Famous Authors

Female Poets
Women Writers and Poetic Identity : Dorothy Wordsworth, Emily Bronte and Emily Dickinson
by Margaret Homans
How does the consciousness of being a woman affect the workings of the poetic imagination? With this question Margaret Homans introduces her study of three nineteenth-century women poets and their response to a literary tradition that defines the poet as male. Her answer suggests why there were so few great women poets in an age when most of the great novelists were women.
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning 
by Simon Avery; Rebecca Stott
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The Emily Dickinson Handbook
 by Gudrun Grabher; Roland Hagenbuchle; Cristanne Miller
Here for the first time, students of Emily Dickinson can find a single source of accurate, up-to-date information on the poet’s life and works, her letters and manuscripts, the cultural climate of her times, her reception and influence, and the current state of Dickinson scholarship. Written by a distinguished group of contributors from the United States and abroad, the twenty-two essays in this volume reflect the many facets of the poet’s oeuvre, as well as the principal trends in…
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Maya Angelou : adventurous spirit 
by Linda Wagner-Martin
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A Life of Gwendolyn Brooks 
by George Kent
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Sylvia Plath : method and madness
by Edward Butscher
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Reading Sappho : contemporary approaches
by Ellen Greene
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Elizabeth Bishop : lines of connection 
by Linda Anderson
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Top Works of Authors (19th Century)
Anna Karenina
by Leo Tolstoy; Richard Pevear (Translator); Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)
Call Number: PG3366 .A6 G35 2002

War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy; Anthony Briggs (Translator); Orlando Figes (Introduction)
Call Number: PG3366 .V6 M3 2006

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 
by Mark Twain
Call Number: PS1305 .A1 1992

Anton Chekhov’s Short Stories 
by Anton Chekov; Ralph E. Matlaw (Editor); Constance Garnett (Translator)
Call Number: PG3456 .A15 F64 1979

by George Eliot; Bert G. Hornback (Editor)
Call Number: PR4662 .H67 1977

Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Call Number: PS2384.M63 H3

Great Expectations 
by Charles Dickens
Call Number: PR4560.A2 C7

Crime and Punishment 
by Fyodor Dostoevsky; Constance Garnett (Translator)
Call Number: PG3326.P7 .C6

by Jane Austin /David Monaghan, Editor
Call Number: PR4034.E53 E4 1992

Top Works of Authors (20th Century)
The Great Gatsby 
by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Matthew J. Bruccoli (Editor);
Fredson Bowers (Text by)
Call Number: PS3511.I9 G7 1991

Ulysses by James Joyce
Call Number: PR6019.O9 U645 1989

One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gregory Rabassa (Illustrator)
Call Number: PQ8180.17 .A73 C513 1998

The Sound and the Fury 
by William Faulkner
Call Number: PS3511 .A86 S6 1990
ISBN: 0679732241

To the Lighthouse 
by Virginia Woolf
Call Number: PR6045 .O72 T6 1955
ISBN: 0156907380

Pale Fire 
by Vladímir Nabokov
Call Number: PS3527.A15 P3X
ISBN: 0679723420

Writer’s Biographies
Walt Whitman 
by Justin Kaplan
A biography of Walt Whitman providing insight into his childhood, relationships, career, and major written works. Focuses on the ways in which Whitman expressed his philosophies and ideologies in his everyday life and poetry. Includes several photographs taken from throughout Whitman’s life.
Call Number: PS3231 .K3

Langston Hughes 
by Jack Rummel; Coretta Scott King (Introduction by); Nathan I. Huggins (Editor)
Call Number: B HUG