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Category: All Categories: Literature: American: American Literary Criticism
14 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Alfred Kazin.  
On Native Grounds. An Interpretation of Modern American Prose Literature.

Publisher: NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1942..
1st ed. xiii, 540 pp. No dustjacket. Minor soiling, shelf-wear, otherwise Near VG.

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2.
Brodbeck, May, 1917-1983 /Gray, James, 1899- 1984/ Metzger, Walter P  
American non-fiction, 1900-1950 [by] May Brodbeck, James Gray [and] Walter Metzger

Publisher: Chicago, Regnery, 1952.
vii, 198 p. 22 cm. From the library of Prof. Vincent Tomas of the Brown University Department of Philosophy. Inscribed by Brodbeck with a one page letter from her. Her section, the first, is on Philosophy in America. Stock# 44,518. Vg /no dj.

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3.
Carr, Virginia Spencer  
1987 Georgia Week Lecture: The Immense Complexity of Love in the Short Fiction of Carson McCullars

Publisher: Atlanta: Georgia Endowment for the Humanities, 1988 1st ed..
14pp. paperback: Fine. A staple-bound pamphlet by the modern literature scholar Carr (1929-2012).

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4.
Geismar, Maxwell David, 1909-1979  
Henry James and the Jacobites

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1963..
[xi], 463 p. 22 cm. Geisner finds that James and his cult (the British title of the book) deals in trivialities. That much of his refined sensibility was a horror of passion and emotion, things which in James' novels lead characters to ruin. Stock# 44,452.Vg / dj vg.

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5.
Hoffman, Frederick J. w/preface by Harry T. Moore  
The Art of Southern Fiction: A Study of Some Modern Novelists

Publisher: Carbondale: Southern Illinois Univ. Press, 1968 2nd ptg..
198pp. red cloth 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in poly cover [dj =p-c; else F]

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6.
John Macy.  
The Spirit of American Literature.

Publisher: NY: The Modern Library, 19.
1st ed. thus. Name on front flyleaf, otherwise text is unmarked. Dustjacket has several chips, largest being 1.5 x .5", but the jacket is all there. VG in Good dj.

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7.
Karp, Abraham J., Editor  
The Jews in America, A Treasury of Art and Literature
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Publisher: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, 1994.
Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ. Cover and DJ with slight shelf wear, lower bumped corners. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Folio, 375 pp with color and b/w illustrations includes color plates and index. Because of size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA. ISBN# 0-883638940

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8.
Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916  
Essays in Literary Interpretation.

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, MCM. [1900].
5 p.l., 347 p. 19 cm. Contents: Some aspects of modern literature.--Personality in literary work.--The significance of modern criticism.--The poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.--Robert Browning.--John Keats: poet and man.--Some modern readings from Dante.--A word about humor. First pub. 1892.Book design reflects the Gothic influence of William Morris. BBoyden. Stock# 102,403. Vg, bound in 3/4 leather

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9.
O'Brien, Janice Patricia. [Cather, Willa, 1873-1947]  
Religion in the Novels of Willa Cather by Janice P. O'Brien
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Publisher: [Durham, N.C., Duke University, 1952].
Carbon copy of a typescript, iv, 87 numbered leaves; 28 cm. Thesis (AM), Duke University, 1953. This copy, not approved, is dated 1952, although the other recorded copy-- in the Duke Archives-- is dated 1953. Stock#L-175. Vg, bound.

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10.
Ruth K. MacDonald.  
Dr. Seuss.

Publisher: Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1988..
Early printing. 185+ pp. Very good in Good dustjacket, rubbing to edges and corners.

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11.
Van Nostrand, Albert D., ed  
Literary Criticism in America

Publisher: New York, Liberal Arts Press [1957].
333 p. 21 cm. The American Heritage Series, no. 16. An anthology of texts on literary criticism from Walter Channing in 1815 through Poe, Hawthorne, Emerson, Whitman, Henry James, Santayana, T.S. Eliot, Mencken,, Frost, Ransom and others to Blackmur in 1942. Stock# 102,451. Good+ / soft cover.

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12.
Watkins, Floyd C.  
In Time and Place: Some Origins of American Fiction

Publisher: Athens: UGa Press, 1977 1st ed..
250pp. illus. green cloth tall 8vo: near Fine in a near Very Good dj [some small foxing to fore edge; else nrF]

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13.
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. Gregory, Horace  
In the American Grain: Essays. Introduction by Horace Gregory
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Publisher: NY, New Directions Paperback [1956]. ND53.
[xi], 235 p.; 18 cm. First pub. 1925, these 21 essays treat American history and early literature, the latest subjects being Lincoln and Poe. Stock#46633. Vg / soft cover.

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14.
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. [Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000]  
A Literary Chronicle: 1920-1950
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Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1956. Doubleday Anchor books A85.
442 p.; 18 cm. "Selections from [the authorís] Classics and Commercials and The Shores of Light"--p. [4] of cover. "Cover and typography by Edward Gorey." Stock#46494. Vg / soft cover.

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