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  • Books Received
The Phantom of Chance: From Fortune to Randomness in Seventeenth-Century French Literature. By John D. Lyons. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2012. 211 pp. $105 (cloth).
Modes of Authorship in the Middle Ages. Edited by Slavica Ranković. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2012. $90 (cloth).
Re-framing the Transnational Turn in American Studies. Edited by Winfried Fluck, Donald E. Pease, and John Carlos Rowe. Lebanon, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2012. 460 pp. $85 (cloth); $35 (paper); $29.99 (ebook).
A Historical Guide to Henry James. Edited by John Carlos Rowe and Eric Haralson. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2012. 271 pp. $27.95 (paper).
Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War. By Peter Stansky and William Abrahams. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, 2012. 314 pp. No price given. (cloth)
America’s Corporate Art: The Studio Authorship of Hollywood Motion Pictures. By Jerome Christenson. Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, 2012. 388 pp. No price given. (paper)
Secularism in Antebellum America. By John Lardas Modern. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2011. 313 pp. No price given. (cloth)
A History of American Literature, 2nd ed. Edited by Richard Gray. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 913 pp. $49.95 (paper).
William Faulkner: Seeing Through the South. By John T. Matthews. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 309 pp. $29.95 (paper).
Hemingway, Race, and Art: Bloodlines and the Color Line. By Marc Kevin Dudley. Kent: Ohio State Univ. Press, 2012. 208 pp. $45 (cloth).
Race, Ethnicity, and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds. By Paul Williams. Liverpool: Liverpool Univ. Press, 2012. 278 pp. $95 (cloth).
Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form. Edited by Patrick Crowley and Jane Hiddleston. Liverpool: Liverpool Univ. Press, 2012. 279 pp. $95 (cloth). [End Page 181]
The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism. Edited by Judith Butler and Elizabeth Weed. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2011. 366 pp. $80 (cloth); $27.95 (paper); $22.95 (ebook).
Literary Partnerships and the Marketplace: Writers and Mentors in Nineteenth-Century America. By David Dowling. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2012. 240 pp. (paper). $39.95 (cloth).
The Implied Spider: Politics and Theology in Myth. By Wendy Doniger. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2011. 232 pp. $27.50 (paper).
The Material Family. By Julie P. Torrant. Boston: Sense Publishers, 2011. 228 pp. No price given. (paper)
Hart Crane’s Poetry: “Appollinaire lived in Paris, I live in Cleveland, Ohio.” By John T. Irwin. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2011. 440 pp. $65 (cloth).
Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause. By Melanie Benson Taylor. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 2012. 248 pp. $24.95 (paper); $59.95 (cloth).
“Strandentwining Cable”: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality. By Scarlett Baron. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2011. 311 pp. $110 (cloth).
Radio: Essays in Bad Reception. By John Mowitt. Berkeley and Los Angeles: Univ. of California Press, 2011. No price given. (paper)
Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development. By Jed Esty. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2012. 282 pp. $49.95 (cloth).
The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction. By Elissa Marder. Bronx, NY: Fordham Univ. Press, 2012. 306 pp. $80 (cloth); $27 (paper).
Spectacle and Topophilia: Reading Early Modern and Postmodern Hispanic Cultures. Edited by David R. Castillo and Bradley J. Nelson. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt Univ. Press, 2012. 273 pp. $79.95 (cloth); $34.95 (paper).
Narrative Middles: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century British Novel. Edited by Caroline Levine and Mario Ortiz-Robles. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press, 2011. 296 pp. $54.95 (cloth); $9.95 (CD).
Queequeg’s Coffin: Indigenous Literacies and Early American Literature. By Birgit Brander Rasmussen. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press, 2012. 207 pp. $84.95 (cloth); $23.95 (paper). [End...


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