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

Teaching The Woman Warrior can be a challenging...

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...

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,...

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

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

Invaluable Trees: Cultures of Nature, 1660-1830
Cook, Elizabeth Heckendorn

Trees and tree products have long been central to human...

In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women
Carlson, Julie

English Romanticism has long been considered an 'undramatic' and...

Latina/os and WWII: Mobility, Agency, and Ideology
Olguín, Ben

The first book-length study of Latina/o experiences in World War II over a...

Heroes and Saints & Other Plays
Moraga, Cherríe

Heroes and Saints & Other Plays is Chicana playwright Cherríe Moraga's premiere...

Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable
Abbott, H. Porter

Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable revisits the ancient theme of...