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Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

A long overdue extended comparison of two of the most compelling writers of the twentieth century.

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The Geopoetics of Modernism

Reveals the geographic terms through which American modernist poetry interrogated prevailing ideas of orientalism, primitivism, and American exceptionalism.

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Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Drawing on archival materials, including notes, correspondence, and marginalia, W. Jason Miller provides a completely original and compelling argument that Hughes's influence on King's rhetoric was, in fact, evident in more than just the one famous speech.

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Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Looking at the writing of three Irish expatriates who lived in Trieste, London, and Paris, Nels Pearson challenges conventional critical trends that view their work as either affirming Irish anti-colonial sentiment or embracing international identity.

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The American Lawrence

Reassessing Lawrence's relationship to American modernism and his American literary contemporaries, Jenkins offers new insights into the literary exchange between America and Europe.

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Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

With this volume, Jane Chance concludes her monumental study of the history of mythography in medieval literature. Her focus here is the advent of hybrid mythography, the transformation of mythological commentary by blending the scholarly with the courtly and the personal.

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Within the Walls and What Do I Love?

This volume presents two rare works by the American modernist H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection of fourteen short stories, and What Do I Love?, a set of three long poems.

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Black Legacies: Race and the European Middle Ages

Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe’s Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the western concept of race.

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Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read