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

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An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste

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Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

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Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

The love of looking, or scopophilia, is a common motif among female figures in medieval art and literature where it is usually expressed as a motherly or sexually interested gaze--one sanctioned, the other forbidden. Sandra Summers investigates these two major variants of female voyeurism in exemplary didactic and courtly literature by medieval German authors.