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  • Catechisms and Women's Writing in Seventeenth-Century Englandby Paula McQuade

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book demonstrates that reading and writing catechisms were crucial sites of women's literary engagements in early modern England. more...

  • Darkness Visibleby Nicholas Tucker

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    The essential companion to one of the most popular YA series of all time: His Dark Materials . Accompanies a hotly-anticipated BBC adaptation of the series in 2017/18. more...

  • Conversations with Edwidge Danticatby Maxine Lavon Montgomery

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00

    Collected interviews ranging from the 2000 publication of this award-winning Haitian-American author’s debut work of fiction, Breath, Eyes, Memory , to a personal interview conducted with the volume editor in 2016 more...

  • Shakespeare's Reading Audiencesby Cyndia Susan Clegg

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book asks what Shakespeare's contemporary audiences read and how their reading shaped their reception of his work. more...

  • Shakespeare's Romeby Paul A. Cantor

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 22.50

    For more than forty years, Paul Cantor’s Shakespeare’s Rome has been a foundational work in the field of politics and literature. While many critics assumed that the Roman plays do not reflect any special knowledge of Rome, Cantor was one of the first to argue that they are grounded in a profound understanding of the Roman regime and its changes... more...

  • Someone Like Meby Patricia MacLachlan; Chris Sheban

    Roaring Brook Press 2017; US$ 11.89

    If you were a little girl who listened to stories over and over and over; and who read books every night, every day, even as her mother led her across the street, You might be me, a writer. Follow a little girl in acclaimed writer Patricia MacLachlan's semi-autobiographical picture book, Someone Like Me . Filled with gorgeous and thoughtful illustrations... more...

  • Whitman's Driftby Matt Cohen

    University of Iowa Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    The American nineteenth century witnessed a media explosion unprecedented in human history. New communications technologies seemed to be everywhere, offering opportunities and threats that seem powerfully familiar to us as we experience today’s digital revolution. Walt Whitman’s poetry reveled in the potentials of his time: “See, the many-cylinder’d... more...

  • Writing Not Writingby Tom Fisher

    University of Iowa Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    The poet George Oppen comments, “There are situations which cannot honorably [be] met by art, and surely no one need fiddle precisely at the moment that the house next door is burning.” To write poetry under such circumstances, he continues, “would be a treason to one’s neighbor.” Committing himself, then, to more direct and conventional forms of... more...

  • A Richard Selzer Readerby Kevin Kerrane; Marie Borroff

    University of Delaware Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    In the 1960s, while practicing as a general surgeon and teaching surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, Richard Selzer began publishing unique creative work in magazines such as Harper’s and Esquire. This volume is a definitive collection of essays, stories, public lectures, and final diary entries by the renowned surgeon and imaginative... more...

  • The Indian Ladies' Magazine, 1901–1938by Deborah Anna Logan

    Lehigh University Press 2017; US$ 104.00

    This book examines the varied influences and accomplishments of the Indian Ladies’ Magazine, the first Indian magazine established and edited by an Indian woman—Kamala Satthianadhan—in English, written by women, for women. This publication recorded and participated in the most pivotal moment in modern Indian history and did so by appealing to... more...