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The Making of a Broadside Ballad
Griffin, Andrew

In the fall of 2013, we asked ourselves what we’d learn if we made a broadside ballad from the ground up; The...

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

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...

Forgetting Fathers
Marshall, David

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

Approaches to Teaching Kingston's The Woman Warrior
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

Teaching The Woman Warrior can be a challenging...

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-...

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...

Renaissance Culture and the Everyday
Fumerton, Patricia

It was not unusual during the Renaissance for cooks to torture animals before slaughtering them...