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Picturing Religious Experience

George Herbert, Calvin, and the Scriptures

Doerksen, Daniel W.

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The Romantic Subject in Autobiography
The Romantic Subject in Autobiography

Rousseau and Goethe

Stelzig, Eugene L.

Although the literature of modern subjectivity has its sources in the Renaissance and manifests itself in texts as early as Montaigne's Essays and Shakespeare's Hamlet,...


Love and Depth in the American Novel
Love and Depth in the American Novel

From Stowe to James

Barnes, Ashley C.

Love and Depth in the American Novel seeks to change how we think about the American love story and how we imagine the love of literature. By examining classics of...


Goodness and the Literary Imagination
Goodness and the Literary Imagination

Harvard's 95th Ingersoll Lecture with Essays on Morrison's Moral and Religious Vision

Morrison, Toni, Carrasco, David, Paulsell, Stephanie, Willard, Mara

What exactly is goodness? Where is it found in the literary imagination? Toni Morrison, one of American letters’ greatest voices, pondered these perplexing questions in her...


The Usufructuary Ethos

Power, Politics, and Environment in the Long Eighteenth Century

Drew, Erin

Who has the right to decide how nature is used, and in what ways? Recovering an overlooked thread of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century environmental thought, Erin Drew shows...


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...


Three Rings
Three Rings

A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate

Mendelsohn, Daniel

In this genre-defying book, best-selling memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn explores the mysterious links between the randomness of the lives we lead and the artfulness of...


Plotting Terror
Plotting Terror

Novelists and Terrorists in Contemporary Fiction

Scanlan, Margaret

Is literature dangerous? In the romantic view, writers were rebels--Shelley's "unacknowledged legislators of mankind"--poised to change the world. In relation to twentieth-...


The Works of Stephen Crane
The Works of Stephen Crane

Tales of War

Crane, Stephen, Bowers, Fredson

Volume VI of The Works of Stephen Crane brings together all of Crane's published short stories concerned with war, except "Death and the Child" (inlcuded in Volume V of...


Louisa S. McCord
Louisa S. McCord

Political and Social Essays

Lounsbury, Richard C.

Louisa Susanna McCrod (1810-1879) was one of the most remarkable figures in the intellectual history of antebellum America. A conservative intellectual, she broke the confines...


Best New Poets 2017
Best New Poets 2017

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Diaz, Natalie

Entering its twelfth year, Best New Poets has established itself as a crucial venue for rising poets and a valuable resource for poetry lovers. The only publication of...


Forest and Garden
Forest and Garden

Traces of Wildness in a Modernizing Land, 1897–1949

Simo, Melanie

"In wildness is the preservation of the world," wrote Henry David Thoreau. But how the wild and the managed or artificially arranged environments co-exist has been a matter of...


William and Henry James
William and Henry James

Selected Letters

James, William, Skrupskelis, Ignas K., Berkeley, Elizabeth M.

William and Henry James are well known for their master works of psychology and fiction respectively, but the celebrated brothers amassed an impressive collection of letters to...


Character and Conversion in Autobiography
Character and Conversion in Autobiography

Augustine, Montaigne, Descartes, Rousseau, and Sartre

Riley, Patrick

What happens, asks Patrick Riley, when a life transformed becomes an autobiography? What is the relationship between the subjective upheaval of conversion and the...


Ethnic American Literature
Ethnic American Literature

Comparing Chicano, Jewish, and African American Writing

Franco, Dean J.

In Ethnic American Literature: Comparing Chicano, Jewish, and African American Writing, Dean J. Franco offers a comparative approach to ethnic literature that begins by...


Nature Cure
Nature Cure
Mabey, Richard

Early in Nature Cure Richard Mabey returns continually to the swift, who in its spectacular migration may not touch down for well over a year. In Ted Hughes’s phrase,...


Studies in Bibliography

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia

Vander Meulen, David L.

The fifty-ninth volume of Studies in Bibliography continues its tradition of presenting a wide range of articles by international scholars on bibliography, textual...


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...


Afro-Creole Poetry in French from Louisiana's Radical Civil War-Era Newspapers
Afro-Creole Poetry in French from Louisiana's Radical Civil War-Era Newspapers

A Bilingual Edition

Bruce, Clint

Collected here for the first time, seventy-nine poems published in the Civil War–era Afro-Creole New Orleans newspapers L’Union and La Tribune—most unavailable...


Reading Popular Newtonianism
Reading Popular Newtonianism

Print, the Principia, and the Dissemination of Newtonian Science

Miller, Laura

Sir Isaac Newton’s publications, and those he inspired, were among the most significant works published during the long eighteenth century in Britain. Concepts such as...


Bad Books

Rétif de la Bretonne, Sexuality, and Pornography

Wyngaard, Amy S.

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Hey Presto!

Swift and the Quacks

Ormbsby-Lennon, Hugh

[Book description not available]


A New Continent of Liberty
A New Continent of Liberty

Eunomia in Native American Literature from Occom to Erdrich

Hamilton, Geoff

Beginning with the writings of Samson Occom, and extending through a range of fiction and nonfiction works by William Apess, Sarah Winnemucca, Zitkala-Ša, N. Scott Momaday,...


A Single, Numberless Death
A Single, Numberless Death
Strejilevich, Nora

Nora Strejilevich was a young woman when her brother and other family members and friends disappeared at the hands of the military junta that held power in Argentina from 1976...


Renaissance Shakespeare/Shakespeare Renaissances

Proceedings of the Ninth World Shakespeare Congress

Procházka, Martin, Hoefele, Andreas, Scolnicov, Hanna, Dobson, Michael

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