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Literary Criticism and Theory

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26. Cover image for 'Illuminating Childhood'
Portraits in Fiction, Film, and Drama
Ellen Handler Spitz

Experiencing the phases of childhood through art

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Portraits in Fiction, Film, and Drama
Ellen Handler Spitz

Experiencing the phases of childhood through art

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Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures
Karen Laura Thornber
Delving into the complex, contradictory relationships between humans and the environment in Asian literatures
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Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures
Karen Laura Thornber
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28. Cover image for 'James Baldwin'
America and Beyond
Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan, editors
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Cora Kaplan and Bill Schwarz
An interdisciplinary discussion of Baldwin by leading writers from several fields
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America and Beyond
Edited by Bill Schwarz and Cora Kaplan
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29. Cover image for 'Effeminism'
The Economy of Colonial Desire
Revathi Krishnaswamy
Establishes the homosocial dynamics of colonial desire as evidenced in Orientalist narrative
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30. Cover image for 'Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys'
Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry
John Marsh

A new reading of 20th-century poets and their subject matter sheds new light on the development of American literary modernism

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30. Cover image for 'Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Busboys'
Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry
John Marsh

A new reading of 20th-century poets and their subject matter sheds new light on the development of American literary modernism

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31. Cover image for 'Reality Principles'
From the Absurd to the Virtual
Herbert Blau
A panoramic view of how we think about life and the imitation of life on stage
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From the Absurd to the Virtual
Herbert Blau
A panoramic view of how we think about life and the imitation of life on stage
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From the Absurd to the Virtual
Herbert Blau
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32. Cover image for 'Over the Rainbow'
Queer Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Michelle Ann Abate and Kenneth Kidd
Significant essays on LGBTQ topics in children's literature
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Queer Children's and Young Adult Literature
Edited by Michelle Ann Abate and Kenneth Kidd
Significant essays on LGBTQ topics in children's literature
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33. Cover image for 'Thomas Mann's World'
Empire, Race, and the Jewish Question
Todd Kontje
A comprehensive reevaluation of Thomas Mann
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34. Cover image for 'The Word on the Street'
Linking the Academy and the Common Reader
Harvey Michael Teres

Timely critical insights into today's growing initiative in publicly engaged scholarship

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Linking the Academy and the Common Reader
Harvey Teres

Timely critical insights into today's growing initiative in publicly engaged scholarship

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35. 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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36. 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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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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37. 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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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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39. 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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40. 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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41. 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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42. 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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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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43. Cover image for 'On Burning Ground'
Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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44. 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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44. 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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44. 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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45. 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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45. 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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46. 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
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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47. 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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48. Cover image for 'Melville Unfolding'
Sexuality, Politics, and the Versions of Typee
John Bryant
Sheds new light on Melville's classic novel Typee through a close and revealing look at his revision process
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49. Cover image for 'The Left-Handed Story'
Writing and the Writer's Life
Nancy Willard
A collection of enlightening and entertaining essays and personal narratives on topics such as the craft of fiction, children’s literature, fairy tales, and art
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50. Cover image for 'Orpheus in the Bronx'
Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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50. Cover image for 'Orpheus in the Bronx'
Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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50. Cover image for 'Orpheus in the Bronx'
Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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