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Maria Lauret, Alice Walker. Houndmills and London: Macmillan Press, 2000, x+252pp., ISBN 0-333-59269-7 Cloth: 45.00; ISBN 0-333-59270-0 Paper: 14.99.

Julie Ellison, Cato's Tears and the Making of Anglo-American Writing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 242pp. ISBN 0-226-205967 Paper: 11.50; ISBN 0-226-205959 Cloth: 28.00.

Alan J. Rice & Martin Crawford (eds.), Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic Reform. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1999, vii + 217pp. ISBN 0-8203-2102-8 Cloth: 45.00; ISBN 0-8203-2129-X Paper: 20.00.

Walter Nugent and Martin Ridge (eds.), The American West: The Anthology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1999. 440pp. Paper: 14.95; Cloth: 30.50

Lindon Barrett, Blackness and Value: Seeing Double. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 272pp. ISBN 0-521-62103-8 Cloth: 37.50.

Charles Scruggs and Lee VanDemarr, Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 318pp. ISBN 0-8122-3451-0 Cloth: 33.50.

Henry James, Hawthorne, edited by Kate Fullbrook. Nottingham: Trent Editions, 1999, xxiii+149pp. ISBN 0-905488-43-1 Paper: 6.99.

Susan J. Rosowski, Editor, Cather Studies, Volume 3. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 303pp. ISBN-0-8032-3920-3 Cloth: 42.75.

Keith Newlin and Joseph B. McCullough (eds.), Selected Letters of Hamlin Garland. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1998, xl+468pp. ISBN 0-8032-2160-6 Cloth: 52.00.

Jeffrey J. Folks and Nancy Summer Folks (eds.), The World Is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000, 288pp. ISBN 0-8131-2166-3 Cloth: 29.95.

Catherine Ross Nickerson, The Web of Iniquity: Early Detective Fiction by American Women, Durham & London, Duke University Press, 1998, 275pp. ISBN 0-8223-2271-4, Cloth: 34.00; ISBN 0-8223-2251-X Paper: 11.95.

Rick Altman, The American Film Musical. Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 400pp. ISBN 0-253-20514-X- Paper: 19.95.

Karl Kroeber (ed.), Traditional Literatures of the American Indian: Texts and Interpretations (Second Edition), Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1997, 159pp. ISBN 0-8032-2733-7 Cloth: 32.95; ISBN 0-8032-7782-2 Paper 10.95.

Document Type: Book Review

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/ejac.20.2.112

Affiliations: 1: University of Central Lancashire. 2: University of Warwick. 3: University of Nottingham. 4: The Nottingham Trent University. 5: University of Sheffield. 6: University of Exeter. 7: Keele University. 8: University of Birmingham. 9: University of Nottingham/University of Copenhagen. 10: University of Sussex.

Publication date: July 1, 2001

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