HC Classics

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE: COLLECTED NOVELS: SCARLET LETTER / HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES / BLITHEDALE ROMANCE / FANSHAWE / MARBLE FAUN: LIBRARY OF AMERICA #10

Here, in one Library of America volume, are all five of Hawthorne's world-famous novels. Written in a richly suggestive style that seems remarkably contemporary, they are permeated by his own history as well as America's.
April 1, 1983 | Hardcover |
$45.00

ZORA NEALE HURSTON: FOLKLORE, MEMOIRS, AND OTHER WRITINGS

When she died in poverty and obscurity in 1960, all of Zora Neale Hurston's books were out of print. Today her groundbreaking works, suffused with the culture and traditions of African-Americans and the poetry of black speech, have won her recognition as one of the most significant African-American writers.
February 1, 1995 | Hardcover |
$40.00

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, POOR RICHARD, AND LATER WRITINGS

"Writing has been of Great Use to me in the Course of my Life," Benjamin Franklin said in his famous Autobiography. With characteristically calculated understatement, he attributed his enormous and varied successesto "my having learnt a little to scribble."
October 1, 2005 | Hardcover |
$35.00

WILLIAM FAULKNER NOVELS 1942-1954: GO DOWN, MOSES / INTRUDER IN THE DUST / REQUIEM FOR A NUN / A FABLE

The years 1942 to 1954 saw William Faulkner's rise to literary celebrity - sought after by Hollywood, lionized by the critics, awarded a Nobel Prize in 1950 and the Pulitzer and National Book Award for 1954. But despite his success, he was plagued by depression and alcohol and haunted by a sense that he had more to achieve - and a finite amount of time and energy to achieve it.
October 1, 1994 | Hardcover |
$40.00

ESSAYS AND LECTURES: NATURE; ADDRESSES, AND LECTURES/ESSAYS: FIRST AND SECOND SERIES/REPRESENTATIVE MEN/ENGLISH TRAITS/THE CONDUCT OF LIFE

Emerson's enduring power is apparent everywhere in American literature: there is scarcely a writer or philosopher who has not been touched by his vision. The first volume of his writing in The Library of America covers his most productive period, and encompasses his richest and most important works.
November 1, 1983 | Hardcover |
$35.00

THEODORE DREISER: SISTER CARRIE/JENNIE GERHARDT/TWELVE MEN

A master of naturalism, Theodore Dreiser brought the American novel into the 20th century. Fascinated by the city street, its parade of fashion and its threat of poverty and degradation, his journalistic eye lets us see as they were first seen the now familiar realities of modern living.
June 1, 1987 | Hardcover |
$40.00

WILLIAM FAULKNER: NOVELS 1926-1929 (DELUXE)

The Library of America edition of the complete novels of William Faulkner culminates with this volume presenting his first four full-length works of fiction, each newly edited, and, in many cases, restored with passages that were altered or (in the case of Mosquitoes) expurgated by the original publishers. This is Faulkner as he was meant to be read.
April 1, 2006 | Hardcover |
$40.00

FREDERICK DOUGLASS: AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE / MY BONDAGE AND MY FREEDOM / LIFE AND TIMES

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents the only authoritative edition of all three autobiographies by the escaped slave who became a great American leader. Here in this Library of America volume are collected Frederick Douglass's three autobiographical narratives, now recognized as classics of both American history and American literature.
February 1, 1994 | Hardcover |
$40.00

JOHN DOS PASSOS: U.S.A.

Unique among American books for its epic scope and panoramic social sweep, U.S.A. has long been acknowledged as a monument of modern fiction. Now The Library of America presents an exclusive one-volume edition of this enduring masterwork by John Dos Passos, including for the first time detailed notes and a chronicle of the world events that serve as a backdrop.
August 1, 1996 | Hardcover |
$40.00

NOVELS 1920-1925: ONE MAN'S INITIATION: 1917, THREE SOLDIERS, MANHATTAN TRANSFER

Written in the decade before the publication of his famous U.S.A. trilogy, the three early novels collected in this Library of America volume record the emergence of John Dos Passos as a bold and accomplished chronicler of the upheavals of the early 20th century. Dos Passos drew upon his experiences as a volunteer ambulance driver serving near Verdun in writing One Man's Initi
September 1, 2003 | Hardcover |
$40.00

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