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Prophetic Remembrance
Prophetic Remembrance

Black Subjectivity in African American and South African Trauma Narratives

Still, Erica

Using the term "prophetic remembrance" to articulate the expression of a constituent faith in the performative capacity of language, Erica Still shows how black subjectivity is...


The Complete Pamphlets of Lewis Carroll

The Mathematical Pamphlets of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Related Pieces

Carroll, Lewis, Abeles, Francine

Between 1860 and 1897 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known to the ages as Lewis Carroll, produced over 180 booklets, leaflets, pamphlets, and instruction manuals. Varying radically...


The Simms Reader
The Simms Reader

Selections from the Writings of William Gilmore Simms

Simms, William Gilmore

Long considered a leading literary figure of the Old South, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870) wrote letters, novels, short fiction, drama, essays, and poetry in his prolific...


The Providence of Wit
The Providence of Wit

Aspects of Form in Augustan Literature and the Arts

Battestin, Martin C.

By exploring the relationship between the idea of Nature and the idea of Art in the period from 1660-1760, this study attempts to account for the distinctive quality of the '...


Famous Last Words
Famous Last Words

Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure

Booth, Alison

Famous Last Words traces a broad historical transition- from the 1840s to the 1980s- from the more rigid dichotomy of the Victorian novel, in which good women must marry and...


Our Coquettes
Our Coquettes

Capacious Desire in the Eighteenth Century

Braunschneider, Theresa

Before 1660, English readers and theatergoers had never heard of a "coquette"; by the early 1700s, they could hardly watch a play, read a poem, or peruse a newspaper without...


Children of the Raven and the Whale
Children of the Raven and the Whale

Visions and Revisions in American Literature

Hellman, Caroline Chamberlin

Taking its cue from Perry Miller’s 1956 classic of American literary criticism, The Raven and the Whale: The War of Words and Wits in the Era of Poe and Melville,...


The Private Rod
The Private Rod

Marital Violence, Sensation, and the Law in Victorian Britain

Tromp, Marlene

Sensation novels, a genre characterized by scandalous narratives and emotionally and socially provocative dialogue and plots, had their heyday in England in the 1860s and 1870s...


Violent Adventure
Violent Adventure

Contemporary Fiction by American Men

Wesley, Marilyn C.

As the mother of young sons, Marilyn Wesley became increasingly concerned about the conflicting messages they received in a world where "Han Solo replaced John Wayne as a...


The Philip Roth We Don't Know
The Philip Roth We Don't Know

Sex, Race, and Autobiography

Berlinerblau, Jacques

Let it be said, Philip Roth was never uncontroversial. From his first book, Roth scandalized literary society as he questioned Jewish identity and sexual politics in postwar...


Supposing Bleak House
Supposing Bleak House
Jordan, John O.

Supposing "Bleak House" is an extended meditation on what many consider to be Dickens’s and nineteenth-century England’s greatest work of narrative fiction. Focusing on...


The Poor Man's Son
The Poor Man's Son
Feraoun, Mouloud

Like the autobiographical hero of this, his classic first novel, Mouloud Feraoun grew up in the rugged Kabyle region of French-controlled Algeria, where the prospects for most...


Radicals on the Road
Radicals on the Road

The Politics of English Travel Writing in the 1930s

Schweizer, Bernard

In the 1930s, the discourse of travel furthered widely divergent and conflicting ideologies—socialist, conservative, male chauvinist, and feminist—and the major travel writers...


Best New Poets 2018
Best New Poets 2018

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Dargan, Kyle

"[A] reminder that contemporary poetry is not only alive and well but continuing to grow."-- Publishers Weekly

"This collection stands out among the crowd...


Vanishing Lives
Vanishing Lives

Style and Self in Tennyson, D. G. Rossetti, Swinburne, and Yeats

Richardson, James

One of the characteristic features of Victorian poetry is dimness, a vanishing away-things blur with the motion of their passing, which seems inseparable from the mind's fading...


Journal of Emily Shore
Journal of Emily Shore
Gates, Barbara Timm

Emily Shore's journal is the unique self-representation of a prodigious young Victorian woman. From July 5, 1831, at the age of eleven, until June 24, 1839, two weeks before...


Male Armor
Male Armor

The Soldier-Hero in Contemporary American Culture

Adams, Jon Robert

There is no shortage of iconic masculine imagery of the soldier in American film and literature—one only has to think of George C. Scott as Patton in front of a giant American...


Inter-tech(s)
Inter-tech(s)

Colonialism and the Question of Technology in Francophone Literature

Curto, Roxanna Nydia

Challenging the notion that francophone literature generally valorizes a traditional, natural mode of being over a scientific, modern one, Inter-tech(s) proposes a new...


After Print
After Print

Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Cultures

King, Rachael Scarborough

The eighteenth century has generally been understood as the Age of Print, when the new medium revolutionized the literary world and rendered manuscript culture obsolete. ...


Studies in Bibliography, Volume 58
Studies in Bibliography, Volume 58

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia

Vander Meulen, David L.

The fifty-eighth volume of Studies continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual criticism, and other...


Ruskin's Culture Wars
Ruskin's Culture Wars

Fors Clavigera and the Crisis of Victorian Liberalism

Stoddart, Judith

"When I consider the quantity of wise talking which has passed in at one long ear of the world, and out at the other, without making the smallest impression upon its mind, I am...


Sites of Southern Memory
Sites of Southern Memory

The Autobiographies of Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin, Lillian Smith, and Pauli Murray

O'Dell, Darlene

In southern graveyards through the first decades of the twentieth century, the Confederate South was commemorated by tombstones and memorials, in Confederate flags, and in...


Activism and the American Novel
Activism and the American Novel

Religion and Resistance in Fiction by Women of Color

Romero, Channette

Since the 1980s, many activists and writers have turned from identity politics toward ethnic religious traditions to rediscover and reinvigorate their historic role in...


Ossianic Unconformities
Ossianic Unconformities

Bardic Poetry in the Industrial Age

Gidal, Eric

In a sequence of publications in the 1760s, James Macpherson, a Scottish schoolteacher in the central Highlands, created fantastic epics of ancient heroes and presented them as...


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