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

Teaching The Woman Warrior can be a challenging...

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

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

The Textuality of Old English Poetry
Pasternack, Carol Braun

The modern reader knows Old English poetry as a discrete number of poems, set up and...

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,...

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...

Letters from the Underworld: Fictions of Women and Writing
Waid, Candace

From The Library Journal

The growing literature on...

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

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...

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-...