Literary Criticism

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  1. Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky

    Haunted Houses and Family Ghosts of Kentucky [Paperback]

    William Lynwood Montell (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780813147444
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    With the creation of the Franco-Russian Alliance and the failure of the Reinsurance Treaty in the late nineteenth century, Germany needed a strategy for fighting a two-front war. In response, Field Marshal Count Alfred von Schlieffen produced a st... .... Learn More
  2. The Braided Dream

    The Braided Dream: Robert Penn Warren's Late Poetry [Paperback]

    Randolph Paul Runyon (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813154299
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Of unique interest to the student of nineteenth century America is this account of the Alabama Clays, who in their private life were typical of the slaveholding aristocracy of the old South, but as lawyer-politicians played significant roles in st... .... Learn More
  3. Partisans of the Southern Press

    Partisans of the Southern Press: Editorial Spokesmen of the Nineteenth Century [Paperback]

    Carl R. Osthaus (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813160115
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Most lifting bodies, or "flying bathtubs" as they were called, were so ugly only an engineer could love them, and yet, what an elegant way to keep wings from burning off in supersonic flight between earth and orbit. Working in their spare time (be... .... Learn More
  4. Then and Now

    Then and Now: The Personal Past in the Poetry of Robert Penn Warren [Paperback]

    Floyd C. Watkins (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155234
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Early in 1733 Augustus II, elector of Saxony and king of Poland, died in Warsaw from complications of a gangrenous foot. The elective throne of Poland thus fell vacant, and the states of Europe began cautious maneuvers designed to secure for each ... .... Learn More
  5. His and Hers

    His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and 18th-Century Literature [Paperback]

    Ann Messenger (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813153742
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Samuel Richardson, the founder of the modern English novel, gave shape to a previously unformed literary genre. Instrumental in the development of this new art form, Ira Konigsberg contends, is the influence of the drama. Although scholars have lo... .... Learn More
  6. Professional Playwrights

    Professional Playwrights: Massinger, Ford, Shirley and Brome [Paperback]

    Ira Clark (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813151670
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    This chronicle of coastal shipping in the western United States forms an important but hitherto neglected part of the history of transportation in America. From the beginning the seaways were a vital link among the developing West Coast settlement... .... Learn More
  7. A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama

    A History of Spanish Golden Age Drama [Paperback]

    Henry K. Ziomek (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155388
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Studies in Romance Languages
    Spain's Golden Age, the seventeenth century, left the world one great legacy, the flower of its dramatic genius - the comedia. The work of the Golden Age playwrights represents the largest combined body of dramatic literature from a single histori... .... Learn More
  8. Crèvecoeur's Eighteenth-Century Travels in Pennsylvania and New York

    Crèvecoeur's Eighteenth-Century Travels in Pennsylvania and New York [Paperback]

    Percy G. Adams (Editor)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813151069
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crèvecouer, long regarded as a chief figure in American letters of the Revolutionary period, is remembered as the author of Letters from an American Farmer and the posthumous Sketches of Eighteenth Century of America, but ... .... Learn More
  9. Jesse Stuart

    Jesse Stuart: Essays on His Work [Paperback]

    J.R. LeMaster (Editor); Mary Washington Clarke (Editor)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813153414
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Here is a unique view of life as experienced by a young Eskimo. The autobiography was written by a youth in his early twenties who relates the details of his boyhood life, recalling the feelings accompanying his experiences. In addition to allowin... .... Learn More
  10. The Gothic Novel 1790-1830

    The Gothic Novel 1790-1830: Plot Summaries and Index to Motifs [Paperback]

    Ann B. Tracy (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780813155135
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Rappaccini's Daughter" tells of a beautiful girl who has, from birth, absorbed the poison from the flowers of her father's garden. In this allegorical tale of the fallen Garden of Eden, William H. Shurr finds a m... .... Learn More

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