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The Chronicle of Prussia by Nicolaus von Jeroschin: A History of the Teutonic Knights in Prussia, 1190-1331

by Mary Fischer

This is the first English translation of the 'Chronicle of Prussia', which was written by Nicolaus von Jeroschin, in middle German verse, during the period from 1330 to 1341. It is a history of the Teutonic...


The Art of Subtext

by Charles Baxter

Charles Baxter inaugurates The Art of, a new series on the craft of writing, with the wit and intelligence he brought to his celebrated book Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction.

Fiction writer and essayist...


The Superhero Reader

by Charles Hatfield & Jeet Heer

Despite their commercial appeal and cross-media reach, superheroes are only recently starting to attract sustained scholarly attention. This groundbreaking collection brings together essays and book excerpts...


An Introduction to Literary Studies, 3rd edition

by Mario Klarer

In this classic beginner's guide to English Literature, Mario Klarer offers a concise and accessible discussion of central issues in the study of literary texts.


The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory

by Paul Wake & Simon Malpas

Exploring ideas from a diverse range of disciplines through a series of 11 critical essays and a dictionary of key names and terms, this book examines some of the most complex and fundamental theories in modern...


Laura's List

by Beverly Darnall

Laura's List presents the First Lady's published list of recommended books, and builds on her public commitment to books and learning. Parents need basic tools to give their children opportunities to grow, and...


How to See a Play

by Richard Burton

"This book is aimed squarely at the theater-goer. It hopes to offer a concise general treatment upon the use of the theater, so that the person in the seat may get the most for his money; may choose his entertainment...


The Sovereignty of Taste

by James S. Hans

In the tradition of Matthew Arnold, Lionel Trilling, and Iris Murdoch, Hans addresses the forms, rhythms, and patterns of works of literature with a Socratic, inductive approach. Taste is the faculty that attempts...


Bluets

by Maggie Nelson

"Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color."


Voices of Silence: The Alternative Book of First World War Poetry

by Vivien Noakes

The poetry of the First World War has determined our perception of the war itself. This volume features poetry drawn from old newspapers and journals, trench and hospital magazines, individual volumes of verse,...


The Apple Trees at Olema: New and Selected Poems

by Robert Hass

The Apple Trees at Olema includes work from Robert Hass's first five books—Field Guide, Praise, Human Wishes, Sun Under Wood, and Time and Materials—as well as a substantial gathering of new poems, including...


A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X

by Jared Ball & Todd Steven Burroughs

A Lie of Reinvention is a response to Manning Marable’s biography of Malcolm X, A Life of Reinvention. Marable’s book was controversially acclaimed by some as his magna opus. At the same time, it was denounced...


Downriver

by Sean O'Brien

While Downriver contains the English urban pastoral and hymns to the Northern deities for which Sean O’Brien is justly celebrated, the poet has always been more a singer than even his many admirers have sometimes...


Liar's Landscape

by Malcolm Bradbury

'What is written lives far longer than we do -- or so we would like to think.' From unfinished novel to unsent letters, from prose to play, from Macclesfield to the New Year's Honours List, Liar's Landscape...


Time Bites: Views and Reviews

by Doris Lessing

In this collection of the very best of Doris Lessing's essays, we are treated to the wisdom and keen insight of a writer who has learned, over the course of a brilliant career spanning more than half a century,...


Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

by Jorge Luis Borges & Kit Maude

“Believe me: the benefits of blindness have been greatly exaggerated. If I could see, I would never leave the house, I’d stay indoors reading the many books that surround me.”

—Jorge Luis Borges

Days...


Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America: Literary and Cultural Practices

by Mary G. De Jong

Tracing the eighteenth-century origins of sentimentalism, the collection illustrates its proliferation in nineteenth-century America. Sentimental writings by both sexes played a major role in the formation of...


Jeremiah's Scribes: Creating Sermon Literature in Puritan New England

by Meredith Marie Neuman

By reconstructing the aural culture of sermons in Puritan New England, Neuman shifts our attention from the pulpit to the pew, demonstrating how sermon auditors helped to shape this dominant genre of Puritan...


Inferno Decoded

by Michael Haag

An all-inclusive guide to key concepts and details about Dan Brown’s novel Inferno—featuring black-and-white illustrations.

Go deep into the provocative and always compelling world of Dan Brown’s novel,...


Metamorphoses

by Ovid

"The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation...