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201. 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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201. 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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202. 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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202. 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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203. 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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204. 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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205. 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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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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205. 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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206. 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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Disability in Contemporary Life Writing

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

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207. 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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208. 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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209. 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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Languages at Play in the Theatre
Marvin Carlson
Explores the political, social, and historical implications of staged language
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210. 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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211. 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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211. 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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212. 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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213. 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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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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213. 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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214. 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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214. 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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215. 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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215. 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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216. Cover image for 'On Burning Ground'
Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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216. Cover image for 'On Burning Ground'
Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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216. Cover image for 'On Burning Ground'
Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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217. 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

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217. 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

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217. 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

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218. Cover image for 'Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form'
Race, Class, and Reification
Marcial González
Explores the relationship between race and class and between politics and literary form in major works of Chicano literature over the last hundred years
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218. Cover image for 'Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form'
Race, Class, and Reification
Marcial González
Explores the relationship between race and class and between politics and literary form in major works of Chicano literature over the last hundred years
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219. Cover image for 'Midnight's Diaspora'
Critical Encounters with Salman Rushdie
Daniel Herwitz and Ashutosh Varshney, Editors

A distinguished collection of interdisciplinary thinkers provide fresh insights into the complex political and cultural meanings of Salman Rushdie's writing

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219. Cover image for 'Midnight's Diaspora'
Critical Encounters with Salman Rushdie
Daniel Herwitz and Ashutosh Varshney, Editors

A distinguished collection of interdisciplinary thinkers provide fresh insights into the complex political and cultural meanings of Salman Rushdie's writing

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220. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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220. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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220. Cover image for 'Framed'
The New Woman Criminal in British Culture at the Fin de Siecle
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

By introducing us to the New Woman Criminal, Framed offers a profoundly different view of the fin de siècle British crime narrative

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221. Cover image for 'Atlas'
Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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222. Cover image for 'Suzan-Lori Parks'
Deborah Geis
An accessible guide to the inventive language and experimental stagings of playwright Suzan-Lori Parks
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222. Cover image for 'Suzan-Lori Parks'
Deborah R. Geis
An accessible guide to the inventive language and experimental stagings of playwright Suzan-Lori Parks
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223. Cover image for 'Disability Theory'
Tobin Siebers
Boldly rethinks theoretical questions of the last thirty years from the vantage point of disability studies
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223. Cover image for 'Disability Theory'
Tobin Siebers
Boldly rethinks theoretical questions of the last thirty years from the vantage point of disability studies
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Tobin Siebers
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224. Cover image for 'Avant-Garde Performance and the Limits of Criticism'
Approaching the Living Theatre, Happenings/Fluxus, and the Black Arts Movement
Mike Sell
Explores the dynamic interactions of performance, politics, and literary criticism in three U.S countercultures in the 1950s and 60s
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225. Cover image for 'Concerto for the Left Hand'
Disability and the Defamiliar Body
Michael Davidson
A major new work that probes questions of disability and aesthetics across a range of  art forms, from Deaf poetry to film noir
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Disability and the Defamiliar Body
Davidson, Michael
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