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New Literary History 37.1 (2006) 267-270

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TROPES FOR THE PAST: Hayden White and the History/Literature Debate. Edited by Kuisma Korhonen. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 2006. 175 pp. $44 (cloth).

BERNARD SHAW: A Life. By A. M. Gibbs. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. 608 pp. $29.95 (cloth).

LITERARY GESTURES: The Aesthetic in Asian American Writing. Edited by Rocío G. Davis and Sue-Im Lee. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2005. 248 pp. $24.95 (paper).

CARIBBEAN LITERATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Between Nature and Culture. Edited by Elizabeth M. DeLoughrey, Renée K. Gosson, and George B. Handley. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005. 320 pp. $59.50 (cloth); $22.50 (paper).

STRANGE FUTURE: Pessimism and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. By Min Hyoung Song. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 304 pp. $22.95 (paper).

THE WEST SIDE OF ANY MOUNTAIN: Place, Space, and Ecopoetry. By J. Scott Bryson. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2005. 166 pp. $27.95 (cloth).

RE-IMAGINING LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE FOR THE 21st CENTURY. Edited by Suthira Duangsamosorn et al. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 2005. 414 pp. $106 (cloth).

BEFORE CULTURES: The Ethnographic Imagination in American Literature, 1865–1920. By Brad Evans. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005. 256 pp. $55 (cloth); $22 (paper).

HUMANITIES, CULTURE, AND INTERDISCIPLINARITY: The Changing American Academy. By Julie Thompson Klein. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. $74.50 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

THE MEANINGS OF SOCIAL LIFE. By Jeffrey C. Alexander. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. $19.95 (paper).

LANGUAGE AND POLITICS IN JULIA KRISTEVA. By Carol Mastrangelo Bove. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006. $56.50 (cloth); $18.95 (paper).

PORTSMOUTH POINT: The British Navy in Fiction, 1793–1815. Edited by C. Northcote Parkinson. Distributed by University of Chicago Press, 2006. 156 pp. $14.95 (paper) [End Page 267]

SAMUEL WALTERS, LIEUTENANT R. N.: Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy. Edited by C. Northcote Parkinson. Distributed by University of Chicago Press, 2006. 160 pp. $14.95 (paper).

SECOND DRAFTS OF HISTORY: Essays. By Lance Morrow. New York: Basic Books, 2006. 323 pp. $26.95 (cloth).

SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, Vol. 5. Edited by Rüdiger Ahrens. Brooklyn, NY: AMS Press, 2005. $114.50 (cloth).

GENESIS OF LACHMANN'S METHOD. By Sebastiano Tiimpanaro.Edited and translated by Glenn W. Most. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. 256 pp. $47.50 (cloth).

ON JAMESON: From Postmodernism to Globalization. Edited by Caren Irr and Ian Buchanan. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005. $74.50 (cloth); $24.95 (paper).

NARRATIVE SOCIAL STRUCTURE: Anatomy of the Hadith Transmission Network, 610–1505. By Recep Senturk. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005. $55 (cloth).

SINGLE IMPERFECTION: Milton, Marriage, and Frienship. By Thomas H. Luxon. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press, 2005. 232 pp. $58 (cloth).

THE MUMMERY BOOK: A Parable of the Divine True Love, Told by Means of a Self-Illuminated Illustration of the Totality of the Mind. By Adi Da Samraj. Middletown, CA: Dawn Horse Press, 2006. $29.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper).

REBELS: Youth and the Cold War Origins of Identity. By Leerom Medovoi. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006. 400 pp. $23.95 (paper).

LITERATURE AND THE CRIME AGAINST NATURE: From Homer to Hughes. By Keith Sagar. London: Chaucer Press, 2006. No price given.

SNAPSHOTS OF BLOOMSBURY: The Private Lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. By Maggie Humm. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2006. 226 pp. $32.95 (cloth).

CUBAN PALIMPSESTS. By José Quiroga. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. 296 pp. $19.95 (paper).

STALIN: A New History. By Sarah Davies and James Harris. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. $32.99 (paper).

THE LOOMING FOG. By Rosemary Esehagu. Newton, MA: Gulotta Communications, 2006. No price given.

MEMOIRS OF A MOTH. By Jack Chalfin. Newton, MA: Gulotta Communications, 2006. No price given.

THE LINGUISTICS OF LYING AND OTHER ESSAYS. By Harald Weinrich. Translated and introduced by Jane K. Brown and Marshall Brown. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. 176 pp. $18.95 (paper). [End Page 268]



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