7 edition of Contemporary American biography. found in the catalog.
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The Life You Save May Contemporary American biography. book Your Own: An American Pilgrimage by Paul Elie “In the mid-twentieth century four American Catholics came to believe that the best way to explore the questions of religious faith was to write about them – in works that readers of all kinds could Life You Save May Be Your OwnAuthor: Rebecca Hussey.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages 23 cm. Series Title: Essay index reprint series. Responsibility: edited by John A. OCLC Number: Notes: "First edition." Description: viii pages, 1 leaf, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction --COMPARATIVE READINGS IN BIOGRAPHY --Brains win and lose: Woodrow Wilson / Gamaliel Bradford --Meester Veelson: [Woodrow Wilson] / John Dos Passos --Justice Holmes / Beverly Smith --Oliver Wendell Holmes: justice touched with fire / Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant --Steve.
In mapping the achievements of contemporary American women poets, this reference helps liberate them from restrictive conventional views and illustrates the tremendous diversity of their works.
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Book Description. Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books is a comprehensive resource that builds bridges between the traditional focus and methodologies of literary studies and the actualities of modern and contemporary literature, including the realities of professional writing, the conventions and practicalities of the publishing world, and its connections between literary.
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Contemporary American Fiction provides an introduction to American fiction since Offering substantial and detailed interpretations of more than thirty texts by thirty different writers, Millard combines them in an innovative critical structure designed to promote debates on cultural politics and aesthetic value.
The book is the first of its kind to offer a wide-ranging survey of recent. His book, Losing Ground, helped inspire the movement for welfare reform in America. His book, The Bell Curve, co-written with the late Harvard psychology professor Richard J.
Herrnstein, was an international bestseller. His awards include the American Enterprise Institute’s Irving Kristol Award and the Bradley Prize. This collection of reviews, selected from Rollyson's New York Sun column, is as much about the romance of biography as it is about the American lives.
Certain concerns resonate throughout the book: The American Left's failure to reckon with Communist subversion, McCarthyism, and Stalinism. Where We Live: A Puzzle Book of American Indian Art. THIS FUN, VIBRANTLY COLORED BOOK for children includes eight piece jigsaw puzzles made from contemporary artworks in the National Museum of the American Indian’s collections.
Explore the different ways that contemporary American Indian artists use their imaginations to draw where they live. A usual-suspects gathering of living American short-story writers, with a few nods to the up-and-coming generation.
A short story is to a novel as an .National Book Awards, annual awards given to books of the highest quality written by Americans and published by American publishers.
The awards were founded in by the American Book Publishers Council, American Booksellers Association, and Book Manufacturers Institute. From to they.If there is anything other than the nationality of their authors that unites these stories, it is a disinterest in postmodern formal athleticism.
Editor Wolff (This Boy's Life,etc.) has chosen stories, not fictions. You will find no John Barth here, no Robert Coover, no Donald Barthelme.
What you get is Dorothy Allison, Richard Bausch, and Ann Beattie; Raymond Carver, Mary Gaitskill.