wallace Thurman, and Arna Bontemps, among others--are associated with, well .

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Product Description: Ichiro Takayoshi's book argues that World War II transformed American literary culture. From the mid-1930s to the American entry into World War II in 1941, preeminent figures from Ernest Hemingway to Reinhold Neibuhr responded to the turn of the public's interest from the economic depression at home to the menace of totalitarian systems abroad by producing novels, short stories, plays, poems, and cultural criticism in which they prophesied the coming of a second world war and explored how America could prepare for it...read more

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9781107085268 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Ichiro Takayoshi's book argues that World War II transformed American literary culture.

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Product Description: Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature explores the ways in which 20th-century literature has been influenced by Buddhism, and has been, in turn, a major factor in bringing about Buddhism's increasing spread and influence in the West...read more
By Alison Winch (editor)

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9781441184764 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 19, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature explores the ways in which twentieth-century literature has been influenced by Buddhism, and has been, in turn, a major factor in bringing about Buddhism's increasing spread and influence in the West.

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9781474232852 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 9, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature explores the ways in which 20th-century literature has been influenced by Buddhism, and has been, in turn, a major factor in bringing about Buddhism's increasing spread and influence in the West.

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Product Description: A study of race and sexuality and their interdependencies in American literature from 1945 to 1955, Desegregating Desire examines the varied strategies used by eight American poets and novelists to integrate sexuality into their respective depictions of desegregated places and emergent identities in the aftermath of World War II...read more

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9781617037832 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 11, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: A study of race and sexuality and their interdependencies in American literature from 1945 to 1955, Desegregating Desire examines the varied strategies used by eight American poets and novelists to integrate sexuality into their respective depictions of desegregated places and emergent identities in the aftermath of World War II.

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9781496802637 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 12, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A study of race and sexuality and their interdependencies in American literature from 1945 to 1955, Desegregating Desire examines the varied strategies used by eight American poets and novelists to integrate sexuality into their respective depictions of desegregated places and emergent identities in the aftermath of World War II.

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Product Description: In this provocative study, Hazel Hutchison takes a fresh look at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. From the war’s opening salvos in Europe, American writers recognized the impact the war would have on their society and sought out new strategies to express their horror, support, or resignation...read more

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9780300195026 | Yale Univ Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this provocative study, Hazel Hutchison takes a fresh look at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War.

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Product Description: A deeply considered and provocative new look at major American writers—including Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, and W.H. Auden—Edward Mendelson’s Moral Agents is also a work of critical biography in the great tradition of Plutarch, Samuel Johnson, and Emerson...read more

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9781590177761 | New York Review of Books, March 10, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: A deeply considered and provocative new look at major American writers—including Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, and W.

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Product Description: The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significant traditions, genres, and themes of civil rights literature. While civil rights scholarship has typically focused on documentary rather than creative writing, and political rather than cultural history, this Companion addresses the gap and provides university students with a vast introduction to an impressive range of authors, including Richard Wright, Lorraine Hansberry, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, and Toni Morrison...read more

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9781107059832 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 2, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significant traditions, genres, and themes of civil rights literature.

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9781107635647 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 2, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significant traditions, genres, and themes of civil rights literature.
9780396090717, titled "Optimum Brain Power: A Total Program for Increasing Your Intelligence" | Reprint edition (Dodd Mead, March 1, 1987), cover price $2.98 | also contains Optimum Brain Power: A Total Program for Increasing Your Intelligence | About this edition: New, never been open for read.

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Product Description: “Beautifully written. Jenkins has a detailed and sure grasp of the numerous back-stories crisscrossing Lawrence’s engagement with the United States. An entertaining literary history and thought-provoking introduction to some very important concerns in Lawrence (and American) studies...read more

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9780813060507 | Univ Pr of Florida, January 27, 2015, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: “Beautifully written.

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Product Description: According to the law of the jungle, the behavior of wild animals can be equated with natural human instincts not only for competition and reproduction, but also for violence and exploitation. Drawing on numerous novels and cultural events at the turn of the twentieth century, The Birth of a Jungle examines how the characteristics and imagery of wild animals were evoked to explore a wide range of human behaviors, including homosexuality, labor exploitation, and the lynching of African Americans...read more

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9780199917570 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 7, 2013, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: According to the law of the jungle, the behavior of wild animals can be equated with natural human instincts not only for competition and reproduction, but also for violence and exploitation.

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9780190231583 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 11, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: According to the law of the jungle, the behavior of wild animals can be equated with natural human instincts not only for competition and reproduction, but also for violence and exploitation.

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Product Description: Since 1900, the average life expectancy in the developed world has almost doubled, from 45 to 80. "We are almost a new species," declared the English writer V.S. Pritchett, while pointing out that this means "most of us have to face the prospect of a long old age before we die...read more

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9780786434398 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 31, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Since 1900, the average life expectancy in the developed world has almost doubled, from 45 to 80.

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Product Description: By what aesthetic practice might post-politics be disrupted? Now is a moment that many believe has become post-racial, post- national, post-queer, and post-feminist. This belief is reaffirmed by recent events in the politics of diminished expectations, especially in the United States...read more

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9781783480586 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 26, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: By what aesthetic practice might post-politics be disrupted?

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9781783480593 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 12, 2014, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, Lisa Tatonetti provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall. Looking across a broad range of literature, Tatonetti offers the first overview and guide to queer Native literature from its rise in the 1970s to the present day...read more

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9780816692781 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 30, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, Lisa Tatonetti provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall.

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9780816692798 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, November 30, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, Lisa Tatonetti provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall.

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Product Description: Although a handful of books and articles have been written about American literary Minimalism during the last forty years, the mode remains misunderstood. When in a 2011 interview in The Paris Review author Ann Beattie was asked how she felt about being “classed as a minimalist,” she began her answer: “none of us have ever known what that means...read more

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9780817318277 | Univ of Alabama Pr, January 31, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Although a handful of books and articles have been written about American literary Minimalism during the last forty years, the mode remains misunderstood.

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Product Description: This volume explores the life and work of Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of wildness adventure in his popular book Into the Wild, and possible parallels between the real-life adventurer Chris McCandless and Krakauer himself...read more
By Noel Merino (editor)

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9780737769777 | Greenhaven Pr, November 10, 2014, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: This volume explores the life and work of Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of wildness adventure in his popular book Into the Wild, and possible parallels between the real-life adventurer Chris McCandless and Krakauer himself.

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Product Description: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics. Reflecting a shifting horizon of expectations around race relations, the unconventional sounds of free jazz coupled with experimental literary creation nuanced the push toward racial equality and enriched the possibilities for aesthetic innovation within the Black Arts Movement...read more

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9780816693054 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 20, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics.

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9780816693061 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 20, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The post–Civil Rights era was marked by an explosion of black political thought and aesthetics.

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Product Description: Modernism has long been understood as a radical repudiation of the past. Reading against the narrative of modernism-as-break, Pragmatic Modernism traces an alternative strain of modernist thought that grows out of pragmatist philosophy and is characterized by its commitment to gradualism, continuity, and recontextualization...read more

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9780195389845 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 7, 2011, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: Modernism has long been understood as a radical repudiation of the past.

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9780190207342 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2014), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Modernism has long been understood as a radical repudiation of the past.

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Product Description: The story and history of the Beats couldn't be found in the traditional libraries or archives of academic research. For preeminent historian of Beat culture John Tytell, it had to be found in the bars, towns, roads, and hangouts of these writers and figures...read more

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9780826520142 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, November 17, 2014, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The story and history of the Beats couldn't be found in the traditional libraries or archives of academic research.

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9780826520159 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, November 17, 2014, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The story and history of the Beats couldn't be found in the traditional libraries or archives of academic research.

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Product Description: Emergent U.S. Literatures introduces readers to the foundational writers and texts produced by four literary traditions associated with late-twentieth-century US multiculturalism. Examining writing by Native Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and gay and lesbian Americans after 1968, Cyrus R...read more

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9781479893720, titled "Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late-Twentieth-Century" | New York Univ Pr, November 7, 2014, cover price $79.00 | About this edition: Emergent U.

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9781479873388 | New York Univ Pr, November 7, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Emergent U.
9780345335647, titled "Six of Swords" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $4.99 | also contains Six of Swords | About this edition: Six of Swords, by Douglas, Carole Nelson

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