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

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

The Big Red Book of Modern Chinese Literature
Huang, Yunte
A panoramic vision of the Chinese literary landscape across the twentieth century.
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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 Subaltern Ulysses
Duffy, Enda

How might an IRA bomb and James Joyce's Ulysses have anything in common? Could this masterpiece of modernism, written at the violent...

The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information
Liu, Alan

“Knowledge work” is now the reigning business paradigm and affects even...

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

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...