Books in category Literary Collections – American

  • The Left Wing Freak Show Analyzing Liberalism in Vermont

    The Left-Wing Freak Show – Analyzing Liberalism in Vermont

    Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject American Studies – Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1,3, Free University of Berlin, language: English, abstract: In a campaign ad aired in early 2004 by the conservative Club for Growth, …

  • Experiences of Men and Women in Texas

    Experiences of Men and Women in Texas
    Silke-Katrin Kunze

    This book forms the basis of the findings following this foreword. In it, sixteen Frontier Women describe parts of their lives, whether it be conflicts with Indians and Yankee soldiers or struggles against natural forces.

  • Phantoms of a Blood stained Period

    Phantoms of a Blood-stained Period
    Ambrose Bierce, Russell Duncan, David J. Klooster

    Presents a collection of fiction and nonfiction writings by Ambrose Bierce based on his experiences as a member of the Union Army, composed during and in the years following the conflict, from 1864 to 1913.

  • Conversations with William Maxwell

    Conversations with William Maxwell
    William Maxwell, Barbara Burkhardt

    The volume publishes for the first time the full transcript of Maxwell's extensive interviews with his biographer and, in an introduction, correspondence with writers including Updike and Saul Bellow, which enlivens the stories behind his …

  • Faulkner s Sexualities

    Faulkner’s Sexualities
    Annette Trefzer, Ann J. Abadie

    Is there a Southern sexuality? This volume wrestles with these questions and relates them to theories of race, gender, and sexuality. Essays that tackle the complex sexual tensions and trappings in the Nobel Laureate's work

  • Frauen und Waffen in den USA

    Frauen und Waffen in den USA
    Lea Lorena Jerns

    Inwiefern spielen Katego-rien wie die „Ethnische Herkunft“ und der „Soziale Status“ eine Rolle im Hinblick auf das Thema Frauen und Waffen in den USA?

  • Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein

    Selected Writings of Gertrude Stein
    Gertrude Stein

    "This collection, a retrospective exhibit of the work of a woman who created a unique place for herself in the world of letters, contains a sample of practically every period and every manner in Gertrude Stein's career.

  • And Yet

    And Yet…
    Christopher Hitchens

    "This collection of essays brings together some of the finest pieces Hitchens published over the last two decades for the first time in one book, addressing with characteristic wit and erudition the subjects he is best known for, including: …

  • Walking

    Walking
    Henry David Thoreau

    Some, however, would derive the word from sans terre without land or a home, which, therefore, in the good sense, will mean, having no particular home, but equally at home everywhere. For this is the secret of successful sauntering.

  • Conversations with Steve Martin

    Conversations with Steve Martin
    Robert E. Kapsis

    While those less familiar with his full body of work may think of Martin as primarily the "wild and crazy guy" with an arrow through his head, this book makes the case that he is in fact one of our nation's most accomplished and varied …

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