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Tennyson's Fixations
Tennyson's Fixations

Psychoanalysis and the Topics of the Early Poetry

Rowlinson, Matthew

Matthew Rowlinson has given us the most penetrating analysis of Tennyson's poetry to date. He proposes a revitalized and properly analytic formalism as the appropriate model...


Under Construction
Under Construction

The Body in Spanish Novels

Scarlett, Elizabeth A.

Using modern feminist and narratological tools of analysis, Elizabeth Scarlett offers illuminating insights into the terms of embodiment in novels by numerous Spanish authors....


American Iconographic
American Iconographic

National Geographic, Global Culture, and the Visual Imagination

Hawkins, Stephanie L.

In an era before affordable travel, National Geographic not only served as the first glimpse of countless other worlds for its readers, but it helped them confront sweeping...


The Field of Imagination
The Field of Imagination

Thomas Paine and Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Cleary, Scott M.

One of America’s Founding Fathers, Thomas Paine is best remembered as the pamphleteer who inspired the American Revolution. Yet few also know him as an eighteenth-century poet...


Black Fascisms
Black Fascisms

African American Literature and Culture between the Wars

Thompson, Mark Christian

In this provocative new book, Mark Christian Thompson addresses the startling fact that many African American intellectuals in the 1930s sympathized with fascism, seeing in its...


Unmentionable Cuisine
Unmentionable Cuisine
Schwabe, Calvin W.

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Back from the Far Field
Back from the Far Field

American Nature Poetry in the Late Twentieth Century

Quetchenbach, Bernard W.

Many poets writing after World War II have found the individual focus of contemporary poetics poorly suited to making statements directed at public issues and public ethics....


The Letters of Christina Rossetti
The Letters of Christina Rossetti

1887-1894

Rossetti, Christina, Harrison, Antony H.

Christina Rossetti (1830–1894) has come to be considered one of the major poets--not just one of the major women poets—of the Victorian era, eclipsing her famous brother....


Chick Lit and Postfeminism
Chick Lit and Postfeminism
Harzewski, Stephanie

Originally a euphemism for Princeton University’s Female Literary Tradition course in the 1980s, "chick lit" mutated from a movement in American women’s avant-garde fiction in...


The Modernist Response to Chinese Art
The Modernist Response to Chinese Art

Pound, Moore, Stevens

Qian, Zhaoming

What role did Chinese art play in the poetic development of Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, and Wallace Stevens? How could they share Chinese artists’ Dao, an aesthetic held to be...


Between the Novel and the News
Between the Novel and the News

The Emergence of American Women's Writing

Edelstein, Sari

While American literary history has long acknowledged the profound influence of journalism on canonical male writers, Sari Edelstein argues that American women writers were...


The Correspondence of William James
The Correspondence of William James

April 1908-August 1910

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

This twelfth and final volume of The Correspondence of William James concludes the series of William James’s correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues that began with...


Studies in Bibliography, Volume 57
Studies in Bibliography, Volume 57

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia

Vander Meulen, David L.

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Transfusion
Transfusion

Blood and Sympathy in the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination

Kibbie, Ann Louise

"England may with justice claim to be the native land of transfusion," wrote one European physician in 1877, acknowledging Great Britain’s crucial role in developing and...


The Mudimbe Reader
The Mudimbe Reader
Mudimbe, V. Y., Fraiture, Pierre-Philippe, Orrells, Daniel

A prominent francophone thinker and writer from sub-Saharan Africa, V. Y. Mudimbe is known for his efforts to bridge Western and African modes of knowledge and for his...


From the Temple to the Castle

An Architectural History of British Literature, 1660–1760

Morrissey, Lee

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Prose Immortality, 1711-1819
Prose Immortality, 1711-1819
Sider Jost, Jacob

Writers have always aspired to immortality, using their works to preserve their patrons, their loved ones, and themselves beyond death. For Pindar, Horace, and Shakespeare, the...


"A God of Justice?"
"A God of Justice?"

The Problem of Evil in Twentieth-Century Black Literature

Whitted, Qiana J.

Focusing on the representations of spiritual crisis in twentieth-century African American fiction and autobiography, Qiana J. Whitted asks how some of the most distinguished...


Limited Choices
Limited Choices

Mable Jones, a Black Children's Nurse in a Northern White Household

Abel, Emily K., Nelson, Margaret K.

When interviewed by the Charlottesville, Virginia, Ridge Street Oral History Project, which documented the lives of Black residents in the 1990s, Mable Jones described herself...


Farther Afield in the Study of Nature-Oriented Literature
Farther Afield in the Study of Nature-Oriented Literature
Murphy, Patrick D.

In the 1990s, the emerging field of ecocriticism—nature-sensitive literary studies—began to establish and define itself. Arguing that the field has matured to the point where...


The Correspondence of William James
The Correspondence of William James

William and Henry 1897-1910

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

The third and final volume of the correspondence between William and Henry James begins in 1897 and concludes with William's death in 1910.


The Word on the Streets
The Word on the Streets

The American Language of Vernacular Modernism

Hefner, Brooks E.

From the hard-boiled detective stories of Dashiell Hammett to the novels of Claude McKay, The Word on the Streets examines a group of writers whose experimentation with...


Creole Drama
Creole Drama

Theatre and Society in Antebellum New Orleans

Braun, Juliane

The stages of antebellum New Orleans did more than entertain. In the city’s early years, French-speaking residents used the theatre to assert their political, economic, and...


Invited Guest
Invited Guest

An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Southern Poetry

Rigsbee, David, Brown, Steven Ford

Mencken's stinging characterization of the American South as "the Sahara of the Bozart" reflects an understandable frustration with the narrow view of the canon of southern...


The Language of Flowers
The Language of Flowers

A History

Seaton, Beverly

The author traces the phenomenon of ascribing sentimental meaning to floral imagery from its beginnings in Napoleonic France through its later transformations in England and...


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