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The Anglo-Saxon World: Language, Writings and Culture
The Anglo-Saxon World: Language, Writings and Culture
by Richard J. Kelly
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Richard J. Kelly's The Anglo-Saxon World is an exploration of the language, writings and culture found in the Anglo-Saxon period (c. 500 - 1100) and an examination of the relationships that exist between all three.Placing the Age in sharp historical... (read more)

Available August 2016
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Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature
Hope at Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature
by Teresa Shewry
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As far back as Thomas Moreandrsquo;s Utopia and Francis Baconandrsquo;s New Atlantis, the Pacific Ocean has inspired literary creations of promising worlds. Hope at Sea asks how literary writers have more recently conceived the future of ocean living... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Reader (Arden Early Modern Drama Guides)
Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Reader (Arden Early Modern Drama Guides)
by Julia Lupton
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Uniquely, this guide analyses the play's critical and performance history and recent criticism, as well as including five essays offering radically new paths for contemporary interpretation. The subject matter of these essays is rich and diverse, ranging... (read more)

Available January 28, 2016
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New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
New Directions in German Studies #4: Vienna's Dreams of Europe: Culture and Identity Beyond the Nation-State
by Katherine Arens
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Vienna's Dreams of Europe argues, via a sweeping literary and intellectual history, for a convincing counter-narrative to the prevailing story of Austria's place in Europe since the Enlightenment. For a millennium, Austrian writers have used images of... (read more)

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Signs and Symbols in Chaucer's Poetry
Signs and Symbols in Chaucer's Poetry
by John P. Hermann
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Signs and Symbols in Chaucerandrsquo;s Poetry presents the work of nine distinguished Chaucer scholars inspired by the work of D. W. Robertson Jr., whose seminal 1969 study Preface to Chaucer has exerted wide influence in medieval studies and sparked new... (read more)

Available November 2015
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British Fictions of the Sixties: The Making of the Swinging Decade (Continuum Literary Studies)
British Fictions of the Sixties: The Making of the Swinging Decade (Continuum Literary Studies)
by Sebastian Groes
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From television documentaries and a steady output of critical works to retrospective art exhibitions and Austin Powers, the Sixties continues to fascinate us today. British Fiction in the Sixties focuses on the major socio-political changes that marked... (read more)

Available March 2016
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The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe I: Selling Enlightenment
The French Book Trade in Enlightenment Europe I: Selling Enlightenment
by Mark Curran
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This volume is a ground-breaking contribution to enlightenment studies and the international and cross-cultural history of print. The result of a four year research project the volume traces the output and dissemination of books and how reading tastes... (read more)

Available August 2016
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Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett (Blacks in the Diaspora)
Race and the Literary Encounter: Black Literature from James Weldon Johnson to Percival Everett (Blacks in the Diaspora)
by Lesley Larkin
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What effect has the black literary imagination attempted to have on, in Toni Morrison's words, "a race of readers that understands itself to be 'universal' or race-free"? How has black literature challenged the notion that reading is a race-neutral act... (read more)

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Shakespeare: An Introduction: Ideas in Profile
Shakespeare: An Introduction: Ideas in Profile
by Paul Edmondson
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Paul Edmondson presents Shakespeare afresh as a dramatist and poet, and encourages us to take ownership of his works for ourselves as words to be spoken as well as discussed. We get a sense of what his life was like, his language, and cultural legacy... (read more)

Available September 2015
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In Dante's Wake: Reading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition
In Dante's Wake: Reading from Medieval to Modern in the Augustinian Tradition
by John Freccero
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Waking to find himself shipwrecked on a strange shore before a dark wood, the pilgrim of the Divine Comedy realizes he must set his sights higher and guide his ship to a radically different port. Starting on the sand of that very shore with Dante, John... (read more)

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The Decameron (Norton Critical Editions)
The Decameron (Norton Critical Editions)
by Giovanni Boccaccio
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Winner of the 2014 PEN USA Literary Award for Translation This Norton Critical Edition includes: · Fifty-five judiciously chosen stories from Wayne A. Rebhorn's translation of . · Introductory materials and explanatory footnotes by Wayne A. Rebhorn... (read more)

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Literature's Children: The Critical Child and the Art of Idealisation (Bloomsbury Perspectives on Children's Literature)
Literature's Children: The Critical Child and the Art of Idealisation (Bloomsbury Perspectives on Children's Literature)
by Louise Joy
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Literature's Children offers a new way of thinking about how literature for children functions didactically. It analyses the nature of the practical critical activity which the child reader carries out, emphasising what the child does to the text rather... (read more)

Available February 25, 2016
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McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services Studies in the Hi #44: Telling the Flesh: Life Writing, Citizenship, and the Body in the Letters to Samuel Auguste Tissot
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services Studies in the Hi #44: Telling the Flesh: Life Writing, Citizenship, and the Body in the Letters to Samuel Auguste Tissot
by Sonja Boon
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In the second half of the eighteenth century, celebrated Swiss physician Samuel Auguste Tissot (1728-1797) received over 1,200 medical consultation letters from across Europe and beyond. Written by individuals seeking respite from a range of ailments... (read more)

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Jude the Obscure (Norton Critical Editions)
Jude the Obscure (Norton Critical Editions)
by Thomas Hardy
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The Norton Critical Edition also includes: · Expanded footnotes by Ralph Pite, further drawing out Hardy's web of allusions and comprehensively indicating the material culture in which he embeds this narrative. · A selection of Hardy's poems--four of... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel (Cultural Expressions)
Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel (Cultural Expressions)
by Leah Garrett
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Young Lions: How Jewish Authors Reinvented the American War Novel shows how Jews, traditionally castigated as weak and cowardly, for the first time became the popular literary representatives of what it meant to be a soldier and what it meant to be an... (read more)

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Being Here Is Glorious: On Rilke, Poetry, and Philosophy
Being Here Is Glorious: On Rilke, Poetry, and Philosophy
by James D. Reid
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With a new translation of the Duino Elegies “Who, if I cried out, would hear me among the angels/orders?” Rainer Maria Rilkes Duino Elegies opens with one of the most powerful poetic expressions of the search for meaning in the modern... (read more)

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The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America
The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America
by Jesse Zuba
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"A fascinating story of poetic debuts. With nuanced understanding as well as clear-eyed realism, Jesse Zuba traces the self-fashioning that goes into the making of careers, allowing poets to strike a delicate balance between institutional demands and... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Flashpoints #21: An Innocent Abroad: Lectures in China
Flashpoints #21: An Innocent Abroad: Lectures in China
by J. Hillis Miller
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Since 1988, J. Hillis Miller has traveled to China to lecture on literary theory, especially the role of globalization in literary theory. Over time, he has assisted in the development of distinctively Chinese forms of literary theory, Comparative... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Transatlantic Fictions of 9/11 and the War on Terror: Images of Insecurity, Narratives of Captivity
Transatlantic Fictions of 9/11 and the War on Terror: Images of Insecurity, Narratives of Captivity
by Susana Araujo
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Extending the study of post-9/11 literature to include transnational perspectives, this book explores the ways in which contemporary writers from Europe as well as the USA have responded to the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the ensuing 'war on... (read more)

Available October 22, 2015
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Studies in Description: Reading Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons
Studies in Description: Reading Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons
by Carl Peters
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Reading Gertrude Steins Tender Buttons, Peters demonstrates ways in which Steins thought questions everything, underlining reasons that her work has long served as the wellspring for generations of experimental poets, inspiring Language movement poets... (read more)

Available November 2015
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