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Faculty Bookshelf

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...

Cannibalism in High Medieval English Literature
Cannibalism in High Medieval English Literature
Blurton, Heather

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...

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...

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...

Cribs
Abbott, H. Porter

Cribs is a discrete sequence of poems probing into the manifolds of the book's title word: "crib" as a small child's bed, as...

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 Signifying Eye:  Seeing Faulkner's Art by Candace Waid
The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner’s Art
Waid, Candace

A bold book, built of close readings,...

Mapping Multiculturalism
Newfield, Christopher

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