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Wonder Woman: Bondage and Feminism in the Marston/Peter Comics, 1941-1948 (Comics Culture)

Noah Berlatsky

and#160;Alan Moore and Dave Gibbonsandrsquo;s Watchmen has been widely hailed as a landmark in the development of the graphic novel. It was not only aesthetically groundbreaking but also anticipated future developments in politics, literature, and... (read more)

Literary Reference
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The Penguin Dictionary of Critical Theory

David Macey

The most up-to-date and authoritative introduction to critical theory available, this acclaimed dictionary provides an ideal overview of the full range of theories, schools of thought, and theorists. Whether it's Arendt or Woolf, object relations or... (read more)

Poetry Criticism
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Poet's Choice

Edward Hirsch

Edward Hirsch began writing a column called "Poets Choice" in the Washington Post Book World in 2002. This book brings together those enormously popular columns, some of which have been revised and expanded, to present a minicourse in world poetry. Poets... (read more)

Short Stories
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Short Story Criticism #206: Short Story Criticism: Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Short Fiction Writers

Lawrence J. Trudeau (edt)

Short Story Criticism assembles critical responses to the writings of the world's most renowned short fiction writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genre... (read more)

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Shakespeare's Authentic Performance Texts: The Case for Staging from the First Folio

Graham Watts.

After months in the British Library examining the original printings of Shakespeare's plays and comparing the texts to how they appear in the present day, Watts reveals the instability of modern published Shakespeare. Being a professional director... (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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