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Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800
Fumerton, Patricia

Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full historical breadth of...

Mapping Multiculturalism
Newfield, Christopher

What is multiculturalism? The word is used everywhere, often without being clearly defined. The first...

Authors in Court: Scenes from the Theater of Copyright
Rose, Mark

Through a series of vivid case studies, Authors in Court charts the 300-year-...

Poetry for Young People: William Wordsworth
Liu, Alan

William Wordsworth’s finest poems take you on a captivating adventure to another time and place....

Women and Islam in Early Modern English Literature
Andrea, Bernadette

In this innovative study, Bernadette Andrea focuses on the...

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

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

Wordsworth: The Sense of History
Liu, Alan

The imaginative power of Wordsworth’s poetry stems from a denial of history so strong and precise that denial itself – the...

The Making of a Broadside Ballad
Griffin, Andrew

In the fall of 2013, we asked ourselves what we’d learn if we made a broadside ballad from the ground up; The...

Renaissance Ecology: Imagining Eden in Milton's England
Hiltner, Ken

These essays consider how writers and artists such as John Milton...

Vox intexta: Orality and Textuality in the Middle Ages
Pasternack, Carol Braun

Brings together interrelated essays on aspects of oral...