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Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Writing
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

This anthology of American writers originally from...

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

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

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

Brings together interrelated essays on aspects of oral...

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

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

Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States
Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States

Manifest and Other Destinies critiques Manifest Destiny’s exclusive...
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-...

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,...

Forgetting Fathers
Marshall, David

In Forgetting Fathers, David Marshall weaves together the stories of his grandfather and great-grandfather with his...

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

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