Limits of Familiarity

Lindsey Eckert

The Limits of Familiarity analyzes the intensely personal feelings that Romantic-era readers came to have for authors. Contributing to reception studies, celebrity studies, and literary history, this book reveals how anxieties about the cultural value of familiarity shaped both Romanticism and conceptions of authorship.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781684483907
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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English Theatrical Anecdotes, 1660-1800

Heather Ladd

English Theatrical Anecdotes, 1660-1800 explores the theatrical anecdote’s role in the construction of stage fame in England’s emergent celebrity culture during the long eighteenth century, as well as the challenges of employing anecdotes in theater scholarship today. Chapters in this book discuss anecdotes about actors, actresses, musicians, and other theater people.

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  • ISBN: 9781644532607
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Animals in the American Classics

John Gruesser

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781648430206
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Phyllis Frye and the Fight for Transgender Rights

Michael G. Long

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781623499846
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Transformative Potential of LGBTQ+ Children’s Picture Books

Jennifer Miller

A foundational look at the way children’s books shaped views of the LGBTQ+ world

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496839992
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Conversations with Jerome Charyn

Sophie Vallas

Interivews with the author of The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson, Once Upon a Droshky, and The Man Who Grew Younger

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  • ISBN: 9781496840882
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The American Western in Canadian Literature

Joel Deshaye

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781773852676
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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I Lay This Body Down

Lonneke Geerlings

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780820362076
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Fishing for Chickens

Jim Casada

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780820362120
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Fictions of Western American Domesticity

Amanda J. Zink

This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?

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  • ISBN: 9780826363947
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Afrodiasporic Forms

Raquel Kennon

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780807176818
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Open at the Close

Cecilia Konchar Farr

The first collection of essays focused exclusively on examining the Harry Potter novels as literature

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496839312
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Eye That Is Language

Danièle Pitavy-Souques

An enlightening collection of essays by a renowned European scholar on the transatlantic significance of Eudora Welty

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  • ISBN: 9781496840585
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Winged Words

Donna Krolik Hollenberg

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780472133017
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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Deep Mapping the Literary Lake District

Joanna E. Taylor

Deep Mapping the Literary Lake District pioneers, implements, and critiques a new approach to literary analysis in the digital age. Focusing on a corpus of writing about the English Lake District from 1622-1900, this study exemplifies how geospatial tools can enhance our appreciation of the literary geographies that condition the way we perceive and respond to landscapes.

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  • ISBN: 9781684483754
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Slave Sublime

Stacy J. Lettman

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781469668086
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Anthology of Black Mountain College Poetry

Blake Hobby

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469641133
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Tao of S

Sheng-mei Ma

Within this framework Ma employs the Taoist principle of yin and yang to illuminate how roles of the once-dominant American hegemony—the yang—and the once-declining Asian civilization—the yin—are now, in the twenty-first century, turned upside down as China rises to write its side of the story, particularly through the soft power of television and media streamed worldwide.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781643363073
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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World of Elizabeth Inchbald

Daniel J. Ennis

This collection includes essays on the literary, theatrical, and cultural conditions in Britain during the long eighteenth century, centered on the life, work, and world of the writer/actor Elizabeth Inchbald (1753–1821).

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  • ISBN: 9781644532560
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Funambulists

Lisa Marchi

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780815637523
  • Publication Date: May 2022
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