In a speech given in December 1925, Vladimir Nabokov declared that 'everything in the world plays', including 'love, nature, the arts, and domestic puns.' All of Nabokov's novels contain scenes of gam ... 続きを読む
Recipient of the Children's Literature Association's Honor Book Award
PROSE Honorable Mention for Literature, the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American P ... 続きを読む
She will do as I have bidden her.'
Catherine Sloper is heiress to a fortune and the social eminence associated with Washington Square. She attracts the attention of a good-looking but penniless y ... 続きを読む
What Maisie Knew (1897) represents one of James's finest reflections on the rites of passage from wonder to knowledge, and the question of their finality. The child of violently divorced parents, Mai ... 続きを読む
In this original study, Geoffrey Sanborn presents a fresh interpretation of the villanous Magua in James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans (1826) and of the dignified harpooner Queequeg in He ... 続きを読む
White Writers, Race Matters explores the popular tradition of white-authored novels about racism in America. What explains their success, and what are their limitations? This study examines these ques ... 続きを読む
One of the earliest American novels, Wieland (1798) is a thrilling tale of suspense and intrigue set in rural Pennyslvania in the 1760s. Based on an actual case of a New York farmer who murdered his f ... 続きを読む
William Faulkner has enjoyed a secure reputation as American modernism's foremost fiction writer, and as a landmark figure in international literary modernism, for well over half a century. Less secur ... 続きを読む
There is within every human being a deep well of thinking over which a heavy iron lid is kept clamped. Winesburg, Ohio (1919) is Sherwood Anderson's masterpiece, a cycle of short stories concerning li ... 続きを読む
This selection of twenty of Hawthorne's tales is the first in paperback to present his most important short works with full annotation in one volume.
ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford Wor ... 続きを読む