Resources for American Literary Study v. 30 (Resources for American Literary Study)

Resources for American Literary Study v. 30 (Resources for American Literary Study)

By: Richard Kopley (editor), Jackson R. Bryer (editor), Ralph Bauer (associated_editor)Hardback

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Founded in 1971, Resources for American Literary Study soon became a favored venue for archival scholarship and bibliographical analysis in American literature. Recent issues have featured unpublished letters from F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Tennessee Williams, Bret Harte, Edith Wharton, Alice James, Willa Cather, and Nathanael West; analyses of manuscripts by Thoreau, Hemingway, Eugene O'Neill; checklists of letters by John Cheever; and, a ""Prospects"" section with expert recommendations for the future study of authors ranging from Poe to Malamud. Book reviews are a prominent feature - over 20 in this volume. ""RALS"" became a clothbound annual with volume 27 and is published by AMS Press. Everything else that has made the journal a force in literary study for the past thirty years is in place.

Contents

Articles; Lance Schachterle (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), ""Prospects for the Study of James Fenimore Cooper""; Joan von Mehren (Independent Scholar), ""New Evidence Concerning Margaret Fuller and Marchese Giovanni Ossoli: The Research of Roberto Colzi""; Andrea M. Leary (Loyola College, Maryland), ""A Master of Audience: Newspaper Reviewers Expose a Radical Lecturer in Charlotte Perkins Gilman""; Carol DeBoer-Langworthy (Brown University), ""Not a Bourgeois Project: Neith Boyce's Story of an American Family""; Michaela Giesenkirchen (Kenyon College), ""Gertrude Stein's 'First Flame': Q.E.D. and Helen Butterfield""; Francis J. Bosha (Kawamura Gakuen Woman's University, Japan), ""The John Cheever Journals at Harvard University's Houghton Library""; Review Article; Phyllis Cole (Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County), ""Emerson at 200"". Book Reviews; Stephen Carl Arch, After Franklin: The Emergence of Autobiography in Post-Revolutionary America, 1780-1830, by Catherine Kaplan; D. H. Lawrence, Studies in Classic American Literature. The Works of D. H. Lawrence, ed. Ezra Greenspan, Lindeth Vasey, and John Worthen, by William E. Cain; Brenda Wineapple, Hawthome: A Life; Patricia Dunlavy Valenti, Sophia Peabody Hawthome: A Life - Volume 1, 1809-1847, by Nina Baym; Sterling F. Delano, Brook Farm: The Dark Side of Utopia, by Mary De Jong; Daniel Mark Epstein, Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington, by Rich Lowry; Jean Fagan Yellin, Harriet Jacobs: A Life - The Remarkable Adventures of the Woman Who Wrote ""Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl,"" by Barbara McCaskill; Robert J. Bertholf, Victor Doyno, Terrence Chiusano, and Brandon Stosuy, eds., Huck Finn: The Complete Buffalo and Erie County Manuscript - Teaching and Research Digital Edition, by Rich Lowry; Mark Twain, Is He Dead? A Comedy in Three Acts: A New Play by the Master Satirist Mark Twain, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, by Michael J. Kiskis; Rita K. Gollin, Annie Adams Fields: Woman of Letters, by Naomi Z. Sofer; Judith Fetterley and Marjorie Pryse, Writing Out of Place: Regionalism, Women, and American Literary Culture, by Danielle Mitchell; Yoshinobu Hakutani, ed., Theodore Dreiser's Uncollected Magazine Articles, 1897-1902, by Jerome Loving; Katherine Hemple Brown, Revising Flannery O'Connor: Southem Literary Culture and the Problem of Female Authorship, by Sura P. Rath; Barry Aheam, ed., The Correspondence of William Carlos Williams and Louis Zukofsky; Robert J. Bertholf and Albert Gelpi, eds., The Letters of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov, by Linda Wagner-Martin; Philip C. Kolin, ed., The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia, by Jean-Mark Sens; Suzanne Ferguson, ed., Jarrell, Bishop, Lowell & Co.: Middle-Generation Poets in Context, by Richard K. Cross; Mark Royden Winchell, ""Too Good To Be True"": The Life and Work of Leslie Fiedler, by Kenneth Dauber.

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  • ISBN13: 9780404646301
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 403
  • ID: 9780404646301
  • ISBN10: 0404646301

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