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literary criticism From Rosebud Books


So We Read On

By Corrigan, Maureen

New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2014. First Edition. Hardcover. fine; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; clean & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 8 vo; white boards with blue spine strip; silver spine lettering; 342 pp; includes: acknowledgments; notes; biographical notes; index. illust. dj;


From Tension to Tonic The Plays of Edward Albee

By Paolucci, Anne

Carbondale, Il: Southern Illinois University Press, 1972. Limited Edition. Hardcover. very good; clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; gray cloth boards with ivory textured spine strip; logo of Crosscurrents rendered in black & gilt on front board; gilt spine lettering; 143 pp; includes: preface by Harry T. Moore, Introduction, selected bibliography & index. Limited edition of 100 copies honoring the 100th volume in the SIU Press series Crosscurrents/Modern Critiques.


Inner Workings

By Coetzee, J.M.

New York: Viking Press, 2007. First American Edition. Hardcover. fine; as unread; clean, tight, & attractive./fine; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. black boards with black spine strip; gilt spine lettering; 304 pp; intoduction by Derek Attridge; includes notes and references; black dj listing authors discussed on front of dj.


Italo Svevo

By Lebowitz, Naomi ( translated from Italian Italo Svevo )

New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1978. Unstated. Boards. Good + in Chipped and Torn DJ. 230 pgs.; 5 chapters; prefatory note; acknowledgments; introduction; epilogue; bibliography; index; blue boards; colored dj; 1 inch tear at top of dj; clean hardcover; 8vo.


Chopin and George Sand in Majorca

By Ferra, Bartomeu (translated by R.D.F. Pring-Mill)

Palma De Mallorca: Palma De Mallorca, 1961. First edition. wraps. Near Fine in Wraps; clean, tight, attractive.. glued wraps; white textured wraps with sm. woodcut illust. on front wrap; several b/w photographs throughout; 82 pgs.; includes an extract from "the Memoirs of Aurore Sand."; List of illust. in rear of book is incorrectly paginated; fold out illust. by Ferra at rear of book.


Eugene O' Neil's Critics: Voices From Abroad

By Frenz, Horst and Susan Tuck

Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1984. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine-no dj; clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; green cloth boards with gilt lettering; 225 pps.' includes inroduction, index. includes essays Lennox Robinson, Erik Reger, Kenneth Tynan, et. al.; selected critical studies, bibliographies, and biographies, etc.


A Reformer's Art

By Hill, Nancy K.

Athens: Ohio University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ; clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new mylar wrap.. 8 vo; gray boards; 169 pps.; includes notes, bibliography & index; b/w illust. discussion of Dicken's visual rhetoric, methods and intent.


The Negro Novelist

By Hughes, Carl Milton

New York: The Citadel Press, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; minor rubbing to dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. tan boards; 288 pages, graphic dj listing authors treated; Includes Bibliography and Index of Authors. A significant work of literary criticism which examines the complete output of American Negro novelists of the decade 1940-1950.