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226. Cover image for 'The Lives of Machines'
The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture
Tamara Ketabgian
Expanded views of the connection between humans and machines in the Victorian era
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2011 Open Access Available Read Online
227. Cover image for 'Kin of Another Kind'
Transracial Adoption in American Literature
Cynthia Callahan

Rereads 20th-century American literature as it has portrayed adoption across racial lines, from Faulkner to Kingsolver

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Ebook 2011 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Kin of Another Kind"
228. Cover image for 'The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age'
Edited by Amy E. Earhart and Andrew Jewell
Essays reflecting on the development of the first wave of digital American literature scholarship
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Web 2010 Open Access Available Read Online
229. Cover image for 'Another Part of a Long Story'
Literary Traces of Eugene O'Neill and Agnes Boulton
William Davies King
The long-neglected story of a literary marriage and the wife who helped America's first canonical playwright launch his career
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Another Part of a Long Story"
230. Cover image for 'The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry'
Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America
Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

How do slam poets and their audiences reflect the politics of difference?

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry"
231. Cover image for 'Curious Attractions'
Essays on Fiction Writing
Debra Spark
Lively and engaging essays on aspects of the writer's craft from an acclaimed novelist
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Curious Attractions"
232. Cover image for 'Poetry's Afterlife'
Verse in the Digital Age
Kevin Stein
Poetry lives on in the digital age
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Web 2010 Open Access Available Read Online
233. Cover image for 'Risk Culture'
Performance and Danger in Early America
Joseph Fichtelberg

Close textual analysis explores the culture of risk in our country's early days

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Risk Culture"
234. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acting Like Men"
235. Cover image for 'Arthur Miller's America'
Theater and Culture in a Time of Change
Enoch Brater, Editor
International critics explore Arthur Miller's longstanding commitment to forging a uniquely American theater
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Arthur Miller's America"
236. Cover image for 'Fables of Representation'
Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Fables of Representation"
237. Cover image for 'A Beckett Canon'
Ruby Cohn
An indispensable guide to the oeuvre of Samuel Beckett, spanning sixty years
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Beckett Canon"
238. Cover image for 'The Pedagogical Contract'
The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World
Yun Lee Too
Rethinks the teacher-student relationship from its ancient roots to the present
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Pedagogical Contract"
239. Cover image for 'The Scroll and the Marble'
Studies in Reading and Reception in Hellenistic Poetry
Peter Bing

Seminal essays from one of the most prominent scholars of Hellenistic poetry

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Scroll and the Marble"
240. Cover image for 'Signifying Bodies'
Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

Sheds new light on the memoir boom by asking: Is the genre basically about disability?

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Signifying Bodies"
241. Cover image for 'The Stuff of Fiction'
Advice on Craft
Enlarged and Revised Edition
Douglas Bauer
A master storyteller and teacher talks about the tools of the fiction writer's craft
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Stuff of Fiction"
242. Cover image for 'An Utterly Dark Spot'
Gaze and Body in Early Modern Philosophy
Miran Bozovic
Two concepts of special interest to contemporary theorists--the gaze and the body--approached in a fresh and fascinating way
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "An Utterly Dark Spot"
243. Cover image for 'Extreme Pursuits'
Travel/Writing in an Age of Globalization
Graham Huggan

A provocative look at travel—both voluntary and otherwise—in an uncertain world

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Extreme Pursuits"
244. Cover image for 'Henry James at Work'
Theodora Bosanquet
The delightful memoir by James's feisty and feminist secretary, with a biographical essay and excerpts from her diaries
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Henry James at Work"
245. Cover image for 'Russia's Legal Fictions'
Harriet Murav
Explores the relationship between law, literature, and authority in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russia
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Russia's Legal Fictions"
246. Cover image for 'Ezra Pound and China'
Zhaoming Qian, Editor
Explores Ezra Pound's long fascination with Chinese literature and culture
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Ezra Pound and China"
247. Cover image for 'Idealism and Liberal Education'
James O. Freedman
An eloquent tribute to the value of the liberal education
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Idealism and Liberal Education"
248. Cover image for 'Listening to Homer'
Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Listening to Homer"
249. Cover image for 'Speaking in Tongues'
Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Speaking in Tongues"
250. Cover image for 'What Do Gay Men Want?'
An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
David M. Halperin

A crucial effort to understand gay men's relation to sex and risk without recourse to tainted psychological concepts

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "What Do Gay Men Want?"
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.


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