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Faculty Bookshelf

Whitman Possessed: Poetry, Sexuality, and Popular Authority
Maslan, Mark

Whitman has long been more than a celebrated American author...

Shi: A Radical Reading of Chinese Poetry
Huang, Yunte

This book is not an attempt to grasp the "essence" of Chinese poetry, nor is it an endeavor to produce...

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

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

Mapping Multiculturalism
Newfield, Christopher

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

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

Brings together interrelated essays on aspects of oral...

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

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