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Faculty Bookshelf

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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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-...

Milton and Ecology
Hiltner, Ken

In Milton and Ecology, Ken Hiltner engages with literary, theoretical, and historic approaches to explore the ideological...

Red Leather Gloves
Olguín, Ben

2015 National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas Foco Award for Poetry
IBPA 2015 Benjamin Franklin Poetry Award...

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...

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...

One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

One World of Literature addresses students' concerns about social relevance in their reading, and their...

Latina/os and WWII: Mobility, Agency, and Ideology
Olguín, Ben

The first book-length study of Latina/o experiences in World War II over a...

Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages
Pasternack, Carol Braun

Exposes complex intersections between genders and other identities in medieval...

Renaissance Culture and the Everyday
Fumerton, Patricia

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

Waiting in the Wings: Portrait of a Queer Motherhood
Moraga, Cherríe

Cherríe Moraga, the celebrated Chicana lesbian writer, has crafted a jewel...