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Literary Criticism

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Literary Criticism

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1 Aman, Reinhold, editor Maledicta 11, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 11, 1990-1995 (Volume XI)
Waukesha, Wisc: Maledicta Press; 1990 0916500314 / 9780916500313 Softcover Near Fine 
160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange glossy covers. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Aubrey, Crispin, and Paul Chilton Nineteen Eighty-Four in 1984 : Autonomy, Control and Communication
London: Comedia Publishing Group; 1983 0906890438 / 9780906890431 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
120 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White softcover, [iv] + 120 + 4 pages, endnotes, 11 b/w photos, 11 essays by various experts. ; 'The revolution in communications technology is often seen as synonymous with creeping growth of state surveillance and oppression. This book examines to what extent the picture painted by Orwell provides an accurate reflection of 1984 as it is.' ; Only a touch of shelfwear. ; Comedia Series; Vol. 17 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Bartlett, Rosamund Wagner and Russia
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press; 1995 0521440718 / 9780521440714 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
405 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Black boards, [xviii] + 405 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 5 appendixes, 32 b/w photos and illustrations in text, 13 full color illustrations on glossy plates, with captions. ; Series editor Malcolm Jones. 'This book, which draws extensively on unpublished archival materials and other contemporary sources, explores the history of the reception of Richard Wagner's works in Russia from 1841 to the 1980s, with particular emphasis on his influence on the Russian Modernist movement and his impact on leading Symbolist writers'. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. Crisp. Appears unread. Scarce. ; Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series 
Price: 43.00 USD
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Fiction of Sadeq Hedayat, The, Bashiri, Iraj
4 Bashiri, Iraj Fiction of Sadeq Hedayat, The
Lexington, Ky: Mazda Publishers; 1984 0939214245 / 9780939214242 Softcover Very Good+ 
236 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, [xvi] + 236 pages, index, bibliography, glossary, chapter endnotes. ; 'This volume is the first comprehensive study of the life, learning, and the entire corpus of Hedayat's fictional writings.' ; Minor edgewear only. Scarce. ; Iran-e No Literary Collection Series; Vol. 6 
Price: 28.00 USD
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5 Flasch, Joy Melvin B. Tolson
N. Y. : Twayne Publishers; 1972 0805707360 / 9780805707366 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
175 pages; 8vo (8.25") 21 cm; Blue cloth, gold lettering and decor, blue endpapers, chronology, index, bibliography, endnotes, b/w photo of Tolson on jacket rear. ; 'This critical book is the first book-length study of the poetry of Melvin Beaunorus Tolson, one of the outstanding black American poets of the twentieth century'. Written by Joy Flasch, Langston University, where she was a colleague of Tolson. Edited by Sylvia E. Bowman, Indiana University. ; Book has no marks, no signs of use, but spine is a bit skewed. Jacket rubbed and sunned but intact. Quite scarce. ; Twayne's United States Authors Series; Vol. 215 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Madden, David Cain's Craft
Metuchen, N. J. : Scarecrow Press; 1985 0810817500 / 9780810817500 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
162 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Ex-Library; Hardcover, green cloth, gold lettering, index, bibliography, 5 b/w photos with captions. ; Some photos by Blake Madden. ; Author gives detailed critical analysis of the literary and mystery writings of James M. Cain, author of The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce, Double Indemnity, etc. ; The usual library marks, mainly to interior. Exterior looks nearly as new except for library label on upper front and stamp on fore-edge.. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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7 Reis, Roberto >> Pearl Necklace, the : Toward an Archaeology of Brazilian Transition Discourse
Gainesville, Fla: University Press of Florida; 1992 0813011051 / 9780813011059 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
177 pages; 8vo (9.25") 23 cm; Hardcover, black cloth, gray endpapers, [x] + 177 pages, index, bibliography, extensive endnotes. ; Author is Brazilian-American PhD of literature. Translated by Aparecida de Godoy Johnson. Foreword by Randal Johnson. Published under auspices Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida. ; Topics include: Brazilian literature. Literature of transition period. Modernism. Intellectualism. More. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows light edgewear, small pricesticker on rear panel. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Staines, David Tennyson's Camelot : The Idylls of the King and its Medieval Sources
Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press; 1984 0889201153 / 9780889201156 Second Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
236 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Red cloth, yellow lettering and decor, textured red endpapers, [xviii] + 218 pages, index, bibliography, footnotes, 4 appendixes. ; Copyright 1983. This is 2nd printing, 1984. Foreword by Charles Tennyson. Scholarly but accesssible, written by a PhD of medieval literature. ; No hint of wear or use. Book is clean, pages are crisp, appears unread. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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9 Swanwick, Michael Postmodern Archipelago, the : Two Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy
San Francisco: Tachyon Publications; 1997 0964832062 / 9780964832060 Very Good+ Illustrated by Michael Dashow 
66 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Color illustrated softcover, fold-and-staple binding, [iv] + 66 pages, chapter endnotes. ; 1st edition, October 1997, stated. Cover art by Michael Dashow. Edited by Jacob Weisman. Includes: A User's Guide to the Post Moderns, 1986, and, In the Tradition, 1994, with a new introduction by author, 1997.; Very minor shelfwear. ; Highly controversial. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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