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A Field Guide to the Poetry of Theodore Roethke
This timely and accessible companion to the work of twentieth-century American poet Theodore Roethke (1908–1963) gathers essays that illuminate his poetics, themes, and the contexts of his poems through the diverse critical approaches that have emerged in the past five decades.
The Golden Dream
Seekers of El Dorado
In this history of quest and adventure, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg traces the fate of Old World explorers lured westward by the myth of El Dorado, the City of Gold.
Ghost Towns of the American West
With a historian’s attention to fact and a novelist’s gift for dramatic storytelling, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg brings these adventures back to life in the rowdy splendor of their heyday in Ghost Towns of the American West.
On the Plains in ’65
The 6th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry in the West
This annotated edition of George H. Holliday’s military memoir features new research that captures the untold story of Appalachian Ohio’s soldiers and their experiences during the Civil War era at home and in the American West.
The Realm of Prester John
In this genesis of a great medieval myth, celebrated science fiction author Robert Silverberg’s romantic and fabulous tale explores the mysterious origins of Prester John, the astonishing Christian potentate of the East.