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What the Fortune Teller Didn't Say
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

Written over the last decade, these poems include memories of the authors early childhood...

Cribs
Huang, Yunte

Cribs is a discrete sequence of poems probing into the manifolds of the book's title word: "crib" as a small child's bed, as literal...

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

From The Library Journal

The growing literature on...

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,...

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

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...

Two Dreams: New and Selected Stories
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin
The stories of Shirley Geok-lin Lim reflect the...