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

From Beowulf through the literature of the crusades...

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

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

A Forward Glance: New Essays on Edith Wharton
Waid, Candace

This collection focuses on questions of biography, autobiography and aesthetics in...

Cribs
Abbott, H. Porter

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...

Staying Alive: A Survival Manual for the Liberal Arts
Fradenburg, L.O. Aranye

Staying Alive: A Survival Manual for the Liberal Arts...

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...

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

From The Library Journal

The growing literature on...

Renaissance Culture and the Everyday
Fumerton, Patricia

It was not unusual during the Renaissance for cooks to torture animals before slaughtering them...

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

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