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The Incarnate Text: Imagining the Book in Reformation England
Kearney, James

In the course of the Reformation, artistic representation...

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative
Abbott, H. Porter

What is narrative? How does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read? H....

Heroes and Saints & Other Plays
Moraga, Cherríe

Heroes and Saints & Other Plays is Chicana playwright Cherríe Moraga's premiere...

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 Last Generation
Moraga, Cherríe

A classic work by award-winning author Cherríe Moraga, The Last Generation is an electric mix of prose and poetry that...

Early Modern England and Islamic Worlds
Andrea, Bernadette

Engaging with current debates about the “clash of civilizations,” this book offers a...

The Muse's Tragedy and Other Stories
Waid, Candace

20 short stories which dramatize the topics that compelled Wharton throughout her career - both...

Renaissance Ecology: Imagining Eden in Milton's England
Hiltner, Ken

These essays consider how writers and artists such as John Milton...

Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages
Pasternack, Carol Braun

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

The Making of a Broadside Ballad
Griffin, Andrew

In the fall of 2013, we asked ourselves what we’d learn if we made a broadside ballad from the ground up; 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...