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Questioning Minds: Short Stories by Modern Korean Women Writers (Hawai'i Studies on Korea)

Yung-hee Kim

Available for the first time in English, the ten short stories by modern Korean women collected here touch in one way or another on issues related to gender and kinship politics. All of the protagonists are women facing personal crises or defining... (read more)


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The Comics Journal #291

Gary Groth

The Comics Journal #291 features your regularly scheduled dose of funnybook diversity and critical acumen. This issue's all over the place, folks. Check it out:      • An interview with Batman: The Long Halloween artist and... (read more)


Literary Reference
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Glossary of Literary Terms 6TH Edition

M H Abrams

First published in 1957, A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS contains succinct essays on the terms used in discussing literature, literary history, and literary criticism. This text is an indispensable reference for students.... (read more)


Literary and Cultural Studies
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New Latina Narrative: The Feminine Space of Postmodern Ethnicity

Ellen Mccracken

During the last two decades of the twentieth century, U.S. Latina writers have made a profound impact on American letters with fiction in both mainstream and regional venues. Following on the heels of this vibrant and growing body of work, New Latina... (read more)


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Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, Set

Eugene Benson

Post-Colonial Literatures in English, together with English Literature and American Literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the... (read more)


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Poems of the Middle Period, 1822-1837, Vol. II

John Clare

Clare's The Shepherd's Calendar has become the classic poem of English rural life and ceremony. It was accompanied, when first published, by other poems, pastorals, and verse-tales, all of which appear in the first two volumes of the series, along with... (read more)


Poetry Criticism
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Private Poets, Worldly Acts: Public and Private History in Contemporary American Poetry

Kevin Stein

At a time when poets appear tragically detached from the public for which they write, Kevin Stein persuasively demonstrates in Private Poets, Worldy Acts the way a particular group of diverse poets have manifested their communal concerns. As Choice wrote,... (read more)


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