Literature and Cultural History
Beyond Gatsby discusses Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and other American writers of the 1920s.
Reader response, book history, and American cultural history.
This is the first study of Dickens’s American readers and audience for his American readings.Bela Kornitzer Award Winner.
History; Bestselling Books; Literature
America's favorite books across the past 100 years are discussed in this book.
Cultural History-Literary Criticism-Critical Biography
The 1940s, a time of war and a generation's great effort, is discussed in this cultural history through the novels of the era.
History; Literary Criticism
Citizen Steinbeck covers the career and works of American author John Steinbeck.
Science fiction and mythology have often been present in the imagery, lyrics, and sound of progressive rock music and in other styles of rock music. This book looks at the work of David Bowie, ELO, Alan Parsons, ELP, Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, Rush, and other bands.
Explores the connections between music and literature.
Film and Literary Modernism is a collection of essays about the arts, literary modernism, and film making from 1900 through the 1960s.
A collection of short stories.
This study of Conrad’s themes, style, and techniques is for those writing on his works.