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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...

Mapping Multiculturalism
Newfield, Christopher

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

A Forward Glance: New Essays on Edith Wharton
Waid, Candace

This collection focuses on questions of biography, autobiography and aesthetics in...

Staying Alive: A Survival Manual for the Liberal Arts
Fradenburg, L.O. Aranye

Staying Alive: A Survival Manual for the Liberal Arts...

Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages
Pasternack, Carol Braun

Exposes complex intersections between genders and other identities in medieval...

Two Dreams: New and Selected Stories
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin
The stories of Shirley Geok-lin Lim reflect the...
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...