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Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will

by David Foster Wallace Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780231151573
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Long before he probed the workings of time, human choice, and human frailty in Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace wrote a brilliant...

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Walden

by Henry Thoreau Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9780691169347
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

Originally published in 1854, Walden, or Life in the Woods, is a vivid account of the time that Henry D. Thoreau lived alone in...

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Last Looks, Last Books: Stevens, Plath, Lowell, Bishop, Merrill

by Helen Vendler Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780691145341
Format:
Hbk 168 pages

In Last Looks, Last Books, the eminent critic Helen Vendler examines the ways in which five great modern American poets, writing...

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Writings of Henry D Thoreau: Walden: 150th Anniversary Edition

by Henry D Thoreau (New Introduction by John Updike) Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2004
ISBN:
9780691096124
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

Originally published in 1854, Walden, or Life in the Woods, is a vivid account of the time that Henry D. Thoreau lived alone in...

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Notes on Sontag

by Phillip Lopate Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780691135700
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

Notes on Sontag is a frank, witty, and entertaining reflection on the work, influence, and personality of one of the ''foremost...

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Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control

by Ted Striphas Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9780231148153
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Ted Striphas argues that, although the production and propagation of books have undoubtedly entered a new phase, printed works...

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Letters of Sylvia Beach

by Keri Walsh and Sylvia Beach Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9780231145374
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

Founder of the Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare and Company and the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses, Sylvia Beach had...

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Best of Times, Worst of Times: Contemporary American Short Stories from the New Gilded Age

by Wendy Martin and Cecelia Tichi New York University Press
Pub Date:
03/2011
ISBN:
9780814796283
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

Late twentieth and early twenty-first century America has been labeled as “The New Gilded Age,” a phrase that embodies the glitz...

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Writings of Henry D Thoreau: Cape Cod

by Henry D Thoreau Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2004
ISBN:
9780691118420
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

This new paperback edition of Henry D. Thoreau's compelling account of Cape Cod contains the complete, definitive text of the...

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Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago

by Ben Hecht University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2009
ISBN:
9780226322742
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

In 1921, Ben Hecht wrote a column for the Chicago Daily News that his editor called “journalism extraordinary; journalism that...

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Moral Imagination: Essays

by David Bromwich Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9780691173160
Format:
Pb+ 376 pages

Spanning many historical and literary contexts, Moral Imagination brings together a dozen recent essays by one of America's premier...

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New York Nocturne: The City After Dark in Literature, Painting and Photography 1850-1950

by William Chapman Sharpe Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9780691133249
Format:
Hbk 424 pages

As early as the 1850s, gaslight tempted New Yorkers out into a burgeoning nightlife filled with shopping, dining, and dancing....

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Communal Nude: Collected Essays

by Robert Gluck Semiotext(e)
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781584351757
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

I read and wrote to invoke what seemed impossible - relation itself - in order to take part in a world that ceaselessly makes...

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Out of the Blue: September 11 and the Novel

by Kristiaan Versluys Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
07/2009
ISBN:
9780231149372
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

In a widely cited Harper's article written in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, Don DeLillo alluded to the void left behind by...

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American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street

by Paula Rabinowitz Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780691173382
Format:
Pb+ 408 pages

"There is real hope for a culture that makes it as easy to buy a book as it does a pack of cigarettes."--a civic leader...

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