Books on the Philosophy and Theory of Literature

Books on the Philosophy and Theory of Literature

801. Books on the philosophy & theory of literature Further Reading: M. H. Abrams The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition, 1954. American literary critic M. H. Abrams examines the Romantic approach to literary criticism and compares it...
Books on English Poetry

Books on English Poetry

821. Books on English poetry Further Reading: W. H. Auden Nones, 1951. W.H. Auden was an Anglo-American poet who wrote on political, cultural, and psychological themes in addition to love poems. After growing up in England, he travelled for a while before moving to...
Books on English Poetry

Books on English and Old English Literatures

820. Books on English & Old English literatures Further Reading: Walter Chandoha The Literary Gardener, 1997. For those who love gardens and the plants that comprise them, professional garden photographer Walter Chandoha provides images from his own gardens...
Books of American Miscellaneous Writings

Books of American Miscellaneous Writings

818. Books on American miscellaneous writings Further Reading: Carol Brightman Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World, 1992. Twentieth-century intellectual Mary McCarthy was an influential activist and writer known for her social and political commentary and...
Books on American Essays Written in English

Books on American Essays Written in English

814. American essays in English Further Reading Joan Didion The White Album, 1981. Through examining both personal, spiritual, and cultural upheavals of the time, Joan Didion examines the late 1960s and its effects on her psyche. Lee Gutkind and Hattie Fletcher, eds....
Books on American Fiction in English

Books on American Fiction in English

813. American fiction in English Further Reading Leon Edel Henry James: The Master 1901-1916, 1972. Leon Edel summarizes his five-part biography of Henry James in this final volume. It provides a sweeping view of his career and final years. David Gessner All the Wild...