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Wayward Nuns in Medieval Literature

By: Daichman, Graciela S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Syracuse, Syracuse University Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 14664


Book appears as new and unread except for minor shelf wear and very minor curling at corner tips. Spine is neither cracked nor creased. This scholarly study begins with real Medieval nuns and moves to literary figures such as Chaucer's Prioress and the Archpriest of Hita's Dona Garoza. If the book is half as good as its title, it ought to be an entertaining read. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages View more info

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The Contemporary Writer Interviews with Sixteen Novelists and Poets

By: Dembo, L. S. and Cyrena M. Pondrom (eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madison, The University of Wisconsin Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10457


Book appears new and unread with stiff wraps and almost no wear. Light aging and a small, light stain upper left where a price sticker was once placed over the original price of $2.50. Spine is straight, neirher creased nor cracked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Writers interviewed include Barth, Bellow, Borges, Brooks, Nabokov, Oppen, Singer and others. View more info

Shakespeare and Southern Writers : A Study in Influence

By: Kolin, Philip C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jackson, University Press of Mississippi: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14821


Book has some light rubbing at corners, a small stain at top fo front foredge that barely effects margin edges on a few interior pages and a former owne's name on the half-title. Excellent study of the ways Shakespeare has been a major influence on Southern writers. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 177 pages View more info

The Poetics of Appalachian Space

By: Lanier, Parks, Jr. (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14823


Book and jacket are as new. Book seems unread. Collection of essays dealing with the effects of the Southern Appalachians on regional fiction. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 215 pages View more info

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Genius of Place : William Faulkner's Triumphant Beginnings

By: Putzel, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14541


Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has some light wear, mainly on top edge as well as some surface soiling or aging. Interesting study focussing on Faulkner's early work before the great novels. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 332 pages View more info

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Histoire du Nouveau Theatre

By: Serreau, Genevieve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, Gallimard: 1966

Seller ID: 14510


Light, general wear. One light vertical crease on spine. Nice copy of this work on the New Theatre movement. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 190 pages View more info

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A Requiem for the Renascence : The State of Fiction in the Modern South

By: Sullivan, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, The University of Georgia Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13997


Book appears unread. Jacket has some light surface wear. Solid and attractive copy. ; Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures, No. 18; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 81 pages View more info

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Collected Essays

By: Tate, Allen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Denver, Alan Swallow: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7652


The book is ex-lib with usual stamps, but someone has removed card pockets. Number on spine of book is still present. Number on spine of jacket has been removed though a light image remains. Both jacket and book have a nice appearance, but library use is evident. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 578 pages; Very nice reading copy of Tate's essays. View more info

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Modern Poetry and the End of an Era A Plea in Mitigation

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macon, GA, Wesleyan College: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 7138


The red and white wraps have light edge and corner wear and a number of scuffs and scuff-like streaks (see scan). Otherwise , this copy is square and securely bound, in excellent condition. ; Eugenia Dorothy Blount Lamar Lecture Delivered At Wesleyan College, February 1966; B&W Photograph; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Lecture on modern poetry by Warren, whose criticism is always worth reading. There is a nice photo of Warren sitting in a school desk signing a copy... View more info

William Faulkner and Southern History

By: Williamson, Joel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14819


Book and jacket have only very light wear. Former owner's name in ink on the half-title. A few underlininngs and marginal notes in text. The former owner was a book reviewer in Atlanta. Interesting and comprehensive study of Faulkner's use and interpretation of Southern history. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 509 pages View more info