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Revolution and the Historical Novel

by John McWilliams

John McWilliams has written the first, much needed account of the ways the promise and threat of political revolution have informed masterpieces of the historical novel. The jolting sense of historical change...


Political Poetry in the Wake of the Second Spanish Republic

by Grant D. Moss

From notions of art for art’s sake to committed poetry, it may seem that poets cannot achieve reconciliation between the politics and poetry. However, among committed Communist poets of the 20th century of...


Syncing the Americas

by Georg Michael Schwarzmann, Ryan Anthony Spangler, Jorge Camacho & Anne Fountain et al.

The essays in this collection reflect two of Martí’s key observations during his time in the United States: first, how did he, an exile living in New York, view and read his North American neighbors from...


The Polyphonic World of Cervantes and Dostoevsky

by Slav N. Gratchev

This book is the first scholarly attempt to examine Don Quixote from the angle of dialogism and polyphony. To begin with, although Mikhail Bakhtin considered Dostoevsky the “creator of a polyphonic novel,”...


The Internationalization of Intellectual Exchange in a Globalizing Europe, 1636–1780

by Robert Mankin, Claire Gallien, Daniel Brewer & Clorinda Donato et al.

This books attends to what in French, since the 1980s, has been called the passeur, the figure of the intellectual, mediator, translator or journalist, who is also a socialized being in the world.The volume...


Spaces of Feeling

by Marta Figlerowicz

Can other people notice our affects more easily than we do? In Spaces of Feeling, Marta Figlerowicz examines modernist novels and poems that treat this possibility as electrifying, but also deeply disturbing....


Woolf’s Ambiguities

by Molly Hite

In a book that comparesVirginia Woolf's writing with that of the novelist, actress, and feminist activist Elizabeth Robins (1862–1952), Molly Hite explores the fascinating connections between Woolf's aversion...


The Cry

by Sarah Fielding, Jane Collier & Carolyn Woodward

Before Jane Austen's novels explored heroines in English society, writers Sarah Fielding and Jane Collier dared to provide commentary on gender and education through self-conscious narratives. Published in 1754...


Reforming French Culture

by George Hoffmann

Reforming French Culture is a ground-breaking work on the literary genre of Reformation satire—colloquial, obscene, scatological—designed to mock the excesses as well as the essence of the Roman Catholic...


Beyond the Ancient Quarrel

by Patrick Hayes & Jan Wilm

In Plato's Republic, Socrates spoke of an 'ancient quarrel between literature and philosophy' which he offered to resolve once and for all by banning the poets from his ideal city. Few philosophers have taken...


Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

by Joseph Hone

Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne is the first detailed study of the final Stuart succession crisis. It demonstrates for the first time the centrality of debates about royal succession...


Summary of The One by Kiera Cass (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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The One by Kiera Cass (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

Download your own copy now of The One by Kiera Cass by Whiz Books and start reading your favorite book in trivia and quiz format as a challenge for yourself or with and...


Summary of The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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Summary of And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer: A Novella by Fredrik Backman (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer: A Novella by Fredrik Backman (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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Summary of Commonwealth by Ann Patchett (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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Commonwealth by Ann Patchett (Trivia/Quiz Reads)

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Of Silence and Song

by Dan Beachy-Quick

From "one of the preeminent American visionaries of our moment" (G. C. Waldrep), a singular reflection on living well in a time of distraction and despair


William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


Time of Gratitude

by Gennady Aygi & Peter France

A collection of extraordinary essays by one of the seminal Russian poets of the twentieth century

Gennady Aygi’s longtime translator and friend Peter France has compiled this moving collection of tributes...


Archaeology of Babel

by Siraj Ahmed

For more than three decades, preeminent scholars in comparative literature and postcolonial studies have called for a return to philology as the indispensable basis of critical method in the humanities. Against...


Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home

by Sheila R. Morris & Harlan Greene

A collection of essays by South Carolina activists on the development of the LGBTQ movement