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Approaches to Teaching Kingston's The Woman Warrior
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

Teaching The Woman Warrior can be a challenging...

The Incarnate Text: Imagining the Book in Reformation England
Kearney, James

In the course of the Reformation, artistic representation...

What the Fortune Teller Didn't Say
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

Written over the last decade, these poems include memories of the authors early childhood...

The Subaltern Ulysses
Duffy, Enda

How might an IRA bomb and James Joyce's Ulysses have anything in common? Could this masterpiece of modernism, written at the violent...

The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism
Duffy, Enda

Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the...

The Textuality of Old English Poetry
Pasternack, Carol Braun

The modern reader knows Old English poetry as a discrete number of poems, set up and...

Protocols of Liberty
Warner, William

Protocols of Liberty offers an account of how, in the midst of a chronic political crisis, American Whigs seized the...

One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

One World of Literature addresses students' concerns about social relevance in their reading, and their...