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276. Cover image for 'Still on Call'
Richard Stern
A prolific, popular writer takes on everything from the 1940s to E. L. Doctorow to blogging
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277. Cover image for 'A Martian Muse'
Further Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist's posthumous volume of critical essays
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277. Cover image for 'A Martian Muse'
Further Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist's posthumous volume of critical essays
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278. Cover image for 'Macaronic Sermons'
Bilingualism and Preaching in Late-Medieval England
Siegfried Wenzel
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279. Cover image for 'First Loves and Other Adventures'
Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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279. Cover image for 'First Loves and Other Adventures'
Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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280. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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280. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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280. Cover image for 'The Female as Subject'
Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan
Volume: 70
P. F. Kornicki, Mara Patessio, and G. G. Rowley, Editors
Reveals the rich and lively world of literate women in Japan from 1600 through the early 20th century
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281. Cover image for 'Poetics of Dislocation'
Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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281. Cover image for 'Poetics of Dislocation'
Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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282. Cover image for 'American Audacity'
Literary Essays North and South
Christopher Benfey
From one of America's preeminent critics and essayists, a new book in the series Writers on Writing casts new light on some of America's literary masters
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282. Cover image for 'American Audacity'
Literary Essays North and South
Christopher Benfey
From one of America's preeminent critics and essayists, a new book in the series Writers on Writing casts new light on some of America's literary masters
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283. Cover image for 'A Critic's Journey'
Ilan Stavans

One of the leading voices in Latino literature writes about his life and work

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283. Cover image for 'A Critic's Journey'
Ilan Stavans

One of the leading voices in Latino literature writes about his life and work

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284. Cover image for 'The Iliad'
Homer
A new translation of Homer's classic follows Merrill's successful earlier version of the Odyssey in capturing the feel of the original Greek
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285. Cover image for 'Mammy'
A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory
Kimberly Wallace-Sanders
A revealing exploration of the origins and meanings of the mammy figure
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286. 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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286. 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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286. 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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287. 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?

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287. 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?

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288. Cover image for 'An Angle of Vision'
Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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Women Writers on Their Poor and Working-Class Roots
Edited by Lorraine M. López

Uncommon perspectives by prominent women writers on class, money, family, and home

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289. Cover image for 'Changing the Subject'
Marvin Carlson and Theatre Studies 1959-2009
Edited and with an Introduction by Joseph Roach

Leading theater scholars on the major developments in their field over the past 50 years

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290. Cover image for 'Natural Acts'
Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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Gender, Race, and Rusticity in Country Music
Pamela Fox

Hillbilly, honky-tonk, Nashville glitz, or alt.country: what makes music authentically country?

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291. Cover image for 'Speaking in Tongues'
Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
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291. Cover image for 'Speaking in Tongues'
Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
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292. Cover image for 'Manning the Margins'
Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France

The first book-length study of writing, men, and masculinity in seventeenth-century France

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293. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
293. Cover image for 'Parodies of Ownership'
Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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Web 2009 Open Access Available Read Online
294. 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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294. 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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295. 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?

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295. 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?

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295. 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?

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296. 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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296. 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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297. Cover image for 'The Humblest Sparrow'
The Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
Michael Roberts
A long-awaited study of the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
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297. Cover image for 'The Humblest Sparrow'
The Poetry of Venantius Fortunatus
Michael Roberts

A long-awaited study of the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus

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298. Cover image for 'Reflections on Beckett'
A Centenary Celebration
Anna McMullan and S. E. Wilmer, Editors

Renowned international scholars offer perspectives on one of the world's most challenging playwrights

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299. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Lectures'
Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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299. Cover image for 'The Hopwood Lectures'
Edited and with an introduction by Nicholas Delbanco

A selection of Hopwood lectures delivered during ten annual awards ceremony, including work by Charles Baxter, Mary Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan, Susan Stamberg, and others

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300. Cover image for 'Fictions of Affliction'
Physical Disability in Victorian Culture
Martha Stoddard Holmes
Reveals the cultural meanings and literary representations of disability in Victorian Britain
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300. Cover image for 'Fictions of Affliction'
Physical Disability in Victorian Culture
Martha Stoddard Holmes
Reveals the cultural meanings and literary representations of disability in Victorian Britain
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