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John Graves, Writer

by Mark Busby & Terrell Dixon

Renowned for Goodbye to a River, his now-classic meditation on the natural and human history of Texas, as well as for his masterful ability as a prose stylist, John Graves has become the dean of Texas letters...


The Art of Friction: Where (Non)Fictions Come Together

by Charles Blackstone & Jill Talbot

"We live in an Enquirer, reality television-addled world, a world in which most college students receive their news from the Daily Show and discourse via text message," assert Charles Blackstone and Jill Talbot....


Demosthenes, Speeches 50-59

by Victor Bers

This is the sixth volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars...


Borges and His Fiction: A Guide to His Mind and Art

by Gene H. Bell-Villada

From reviews of the first edition: "A compulsively readable account of the life and works of our greatest...writer of fantasy. With a keen appreciation of Borges himself and a pleasant disregard for the critical...


Aeschines

by Chris Carey

This is the third volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece series. Planned for publication over several years, the series will present all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries...


Blood Lines: Myth, Indigenism, and Chicana/o Literature

by Sheila Marie Contreras

Blood Lines: Myth, Indigenism, and Chicana/o Literature examines a broad array of texts that have contributed to the formation of an indigenous strand of Chicano cultural politics. In particular, this book exposes...


Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture

by María Eugenia Cotera

In the early twentieth century, three women of color helped shape a new world of ethnographic discovery. Ella Cara Deloria, a Sioux woman from South Dakota, Zora Neale Hurston, an African American woman from...


The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy

by Casey Dué

The laments of captive women found in extant Athenian tragedy constitute a fundamentally subversive aspect of Greek drama. In performances supported by and intended for the male citizens of Athens, the songs...


Isaeus

by Michael Edwards

This is the eleventh volume in the Oratory of Classical Greece. This series presents all of the surviving speeches from the late fifth and fourth centuries BC in new translations prepared by classical scholars...


Roman Tragedy: Theatre to Theatricality

by Mario Erasmo

Roman tragedies were written for over three hundred years, but only fragments remain of plays that predate the works of Seneca in the mid-first century C.E., making it difficult to define the role of tragedy...


Stoppard's Theatre: Finding Order amid Chaos

by John Fleming

With a thirty-year run of award-winning, critically acclaimed, and commercially successful plays, from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1967) to The Invention of Love (1997), Tom Stoppard is arguably the...


Antiphon and Andocides

by Michael Gagarin & Douglas M. MacDowell

Classical oratory is an invaluable resource for the study of ancient Greek life and culture. The speeches offer evidence on Greek moral views, social and economic conditions, political and social ideology, and...


One Hundred & One Folktales From India

by Eunice de Souza

In every corner of India, there is a wealth of folktales-funny, fabulous and fantastical. In this collection, Eunice de Souza brings together one hundred and one wonderful stories, both familiar and unknown....


Why Are Animals Funny?: Everyday Analysis

by EDA Collective

Analyzing the signs of everyday life.


The Productive Body

by François Guéry. Didier Deleule

What can a body do under capitalism? Ground-making explanation that links Marx to Foucault.


Music in Shakespeare: A Dictionary

by Christopher R. Wilson & Michela Calore

With an A-Z of over 300 entries, Music in Shakespeare is the most comprehensive study of all the musical terms found in Shakespeare�s complete works. It includes a definition of each musical term in its

historical...


The Notebooks of Edward Bond: 1959-1980

by Edward Bond

In this first volume of notebooks, Edward Bond reveals himself to be one of the finest and most creative minds to have emerged in the twentieth century.

Exploring the meeting point between politics and the art...


Key Writings

by Henri Bergson, Keith Ansell Pearson & John Mullarkey

The twentieth century � with its unprecedented advances in technology and scientific understanding � saw the birth of a distinctively new and �modern� age. Henri Bergson stood as one of the most important...


The Notebooks of Edward Bond: Volume: 1980-1995

by Edward Bond

This second volume of Edward Bond's notebooks explores the meeting point between politics and the art of the writer. His notes chart the creative process of some of his most recent work, his involvment in theatre-in-education...


Shakespeare and the Victorians

by Adrian Poole

Adrian Poole examines the Victorian's obsession with Shakespeare, his impact upon the era's consciousness, and the expression of this in their drama, novels and poetry. The book features detailed discussion...