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  • THE GRAVE OF ALICE B. TOKLAS: And Other Reports from the Past. by Friedrich, Otto.
    Friedrich, Otto.
    THE GRAVE OF ALICE B. TOKLAS: And Other Reports from the Past.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen essays - five never before published. Topics range from re-creating the life and times of the last empress of Rome, the remaining days of Mozart's life, to his childhood in New England. Index of names. xiii, 384 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-09035.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60148
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  • [Frost, Robert] Thornton, Richard, editor. Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, Mark van Doren and others, contributors.
    RECOGNITION OF ROBERT FROST: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1937.) dj. Hardcover - A collection of reviews, criticism and essays on Frost's life and work, by such writers as William Dean Howells, Amy Lowell, Ezra Pound, Louis Untermeyer, Christopher Morley, Louis Untermeyer, W.H. Auden, C. Day Lewis, Edwin Muir and others. Illustrated with photographs. Frontispiece portrait with a fascimile signature. Chronology, xx, 312 pp.

    Condition: Good only in green cloth (rubbing and fraying to the spine and corners, bookplate, front flap from dust jacket affixed to the front endpaper, binding cracking after half title page, although still sturdy and strong.)

    Book ID: 39676
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  • THE FACES OF EVE: Women in the Nineteenth Century American Novel. by Fryer, Judith.
    Fryer, Judith.
    THE FACES OF EVE: Women in the Nineteenth Century American Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 19th century was a time of great social upheaval in America, especially in the relationship between the sexes, and this book studies the various and changing roles assigned to women in literature - from the myth of America as a New World Garden of Eden to women as temptress (Celia Madden and Hester Pyrnne), to the American princess (Isabel Archer and others), figures of the great mother - and the "unnatural women reformers of Boston." Notes, bibliography, index. x, 294 pp. ISBN: 0-19502025.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (slight sunning to spine of dj).

    Book ID: 85042
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  • ATHOL FUGARD: Grove Press Modern Dramatists. by [Fugard, Athol] Walder, Dennis.
    [Fugard, Athol] Walder, Dennis.
    ATHOL FUGARD: Grove Press Modern Dramatists.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Grove Press, 1985. First edition - The first full-length study of this important South African playwright. Based on interviews with the playwright, his actors and others involved in the South African theater, this is a look at Fugard's life and work and an analysis of his major plays including 'Sizwe Bansi Is Dead' and 'Master Harold and the Boys.' Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. 142 pp. ISBN: 0-394-622308.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 28067
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  • (Gaines, Ernest J.) John Lowe,editor.
    CONVERSATIONS WITH ERNEST GAINES

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Jackson, MI: University Press of Mississippi, (1995.). First edition - Includes interviews and conversations ranging from 1969 to 1994, and covering much of his work and ideas. Although Gaines has won many awards - including the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the MacArthur "genius" award, and his books have been the basis of excellent films, he remains a very under-appreciated writer by the public as a whole. However, a book like this helps to put his work in perspective and to reveal the complexity and depth of his characters and ideas. A title in the Literary Conversations Series. Frontispiece, chronology. Index. 335 pp. ISBN: 0-878057838.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 32041
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  • NEW ROAD 5. by Gardiner, Wrey, editor.
    Gardiner, Wrey, editor.
    NEW ROAD 5.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Grey Walls Press, (1949). Hardcover first edition - Anthology which includes essays on Rilke, Arturo Barea, Walt Whitman, on Joyce's Finnigans Wake. Includes sections on English poetry with contributions by Robert Payne, Tessa Sillars, Kathleen Raine, May Sarton, Ruthven Todd, Henry Treece, Alex Comfort, Nicholas Moore and others; five poems from Ireland (chosen by Robert Greacen); and a section on French writings, including poems by Jean Cocteau, Aime Cesaire, Henri Michaux, Jules Supervielle, St. John Perse, and Patrice de la Tour du Pin. Thirteen illustrations. 184 pp.

    Condition: Good only in black cloth with foxing and offsetting to the endpapers, toning to the pages, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84253
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  • THE GYPSY-BACHELOR OF MANCHESTER: The Life of Mrs Gaskell's Demon. by [Gaskell, Mrs. Elizabeth] Bonaparte, Felicia.
    [Gaskell, Mrs. Elizabeth] Bonaparte, Felicia.
    THE GYPSY-BACHELOR OF MANCHESTER: The Life of Mrs Gaskell's Demon.

    Edition: First printing.

    Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An interesting look at a writer who has come to personify the Victorian feminine ideal - "Through meticulous study of Mrs Gaskell's organising metaphors, Professor Bonaparte reveals that all her life she hid from herself a second self: an inadmissibly rebellious, daemonic "male" counter-force whose energies disrupted but also empowered her work." A title in the Victorian Literature and Culture Series. Notes, select bibliography, index. x, 310 pp. ISBN: 0-8139-1390X.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 55969
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  • THE HABITATIONS OF THE WORD: Essays. by Gass, William H.
    Gass, William H.
    THE HABITATIONS OF THE WORD: Essays.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which includes a decade's worth of essays on literature, philosophy and the theory of language, Among the writers whose work he discusses are , Emerson, Joyce, Nabokov, Dickens, and Pound. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-671527266.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket (slight hint of fading on the spine).

    Book ID: 85167
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  • PULP ACCORDING TO DAVID GOODIS. by Gertzman, Jay A.
    Gertzman, Jay A.
    PULP ACCORDING TO DAVID GOODIS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Lutz, FL: Down & Out Books, (2008). SIGNED first edition - A study not just of Goodiss body of work but on pulp era fiction -which reached its peak in the 1950s - in general, mid-20th century American history, Philadelphia history, literary analysis and more Foreword by Richard Godwin, with a bibliographical appendix by Lou Boxer. Signed by Gertzman on the title page. Illustrated with photographs, extensive footnotes, index. 244 pp plus 6 pp. publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-1948235365.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 84435
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  • Graulich, Melody, editor.
    WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, February 1998. Volume XXXII (32), Number 4.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Logan, Utah: The Western Literature Association and Utah State University, 1998. First edition - The quarterly journal of the Western Literature Associaton. The last issue to include the annual bibliography of studies in Western American literature. Illustrated with Laura Gilpin photographs. Book reviews, index to volume 32. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Fine in tan printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 32254
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  • Graulich, Melody, editor.
    WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, May 1997. Volume XXXII (32), Number 1.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Logan, Utah: The Western Literature Association and Utah State University, 1997. First edition - The quarterly journal of the Western Literature Associaton. Includes an interesting article from the new editor, Graulich; articles on Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, a mixed race Siouzx woman) , on race and domesticity in Winona and Deadwood Dick, and another on the Western hero. Photographs, notes and bibliographical infomation following each article, book reviews, advertisements. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Fine in tan printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 32247
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  • WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, WINTER 1999. Volume 33, Number 4. by Graulich, Melody, editor. (Wanda Coleman, Edward Abbey)
    Graulich, Melody, editor. (Wanda Coleman, Edward Abbey)
    WESTERN AMERICAN LITERATURE, WINTER 1999. Volume 33, Number 4.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Logan, Utah: The Western Literature Association and Utah State University, 1999. First edition - The quarterly journal of the Western Literature Associaton. Includes a long article on Wanda Coleman, illustrated with full-color paintings by Elizabeth Catlett and Elsie Palmer Payne; an article on the 20th century nature writer by Ann Roland and essay reviews on Edward Abbey and the critics, and on the letters of Margaret Laurence and Adele Wiseman. Photographs, notes and bibliographical infomation following each article, book reviews, advertisements. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Fine in white illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 32250
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  • BLACK ON BLACK: Twentieth-Century African American Writing about Africa. by Gruesser, John Cullen.
    Gruesser, John Cullen.
    BLACK ON BLACK: Twentieth-Century African American Writing about Africa.

    Edition: First printing.

    Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book described as "the first comprehensive analysis of the modern African American literary response to Africa, from W.E.B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk to Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Combining cutting-edge theory, extensive historical and archival research, and close readings of individual texts, Gruesser reveals the diversity of the African American response to Countee Cullen's question, 'What is Africa to Me?'" Extensive notes, works cited, index. xiii, 205 pp. ISBN: 0-813121639.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread)

    Book ID: 79195
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  • PRESENTING ROSA GUY. by [Guy, Rosa] Norris, Jerrie.
    [Guy, Rosa] Norris, Jerrie.
    PRESENTING ROSA GUY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Twayne, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in Twayne's United States Authors Series: Young Adult Authors, the first study of this author who was born in Trinidad and raised in Harlem. A "thoughtful study of the many influences that being black has had on Guy's work. Based in part on Norris's in-person interviews with Guy, the book sketchily discusses Guy's life, going more deeply into major cultural movements which threaded through it: the immigration experience of a West Indian family in Harlem in the 1930s and '40s, the Marcus Garvey movement, the Civil Rights movement, etc. [Includes an] in-depth analysis of Guy's books, especially The Friends trilogy. Chronology, frontispiece portrait, selected bibliography, index. [8], 110 pp. ISBN: 0-805782079.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 74540
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  • RADCLYFFE HALL A Life in the Writing. by [Hall, Radclyffe] Dellamora, Richard.
    [Hall, Radclyffe] Dellamora, Richard.
    RADCLYFFE HALL A Life in the Writing.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (2011.). First edition - As the most famous lesbian novel ever written 'The Well of Loneliness' has ecliped the overall writings of Hall. This book offers us "the first full look at the entire range of Hall's published and unpublished works of fiction, poetry, and autobiography . . to demonstrate how she continually played with the details of her own life to help fashion her own identity as well as to bring into existence a public lesbian culture. .. . [Dellamora] uncovers Hall's involvement with other modes of speculative psychology, including Spiritualism, Theosophy, and an eclectic brand of Christian and Buddhist mysticism. Dellamora's Hall is a woman of complex accommodations, able to reconcile her…

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    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (2011.). First edition - As the most famous lesbian novel ever written 'The Well of Loneliness' has ecliped the overall writings of Hall. This book offers us "the first full look at the entire range of Hall's published and unpublished works of fiction, poetry, and autobiography . . to demonstrate how she continually played with the details of her own life to help fashion her own identity as well as to bring into existence a public lesbian culture. .. . [Dellamora] uncovers Hall's involvement with other modes of speculative psychology, including Spiritualism, Theosophy, and an eclectic brand of Christian and Buddhist mysticism. Dellamora's Hall is a woman of complex accommodations, able to reconcile her marriage to Troubridge with her passionate affairs with other women, and her experimental approach to gender and sexuality with her conservative politics and Catholicism. She is . . a figure who has much to contribute to our own efforts to understand transgendered and transsexual existence today." xxii, 309 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56055
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  • BARRY HANNAH: Postmodern Romantic. by [Hannah, Barry 1942-2010] Weston, Ruth D.
    [Hannah, Barry 1942-2010] Weston, Ruth D.
    BARRY HANNAH: Postmodern Romantic.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thematic tour of the complete works - eleven books of fiction at the time this was written - by this important contemporary southern writer and literary maverick. SIGNED on the title page by Weston. A title in the Southern Literary Studies series. Bibliography, index. xii, 147 pp. ISBN: 0-807122904.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83545
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  • EXORCISING BLACKNESS: Historical And Literary Lynching And Burning Rituals. by Harris, Trudier
    Harris, Trudier
    EXORCISING BLACKNESS: Historical And Literary Lynching And Burning Rituals.

    Edition: First printing.

    Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of the effects of lynching, burning, castrating, raping, and mutilating black people on the literary work of black men and women writers since 1853, from Charles Chesnutt to Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison and others. Notes, Bibliography and Index. 222 pp. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. ISBN: 0-253-319951.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52804
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  • Heywood, Christopher, editor.
    ASPECTS OF SOUTH AFRICAN LITERATURE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Heinemann Educational Books, (1976). Hardcover first edition - "The English tradition in the literature of southern Africa reflects the turbulent history of the past 150 years. From its 19th century origins to the present day, the work of South African writers like Olive Schreiner, Roy Campbell, Peter Abrahams, Nadine Gordimer, Ezekiel Mphahlele, Dennis Brutus, Athol Fugard, and many others has gained international acclaim." Includes articles by Alan Paton, Gordimer, Oswald Mtshali, Arthur Ravenscroft (on Bessie Head) and many others. Index. xv, 192 pp. ISBN: 0-435913409.

    Condition: Near fine in black cloth with silver lettering to the spine, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86278
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  • [Himes, Chester]. Sallis, James.
    CHESTER HIMES: A LIFE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Walker, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A definite biography of the complex and under-rated African American writer who is best known for his Harlem cycle crime novels by a writer who is himself an acclaimed poet, novelist and critic. Photographs, list of works by Himes, notes, index. 337 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-13629.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 29435
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  • [Hughes, Langston] Hall, James C., editor.
    LANGSTON HUGHES: A Collection of Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1998). First edition - A title in the Harcourt Brace Casebook Series in Literature under the series editorship of Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell. Designed for college students, this includes biographical information on Langston Hughes, a selection of his poems, discussion and research questions and a selection of secondary sources, bibliography and more. xii, 154 pp. ISBN: 0-155054813.

    Condition: Fine in glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 79276
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  • Ionesco, Eugene.
    HUGOLIAD: Or the Grotesque and Tragic Life of Victor Hugo

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Originally written when Ionesco was just 26 and published in a Rumanian literary journal of the 1930s, this "anti-biography" "drips with sarcasm" as he paints Hugo as "a very unromantic charlatan, an intellectual lightweight who rose to success thanks to ruthless tactics." Includes a postscript, notes, and a chronology of Ionesco and Romania. 126 pp. ISBN: 0-394560922.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 86696
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  • NEO-AFRICAN LITERATURE: A History of Black Writing. by Jahn, Janheinz.
    Jahn, Janheinz.
    NEO-AFRICAN LITERATURE: A History of Black Writing.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dustjacket "The book is divided into four main sections, the first dealing with the cultural and historical background, containing accounts of the little-known works of writers of African descent, like Juan Latino who wrote Latin verse in sixteenth-century Spain and the black 'educational guinea-pigs' of the Age of Enlihgtenment. 'The African Scene' has chapters on 'oral literature', Hausa and Swahili writing, and 'protest' and 'apprentice' work in European and African languages throughout the continent; and 'The American Scene' deals comprehensively with verse and prose in Latin America and the West Indies as well as the USA - not omitting the blues and the Calypso." Translated from the…

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    New York: Grove Press, (1969) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dustjacket "The book is divided into four main sections, the first dealing with the cultural and historical background, containing accounts of the little-known works of writers of African descent, like Juan Latino who wrote Latin verse in sixteenth-century Spain and the black 'educational guinea-pigs' of the Age of Enlihgtenment. 'The African Scene' has chapters on 'oral literature', Hausa and Swahili writing, and 'protest' and 'apprentice' work in European and African languages throughout the continent; and 'The American Scene' deals comprehensively with verse and prose in Latin America and the West Indies as well as the USA - not omitting the blues and the Calypso." Translated from the German by Oliver Coburn and Ursula Lehrburger. Bibliographies follow each chapter. Includes an appendix on the survey of the material. Index 301 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in yellow cloth in a very near fine dust jacket (creasing to edge of front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 87951
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  • FOURTEEN LANDING ZONES: Approaches to Vietnam War Literature. by Jason, Philip K., editor.
    Jason, Philip K., editor.
    FOURTEEN LANDING ZONES: Approaches to Vietnam War Literature.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1991). First edition - An anthology which includes "fourteen diverse and powerful works by some of today's leading critics in Vietnam studies begin to answer the question of how we will filter the writings of the Vietnam War - including fiction, poetry, drama, and memoirs. What will survive the process of critical acclaim and societal affirmationand why?" Among the essays are "Humping the Boonies on Bobbie Ann Mason's In Country" by Katherine Kinney; "The Vietnam War Novels of Taikesho Kaiko" by Mark A. Heberle and much more. Works cited at the end of each essay. 250 pp. ISBN: 0-877453152.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 88312
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  • SHINE, PERISHING REPUBLIC: Robinson Jeffers and the Tragic Sense in Modern Poetry. by [Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962] Gilbert, Rudolph.
    [Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962] Gilbert, Rudolph.
    SHINE, PERISHING REPUBLIC: Robinson Jeffers and the Tragic Sense in Modern Poetry.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., (1936) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays by Gilbert, a poet himself, which use the poems of Jeffers as a starting point in an investigation of modern American poetry. One of only 1000 copies in this first edition. Bibliography, 197 pp plus colophon.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (light toning to pages, price-clipped).

    Book ID: 86144
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  • THE POET AND THE POEM. by Jerome, Judson.
    Jerome, Judson.
    THE POET AND THE POEM.

    Edition: Revised and updated edition.

    Cincinnati: Writers Digest, (1979) dj. Hardcover - A comprehensive guide to writing and assessing poetry, beginning with the basic question "are you a poet" and "the vanity of print" Index, glossary. 399 pp. ISBN: 0-911654-704.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 64703
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  • DARK FATHERS INTO LIGHT: Brendan Kennelly. by ]Kennelly, Brendan] Pine, Richard, editor.
    ]Kennelly, Brendan] Pine, Richard, editor.
    DARK FATHERS INTO LIGHT: Brendan Kennelly.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Bloodaxe, (194). First edition - A collection of essays on the work of Ireland's most distinguished poets, Brendan Kennelly, including a biographical portrait and an interview with him. Contributors include Gabriel Fitzmaurice, Ake Persson and Kathleen McCracken. Kennelly has written more than 30 books of verse including the epics Cromwell and The Book of Judas. Bloodaxe Critical Anthologies #2. Notes and an extensive bibliography of works by and about Kennelly. 224 p. ISBN: 1852242760.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63988
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  • THE WRITING OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA by Killam, G.D., editor.
    Killam, G.D., editor.
    THE WRITING OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Nairobi, Kenya: Heinemann, (1984). First edition - A comprehensive survey on the novels, poetry and drama of East Africa. Includes essays on the literature of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and more, and on the works of Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nuruddin Farah, Meja Mwangi and others. Contributors include Ismael Mbise, John Reed, L. A. Mbughuni. Bibliography, index. x, 274 pp. ISBN: 0-435916718.

    Condition: Good only - 2 leaves (171-2 and 178-9 have been torn and are half missing, embossed seal of previous owner) .

    Book ID: 79356
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  • STEPHEN KING: THE ART OF DARKNESS. by [King, Stephen] Winter, Douglas E.
    [King, Stephen] Winter, Douglas E.
    STEPHEN KING: THE ART OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of King's life and work, which includes some notes towards a biography and a study of his major novels. Chronology, several appendices on his short fiction, television and movie adaptations and a detailed bibliography through 1984. Photographs. Index. xix, 252 pp. ISBN: 0-453004768.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85274
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  • THE DANGEROUS EDGE. by Lambert, Gavin.
    Lambert, Gavin.
    THE DANGEROUS EDGE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Grossman Publishers -The Viking Press, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - "An Inquiry Into the Lives of Nine Masters of Suspense" - an exploration of the events that shaped the minds and inspired the classic works of mystery and crime by nine writers: Wilkie Collins, Arthur Conan Doyle, G.K. Chesterton, John Buchan, Eric Ambler, Graham Greene, Georges Simenon, Raymond Chandler and Alfred Hitchcock. Bibliography. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-670255815.

    Condition: Fine in a good only dust jacket (large chip to back cover of dj.).

    Book ID: 42511
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  • THE EMERGENCE OF AFRICAN FICTION. by Larson, Charles R.
    Larson, Charles R.
    THE EMERGENCE OF AFRICAN FICTION.

    Edition: Revised edition.

    Bloomington, IN and London: Indiana University Press, (1972.) dj. Hardcover - Described as the first comprehensive study of the African novel, illustrating what is particularly different about African fiction and showing that the Western literary is irrelevant to the contributions being made by modern African writers - including Chinua Achebe and Amos Tutuola (Nigeria), James Ngugi (Kenya), Peter Abrahams (South Africa), Camara Laye (Guinea) and others. Foreword by Newton P. Stallknecht. Map frontispiece. Notes, selected bibliography, index. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-253-319455.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dust jacket (peeled spot near bottom of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 42855
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