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

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

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...

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...

The Muse's Tragedy and Other Stories
Waid, Candace

20 short stories which dramatize the topics that compelled Wharton throughout her career - both...

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative
Abbott, H. Porter

What is narrative? How does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read? H....

One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

One World of Literature addresses students' concerns about social relevance in their reading, and their...

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

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

Loving in the War Years
Moraga, Cherríe

Weaving together poetry and prose, Spanish and English, family history and political theory, Loving in the War Years has been...