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The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea
Moraga, Cherríe

In The Hungry Woman, an apocalyptic play written at the end of the millennium, Moraga uses...

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...

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 Muse's Tragedy and Other Stories
Waid, Candace

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

La Pinta: Chicana/o History, Culture, and Politics
Olguín, Ben

In this groundbreaking study based on archival research about Chicana and...

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

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

The Frame of Art: Fictions of Aesthetic Experience, 1750-1815
Marshall, David

Aesthetic experience was problematic for Enlightenment...

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

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