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Subject: Literary Collections / General

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A Hugh Henry Brackenridge Reader, 1770-1815

|9780822984146|A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816)-one of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time. An ardent believer in an educated public, his efforts to implant the ideals of democracy in early America made him a legend on the frontier. This selection of his work captures the essence of the man and his time, and includes writing published in the United States Magazine, Pittsburgh Gazette, as well as his narrative on the Whiskey Rebellion, Incidents of the Insurrection.| Daniel Marder|| Literary Collections / American / General Literary Collections / General

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Voces Femeninas de Hispanoamerica

|9780822955580|Voces Femeninas de Hispanoamerica presents in one volume a selection of the most representative and outstanding writing by Latin American women writers from the seventeenth century to the present. Designed as a text for third and fourth-year students, the selections, writers’ biographies, historical introduction, and appendixes are entirely in Spanish, with notes to help students with difficult words or passages.| Gloria Bautista| Pitt Latin American Series| Literary Collections / Caribbean & Latin American Literary Collections / General

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Songs of the Serbian People

|9780822956099|From the Collections of Vuk Karadzic| In the early nineteenth century, Vuk Karadzic, a Serb scholar and linguist, collected and eventually published transcriptions of the traditional oral poetry of the South Slavs. It was a monumental and unprecedented undertaking. Karadzic gathered and heard performances of the rich songs of Balkan peasants, outlaws, and professional singers and their rebel heroes. His four volumes constitute the classic anthology of Balkan oral poetry, treasured for nearly two centuries by readers of all literatures, and influential to such literary giants as Goethe, Merimee, Pushkin, Mickiewicz, and Sir Walter Scott.This edition of the songs offers…

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The Prince Of Fire

|9780822956617| Winner of the 1998 Misha Djordjevic Award for the best book on Serbian culture in English.Editors Gorup and Obradovic have collected stories from thirty-five outstanding writers in this first English anthology of Serbian fiction in thirty years. The anthology, representing a great variety of literary styles and themes, includes works by established writers with international reputations, as well as promising new writers spanning the generation born between 1930 and 1960. These stories may lead to a greater understanding of the current events in the former Yugoslavia. | Radmila Gorup Nadezda Obradovic| Russian and East European Studies| Fiction / Anthologies…

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A View From The Divide

|9780822956853|Creative Nonfiction on Health and Science| In the tradition of Lewis Thomas, Stephen J. Gould, and Oliver Sachs, this special double issue of Creative Nonfiction, the only exclusively nonfiction literary journal, demonstrates the many ways in which aspects of the scientific world&mdash;from biology, medicine, physics, and astronomy&mdash;can be captured and dramatized for a humanities-oriented readership.Edited and introduced by the award-winning author of Many Sleepless Nights , An Unspoken Art</I>, and A View from the Divide includes a diverse range of voices, from poets to immunologists and physicists, from established writers to up-and-coming new talent. | Lee Gutkind|| Literary Collections /…

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