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The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol

Through careful textual readings of Gogol's most famous works, Karlinsky argues that Gogol's homosexual orientation--which Gogol himself could not accept or forgive in himself--may provide the missing key to the riddle of

The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol

Through careful textual readings of Gogol's most famous works, Karlinsky argues that Gogol's homosexual orientation--which Gogol himself could not accept or forgive in himself--may provide the missing key to the riddle of

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Ventures into Childland: Victorians, Fairy Tales, and Femininity

Behind the innocent face of Victorian fairy tales such as Through the Looking Glass or Mopsa the Fairy lurks the specter of an intense gender debate about the very nature of childhood.

Ventures into Childland: Victorians, Fairy Tales, and Femininity

Behind the innocent face of Victorian fairy tales such as Through the Looking Glass or Mopsa the Fairy lurks the specter of an intense gender debate about the very nature of childhood.

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Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States

How is a nation brought into being? In a detailed examination of crucial texts of eighteenth-century American literature, Christopher Looby argues that the United States was self-consciously enacted through the spoken word.

Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States

How is a nation brought into being? In a detailed examination of crucial texts of eighteenth-century American literature, Christopher Looby argues that the United States was self-consciously enacted through the spoken word.

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A River Runs Through It

The narrator and his brother become fascinated with fly fishing and the Big Blackfoot River

A River Runs Through It

The narrator and his brother become fascinated with fly fishing and the Big Blackfoot River

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Precision and Soul: Essays and Addresses

"We do not have too much intellect and too little soul, but too little precision in matters of the soul."--Robert Musil Best known as author of the novel The Man without Qualities,

Precision and Soul: Essays and Addresses

"We do not have too much intellect and too little soul, but too little precision in matters of the soul."--Robert Musil Best known as author of the novel The Man without Qualities,

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The Romantic Ideology: A Critical Investigation

Claiming that the scholarship and criticism of Romanticism and its works have for too long been dominated by a Romantic ideology-by an uncritical absorption in Romanticism's own self-representations-Jerome J. McGann presents a

The Romantic Ideology: A Critical Investigation

Claiming that the scholarship and criticism of Romanticism and its works have for too long been dominated by a Romantic ideology-by an uncritical absorption in Romanticism's own self-representations-Jerome J. McGann presents a

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The Sound of Poetry The Poetry of Sound

Sound-one of the central elements of poetry-finds itself all but ignored in the current discourse on lyric forms. The essays collected here by Marjorie Perloff and

The Sound of Poetry The Poetry of Sound

Sound-one of the central elements of poetry-finds itself all but ignored in the current discourse on lyric forms. The essays collected here by Marjorie Perloff and

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Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture

Black, White, and in Color offers a long-awaited collection of major essays by Hortense Spillers, one of the most influential and inspiring black critics of the past twenty years. Spanning her work

Black, White, and in Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture

Black, White, and in Color offers a long-awaited collection of major essays by Hortense Spillers, one of the most influential and inspiring black critics of the past twenty years. Spanning her work

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The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel

American novels written in the wake of the Revolution overflow with self-conscious theatricality and impassioned excess. In The Plight of Feeling, Julia A. Stern shows that these sentimental, melodramatic, and gothic works

The Plight of Feeling: Sympathy and Dissent in the Early American Novel

American novels written in the wake of the Revolution overflow with self-conscious theatricality and impassioned excess. In The Plight of Feeling, Julia A. Stern shows that these sentimental, melodramatic, and gothic works

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Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

What is the role of the senses in the creation and reception of poetry? How does poetry carry on the long tradition of making experience and suffering understood by others? With Poetry

Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

What is the role of the senses in the creation and reception of poetry? How does poetry carry on the long tradition of making experience and suffering understood by others? With Poetry

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Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb

From Einstein and Truman to Sartre and Derrida, many have declared the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to be decisive events in human history. None, however, have more acutely understood or

Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb

From Einstein and Truman to Sartre and Derrida, many have declared the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to be decisive events in human history. None, however, have more acutely understood or

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The Yeats Brothers and Modernism's Love of Motion

In The Yeats Brothers and Modernism's Love of Motion, Calvin Bedient delivers a brilliant exploration of modernism through the mutual illumination provided by Ireland's greatest poet and greatest painter. By examining the

The Yeats Brothers and Modernism's Love of Motion

In The Yeats Brothers and Modernism's Love of Motion, Calvin Bedient delivers a brilliant exploration of modernism through the mutual illumination provided by Ireland's greatest poet and greatest painter. By examining the

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The Spenser Encyclopedia

'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers Elizabethains Edmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a

The Spenser Encyclopedia

'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers Elizabethains Edmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a

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Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry

This book presents a comprehensive survey of the major surviving examples of Greek and Roman didactic poetry: Hesiod's Works and Days, Lucretius' On the Universe, Virgil's Georgics and Ovid's Art of Love

Epic Lessons: An Introduction to Ancient Didactic Poetry

This book presents a comprehensive survey of the major surviving examples of Greek and Roman didactic poetry: Hesiod's Works and Days, Lucretius' On the Universe, Virgil's Georgics and Ovid's Art of Love

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