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James Agee and the Legend of Himself

James Agee's literary reputation has grown enormously since his death in 1955. He wrote novels, short stories, poetry, film criticism, screenplays, and investigative journalism, but these...


Striking in

" Striking In" provides the first detailed look at the artistic beginnings of one of America's most accomplished writers. Chronicling James Dickey's close scrutiny of a wide variety of literary,...


Sla Pour Le Cloud Computing

L'informatique en nuage revolutionne completement la facon de gerer les ressources. Grace a l'elasticite, les ressources peuvent etre provisionne es en quelques minutes pour satisfaire un niveau de...


The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet

In "The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet" Elizabeth Dodd explores the lives and work of four women poets of the 20th century - H.D., Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, and Louise Glueck. Dodd argues...


Six Literary Lives

Whittemore continues to build upon his reputation in the field of biography with "Six Literary Lives" in which he attempts to deepen our understanding of six major American writers. Whittemore's...


Robert Browning's "Asolando"

Asolando, Robert Browning's final volume of poetry, was, when first published in 1889 - on the day of his death, deemed as "charming" by reviewers. Richard Kennedy asserts that "Asolando" was a...


Pop Culture into Art

This study of the Argentinian writer, Manuel Puig, is written for an English-speaking audience and analyzes aspects of his novels, summarizes the important body of criticism which is only available...


The Topical Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Vol. 1

Published here for the first time are seven of Emerson's topical notebooks, which served as a source for his lectures, essays, and books of the 1850s, 1860s, and 1870s. Concerned primarily with...


Neurology Of The Arts: Painting, Music And Literature

This book is the first attempt to provide a basis for the interaction of the brain and nervous system with painting, music and literature. The introduction deals with the problems of creativity and...


My Viet

Twentieth-century America reduced Vietnam to "'Nam": the surreal site of a military nightmare. The early twenty-first century has seen the revision of this image to recognize the people and culture...


The Kiso Road

William E. Naff, the distinguished scholar of Japanese literature widely known and highly regarded for his eloquent translations of the writings of Shimazaki Toson (1872-1943), spent the last years...


On Diary

"On Diary" is the second collection in English of the groundbreaking and profoundly influential-work of one of the best known and provocative theorists of autobiography and diary. All the essays...


Reflections in a Glass Door

Much has been written about Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), one of Japan's most celebrated writers. Known primarily for his novels, he also published a large and diverse body of short personal writings...


Turning Pages

By the early 1920s, "ladies magazines" (fujin zasshi) had become a distinct category in Japanese publishing. Women's periodicals increasingly influenced intellectual discourse, the literary...


At the House of Gathered Leaves

This collection of Japanese women's diary literature (nikki bungaku) begins with The Takemitsu Journal (also known as The Tale of the Tonomine Lesser Captain, c. 962), an important precursor and...


The Search for an Understanding

A major contribution to the understanding of the place of the media in modern society, this book consists of the results of seven studies, each examining different aspects of society's complex...


Embracing the Firebird

A study of Yosano Akiko (1878-1942), famous post-classical woman poet of Japan. It follows Yosano from childhood to her twenties, as she freed herself from the alienation and frustration that...


Mirror

Koda Aya (1904-1990) did not publish until she was 43 years old. Her short stories, novels and essays, insightfully exploring women's lives, the family and traditional culture, were welcomed by...


Embracing the Firebird

How did a girl from the provinces, meant to do nothing more than run the family store, become a bold and daring poet whose life and work helped change the idea of love in modern Japan? Embracing the...


Mad Wives and Island Dreams

This text presents a searching study of Shimao Toshio and his work. It is not only a thorough assessment of his literary legacy, but also aims to consider the broader issues relating to the emergence...


Routage Multi-Chemin Dans Les Reseaux de Capteurs Sans Fil (Rcsfs)

L'emergence des applications avancees a haut debit et de multimedia dans les reseaux de capteurs sans fil (RCSFs) suscite un reel interet aupres de la communaute des chercheurs. Ces applications sont...


Diagrammes de Collaboration UML

Dans les systemes orientes objet, les objets interagissent pour implementer le comportement. Les diagrammes de collaboration UML permettent de modeliser les interactions dynamiques entre un groupe...


Myth and Religion in Mircea Eliade

This multidisciplinary study is the first book devoted entirely to the critical interpretation of the writings of Mircea Eliade on myth. One of the most popular and influential historians and...


A Scholar's Tale

For more than fifty years, Geoffrey Hartman has been a pivotal figure in the humanities. In his first book, in 1954, he helped establish the study of Romanticism as key to the problems of modernity....


The Author-Cat

At the end of his long life, Samuel Clemens felt driven to write a truthful account of what he regarded as the flaws in his character and the errors of his ways. His attempt to tell the unvarnished...


The Value of Worthless Lives

The writer Giuseppe Prezzolini said that Italian immigrants left behind tears and sweat but not "words," making their lives in America mostly in silence, their memories private and stories untold. In...


Their Other Side

"Our lives are Swiss," Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, "So still-so cool." But over the Alps, "Italy stands the other side." For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the...


Their Other Side

"Our lives are Swiss," Emily Dickinson wrote in 1859, "So still-so cool." But over the Alps, "Italy stands the other side." For Dickinson, as for many other writers and artists, Italy has been the...


The Geoffrey Hartman Reader

Geoffrey Hartman is a pivotal figure in twentieth-century literary thinking, especially in literary theory and its transformation into such fields as Holocaust studies, trauma studies, and work on...


The Geoffrey Hartman Reader

Geoffrey Hartman is a pivotal figure in twentieth-century literary thinking, especially in literary theory and its transformation into such fields as Holocaust studies, trauma studies, and work on...