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Mind over Matter

Memory Fiction from Daniel Defoe to Jane Austen

Eron, Sarah

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Auden and Documentary in the 1930s
Auden and Documentary in the 1930s
Bryant, Marsha

W.H. Auden established his literary reputation in a decade framed by economic depression and global war. He emerged as the defining literary voice of the 1930s while the...


Gods of Noonday
Gods of Noonday

A White Girl's African Life

Orr, Elaine Neil

The daughter of medical missionaries, Elaine Neil Orr was born in Nigeria in 1954, in the midst of the national movement that would lead to independence from Great Britain. But...


The Hedgehog Review Reader
The Hedgehog Review Reader

Two Decades of Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture

Tolson, Jay

For twenty years, The Hedgehog Review has offered critical reflections on contemporary cuture: how we shape it, how it shapes us. Published three times a year by the...


The Correspondence of William James
The Correspondence of William James

William and Henry: 1895-1899

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

This eighth volume of a projected twelve continues the series of William James's correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues, which was begun in volume 4 of the...


Terrible Beauty
Terrible Beauty

The Violent Aesthetic and Twentieth-Century Literature

Eide, Marian

If art is our bid to make sense of the senseless, there is hardly more fertile creative ground than that of the twentieth century. From the trench poetry of World War I and...


Best New Poets 2007
Best New Poets 2007

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Trethewey, Natasha

Praise for earlier editions:"Unlike novelists and bad-boy memoirists, emerging poets are unlikely to sprawl on Oprah’s couch, date starlets, or rouse bidding wars. With an...


Women Fight, Women Write
Women Fight, Women Write

Texts on the Algerian War

Mortimer, Mildred

Today, the "fight to write"—the struggle to become the legitimate chronicler of one’s own story—is being waged and won by women across mediums and borders. But such battles of...


Drawing the Line
Drawing the Line

The Father Reimagined in Faulkner, Wright, O'Connor, and Morrison

Fowler, Doreen

In an original contribution to the psychoanalytic approach to literature, Doreen Fowler focuses on the fiction of four major American writers—William Faulkner, Richard Wright,...


The Works of Stephen Crane
The Works of Stephen Crane

Poems and Literary Remains

Crane, Stephen, Bowers, Fredson

The tenth and last volume of The Works of Stephen Cranecontains all of his known poetry and all of his known independent unfinished manuscripts, including the poetry...


Artistic Ambassadors
Artistic Ambassadors

Literary and International Representation of the New Negro Era

Roberts, Brian Russell

During the first generation of black participation in U.S. diplomacy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a vibrant community of African American writers and...


Women Warriors in Romantic Drama
Nielsen, Wendy C.

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Reading with the Senses in Victorian Literature and Science
Reading with the Senses in Victorian Literature and Science
Coombs, David Sweeney

The nineteenth-century sciences cleaved sensory experience into two separate realms: the bodily physics of sensation and the mental activity of perception. This division into...


Novel Cultivations
Novel Cultivations

Plants in British Literature of the Global Nineteenth Century

Chang, Elizabeth Hope

Nineteenth-century English nature was a place of experimentation, exoticism, and transgression, as site and emblem of the global exchanges of the British Empire. Popular...


Turning To Earth
Turning To Earth

Stories of Ecological Conversion

Schauffler, F. Marina

Turning to Earth offers a window into the heart of environmental change, moving beyond the culture’s traditional reliance on policy reforms and technological measures. It...


Fashion and Fiction
Fashion and Fiction

Self-Transformation in Twentieth-Century American Literature

Cardon, Lauren S.

During the twentieth century, the rise of the concept of Americanization—shedding ethnic origins and signs of "otherness" to embrace a constructed American identity—was...


Deep Talk
Deep Talk

Reading African-American Literary Names

King, Debra Walker

The process of naming is a transformative act that inherently imparts meaning, whether it be through the conscious use of a familiar historical or allegorical appellation or...


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...


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...


Modified Rapture
Modified Rapture

Comedy in W. S. Gilbert's Savoy Operas

Fischler, Alan

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Interest and Connection in the Eighteenth Century
Interest and Connection in the Eighteenth Century

Hervey, Johnson, Smith, Equiano

Sider Jost, Jacob

Can a single word explain the world? In the British eighteenth century, interest comes close: it lies at the foundation of the period’s thinking about finance, economics...


Manufacturing Culture
Manufacturing Culture

Vindications of Early Victorian Industry

Bizup, Joseph

From Robert Southey to William Morris, British social critics in the Romantic tradition consistently stigmatized industry as a threat to aesthetic or humanistic "culture."...


Victorian Women Poets
Victorian Women Poets

Writing Against the Heart

Leighton, Angela

This book recovers and explores an important tradition of nineteenth-century women's poetry from Felicia Hemans to Charlotte Mew. Angela Leighton not only discusses the work of...


Only for the Eye of a Friend
Only for the Eye of a Friend

The Poems of Annis Boudinot Stockton

Mulford, Carla

Known among the Middle Atlantic intelligentsia and literati as a witty and versatile writer, considered by George Washington and the Chevalier de La Luzerne a gracious and...


Best New Poets 2016
Best New Poets 2016

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Szybist, Mary

Entering its eleventh 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 its...


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