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Intellectual memoirs :New York, 1936-1938
Intellectual memoirs :New York, 1936-1938
by Mary Mccarthy
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Belletrist McCarthy died in 1989, before she was able to complete the last installment of this autobiographical work. She did finish a significant portion, which covers her years in New York from 1936 to 1938. With a substantial (15 pp.) foreword by... (read more)

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Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 17461892 (Blacks in the Diaspora)
Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 17461892 (Blacks in the Diaspora)
by Frances Smith Foster
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..".substantial contribution to African-American Studies and women's studies." --Mississippi Quarterly "A bravura performance by an accomplished scholar... it strikes a perfect balance between insightful literary analysis and historical investigation." -... (read more)

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L.A. Exile: A Guide to Los Angeles Writing 1932-1998
L.A. Exile: A Guide to Los Angeles Writing 1932-1998
by Paul Vangelisti
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Twentieth Century Writers at Work in Los Angeles Paul Vangelisti The literary history of LA has been enriched by the presence of numerous major writers. Their presence in this most unliterary of literary cities has sometimes been a surprise to both... (read more)

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American Contradictions: Interviews with Nine American Writers
American Contradictions: Interviews with Nine American Writers
by Wolfgang Binder
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Roberto G. Fernandez -- Andrew Holleran -- Alan Lelchuk -- Grace Paley -- Ishmael Reed -- Luci Tapahonso -- Ed Vega -- Gerald Vizenor -- John A. Williams.... (read more)

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Coming Into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England (Suny Series in Feminist Criticism and Theory)
Coming Into Communion: Pastoral Dialogues in Colonial New England (Suny Series in Feminist Criticism and Theory)
by Laura Henigman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-225) and index.... (read more)

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Spirits of America: Intoxication of Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Spirits of America: Intoxication of Nineteenth-Century American Literature
by Nicholas Warner
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Ornament and silence :essays on women's lives
Ornament and silence :essays on women's lives
by Kennedy Fraser
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Ornament and silence : Virginia Woolf -- Going on : Nina Berberova -- Warmed through and through : Edith Wharton -- My sister, myself -- A normal man : Henri Matisse and his women -- Love, longing, and letters : Louise Colet -- Traps and damask roses... (read more)

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Next Latin American Writers 01
Next Latin American Writers 01
by Nextext
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Misguided men / by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz -- Two words / by Isabel Allende -- The warmth of things / by Nelida Pinon -- A little romance / by Calvert Casey -- The tree / by Maria Luisa Bombal -- from Facundo / by Domingo Faustino Sarmiento -- Mexican... (read more)

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Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers
Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers
by Nancy C Parrish
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In Search Of-- Literary L.A.
In Search Of-- Literary L.A.
by Lionel Rolfe
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Naked Angels
Naked Angels
by John Tytell
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New Fiction: Interviews with Innovative American Writers
New Fiction: Interviews with Innovative American Writers
by Joe David Bellamy
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John Barth -- Joyce Carol Oates -- William H. Gass -- Donald Barthelme -- Ronald Sukenick -- Tom Wolfe -- John Hawkes -- Susan Sontag -- Ishmael Reed -- Jerzy Kosinski -- John Gardner -- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. -- The interviewers.... (read more)

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Necessary Blankness: Women in Major American Fiction of the Sixties
Necessary Blankness: Women in Major American Fiction of the Sixties
by Mary Allen
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Women of the fabulators: Barth, Pynchon, Purdy, Kesey -- Philip Roth: when she was good she was horrid -- John Updike's love of "dull bovine beauty" -- The terrified women of Joyce Carol Oates -- Sylvia Plath's defiance: The bell jar.... (read more)

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Aesthetic frontiers :the Machiavellian tradition and the Southern imagination
Aesthetic frontiers :the Machiavellian tradition and the Southern imagination
by Richard Nelson
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Woman Question Vol. 1: Society & Literature in Britain & America, 1837-1883: Defining Voices
Woman Question Vol. 1: Society & Literature in Britain & America, 1837-1883: Defining Voices
by Elizabeth Helsinger
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A common life :four generations of American literary friendship and influence
A common life :four generations of American literary friendship and influence
by David Laskin
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Novelists in Interview
Novelists in Interview
by John Haffenden
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Martin Amis -- Malcolm Bradbury -- Anita Brookner -- Angela Carter -- William Golding -- Russell Hoban -- David Lodge -- Ian McEwan -- Iris Murdich -- V.S. Pritchett -- Salman Rushdie -- David Storey -- Emma Tennant -- Fay Weldon.... (read more)

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Literary Almanac
Literary Almanac
by Mjf Books
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1900-1909 -- 1910-1919 -- 1920-1929 -- 1930-1939 -- 1940-1949 -- 1950-1959 -- 1960-1969 -- 1970-1979 -- 1980-1989 -- 1990-1996 -- The prizes -- The American poet laureate -- Required reading -- Controversial books -- The astrological author -- Alternate... (read more)

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Not Forgotten: American Writers Remember the Lives of Literary Mentors, Friends, & Rivals
Not Forgotten: American Writers Remember the Lives of Literary Mentors, Friends, & Rivals
by Steven Gilbar
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Permanent Things: Toward the Recovery of a More Human Scale at the End of the Twentieth Century
Permanent Things: Toward the Recovery of a More Human Scale at the End of the Twentieth Century
by Andrew A. Tadie and Michael H. Macdonald
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