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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...

Reading the Literatures of Asian America
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

With the recent proliferation of critically acclaimed literature by Asian American...

Real Mysteries: Narrative and the Unknowable
Abbott, H. Porter

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

Shi: A Radical Reading of Chinese Poetry
Huang, Yunte

This book is not an attempt to grasp the "essence" of Chinese poetry, nor is it an endeavor to produce...

One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

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