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Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States
Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States

Manifest and Other Destinies critiques Manifest Destiny’s exclusive...
Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable
Abbott, H. Porter

Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable revisits the ancient theme of...

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...

In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women
Carlson, Julie

English Romanticism has long been considered an 'undramatic' and...

One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

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

Gender and Difference in the Middle Ages
Pasternack, Carol Braun

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

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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