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LITERARY CRITICISM.

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161 HEILMAN, ROBERT BECHTOLD. This Great Stage: Image And Structure In King Lear.
University of Washington Press, Seattle: 1963. s Softcover. Good reading copy with underlining and margin notes. 
An enduring contribution to Shakespeare criticism that offers a profound and evocative view of what is "finally a play about the ways of looking at and assessing the world of human experience." Includes an Index. 
Price: 35.34 USD
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162 HELLER, ERICH. Thomas Mann: The Ironic German, A Study.
Paul P. Appel, Mamaroneck: 1973. 0911858296 / 9780911858297 Corrected Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand New Book. 
According to the author, this is a "tribute to the work of a writer, and testimony to a literary fascination which, with the passage of time,has grown stronger both in acction and critique..." 
Price: 25.18 USD
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163 HELLER, ERICH. Thomas Mann: The Ironic German.
Meridian Books, The World Publishing Company: 1965. Second Printing. s Softcover. Reading Copy. A small number of ink and pencil markings in the text with water stained and worn cover. 
According to the author, this is a "tribute to the work of a writer, and testimony to a literary fascination which, with the passage of time,has grown stronger both in acction and critique..." 
Price: 25.18 USD
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164 HICKS, GRANVILLE. The Living Novel: A Symposium.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1957. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The front cover is warped. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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165 HOARE, DOROTHY M. Some Studies In The Modern Novel.
The Prospect Press, Litchfield: 1940. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 

Price: 7.36 USD
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166 HOFFMAN, DANIEL G. The Poetry Of Stephen Crane.
Columbia University Press, New York: 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good readin copy. There are pencil marks, underlining and the spine has been taped. 

Price: 8.55 USD
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167 HOFFMAN, FREDERICK J.; VICKERY, OLGA W. (EDITORS) William Faulkner: Three Decades Of Criticism.
Harvest/HBJ Book, New York: 1960. 0156967553 / 9780156967556 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 42.28 USD
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168 HOLBROOK, DAVID. The Quest For Love.
University of Alabama Press, University: 1965. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
"In Quest for Love, Mr. Holbrook turns to the exploration of the relationship between the growth of a sense of reality and the capacity to love. He believes firmly in the civilizing influence of creative art on society, and attempts to show how Chaucer, in his Merchant's and Franklin's Tales and Shakespeare, in The Winter's Tale 'transcended . . . human imperfection' and created a vision of continuity and hope by their understanding of human love. As always in Holbrook's work, there is much that is intelligent here. He is surely right in his general condemnation of ady Chatterley's Love as a misanthropic novel, written by a man who was expressing his unconscious need to degrade women. This book makes very interesting reading. It stimulates, provokes and arouses both hostility and sympathy towards it author. It is alive." Spectator (London) Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.83 USD
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169 HOLBROOK, JACKSON. The Eighteen Nineties: A Review Of Art And Ideas At The Close Of The Nineteenth Century.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. s Softcover. Reading copy with some underlining. 
An outstanding analysis on the ideas, artistic values, personalities and their contemporaries of the "Yellow Book" era which made the years of the Victorian climax so vivacious a period in the fields of art and literature. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.89 USD
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170 HOLLAHAN, EUGENE. Hopkins Against History.
Creighton University Press, Omaha: 1995. 1881871134 / 9781881871132 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Scrutinizing the claim frequently made by critics that literary forms represent forms of consciousness, Eugene Hollahan attempts in Hopkins Against History a double-edged project. He applies popular critical methods - psychoanalytical, New Historical, interdisciplinary, and the like - as procedures in an examination of that rare poetic spirit Gerard Manley Hopkins. At the same time, and dialectically, the author uses Hopkins's life and oeuvre as a test case or paradigm case by which to measure, Includes an Index. 
Price: 52.96 USD
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171 HUET, MARIE-HÉLťNE, The Culture Of Disaster.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
From antiquity through the Enlightenment, disasters were attributed to the obscure power of the stars or the vengeance of angry gods. As philosophers sought to reassess the origins of natural disasters, they also made it clear that humans shared responsibility for the damages caused by a violent universe. This far-ranging book explores the way writers, thinkers, and artists have responded to the increasingly political concept of disaster from the Enlightenment until today. Marie-HlŹne Huet argues that post-Enlightenment culture has been haunted by the sense of emergency that made natural catastrophes and human deeds both a collective crisis and a personal tragedy. From the plague of 1720 to the cholera of 1832, from shipwrecks to film dystopias, disasters raise questions about identity and memory, technology, control, and liability. In her analysis, Huet considers anew the mythical figures of Medusa and Apollo, theories of epidemics, earthquakes, political crises, and films such as Blow-Up and Blade Runner. With its scope and precision, The Culture of Disaster will appeal to a wide public interested in modern culture, philosophy, and intellectual history. 
Price: 49.40 USD
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172 HUF, LINDA. A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Woman: The Writer As Heroine In American Literature.
Frederick Unger Publishing Company, New York: 0804462887 / 9780804462884 First Paperback Edition, Second Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Delves deeply into six novels by American women, ranging from Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall (1855) to Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar (1963). She has much to say about women artists'unwitting acceptance of the prevailing view of themselves as an aberration, and she looks to what the future may hold. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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173 HUMPHREYS, A. R. Herman Melville.
Grove Press, New York: 1962. First Evergreen edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Gives a brief biographical account of Herman Melville, a detailed survey of his work, a report of the best published criticism, and a selected bibliography. 
Price: 53.63 USD
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174 HUNT, ANTHONY. Genesis, Structure, And Meaning In Gary Snyder's Mountains And Rivers Without End.
University of Nevada Press, Reno: . s Softcover. Brand new book. 
When Gary Snyder's long poem Mountains and Rivers Without End was published in 1996, it was hailed as a masterpiece of American poetry. Anthony Hunt offers a detailed historical and explicative analysis of this complex work using, among his many sources, Snyder's personal papers, letters, and interviews. Hunt traces the work's origins, as well as some of the sources of its themes and structure, including No drama; East Asian landscape painting; the rhythms of storytelling, chant, and song; Jungian archetypal psychology; world mythology; Buddhist philosophy and ritual; Native American traditions; and planetary geology, hydrology, and ecology. His analysis addresses the poem not merely by its content, but through the structure of individual lines and the arrangement of the parts, examining the personal and cultural influences on Snyder's work. Hunt's benchmark study will be rewarding reading for anyone who enjoys the contemplation of Snyder's artistry and ideas and, more generally, for those who are intrigued by the cultural and intellectual workings of artistic composition. Anthony Hunt taught courses in modern and American literature at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez for thirty years. Well-known and well-published as a scholar of Gary Snyder's work, Hunt focused his academic research on Snyder's monumental long poem, Mountains and Rivers Without End, for more than two decades. "[This] book will be the foundation for all future examinations of this important literary work." -David Landis Barnhill, Western American Literature "Suggestive, and rich in lore and ideas, Anthony Hunt's explications will open the poems up for readers but at the same time—in my opinion—leave plenty of territory for them to find their own insights. These are informed, playful, creative commentaries that don't impose themselves on the text, but complement it." -Gary Snyder "Anthony Hunt's book will certainly become the standard against which all other discussion of Gary Snyder's poetry will be measured. Hunt has provided a thorough, multidisciplinary study. He knows Mountains and Rivers Without End better than anyone else besides Snyder." -Patrick D. Murphy, author of A Place for Wayfaring: The Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder 
Price: 37.95 USD
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175 HUNTER, JEFFERSON. Edwardian Fiction.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1982. 0674240308 / 9780674240308 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A study of the forms and themes of the English novel in one unusually rich decade of its existence, the first decade of the twentieth century, which by chance coincided with the reign of Edward VII. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.48 USD
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176 HUYSSEN, ANDREAS. Miniature Metropolis: Literature In An Age Of Photography And Film.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Europe's modernizing metropolises offered a sensory experience unlike anything that had come before. Cities became laboratories bubbling with aesthetic experimentation in old and new media, and from this milieu emerged metropolitan miniatures—short prose pieces about the experiences of urban life written for European newspapers. Miniature Metropolis explores the history and theory of this significant but misrecognized achievement of literary modernism. Andreas Huyssen shows how writers from Baudelaire and Kafka to Benjamin, Musil, and Adorno created the miniature to record their reflections of Paris, Brussels, Prague, Vienna, Berlin, and Los Angeles. Contesting photography and film as competing media, the metropolitan miniature sought to capture the visceral feeling of acceleration and compression that defined urban existence. But the form did not merely imitate visual media—it absorbed them, condensing objective and subjective perceptions into the very structure of language and text and asserting the aesthetic specificity of literary language without resort to visual illustration. Huyssen argues that the miniature subverted the expectations of transparency, easy understanding, and entertainment that mass circulation newspapers depended upon. His fine-grained readings open broad vistas into German critical theory and the history of visual arts, revealing the metropolitan miniature to be one of the few genuinely innovative modes of spatialized writing created by modernism. Andreas Huyssen is Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. "This book will serve as an invaluable guide to the wide variety of miniature writings that emerged in the modern age. Huyssen's close readings of these literary gems highlight the ways in which they responded to new modes of sensory experience. A brilliant study of literature in the era of visual media."—Anthony Kaes, University of California, Berkeley "This is a unique, deeply thought, and important work that brings new insights into the literary forms of modernism, and their relations to other media."—Anthony Vidler, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union 
Price: 37.95 USD
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177 HYMAN, STANLEY EDGAR. The Armed Vision: A Study In The Methods Of Literary Criticism.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1952. Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

Price: 28.26 USD
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178 JACK, IAN. English Literature 1815 - 1832.
Oxford University Press, London: 1963. First Edition (Unstated). This is Volume X in the Oxford History of English Literature. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Very good condition. 
Consists of a series of critical reassessments of the poetry of Byron, Shelley, and Keats, the fiction of Scott and Peacock, and the prose of Hazlitt, Lamb, and DeQuincey. In a full treatment of the minor writers of the time Clare and John Galt are given particular prominence. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.38 USD
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179 JACKSON, W.T.H. The Literature Of The Middle Ages.
Columbia University Press, New York: 1962 Third Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Slight stain on side and two tiny rips on dustjacket. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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180 JAFFE, DAVID. The Stormy Petrel And The Whale: Some Origins Of Moby-dick.
Port City Press, Inc.: Baltimore, 1976. First Edition (unstated). s Softcover. Reading copy. Cover discolored from age. 
An essay on some of Herman Melville's source materials for his famous novel, Moby-Dick. 
Price: 19.65 USD
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