Faculty Bookshelf

Sovereignty and Intelligence: Spying and Court Culture in the English Renaissance

John Michael Archer
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Citizen Shakespeare: Freemen and Aliens in the Language of the Plays

John Michael Archer
Citizen Shakespeare Book Cover

Old Worlds: Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in Early Modern English Writing

John Michael Archer
Old Worlds Book Cover

Technically Alive: Shakespeare's Sonnets

John Michael Archer
Technically Alive Book Covers

Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the United States

Thomas Augst
Institutions of Reading Book Cover

Libraries as Agencies of Culture

Thomas Augst
Libraries as Agencies of Culture Book Cover

Securing the Commonwealth: Debt, Speculation, and Writing in the Making of Early America

Jennifer Baker
Securing the Commonwealth Book Cover

The Making of Chaucer's English

Christopher Cannon
The Making of Chaucer's English Book Cover

The Grounds of English Literature

Christopher Cannon
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Middle English Literature

Christopher Cannon
Middle English Literature Book Cover

From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300-1400

Christopher Cannon
From Literacy to Literature Book Cover

Land/Scape/Theater

Una Chaudhuri
Land/Scape/Theater Book Cover

No Man's Stage: A Semiotic Study of Jean Genet's Major Plays

Una Chaudhuri
No Man's Stage Book Cover

Rachel’s Brain and other Storms: The Performance Scripts of Rachel Rosenthal

Una Chaudhuri
Rachel’s Brain and other Storms Book Cover

Staging Place: The Geography of Modern Drama

Una Chaudhuri
Staging Place Book Cover

Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project

Una Chaudhuri
Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project Book Cover

Animal Acts: Performing Species Today

Una Chaudhuri
Animal Acts Book Cover

Reading Children Literacy, Property, and the Dilemmas of Childhood in Nineteenth-Century America

Patricia Crain
Reading Children Literacy Book Cover

The Story of A: The Alphabetization of America from The New England Primer to The Scarlet Letter

Patricia Crain
The Story of A Book Cover

Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Patrick Deer
Culture in Camouflage Book Cover

Chaucer and the Text: Two Views of the Author

Carolyn Dinshaw
Chaucer and the Text Book Cover

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women's Writing

Carolyn Dinshaw
The Cambridge Companion Book Cover

Getting Medieval: Sexualities and Communities, Pre- and Postmodern

Carolyn Dinshaw
Getting Medieval Book Cover

Chaucer's Sexual Poetics

Carolyn Dinshaw
Chaucer's Sexual Poetics Book Cover

Graffiti and the Writing Arts of Early Modern England

Juliet Fleming
Graffiti and the Writing Arts of Early Modern England Book Cover

Cultural Graphology: Writing after Derrida

Juliet Fleming
Cultural Graphology Book Cover

The Idea in Things: Fugitive Meaning in the Victorian Novel

Elaine Freedgood
The Idea in Things Book Cover

Victorian Writing about Risk: Imagining a Safe England in a Dangerous World

Elaine Freedgood
Victorian Writing about Risk Book Cover

Factory Production in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Elaine Freedgood
Factory Production Book Cover

Untouchable Fictions: Literary Realism and the Crisis of Caste

Toral Jatin Gajarawala
Untouchable Fictions Book Cover

Heartbreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature

Josephine Gattuso Hendin
Heartbreakers Book Cover

Vulnerable People: A View of American Fiction Since 1945.

Josephine Gattuso Hendin
Vulnerable People Book Cover

The World of Flannery O'Connor

Elaine Freedgood
The World of Flannery O'Connor Book Cover

Plague Writing in Early Modern England

Ernest B. Gilman
Plague Writing in Early Modern England Book Cover

Iconoclasm and Poetry in the English Reformation: Down Went Dagon

Ernest B. Gilman
Iconoclasm and Poetry in the English Reformation Book Cover

The Curious Perspective: Literary and Pictorial Wit in the Seventeenth Century

Ernest B. Gilman
The Curious Perspective Book Cover

Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium: 1900–1970

Ernest B. Gilman
Yiddish Poetry and the Tuberculosis Sanatorium Book Cover

Recollecting the Arundel Circle: Discovering the Past, Recovering the Future

Ernest B. Gilman
Recollecting the Arundel Circle Book Cover

Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture

Lisa Gitelman
Always Already New Book Cover

Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents

Lisa Gitelman
Paper Knowledge Book Cover

"Raw Data" is an Oxymoron

Lisa Gitelman
"Raw Data" is an Oxymoron Book Cover

Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation

John Guillory
Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation Book Cover

What's Left of Theory?: New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory

John Guillory
What's Left of Theory? Book Cover

Poetic Authority: Spenser, Milton, and Literary History

John Guillory
Poetic Authority Book Cover

Shakespeare's Perfume: Sodomy and Sublimity in the Sonnets, Wilde, Freud, and Lacan

Richard Halpern
Shakespeare's Perfume Book Cover

Norman Rockwell: The Underside of Innocence

Richard Halpern
Norman Rockwell Book Cover

The Poetics of Primitive Accumulation: English Renaissance Culture and the Genealogy of Capital

Richard Halpern
The Poetics of Primitive Accumulation Book Cover

Shakespeare among the Moderns

Richard Halpern
Shakespeare among the Moderns Book Cover

Eclipse of Action: Tragedy and Political Action

Richard Halpern
Eclipse of Action Book Cover

Framing the Margins: The Social Logic of Postmodern Culture

Phillip Brian Harper
Framing the Margins Book Cover

Are We Not Men?: Masculine Anxiety and the Problem of African-American Identity

Phillip Brian Harper
Are We Not Men? Book Cover

Private Affairs: Critical Ventures in the Culture of Social Relations

Phillip Brian Harper
Private Affairs Book Cover

Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

Phillip Brian Harper
Abstractionist Aesthetics Book Cover

The Portable Bunyan: A Transnational History of The Pilgrim's Progress

Isabel Hofmeyr
The Portable Bunyan Book Cover

Language and Style in The Inheritors

David Hoover
Language and Style in The Inheritors Book Cover

Stylistics: Prospect & Retrospect

David Hoover
Stylistics: Prospect & Retrospect Book Cover

Writing and the Modern Stage

Julia Jarcho
Writing and the Modern Stage Book Cover

Minor theater: three plays

Julia Jarcho
Minor theater: three plays Book Cover

Victorian Discourses on Sexuality and Religion

John Maynard
Victorian Discourses on Sexuality and Religion Book Cover

Charlotte Brontë and Sexuality

John Maynard
Charlotte Brontë and Sexuality Book Cover

Browning's Youth

John Maynard
Browning's Youth Book Cover

Literary Intention, Literary Interpretation, and Readers

John Maynard
Literary Intention, Literary Interpretation, and Readers Book Cover

Elinor James: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Three, Volume 11

Paula McDowell
Elinor James Book Cover

The Women of Grub Street : Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell
The Women of Grub Street Book Cover

The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Paula McDowell
The Invention of the Oral Book Cover

Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies

Elizabeth McHenry
Forgotten Readers Book Cover

This Blue: Poems

Maureen McLane
This Blue: Poems Book Cover

Same Life: Poems

Maureen McLane
Same Life: Poems Book Cover

My Poets

Maureen McLane
My Poets Book Cover

World Enough: Poems

Maureen McLane
World Enough: Poems Book Cover

Balladeering, Minstrelsy, and the Making of British Romantic Poetry

Maureen McLane
Balladeering, Minstrelsy, and the Making of British Romantic Poetry Book Cover

A Companion to the History of the English Language

Haruko Momma
A Companion to the History of the English Language Book Cover

The Composition of Old English Poetry Book Cover

Haruko Momma

From Philology to English Studies: Language and Culture in the Nineteenth Century

Haruko Momma
From Philology to English Studies Book Cover

How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now

Peter Nicholls
How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now Book Cover

Thinking Poetry

Peter Nicholls
Thinking Poetry Book Cover

Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture

Peter Nicholls
Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture Book Cover

On Bathos: Literature, Art, Music

Peter Nicholls
On Bathos: Literature, Art, Music Book Cover

Buzzing Hemisphere

Tomas Urayoán Noel
Buzzing Hemisphere Book Cover

In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam

Tomas Urayoán Noel
In Visible Movement Book Cover

An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

Crystal Parikh
An Ethics of Betrayal Book Cover

The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature

Crystal Parikh
The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature Book Cover

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York

Cyrus Patell
The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York Book Cover

Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology

Cyrus Patell
Negative Liberties Book Cover

Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Cyrus Patell
Emergent U.S. Literatures Book Cover

Uneven Developments: Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England

Mary Poovey
Uneven Developments Book Cover

The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer

Mary Poovey
The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer Book Cover

A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society

Mary Poovey
A History of the Modern Fact Book Cover

Making a Social Body: British Cultural Formation, 1830-1864

Mary Poovey
Making a Social Body Book Cover

Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Britain

Mary Poovey
Genres of the Credit Economy Book Cover

Cultivation and Catastrophe: The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature

Sonya Posmentier
Cultivation and Catastrophe Book Cover

Oxford Street, Accra: City Life and the Itineraries of Transnationalism

Ato Quayson
Oxford Street, Accra Book Cover

Aesthetic Nervousness: Disability and the Crisis of Representation

Ato Quayson
Aesthetic Nervousness Book Cover

A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism

Ato Quayson
A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism Book Cover

The Cambridge Companion to the Postcolonial Novel

Ato Quayson
The Cambridge Companion to the Postcolonial Novel Book Cover

The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature

Ato Quayson
The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature

The Postcolonial Jane Austen

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
The Postcolonial Jane Austen Book Cover

The Scandal of the State: Women, Law, and Citizenship in Postcolonial India

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
The Scandal of the State Book Cover

Signposts: Gender Issues in Post-Independence India

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
Signposts Book Cover

The Crisis of Secularism in India

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
The Crisis of Secularism in India Book Cover

Real and Imagined Women: Gender, Culture and Postcolonialism

Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
Real and Imagined Women Book Cover

Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Colleges

Dara Regaignon
Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Colleges Book Cover

Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Catherine Robson
Heart Beats Book Cover

The Norton Anthology of English Literature (Ninth Edition) (Vol. E)

Catherine Robson
The Norton Anthology Book Cover

Imaginary Worlds in Medieval Books: Exploring the Manuscript Matrix

Martha Dana Rust
Imaginary Worlds Book Cover

The Work of Writing: Literature and Social Change, 1700–1830

Clifford Siskin
The Work of Writing Book Cover

System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge

Clifford Siskin
System Book Cover

This Is Enlightenment

Clifford Siskin
This Is Enlightenment Book Cover

Frank O'Hara: The Poetics of Coterie

Lytle Shaw
Frank O'Hara Book Cover

Fieldworks: From Place to Site in Postwar Poetics

Lytle Shaw
Fieldworks Book Cover

The Moiré Effect

Lytle Shaw
The Moiré Effect Book Cover

Feeling Beauty: The Neuroscience of Aesthetic Experience

Gabrielle Starr
Feeling Beauty Book Cover

Critical Terms for the Study of Gender

Catharine R. Stimpson
Critical Terms for the Study of Gender Book Cover

Where the Meanings Are: Feminism and Cultural Spaces

Catharine R. Stimpson
Where the Meanings Are Book Cover

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York

Bryan Waterman
The Cambridge Companion Book Cover

Republic of Intellect: The Friendly Club of New York City and the Making of American Literature

Bryan Waterman
Republic of Intellect Book Cover

Television's Marquee Moon (33 1/3)

Bryan Waterman
Television's Marquee Moon (33 1/3) Book Cover

The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Jini Kim Watson
The New Asian City Book Cover

Empire, Colony, Postcolony

Robert J.C. Young
Empire, Colony, Postcolony Book Cover

Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction

Robert J.C. Young
Postcolonialism Book Cover

The Idea of English Eternity

Robert J.C. Young
The Idea of English Eternity Book Cover

Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction

Robert J.C. Young
Postcolonialism Book Cover

Torn Halves: Political Conflict in Literary and Cultural Theory

Robert J.C. Young
Torn Halves Book Cover

Écrits sur l'aliénation et la liberté

Robert J.C. Young
Écrits sur l'aliénation et la liberté Book Cover