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201. Cover image for 'Unauthorized Voices'
Essays on Poets and Poetry, 1987-2009
Marilyn Hacker

Editor of the acclaimed Poets on Poetry series collects her own essays on the subject

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Essays on Poets and Poetry, 1987-2009
Marilyn Hacker

Editor of the acclaimed Poets on Poetry series collects her own essays on the subject

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Affective Experience and Victorian Literature
Edited by Rachel Ablow
The first collection of criticism devoted to the problem of reading in Victorian literature
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Affective Experience and Victorian Literature
Edited by Rachel Ablow
The first collection of criticism devoted to the problem of reading in Victorian literature
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essays on poetry, art, and the architecture of silence
Kazim Ali

An American poet takes on Eastern philosophy, Western culture, and his Muslim heritage

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essays on poetry, art, and the architecture of silence
Kazim Ali

An American poet takes on Eastern philosophy, Western culture, and his Muslim heritage

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204. Cover image for 'The Lover of a Subversive Is Also a Subversive'
Essays and Commentaries
Martín Espada
Essays from a nationally acclaimed Latino poet
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Essays and Commentaries
Martín Espada
Essays from a nationally acclaimed Latino poet
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205. Cover image for 'The Novel as Event'
Mario Ortiz Robles
Exploring the importance of language in the Victorian novel
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Mario Ortiz Robles
Exploring the importance of language in the Victorian novel
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The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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The Making of Hawthorne's Damned Politics
Larry J. Reynolds
Was Nathaniel Hawthorne a racist? A compelling second look at a canonical American author
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Verse in the Digital Age
Kevin Stein
Poetry lives on in the digital age
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Verse in the Digital Age
Kevin Stein
Poetry lives on in the digital age
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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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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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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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209. 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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210. 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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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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211. Cover image for 'First Loves and Other Adventures'
Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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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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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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212. 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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213. 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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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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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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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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215. 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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Ilan Stavans

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

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216. 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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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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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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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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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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Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

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

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Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

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

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220. 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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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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Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
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Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
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223. 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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Hip-Hop Aesthetics and Intellectual Property Law
Richard L. Schur

An intriguing interdisciplinary examination of hip hop aesthetics

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224. 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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225. 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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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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