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Renascent Joyce

Though critical work has often focused on Joyce's relationship to medieval thinkers like Thomas Aquinas and Dante, Renascent Joyce examines Joyce's connection to the Renaissance in such figures as Shakespeare, Rabelais, and Bruno.

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Joyce and Militarism

In Joyce and Militarism, Greg Winston considers Joyce's masterworks in light of the longstanding shadows that military culture and ideology cast over the society in which the writer lived and wrote.

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The Complete Letters of Constance Fenimore Woolson

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An Introduction to British Arthurian Narrative

An Introduction to British Arthurian Narrative covers over 400 years and discusses a broad range of romances, histories, and parodies written about King Arthur in Britain during the medieval period.

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The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Janna Jones provides a stunning, tour-de-force analysis of the major assumptions and paradigmatic shifts about history, cinema, and the moving image archive, one that we ignore at our peril in the midst of the overwhelming rush toward digitization.

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An Introduction to the Gawain Poet

In An Introduction to the Gawain Poet, John Bowers surveys an expanded selection of the works of Chaucer's anonymous contemporary, considering Sir Gawain and the Green Knight alongside the poet's lesser known but no less brilliant works.

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The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

The nine contributors to The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered convincingly challenge the critical consensus that Joyce’s poetry is inferior to his prose.

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Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

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Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

In Water and African American Memory, Anissa Wardi offers the first sustained treatise on watercourses in the African American expressive tradition.