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The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism
Duffy, Enda

Speed, the sensation one gets when driving fast, was described by Aldous Huxley as the...

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...

Tactical Media
Raley, Rita

Tactical media describes interventionist media art practices that engage and critique the dominant political and economic order. Rather than taking to...

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...