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One World of Literature
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

One World of Literature addresses students' concerns about social relevance in their reading, and their...

The Signifying Eye:  Seeing Faulkner's Art by Candace Waid
The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner’s Art
Waid, Candace

A bold book, built of close readings,...

The Textuality of Old English Poetry
Pasternack, Carol Braun

The modern reader knows Old English poetry as a discrete number of poems, set up and...

Protocols of Liberty
Warner, William

Protocols of Liberty offers an account of how, in the midst of a chronic political crisis, American Whigs seized the...

Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States
Manifest and Other Destinies: Territorial Fictions of the Nineteenth Century United States

Manifest and Other Destinies critiques Manifest Destiny’s exclusive...
Reading the Literatures of Asian America
Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin

With the recent proliferation of critically acclaimed literature by Asian American...