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Literary Studies



link to catalog page SWEENEY, The Story Within Us

The Story Within Us

Women Prisoners Reflect on Reading

Author: Edited by Megan Sweeney
Pub Date: October 2012

Exploring the reading experiences of incarcerated women   learn more...

link to catalog page TRACY, Writers of the Black Chicago Renaissance Author: Edited by Steven C. Tracy
Pub Date: December 2012

An expansive introduction to Chicago's great cultural explosion   learn more...

link to catalog page UNDERWOOD, Chronicling Trauma

Chronicling Trauma

Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Author: Doug Underwood
Pub Date: October 2011

A searing study of the intersection of journalism, fiction, and traumatic violence   learn more...

link to catalog page ZIMMERMAN, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: November 2011

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...

link to catalog page RAMSAY, Reading Machines

Reading Machines

Toward an Algorithmic Criticism

Author: Stephen Ramsay
Pub Date: December 2011

Rethinking digital literary criticism by situating computational work within the broader context of the humanities   learn more...

link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: November 2011

A landmark collection of Beauvoir's literary writings   learn more...

link to catalog page SHUMAN, Other People's Stories

Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy

Author: Amy Shuman
Pub Date: 2010

A critical assessment of collective memories, small world stories, and other allegories of everyday life   learn more...

link to catalog page SPANOS, The Legacy of Edward W. Said Author: William V. Spanos
Pub Date: January 2009

Preserving and honoring the intellectual voice that spoke with the urgency, generosity, and grace of the best of humanity   learn more...

link to catalog page EBERT, The Task of Cultural Critique Author: Teresa L. Ebert
Pub Date: September 2009

A bold and compelling remapping of contemporary cultural critique   learn more...

link to catalog page WOOLFORK, Embodying American Slavery in Contemporary Culture Author: Lisa Woolfork
Pub Date: December 2008

A unique study of slavery reenactments and performances in African American literature and culture   learn more...

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