Literary Criticism

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  1. Reading Junot Diaz

    Reading Junot Diaz [Paperback]

    Christopher González (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9780822963950
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    Dominican American author and Pulitzer Prize–winner Junot Díaz has gained international fame for his blended, cross-cultural fiction. Reading Junot Díaz is the first study to focus on his complete body of published works. It explores the totality ... .... Learn More
  2. Chica Lit

    Chica Lit: Popular Latina Fiction and Americanization in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Tace Hedrick (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9780822963653
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Latinx and Latin American Profiles
    In Chica Lit: Popular Latina Fiction and Americanization in the Twenty-First Century, Tace Hedrick illuminates how discourses of Americanization, ethnicity, gender, class, and commodification shape the genre of "chica lit," popular fiction written... .... Learn More
  3. Dear Appalachia

    Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878 [Paperback]

    Emily Satterwhite (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780813161105
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, and news media. Books, on the other hand, often draw enthusiastic praise for their celebration of the simplicity and authenticity of th... .... Learn More
  4. The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer

    The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer: Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam [Hardback]

    F. Douglas Scutchfield (Editor); Paul Evans Holbrook (Editor); Paul M. Pearson (Foreword)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780813153520
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Poet, social justice advocate, and theologian Thomas Merton (1915--1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. In his short lifetime, he penned over seventy books and maintained a brisk correspondence ... .... Learn More
  5. Literate Zeal

    Literate Zeal: Gender and the Making of a New Yorker Ethos [Paperback]

    Janet Eldred (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9780822963271
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Composition, Literacy, and Culture
    In Literate Zeal, Janet Carey Eldred examines the rise of women magazine editors during the mid-twentieth century and reveals their unheralded role in creating a literary aesthetic for the American public. Between the sheets of popular magazines, ... .... Learn More
  6. Rethinking Community from Peru

    Rethinking Community from Peru: The Political Philosophy of José María Arguedas [Paperback]

    Irina Alexandra Feldman (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780822963073
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Peruvian novelist, poet, and anthropologist José María Arguedas (1911–1969) was a highly conflicted figure. As a mestizo, both European and Quechua blood ran through his veins and into his cosmology and writing. Arguedas’s Marxist influences and e... .... Learn More
  7. 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
    Kentucky has a rich legacy of ghostly visitations. Lynwood Montell has harvested dozens of tales of haunted houses and family ghosts from all over the Bluegrass state. Many of the stories were collected from elders by young people and are recounte... .... Learn More
  8. A Political Companion to Henry David Thoreau

    A Political Companion to Henry David Thoreau [Paperback]

    Jack Turner (Editor)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813147369
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    The writings of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) have captivated scholars, activists, and ecologists for more than a century. Less attention has been paid, however, to the author's political philosophy and its influence on American public life. Alt... .... Learn More
  9. A Political Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson

    A Political Companion to Ralph Waldo Emerson [Paperback]

    Alan M. Levine (Editor); Daniel S. Malachuk (Editor)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813147406
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    From before the Civil War until his death in 1882, Ralph Waldo Emerson was renowned -- and renounced -- as one of the United States' most prominent abolitionists and as a leading visionary of the nation's liberal democratic future. Following his d... .... Learn More
  10. A Political Companion to Henry Adams

    A Political Companion to Henry Adams [Paperback]

    Natalie Fuehrer Taylor (Editor)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813147383
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Political Companions to Great American Authors
    Henry Adams, great-grandson of John Adams, grandson of John Quincy Adams, and author of the Pulitzer Prize--winning The Education of Henry Adams, is often overlooked as a serious political thinker. Many scholars have dismissed his writings as cyni... .... Learn More

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