Books in category Literary Collections – American

  • Gender and the City Politics of Space in Contemporary New York Pop Culture

    Gender and the City: Politics of Space in Contemporary New York Pop Culture
    Irene Fowlkes

    Shaping an awareness of female voices as arguably characteristic of the postmodern cityscape, the essay aims to serve as an impulse in support of new ideas in feminist urban art politics.

  • The American

    The American
    Henry James

    Chapter I On a brilliant day in May, in the year 1868, a gentleman was reclining at his ease on the great circular divan which at that period occupied the centre of the Salon Carré, in the Museum of the Louvre.

  • Schweigen als Widerstand

    Schweigen als Widerstand
    Bert Bobock

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2000 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik – Literatur, Note: 1,7, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), Veranstaltung: Einführung in die amerikanische Literaturwissenschaft II, 11 …

  • Tales Speeches Essays and Sketches

    Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches
    Mark Twain

    From the comic wit that sparkles in maxims from 'Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar,' to the parodic perfection of 'An Awful – Terrible Medieval Romance,' to the satirical delights of The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It; from the warm nostalgia …

  • Gender identities in the poetry of Emily Dickinson and in the narrative life of Frederick Douglass

    Gender identities in the poetry of Emily Dickinson and in the narrative life of Frederick Douglass
    Katrin Gischler

    For example, Dickinson’s various personae or self-positionings as “Earl”, “Wife” or “Queen” are known either only by the tone and manner of the text or by self-naming within the poem’s text.

  • An Ambrose Bierce Companion

    An Ambrose Bierce Companion
    Robert L. Gale

    Along with a chronology, the volume includes several hundred alphabetically arranged entries on Bierce's major works and characters and on historical persons and writers who figured prominently in his life.

  • Imagery and technique in John Updike s Rabbit Run 1960

    Imagery and technique in John Updike’s ‘Rabbit, Run’ (1960)
    Sirinya Pakditawan

    Thus, one might be justified in claiming that the Rabbit novels are also partly autobiographical. However, since the novel Rabbit Run has been published, some critics have not held it in great esteem.

  • Reasons for the Fall of the Aztec Empire

    Reasons for the Fall of the Aztec Empire
    Stasy Adams

    Who were the Aztecs? What does Aztec mean? Where did they come from? And how did they manage to establish such a big and powerful empire? Why Tenochtitlan has been destroyed? This term paper works with these questions.

  • Lives of the Novelists

    Lives of the Novelists
    Carl Rollyson

    In this collection of columns from the New York Sun, Carl Rollyson explores the relationship between narrative and literary analysis. Should biographies be written in the style and form of novels? How to balance the life and the work?

  • Vernacular im Internet und das Internet als Manifestation des vernacular

    Vernacular im Internet und das Internet als Manifestation des vernacular
    Anja Klein

    Im Anschluß wird das Phänomen Internet in seinem Aufbau und im Hinblick auf seine Charakteristika als Manifestation des 'vernacular' untersucht.

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