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The Urgent West: The American Dream and Modern Man, Allen, Walter
1 Allen, Walter
The Urgent West: The American Dream and Modern Man
New York: Dutton: 1969: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Shelf wear and light spotting to the top-edge. Jacket chipped at the head of the spine. 244 pages, with Bibliography, Other Books to Read, and Index. The book begins with a short history of the United States through Reconstruction of the South and industrial expansion in the North. The author next discusses major American literary figures who emerged out of this historical landscape in the 19th and 20th centuries.: 06599: 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Moral Trollope, apRoberts, Ruth
2 apRoberts, Ruth
The Moral Trollope
Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press: 1971: 0821400894 / 9780821400890: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Light shelf wear. Jacket is price-clipped, shows heavy rubbing on the rear panel, has a long, closed tear at the lower corner of the front panel, and has light wear at the spine ends. 203 pages, with Index. A critical analysis of how Trollope perfected an aesthetic of fiction.: 06524: 
Price: 12.50 USD
A Primer of Ignorance, Blackmur, R.P. (Edited by Joesph Frank)
3 Blackmur, R.P. (Edited by Joesph Frank)
A Primer of Ignorance
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1967: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Mild wear to book and previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Jacket rubbed and a bit edge-worn. Blackmur's intended volume of essays to follow his Eleven Essays in the European Novel, edited by Joesph Frank and published posthumouosly (Blackmur died in 1965). Includes some essays never before collected in book form. All pieces deal with "themes and pathologies in American culture." 273 pages.: 06537: 
Price: 15.00 USD
4 Elledge, Scott
Milton's "Lycidas" Edited to Serve as an Introduction to Criticism
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1966: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Very mild wear to booka and jacket. 330 pages with Notes, Bibliographies, and Index. Some pencil underlining and marginalia found on about 15 pages. Otherwise a nice, clean copy.: 06946: 
Price: 8.00 USD
The Innocent Child in Dickens and Other Writers, Ellison, Eugenia Adams
5 Ellison, Eugenia Adams
The Innocent Child in Dickens and Other Writers
Burnet, Texas: Eakin Press: 1982: 0890153272 / 9780890153277: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Inscribed and Signed By Author: Red leatherette with gilt title to spine. Several pin-point spots on the bottom edge, else fine. The jacket shows a moderate amount of rubbing, despite which, the book appears unread. 29 pages, with Bibliography. The first two chapters deal with the child in literature up to and since William Wordsworth's time. The rest of the book appears devoted to the child in Dickens' stories. The author has inscribed this copy to one of her students. The author has inscribed this copy to one of her students.: 06322: 
Price: 20.00 USD
The Major Critics: The Development of English Literary Criticism, Holmes, Charles S, Edwin Fussell and Ray Frazer (Editors)
6 Holmes, Charles S, Edwin Fussell and Ray Frazer (Editors)
The Major Critics: The Development of English Literary Criticism
New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1957: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Contents inlcude critical essays from Aristotle, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Matthew Arnold, Henry James, and T.S. Eliot. 313 pages.: 06936: 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Promised End: Essays and Reviews 1942-1962, Hyman, Stanley Edgar
7 Hyman, Stanley Edgar
The Promised End: Essays and Reviews 1942-1962
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company: 1963: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Light shelf wear. Jacket is chipped and rubbed, heavily so on the rear panel, where there is also a tear at the bottom edge. The author's selection of his previously published essays. 380 pages, no Bibliography, References, or Index.: 06600: 
Price: 15.00 USD
Age of the Modern and Other Literary Essays, Moore, Harry T.
8 Moore, Harry T.
Age of the Modern and Other Literary Essays
Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press: 1971: 0809304791 / 9780809304790: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light shelf wear and potting to the fore-edge. Jacket lightly rubbed and has a bit of edge wear. The previous owner of the book has written his name on the fornt free endpaper--Warren Roberts, Austin 1971. Below that is pasted a card stating "With the compliments of Southern Illinois University Press." The signature on the card looks like "Vernon Stanky." Previous owner Roberts was an authority on D.H. Lawrence and collaborated with Harry T. Moore, an internationally renowned Lawrence scholar, on two edited studies of Lawrence's works. An assocation copy of sorts here with this volume by Moore.: 06538: 
Price: 30.00 USD
9 Roppen, Georg
Evolution and Poetic Belief: A Study in Some Victorian and Modern Writers
Oslo, Norway: Oslo University Press: 1956: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: 475 pages with Bibliography and Index. Mild to moderate wear to covers, no serious defects. Light pencil underlining found on several pages. Number 5 in the Oslo Studies in English. Tennyson, Browning, Darwin, Hardy, Shaw, and more. A clean, sturdy copy.: 06948: 
Price: 25.00 USD
Innocent Eye: On Modern Literature & the Arts, Shattuck, Roger
10 Shattuck, Roger
Innocent Eye: On Modern Literature & the Arts
New Haven, Connecticut: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1984: 0374176795 / 9780374176792: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Small bookstore/gift shop sticker at top of front flap. Critic and historian Shattuck writes in this volume primarily about the disputed contributions of French art and literature to contemporary culture. 362 pages with Index and illustrations.: 05938: 
Price: 10.00 USD
Eight American Authors: A Review of Research and Criticism, Woodress, James [Editor]
11 Woodress, James [Editor]
Eight American Authors: A Review of Research and Criticism
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1971: 0393043509 / 9780393043501: Revised Edition/First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Price-clipped jacket with a couple of small edge tears at the spine ends. 392 pages with Notes on the Contributors and Index. Completely revised from the 1956 first edition, this volume consider the scholarship of the ensuing 15 years. Essays about textual, biographical, and critical scholarship on the masters of American literature: Poe, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, Melville, Twain, and Henry James.: 05941: 
Price: 15.00 USD

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