Tales of Dionysus

William Levitan

The first English verse translation of the Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780472038961
  • Publication Date: Aug 2022
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Everyday Consumption in Twenty-First-Century Brazilian Fiction

Lígia Bezerra

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781612497587
  • Publication Date: Aug 2022
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The Contemporary Leonard Cohen

Kait Pinder

Essay collection on Leonard Cohen's work organized by the concept of “the contemporary,” which helps to explain Cohen’s staying power and existential depth. The chapters offer related but diverse perspectives—historical, artistic, spiritual—on his songs, poems, novels, and drawings, and examine how Cohen's different types of art fit together.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781771125611
  • Publication Date: Aug 2022
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Haunting Realities

Monika Elbert

An innovative collection of essays examining the sometimes paradoxical alignment of Realism and Naturalism with the Gothic in American literature to highlight their shared qualities

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  • ISBN: 9780817360597
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Stephen Crane Remembered

Paul Sorrentino

Revealing episodes in the life of the elusive writer, as told by acquaintances

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  • ISBN: 9780817360627
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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From the Valley of Bronze Camels

Jane Miller

"What makes art 'modern' and what does 'urgent' mean now?"

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  • ISBN: 9780472055425
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Evidence of Things Not Seen

Rhonda D. Frederick

Evidence of Things Not Seen is an interdisciplinary study of blackness in genre literature of the Americas. When mystery, romance, fantasy, mixed-genre, and science fiction writers center fantastical blackness, they make this expressive quality available to a broad audience that uses pop fictions’ imaginable vocabularies to reshape extra-literary realities. Ultimately, popular genres’ imaginable possibilities help us strategize ways that the made up can be made real.

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  • ISBN: 9781978818064
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Contradictory Indianness

Atreyee Phukan

As Contradictory Indianness endeavors to show, a postcolonial Caribbean aesthetics that has from its inception privileged inclusivity, interraciality, and resistance against Old World colonial orders requires taking into account Indo-Caribbean writers and their reimagining of Indianness in the region. This book’s unique contribution lies in an explicit privileging of Indo-Caribbean fiction as a creolizing literary imaginary to broaden its study beyond a narrow canon that has, inadvertently or not, enabled monolithic and unidimensional perceptions of Indian cultural identity and evolution in the Caribbean.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978829114
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Unpacking the Personal Library

Jason Camlot

Unpacking the Personal Library is an edited collection of essays that ponders the cultural meaning and significance of private book collections in relation to public libraries. Collectively, the chapters articulate a poetics of the personal library within its extended social, aesthetic and cultural contexts.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781771125680
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Dystopias of Infamy

Javier Irigoyen-García

Drawing on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century religious, political, and literary texts, including the works of Cervantes, Dystopias of Infamy reconsiders how insults and infamy were imagined as potential sites of resistance to subjectification in early modern Spain.

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  • ISBN: 9781684484003
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Political Affairs of the Heart

Linda Van Netten Blimke

By examining four sentimental travelogues written by British women travelers during the American and French Revolutions, Political Affairs of the Heart argues that this genre, by combining eyewitness authority with the language of sensibility, constitutes a significant site of women’s engagement in national and gender politics.

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  • ISBN: 9781684484058
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Whitman in Poland

Marta A. Skwara

Whitman in Poland examines the reception of Walt Whitman in Poland from 1872 to the present day. The many ways in which Whitman was read, translated, and constructed in Polish culture are analyzed using a unique interdisciplinary approach that melds reception, communication, translation, and comparative studies. Readers will get a full picture of how Whitman has functioned as a presence in Polish prose and poetry, and even in cinema and television.

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  • ISBN: 9781609387389
  • Publication Date: Jul 2022
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Jack London and the Sea

Anita Duneer

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780817321253
  • 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.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781644532607
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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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.

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  • ISBN: 9781684483907
  • 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).

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781644532577
  • 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 Anthology of Black Mountain College Poetry

Blake Hobby

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469641133
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Slave Sublime

Stacy J. Lettman

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781469668079
  • Publication Date: Jun 2022
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The Great Beyond

Philip D. Beidler

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780817321260
  • Publication Date: May 2022
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