Fiction and Literature

Scholastic Reader Level 1:  Turkey Day!

Scholastic Reader Level 1: Turkey Day!

A family of turkeys gathers from near and far to celebrate their special day in this easy-to-read rhyming story from...

Petal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween!

Petal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween!

Halloween is here and Petal and Poppy are going to a party! But Petal''s scared. Halloween is too spooky. But...

Romanticism and the Painful Pleasures of Modern Life

Romanticism and the Painful Pleasures of Modern Life

In their pursuit of emotional extremes, writers of the Romantic period were fascinated by experiences of pain and misery, and...

John Clare and Community

John Clare and Community

John Clare (1793-1864) is one of the most sensitive poetic observers of the natural world. Born into a rural laboring...

The Cambridge Companion to War Writing

The Cambridge Companion to War Writing

War writing is an ancient genre that continues to be of vital importance. Times of crisis push literature to its...

The Cambridge Companion to English Poets

The Cambridge Companion to English Poets

This volume provides lively and authoritative introductions to twenty-nine of the most important British and Irish poets from Geoffrey Chaucer...

The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Russian Literature

The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Russian Literature

In Russian history, the twentieth century was an era of unprecedented, radical transformations – changes in social systems, political regimes,...

The Cambridge Introduction To F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Cambridge Introduction To F. Scott Fitzgerald

Although F. Scott Fitzgerald remains one of the most recognizable literary figures of the twentieth century, his legendary life –...

The Cambridge Introduction To Herman Melville

The Cambridge Introduction To Herman Melville

Despite its indifferent reception when it was first published in 1851, Moby Dick is now a central work in the...

Bodies And Selves In Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton

Bodies And Selves In Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton

Michael Schoenfeldt''s fascinating study explores the close relationship between selves and bodies, psychological inwardness and corporeal processes, as they are...

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