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Repetition and Race

Art & War: Poetry, Pulp and Politics in Israeli Fiction

by Lavie Tidhar & Shimon Adaf

Shimon Adaf and Lavie Tidhar are two of Israel’s most subversive and politically outspoken writers.  Growing up on opposite sides of the Israeli  spectrum – Tidhar in the north of Israel in the Zion-ist,...


Sex with Shakespeare

by Jillian Keenan

A provocative, moving, kinky, and often absurdly funny memoir about Shakespeare, love, obsession, and spanking

When it came to understanding love, a teenage Jillian Keenan had nothing to guide her—until a production...


The Poetry of Walt Whitman

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Poetry of Walt Whitman' is an essay about the life and works...


Robert Browning: How to Know Him

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Robert Browning: How to Know Him' is a biography...


The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century (1918)

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1918 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century' is an...


Wordsworth and the Green Romantics: Affect and Ecology in the Nineteenth Century

by Lisa Ottum & Seth T. Reno

Ecocritical approaches to affect in the works of Wordsworth and other Romantic writers


The Complete Review Guide to Contemporary World Fiction

by M. A. Orthofer

For more than a decade, the Complete Review has been an essential and popular site for readers interested in learning about new books in translation and developments in global literature. Expanding upon the...


The Gothic Condition: Terror, History and the Psyche

by David Punter

This is a book of fourteen essays on themes within the Gothic, from the eighteenth century to the present day, by the best-known and most highly reputed current scholar of the Gothic.


Elizabeth Bishop's Brazil

by Bethany Hicok

When the American poet Elizabeth Bishop arrived in Brazil in 1951 at the age of forty, she had not planned to stay, but her love affair with the Brazilian aristocrat Lota de Macedo Soares and with the country...


The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Graphic Borders: Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future

by Frederick Luis Aldama & Christopher González

From the influential work of Los Bros Hernandez in Love & Rockets, to comic strips and political cartoons, to traditional superheroes made nontraditional by means of racial and sexual identity (e.g., Miles Morales/Spider-Man),...


Shakespeare, Court Dramatist

Shakespeare's Money

Melancholy

by László F. Földényi (Foldenyi), Tim Wilkinson & Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel praises the Hungarian writer L�szl� F�ld�nyi as "one of the most brilliant essayists of our time." �F�ld�nyi's extraordinary Melancholy, with its profusion of literary, ecclesiastical,...


The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens

by Paul Mariani

A perceptive, enlightening biography of one the most important American poets of the twentieth century—Wallace Stevens—as seen through his lifelong quest to find and describe the sublime in the human experience....


The Art of Fiction

by James Salter & John Casey

James Salter's exalted place in American letters is based largely on the intense admiration of other writers, but his work resonates far beyond the realm of fellow craftsmen, addressing themes--youth, war, erotic...


The Art and Craft of Printing

by William Morris

This early work by William Morris was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. William Morris was born in London, England in 1834. Arguably best known...


The Ideal Book

by William Morris

This early work by William Morris was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. William Morris was born in London, England in 1834. Arguably best known...