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Product Description: This third volume in the series Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Senescence discusses the role of tumor dormancy and senescence in a number of diseases, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer and leukemia. The contents are organized under five subheadings: General Applications, Role in Breast Cancer, Role in Ovarian Cancer, Role in Leukemia and Role in Cardiovascular Disease...read more
By M. A. Hayat (editor)

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9789401793247 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, September 25, 2014), cover price $209.00 | About this edition: This third volume in the series Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Senescence discusses the role of tumor dormancy and senescence in a number of diseases, including breast cancer, ovarian cancer and leukemia.
9789400777255 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, December 16, 2013), cover price $209.00 | About this edition: In this second volume in the series exploring Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Cellular Senescence, discussion is focused on the role of tumor dormancy in diseases such as breast cancer, melanoma, prostate cancer, liver cancer and lung cancer.
9789400759572 | Springer Verlag, March 20, 2013, cover price $279.00 | About this edition: With a particular emphasis on tumor dormancy in breast, lung, prostate, and liver cancers, as well as in melanoma, this first volume of a new Springer series focuses on the interrelationship between biological processes of aging and tumors―both dormant and quiescent.
9780300028256, titled "Ben Jonson: The Complete Poems" | Yale Univ Pr, June 1, 1982, cover price $50.00 | also contains Ben Jonson: The Complete Poems | About this edition: His adoption of classical ideals was combined with a vigorous interest in contemporary life and a strong faith in native idiom.

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9780373764112, titled "The Redemption of Jefferson Cade" | Harlequin Books, January 1, 2002, cover price $3.99 | also contains The Redemption of Jefferson Cade | About this edition: Redemption of Jefferson Cade (/Men of Belle Terre) (Silhouette Desire)

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9780313007286, titled "Garrison Keillor: A Critical Companion" | Greenwood Pub Group, August 1, 2000, cover price $38.50 | also contains Garrison Keillor: A Critical Companion

This volume in the 'Bloom's Classic Critical Views' series presents historical essays from the 19th and early 20th century about this American novelist.

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9781617530562 | Blooms Literary Criticism, February 28, 2012, cover price $45.00 | also contains Mark Twain

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9781604131345 | Chelsea House Pub, November 1, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This volume in the 'Bloom's Classic Critical Views' series presents historical essays from the 19th and early 20th century about this American novelist.

In a single, eye-opening volume, Mark Twain, Updated Edition presents complex critical analyses of this author's work. Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Twain, a novelist, humorist, journalist, and orator, is renowned for his wit, wisdom, and keen social commentary. He is not only one of the most quoted and widely read American authors, but his life and work continue to generate biographical and critical interest today. Bringing together a selection of the best criticism available, Harold Bloom breaks down the intricacies of Twain's work and analyzes the ideas presented in clear, accessible language.

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9781617530562 | Blooms Literary Criticism, February 28, 2012, cover price $45.00 | also contains Mark Twain
9780791085691 | Updated edition (Chelsea House Pub, March 1, 2006), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In a single, eye-opening volume, Mark Twain, Updated Edition presents complex critical analyses of this author's work.
9780791063729 | Chelsea House Pub, January 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents biographical information along with critical analysis of the themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the the author's works.

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9780791071755 | Chelsea House Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: - A biographical and critical review of the world's most important writers- Expert analysis by Harold Bloom- A wealth of information on the writers that are most commonly read in high schools, colleges, and universities

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9780877546986 | Chelsea House Pub, July 1, 1986, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Examines the Mark Twain's literary works through critical essays, and discusses how his essays and works reflect both the evolution of literary styles and ideas in Western culture.

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Product Description: Mark Twain once claimed that he could read human character as well as he could read the Mississippi River, and he studied his fellow humans with the same devoted attention. In both his fiction and his nonfiction, he was disposed to dramatize how the human creature acts in a given environment--and to understand why...read more

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9780826217585 | Univ of Missouri Pr, October 28, 2007, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: 'Explores Mark Twain's works--including The Innocents Abroad, Following the Equator, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Puddin' Head Wilson, and What Is Man?

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9780826219664 | Univ of Missouri Pr, November 15, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Mark Twain once claimed that he could read human character as well as he could read the Mississippi River, and he studied his fellow humans with the same devoted attention.

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Product Description: Though known for his classic novels centering on young men coming of age, Mark Twain is equally esteemed for his short fiction, which often feature Connecticut Yankees, princes and paupers, and celebrated jumping frogs. Marked by their characteristic blend of humor and homespun insight, these major short fiction stories are discussed in this new volume, as well as other widely read tales such as The Stolen White Elephant, The Second Advent, and The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg...read more
By Harold Bloom (editor)

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9781604132748 | Chelsea House Pub, August 1, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Though known for his classic novels centering on young men coming of age, Mark Twain is equally esteemed for his short fiction, which often feature Connecticut Yankees, princes and paupers, and celebrated jumping frogs.

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Surveys Twain's achievements in the many modes and genres he assayed, examining new material and approaches and emphasizing the brilliance of Twain's shorter works

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9780195019933, titled "The Art of Mark Twain" | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1976, cover price $22.50 | also contains The Art of Mark Twain | About this edition: Surveys Twain's achievements in the many modes and genres he assayed, examining new material and approaches and emphasizing the brilliance of Twain's shorter works

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9783700128175 | Austrian Academy of Sciences, May 10, 2010, cover price $112.00

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Product Description: Mark Twain was an author both drawn to and suspicious of authority, and his novels reflect this tension. Marked by disruptions, repetitions, and contradictions, they exemplify the ideological standoff between the American ideal of individual freedom and the reality of social control...read more

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9780521561686 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: Mark Twain was an author both drawn to and suspicious of authority, and his novels reflect this tension.

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9780521107624 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 16, 2009, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Mark Twain was an author both drawn to and suspicious of authority, and his novels reflect this tension.

This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson. Introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson. Investigates the tension between the real-life person, Samuel Clemens, and the fictional person, Mark Twain. Provides an original reading of Twain’s obsession with performance and popularity. Analyses the significance of Twain’s books for American culture and identity. Illustrated with images from first editions of Twain’s works. A short appendix directs readers to the author’s award-winning website on ‘Mark Twain in his Times’.

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9780631234739 | Blackwell Pub, December 2, 2003, cover price $133.95

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9780631234746 | Blackwell Pub, December 2, 2003, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: This book introduces Mark Twain through close readings of his seven major works, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Connecticut Yankee and Pudd’nhead Wilson.

Miscellaneous:

9780470779927 | Blackwell Pub, April 15, 2008, cover price $104.95

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9780470690215 | Onl edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 25, 2008), cover price $120.00

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Product Description: The comedy in John Updike’s most important works - The Centaur; Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit at Rest; and Rabbit Remembered - defines a comic world and its morality. Although critics have failed to recognize the extent and the importance of Updike’s comedy, his serious fiction does contain a good deal of farce, burlesque, and irony that, far from being peripheral or mere comic relief, depicts the absurd and contradictory nature of life...read more

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9780820470900 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, May 16, 2005, cover price $73.95 | About this edition: The comedy in John Updike’s most important works - The Centaur; Rabbit, Run; Rabbit Redux; Rabbit Is Rich; Rabbit at Rest; and Rabbit Remembered - defines a comic world and its morality.

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Product Description: Celebrates the accomplishments of YA authors acclaimed for producing high-quality comedies, who have not yet been treated in a book-length bio-critical study. Simultaneously, it reminds readers that no matter how funny an author of fiction may be, if he shows off his wit in ways that fail to play a natural role in advancing his narrative, he is not writing good fiction...read more

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9780810850729 | Scarecrow Pr, February 28, 2005, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Celebrates the accomplishments of YA authors acclaimed for producing high-quality comedies, who have not yet been treated in a book-length bio-critical study.

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Product Description: In Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor, James M. Cox pursues the development of Mark Twain’s humor through all the forms it took from “The Jumping Frog” to The Mysterious Stranger. Instead of seeking the seriousness behind the humor, Cox concentrates upon the humor itself as the transfiguring power that converted all the “serious” issues and emotions of Mark Twain’s life and time into narratives designed to evoke helpless laughter...read more

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9780826214287 | Reprint edition (Univ of Missouri Pr, November 1, 2002), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor, James M.
9780691013275 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1966, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Description for this book, Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor, will be forthcoming.

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Product Description: Between 1867, when The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches was published, and the appearance in 1906 of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories, seven major collections of short works appeared under the name Mark Twain...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780812236224 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, July 25, 2001, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Between 1867, when The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches was published, and the appearance in 1906 of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories, seven major collections of short works appeared under the name Mark Twain.

Product Description: Contemporary, postmodern secularized society has largely abandoned the central religions narratives that helped people to deal with such basic questions as the meaning of life, the experience of transcendence, suffering. The issues, however, remain und thus the question: What stories do we tell today to help us process the suffering that we undergo? In this book the author looks at the stories that our contemporary society offers to deal with suffering...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780820453743 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $51.95 | About this edition: Contemporary, postmodern secularized society has largely abandoned the central religions narratives that helped people to deal with such basic questions as the meaning of life, the experience of transcendence, suffering.
9783631376966 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $77.95 | About this edition: Contemporary, postmodern secularized society has largely abandoned the central religions narratives that helped people to deal with such basic questions as the meaning of life, the experience of transcendence, suffering.

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Combining a career in live radio performances and equally lively short story writing for the New Yorker, Garrison Keillor has continually charmed fans and readers with his homespun wit and warmth. While acknowledging his career highlights, this full-length critical study supports Keillor's own view of himself as writer rather than performer, by examining his literary accomplishments and giving serious analysis of his fictional works. In order to understand his tremendous popular appeal, Songer situates Keillor within the rich literary heritage associated with American humorists such as Mark Twain, James Thurber, and Will Rogers. This volume treats each collection of stories as a cohesive literary entity, from the early works Happy to be Here and Lake Wobegon Days, whose familiar characters concerned themselves with social pressures and teenage angst, to The Book of Guys, which wryly examines the pitfalls of the modern male experience. In analyzing Keillor's most recent work, the novel Wobegon Boy, Songer expertly explores Keillor's humorous handling of real life lessons to be learned from the small town legacy.This full-length critical study gives readers a close-up view of Garrison Keillor as he reinvents himself from a shy, small town Minnesota native son, to a successful New York writer who is internationally recognized as the voice of everyman. The well documented biographical and literary heritage chapters familiarize readers with the myriad of literary, social, religious and moral influences that would become thematic materials for Keillor's fiction writing. Each chapter in this Critical Companion examines closely the character development, plot structure, and thematic concerns that tie together each of Keillor's major works and short story collections. Literature students and teachers alike will also find very useful the extensive bibliography with a complete list of all of Keillor's writings as well as reviews, criticism, and further biographical information about this delightful writer.

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9780313302305 | Greenwood Pub Group, July 30, 2000, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Combining a career in live radio performances and equally lively short story writing for the New Yorker, Garrison Keillor has continually charmed fans and readers with his homespun wit and warmth.

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9780313007286 | Greenwood Pub Group, August 1, 2000, cover price $38.50 | also contains Tumor Dormancy, Quiescence, and Senescence: Aging, Cancer, and Noncancer Pathologies

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Product Description: Unlike other studies of Joseph Heller, which focus on his two primary works, Catch-22 and Something Happened, this volume considers Heller's entire career and examines each of his novels on its own terms, including Heller's latest work, Closing Time...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780814326534 | Wayne State Univ Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Unlike other studies of Joseph Heller, which focus on his two primary works, Catch-22 and Something Happened, this volume considers Heller's entire career and examines each of his novels on its own terms, including Heller's latest work, Closing Time.

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9780814329122 | Wayne State Univ Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Unlike other studies of Joseph Heller, which focus on his two primary works, Catch-22 and Something Happened, this volume considers Heller's entire career and examines each of his novels on its own terms, including Heller's latest work, Closing Time.

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Product Description:  Covering the entire body of Mark Twain's fiction, Clark Griffith in Achilles and the Tortoise answers two questions: How did Mark Twain write? And why is he funny? Griffith defines and demonstrates Mark Twain's poetics and, in doing so, reveals Twain's ability to create and sustain human laughter...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780817309039 | Univ of Alabama Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Covering the entire body of Mark Twain's fiction, Clark Griffith in Achilles and the Tortoise answers two questions: How did Mark Twain write?

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9780817310394 | Univ of Alabama Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition:  Covering the entire body of Mark Twain's fiction, Clark Griffith in Achilles and the Tortoise answers two questions: How did Mark Twain write?

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Product Description: This book is the first systematic, comprehensive gathering of the reviews (primarily in the United States and Britain) of Mark Twain's books published up until 1917. The reviews collected here give the reader an unfiltered sense of how Twain's books and his reputation looked to his audience at the time...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Louis J. Budd (editor)

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9780521390248 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1999, cover price $260.00 | About this edition: This book is the first systematic, comprehensive gathering of the reviews (primarily in the United States and Britain) of Mark Twain's books published up until 1917.

Explores the cultural influences of Twain and his stories

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9780195105315 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 12, 1996, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Explores the cultural influences of Twain and his stories

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9780195121223 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 11, 1998), cover price $34.99

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Product Description: This book provides an overview of Mark Twain's work and a close critical analysis of the forms and themes of his major texts. The author uses recent cultural and literary theory to re-examine Twain's travel writing and fiction, writing in a jargon-free and accessible manner...read more

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9780312164799 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 1, 1997, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book provides an overview of Mark Twain's work and a close critical analysis of the forms and themes of his major texts.

For the writer/anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, humor offered "a way out of no way, " helping African American culture survive the harsh realities of life. The humor in Hurston's writing was a vehicle for subversive observations on intolerable conditions, yet it also provided a joyous commentary on the paradoxically creative and exuberant folk culture of an oppressed people. John Lowe explores the comic elements of Hurston's fiction in the first book-length critical study to draw on her entire body of work. Tracing connections between Hurston's life and the cultural, historical, and literary events that affected her, Lowe reveals the sources of her humor and its serious purposes by using social science humor theory, American studies, feminist theory, Bakhtin, and close readings of Hurston's fiction, nonfiction, manuscripts, and letters. Lowe also shows how Hurston balanced her levity with a resonant cosmic language drawn largely from African and African American religious imagery. (view table of contents)

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9780252021107 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: For the writer/anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, humor offered "a way out of no way, " helping African American culture survive the harsh realities of life.

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9780252066375 | Univ of Illinois Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $25.00

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Examines the life and work of the children's book writer, and offers criticism of some of his most famous works

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9780805745351 | Twayne Pub, July 1, 1996, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Examines the life and work of the children's book writer, and offers criticism of some of his most famous works

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Product Description: American Literature
By Katie De Koster (editor)

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9781565104709 | Greenhaven Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: American Literature

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9781565104716 | Greenhaven Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $32.45

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Product Description: This book uses new historicist techniques to deconstruct 5 major novels of Mark Twain in order to achieve a cultural critique of America's Gilded Age. It is this application of modern critical techniques to the criticism of Twain's works that makes this book so unique...read more

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9780761801610 | Univ Pr of Amer, February 1, 1996, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This book uses new historicist techniques to deconstruct 5 major novels of Mark Twain in order to achieve a cultural critique of America's Gilded Age.

By David E. E. Sloane (editor)

Hardcover:

9780824029449 | Taylor & Francis, December 1, 1995, cover price $75.00

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