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Old English & Medieval

Blud, Victoria. Unspeakable, Gender and Sexuality in Medieval Literature, 1000-1400. D S Brewer, 2017. 

Blurton, Heather. Critics and the Prioress: Antisemitism, Criticism, and Chaucer's Prioress's Tale. Univ of Michigan Press, 2017.

Brandsma, Frank, ed. Emotions in Medieval Arthurian Literature: Body, Mind, Voice. DS Brewer, 2015.

Cannon, Chris. From Literary to Literature: England, 1300-1400. Oxford University Press, 2016

Cannon, Chris. Middle English Literature: A Cultural History. Polity Press, 2008.

Dendle, Peter, 1968-. Demon Possession in Anglo-Saxon England. Medieval Institute Publication, 2014.

Fannon, Beatrice, ed. Medieval English Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Flood, Victoria. Prophecy, Politics and Place in Medieval England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Thomas of Erceldoune. DS Brewer, 2016.

Machan, Tim William, ed. Imagining Medieval English: Language Structures and Theories, 500-1500. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

McKinstry, Jamie. Middle English Romance and the Craft of Memory. DS Brewer, 2015.

Neidorf, Leonard. Transmission of Beowulf: Language, Culture, and Scribal Behavior. Cornell University Press, 2017

Novacich, Sarah Elliott. Shaping the Archive in Late Medieval England: History, Poetry, and Performance. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Strohm, Paul. Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury. Penguin Books, 2015.

Wadiak, Walter, 1977-. Savage Economy: The Returns of Middle English Romance. University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Workman, Jameson S. (Jameson Samuel), 1983-. Chaucer and the Death of the Political Animal. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

David, Wallace. Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Mitchell, Stephen, trans. Beowulf. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

Hosetter, Aaron Kenneth. Political Appetites: Food in Medieval English Romance. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2017.

Larkin, Peter, ed. Richard Coer De Lyon. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2015.

Birkett, Tom, ed. Translating Early Medieval Poetry: Transformation, Reception, Interpretation. Woodbridge: 2017.

Dale, Corrine. Natural World in the Exeter Book Riddles. Woodbridge: D.S. Brewer, 2017.

Harris, Sara. Linguistic Past in Twelfth-Century Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Louviot, Elise. Direct Speech in Beowulf and Other Old English Narrative Poems. Suffolk: D.S. Brewer, 2016.

Paz, James. Nonhuman Voices in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Material Culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

Russom, Geoffrey. Evolution of Verse Structure in Old and Middle English Poetry: From the Earliest Alternative Poems to Iambic Pentameter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Williamson, Craig, trans. Complete Old English Poems. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

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Early Modern Era

Brock, D. Heyward. Ben Jonson Encyclopedia. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 

Donovan, Kevin J. Milton. Materialism, and Embodiment: One First Matter All. Duquesne University Press, 2017.

Eklund, Hillary. Ground-Work: English Renaissance Literature and Soil Science. Duquesne University Press, 2017. 

Font, Carme. Women's Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain. Routledge, 2017.

Furey, Constance M. Poetic Relations: Intimacy and Faith in the English Reformation. University of Chicago Press, 2017. 

Gillespie, Katharine. Women Writing the English Republic, 1625-1681. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Klawitter, George. Andrew Marvell, Sexual Orientation, and Seventeenth-Century Poetry. Lanham: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2017. 

Knights, Mark, ed. Power of Laughter and Satire in Early Modern Britain: Political and Religious Culture, 1500-1820. Boydell Press, 2017.

Lamb, Jonathan P., 1980-. Shakespeare in the Marketplace of Words. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Reid, Robert Lanier. Renaissance Psychologies: Spenser and Shakespeare. Manchester University Press, 2017.

Shakespeare, William. New Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works: Modern Critical Edition, edited by Gary Taylor. Oxford University Press, 2016. 

Tsentourou, Naya. Milton and Early Modern Culture of Devotion: Bodies at Prayer. Routledge, 2018.

Walker, Jonathan. Site Unscene: The Offstange in English Renaissance Drama. Northwestern University Press, 2017.

Williams, David. Milton's Leveller God. McGill-Queens University Press, 2017.

Wong, Alex. Poetry of Kissing in Early Modern Europe: From the Catullan Revival to Secundas, Shakespeare and the English Cavaliers. D S Brewer, 2017.

Andrea, Bernadette. Lives of Girls and Women From the Islamic World in Early Modern British Literature and Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Carnes, Geremy. Papist Represented: Literature and the English Catholic Community, 1688-1791. Lanham: University of Delaware Press, 2017.

Davies, David Oliver. Milton's Socratic Rationalism: The Conversations of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017.

Elam, Keir. Shakespeare's Pictures: Visual Objects in the Drama. Arden Shakespeare, 2017.

Escobedo, Andrew. Volition's Face: Personification and the Will in Renaissance Literature. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Fitter, Chris, ed. Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Grady, Hugh. John Donne and Baroque Allegory: The Aesthetics of Fragmentation. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Gruber, Elizabeth. Renaissance Ecopolitics From Shakespeare to Bacon: Rethinking Cosmopolis. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Nigri, Lucia, ed. ​Forms of Hypocrisy in Early Modern England. ​New York: Routledge, 2018.

Poole, William. Milton and the Making of Paradise Lost. Harvard University Press, 2017.

Streete, Adrian. Apocalypse and Anti-Catholicism in Seventeenth-Century English Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Zysk, Jay. Shadow and Substance: Eucharistic Controversy and English Drama Across the Reformation Divide. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Alff, David. Wreckage of Intentions: Projects in British Culture, 1660-1730. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

Baldo, Jonanthan, ed. Forms of Faith: Literary Form and Religious Conflict in Early Modern England. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

Barnard, T.C.  Brought to Book: Print in Ireland, 1680-1784. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2017.

Barton, Anne. Shakespearean Forest. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Chiari, Sophie, ed. Spectacular Science, Technology, and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Considine, John. Small Dictionaries and Curiosity: Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Corthell, Ronald, ed. Milton and Catholicism. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Gurr, Andrew. Shakespear's Workplace: Essays on Shakespearean Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Lewis, Rhodri. Hamlet and the Vision of Darkness. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Orr, Leah. Novel Ventures: Fiction and Print Culture in England, 1690-1730. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Powers, David M. Good and Comfortable Words: The Coded Sermon Notes of John Pynchon and the Frontier Preaching Ministry of George Moxon. Eugene: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2017.

Publicover, Laurence. Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Rosenfield, Nancy. John Bunyan's Imaginary Writings in Context. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Skouken, Tina. Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature. New York: Routledge, 2018. 

Stoll, Abraham Dylan. Conscience in Early Modern English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Baragona, Alan, ed. Words that Tear the Flesh: Essays on Sarcasm in Medieval and Early Modern Literature and Cultures. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2018.

Cefalu, Paul. Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 

Depledge, Emma, ed. Canonising Shakespeare: Stationers and the Book Trade, 1640-1740Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Dragnea, Gabriela. Theatre, Magic and Philosophy: William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian LegacyLondon: Routledge, 2017.

Dustagheer, Sarah, ed. Stage Directions and Shakespearean Theatre. London: Bloomsbury, 2018.

Frazer, Paul, ed. White Devil: A Critical Reader. London: Bloomsbury, 2016.

Gillen, Katherine. Chaste Value: Economic Crisis, Female Chastity and the Production of Social Difference on Shakespeare's Stage. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Johnson, Lawrence. Shakespeare's Lost Playhouse: Eleven Days at Newington ButtsNew York: Routledge, 2018.

McRae, Andrew, ed. Literature of the Stuart Successions: An Anthology. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

Panja, Shormishtha. Sidney, Spenser and the Royal ReaderNewcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Pub, 2017.

Peikola, Matti, ed. Verbal and Visual Communication in Early English Texts. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2017.

Phillippy, Patricia, ed. History of Early Modern Women's Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Stage, Kelly J. Producing Early Modern London: A Comedy of Urban Space, 1598-1616Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.

Totaro, Rebecca Carol Noel. Meteorology and Physiology in Early Modern Culture: Earthquakes, Human Identity, and Textual Representation. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Tzachi, Zamir. Shakespeare's Hamlet: Philosophical Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Yamada, Akihiro. Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and AudiencesNew York: Routledge, 2017.

Zamir, Tzachi. Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost. New York: Oxford University Press,  2018.

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18th Century Literature

Goulbourne, Russell. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and British Romanticism: Gender and Selfhood, Politics, and Nation. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 

Johnson, Samuel. Life of Mr. Richard Savage, edited by Nicholas Seager. Broadview Press, 2016. 

Kavanagh, Declan. Effeminate Years: Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics in Mid-Eighteenth-Century. Bucknell University Press, 2017. 

McDowell, Paula. Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Mounsey, Chris, ed. Idea of Disability in the Eighteenth Century. Bucknell University Press, 2015. 

Smith, Charlotte. Charlotte Smith: Major Poetic Works, edited by Claire Knowles. Broadview Press, 2017. 

Swift, Jonathan. Jonathan Swift's Word-Book: A Vocabulary Compiled for Esther Johnson and Copied in Her Own Hand, edited by A.C. Elias. University of Delaware Press, 2017.

Thell, Anne M. Minds in Motion: Imagining Empericism in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Literature. Bucknell University Press, 2017.

Traister, Bryce, ed. American Literature and the New Puritan Studies.  Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Larsen, Lyle. Johnson Circle: A Group Portrait. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2017.

Mattfeld, Monica. Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017.

Edson, Michael. Annotation in Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2017.

Richetti, John J. History of Eighteenth-Century British LiteratureHoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Richter, David H. Reading the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017.

Runia, Robin, ed. Future of Feminist Eighteenth-Century Scholarship: Beyond RecoveryNew York: Routledge, 2018.

Sabor, Peter, ed. Samuel Richardson in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Sorensen, Janet. Strange Vernaculars: How Eighteenth-Century Slang, Cant, Provincial Languages, and Nautical Jargon Became English. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Williams, Abigail. Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

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19th Century Literature

Ablow, Rachel. Victorian Pain. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Austin, Jane. Teenage Writings, edited by Kathryn Sutherland. Oxford University press, 2017. 

Ayres, Brenda. Betwist and betwee: The Biographies of Mary Wollstonecraft. Anthem Press, 2017. 

Chez, Keridiana. Victorian Dogs, Victorian Men: Affect and Animals in Nineteenth-Century Literature. Ohio State University Press, 2017.

Clery, E.J. Eighteen Hundred and Eleven: Poetry, Protest and Economic Crisis. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Cohen, Matt. Whitman's Drift: Imagining Literary Distribution. University of Iowa Press, 2017. 

Crabb, John, ed. Decadence: A Literary Anthology. British Library, 2016.

Cutter, Martha J. Illustrated Slave: Empathy, Graphic Narrative, and the Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800-1852. Univ of Georgia Press, 2017.

Eyring, Mary Kathleen. Captains of Charity: The Writing and Wages of Postrevolutionary Atlantic Benevolence. University of New Hampshire Press, 2017. 

Finley, James S. Henry David Thoreau in Context. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Heaney, Emma. New Woman: Literary Modernism, Queer Theory, and the Trans Feminine Allegory. Northwestern Univ Press, 2017.

Levine, George Lewis. Reading Thomas Hardy. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Moreland, Sean, ed. Lovecraftian Poe: Essays on Influence, Reception, Interpretation, and Transformation. Lehigh Univ Press, 2017.

O'Neill, Michael. John Keats in Context. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Putzi, Jennifer. History of Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Robbins, Hollis. Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers. Penguin Books, 2017. 

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. Selected Poems and Prose, edited by Jack Donovan. Penguin Books, 2016.

Thomas, Edward. Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition; V. V.: Critical Studies: Swinburne and Pater, edited by Francis O'Gorman. Oxford Univ Press, 2017.

Von Frank, Albert J., ed. Ralph Waldo Emerson: The Major Poetry. Belknap Harvard, 2015. 

Wanggren, Lena. Gender, Technology and the New Woman. Edinburgh Univ Press, 2017.

West, Anna. Thomas Hardy and Animals. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Whitehead, James. Madness and the Romantic Poet: A Critical History. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Chandler, Manu Samriti. Brown Romantics: Poetry and Nationalism in the Global Nineteenth Century. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2017.

Frankel, Nicholas. Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Hiu Yen Lee, Klaudia. Charles Dickens and China, 1895-1915: Cross-Cultural Encounters. London: Routledge, 2017.

Laski, Gregory. Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress After Slavery. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Pike, Mary Hayden Green. Ida May: A Story of Things Actual and Possible, edited by Jessie Morgan-Owens. Broadview Press, 2017.

Regis, Amber K., ed. Charlotte Bronte: Legacies and Afterlives. Manchester University Press, 2017.

Reznicek, Matthew. European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists. Clemson: Clemson University Press, 2017.

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Mathilda, edited by Michelle FaubertBroadview Press, 2017.

Smith, Andrew, ed. Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century. Manchester University Press, 2017.

Sutherland, Kathryn, ed. Jane Austen: Writer in the World. Oxford: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2017.

Wells, Juliette. Reading Austen in America. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

Botting, Eileen Hunt. Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child: Political Philosophy in Frankenstein. Philadelphia: Univiversity of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.

Brennan, Michael C., ed. Rosseti: His Life and Works. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Callaghan, Madeleine. Shelley's Living Artistry: Letters, Poems, Plays. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017.

Cheyne, Peter, ed. Coleridge and Contemplation. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Christianson, Frank Q., ed. Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Dewey W. Hall, ed. Victorian ecocriticism: The Politics of Place and Early Environmental Justice. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2017.

Farina, Jonathan. Everyday Words and the Character of Prose in Nineteeth-Century Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Gillard-Estrada, Anne-Florence, ed. Testing New Opinions and Courting New Impressions: New Perspectives on Walter Pater. Routledge, 2018.

Gillespie, Michael Patrick. Branding Oscar Wilde. London: Routledge, 2018.

Hay, John. Postapocalyptic Fantasies in Antebellum American Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Keats, John. John Keats, edited by John Barnard. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Lambert, Carolyn, ed. For Better, for Worse: Marriage in Victorian Novels by Women. Routledge, 2018.

Lau, Beth, ed. Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind. Routledge, 2018.

Levine, Robert S. Race, Transnationalism, and Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Mole, Tom. What the Victorians Made of Romanticism: Material Artifacts, Cultural Practices, and Reception History. Princeton University Press, 2017.

O'Gorman, Farrell. Catholicism and American Borders in the Gothic Literary Imagination. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017.

Seys, Madeleine C. Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature: Double Threads. New York: Routledge, 2018.

Thompson, Roger. Emerson and the History of Rhetoric. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press., 2017.

Tuggle, Lindsay. Afterlives of Specimens: Science, Mourning, and Whitman's Civil War. Univ of Iowa Press, 2017.

Young, Alan R. Steam-Driven Shakespeare or Making Good Books Cheap: Five Victorian Illustrated Editions. Oak Knoll, 2017.

Athenot, Eric, ed. Whitman & Dickinson: A Colloquy. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2017.

Cheng, Mai-Lin. British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2018. 

Crystal, David. We Are Not Amused: Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages of PunchOxford: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2017.

Dubois, Martin. Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Poetry of Religious Experience. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Elbert, Monika M. Anglo-American Travelers and the Hotel Experience in Nineteenth-century Literature: Nation, Hospitality, Travel WritingNew York: Routledge, 2018.

Evans, K.L. One Foot in the Finite: Melville's Realism ReclaimedEvanston: Northwestern University Press, 2018.

Gray, Alexandra. Self-harm in New Woman Writing. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.

Guttzeit, Gero. Figures of Edgar Allan Poe: Authorship, Antebellum Literature, and Transatlantic Rhetoric. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017.

Hanlon, Christopher. Emerson's Memory Loss: Originality, Communality, and the Late Style. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Kent, Holly M. Her Voice Will be on the Side of Right: Gender and Power in Women's Antebellum Antislavery Fiction. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2017.

Maxwell, Catherine. Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

McAdams, Charity. Poe and the Idea of Music: Failure, Transcendence, and Dark Romanticism. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2017.

McGettigan, Katie. Herman Melville: Modernity and the Material Text. Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2017.

O'Neill, Michael. Romantic Poetry Handbook. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018.

Russell, David. Tact: Aesthetic Liberalism and the Essay Form in Nineteenth-Century BritainPrinceton: Princeton University Press, 2018.

Schuller, Kyla. Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Tedeschi, Stephen. Urbanization and English Romantic Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Walker, Gina Luria. Invention of Female Biography. Ed. Gina Luria Walker. London: Routledge, 2018.

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20th Century & Contemporary Literature

Ali Lansana, Quraysh, ed. Whiskey of our Discontent: Gwendoyln Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent. Haymarket Books, 2017.

Bates, Julie. Beckett's Art of Salvage: Writing and Material Imagination, 1932-1987. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Baxter, Lee, ed. Toni Morrison on Mothers and Motherhood. Demeter Press, 2017.

Belk, Patrick Scott. Empires of Print: Adventure Fiction in the Magazines, 1899-1919. Routledge, 2017.

Carrington, Leonora. Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington. Dorothy, 2017.

Eller, Jonathan, ed. Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition. Kent State University Press, 2017.

Gardner, Sarah E. Reviewing the South: The Literary marketplace and the Southern Renaissance, 1920-1941. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Harriss, M. Cooper. Ralph Ellison's Invisible Theology. New York University Press, 2017.

Head, Dominic. Modernity and the English Rural Novel. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Howard, Alexander. Charles Henri Ford: Between Modernism and Postmodernism. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 

Hughes, Dorothy B.. In a Lonely Place. New York Review Books, 2017.

Jackson, Angela. Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks. Beacon, 2017.

Leeder, Natalie. Freedom and Negativity in Beckett and Adorno: Something or Nothing. Rowman & Littlefield Intl, 2017.

Macleod, Glen. Wallace Stevens in Context. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Morris, James McGrath. Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War. Da Capo, 2017

Morrissette, Noelle. New Perspectives on James Weldon Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. University of Georgia Press, 2017.

Murphet, Julian. Faulkner's Media Romance. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Nolan, Tom, ed. Ross Macdonald: Four Later Novels: Black Money/ The Instant Enemy/ The Goodbye Look/ The Underground Man. Library of America, 2017.

Olster, Stacey Michele. Cambridge Introduction to Contemporary American Fiction. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Sherry, Vincent. Cambridge History of Modernism. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Simone, Emma. Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-World: A Heideggerian Study. Edinburgh Univ Press, 2017.

Stinson, Emmett. Satirizing Modernism: Aesthetic Autonomy, Romanticism, and the Avant-Garde. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 

Vetter, Lara Elizabeth. Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose. University Press of Florida, 2017.

Williams, Emily A. Writing the Harlem Renaissance: Revisiting the Vision. Lexington Books, 2017.

Costello, Bonnie. Plural of Us: Poetry and Community in Auden and Others. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Kindellan, Michael. Late Cantos of Ezra Pound: Composition, Revision, Publication. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

Le Guin, Ursula K. Hainish Novels & Stories; V. 2: The Word for World Is Forest / Five Ways to Forgiveness / The Telling / Stories, edited by Brian Attebery. Library of America, 2017.

Le Guin, Ursula K. Hainish Novels and Stories, Vol. 1: Rocannon's World / Planet of Exile / City of Illusions / The Left Hand of Darkness / The Dispossessed / Stories, edited by Brian Attebery. Library of America, 2017.

Lorde, Audre. Burst of Light: and Other Essays. Ixia Press, 2017.

Morin, Emilie. Beckett's Political Imagination. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Morrison, Tony. Origins of Others. Harvard University Press, 2017.

Vonnegut, Kurt. Complete Stories; Collected and Introduced by Jerome Klinkowitz. Seven Stories Press, 2017.

Bateman, Benjamin. Modernist Art of Queer Survival. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Bennett, Andrew. Suicide Century: Literature and Suicide From James Joyce to David Foster Wallace. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Best, Wallace D. Langston's Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

Claborn, John. Civil Rights and the Environment in African-American Literature, 1895-1941. New York City: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.

Conley, Tim. Useless Joyce: Textual Functions, Cultural Appropriations. Univ of Toronto Press, 2017.

Lane, Veronique. French Genealogy of the Beat Generation: Burroughs, Ginsberg, and Kerouac's Appropriations of Modern Literature, From Rimbaud to Michaux. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Lowney, John. Jazz Internationalism: Literary Afro-Moderism and the Cultural Politics of Black Music. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017.

McWilliams, Susan J., ed. Political Companion to James Baldwin. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017.

Owen, Richard. Hemingway in Italy. London: Haus Publishing Ltd, 2017.

Qian, Zhaoming. East-West Exchange and Late Modernism: Williams, Moore, Pound. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Stein, Karen. Adrienne Rich: Challenging Authors. Sense, 2017.

Swift, Daniel. The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics, and Madness of Ezra Pound. Ed. Jonathan Galassi. New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2017.

Tate, Andrew. Apocalyptic Fiction. New York City: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

Beeston, Alix. In and Out of Sight: Modernist Writing and the Photographic Unseen. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Brockman, William, S. ed. Publishing in Joyce's Ulysses: Newspapers, Advertising, and Printing. Leiden: Rodopi Brill, 2018.

Brooks, Kinitra Dechaun. Searching for Sycorax: Black Women's Hauntings of Contemporary Horror. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Bulson, Eric. Little Magazine, World Form. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017.

Daniel, Julia E. Building Natures: Modern American Poetry, Landscape Architecture, and City Planning. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

De Gay, Jane, ed. Virginia Woolf and Heritage. Clemson: Clemson University Press, 2017.

Edmondson, Henry T. ed. Political Companion to Flannery O'ConnorLexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017.

Figlerowicz, Marta. Spaces of Feeling: Affects and Awareness in Modernist Literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.

Gaedtke, Andrew. Modernism and the Machinery of Madness: Psychosis, Technology, and Narrative Worlds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Germana, Michael. Ralph Ellison, Temporal Technologist. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Hite, Molly. Woolf's Ambiguities: Tonal Modernism, Narrative Strategy, Feminist Precursors. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.

Hefner, Brooks E. Word on the Streets: The American Language of Vernacular ModernismCharlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Hermans, Cornelis Andreas Marie. Interbellum Literature: Writing in a Season of Nihilism. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

Kern, Stephen. Modernism After the Death of God: Christianity, Fragmentation, and Unification. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017.

Miller, J. Hillis. Reading ConradEd. John G. Peters. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2017.

Penda, Petar. Aesthetics and Ideology of D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and T.S. Eliot. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018.

Pizer, Donald, ed. Theodore Dreiser RecalledLiverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017.

Roudane, Matthew Charles. Edward Albee: A Critical Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Trinh Moser, Linda, ed. Woman Warrior. Hackensack: Salem Press, 2016.

Trott, Vincent. Publishers, Readers, and the Great War: Literature and Memory Since 1918. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

Wawrzycka, Jolanta, ed.. Reading Joycean Temporalities. Leiden: Rodopi Brill, 2018.

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21st Century Literature

Alexie, Sherman. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A MemoirBoston: Little, Brown, 2017.

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General History & Theory

Addyman, Mary, ed. Food, Drink, and the Written Word in Britain, 1820-1945. Routledge, 2017.

Babb, Valerie Melissa. History of the African American Novel. Cambridge Univ Press, 2017.

Bautz, Annika. Transatlantic Literature and Transitivity, 1780-1850: Subjects, Texts, and Print Culture. Routledge, 2017. 

Boyce, Charlotte. History of Food in Literature: From the Fourteenth Century to the Present. Routledge, 2017. 

Bullard, Rebecca, ed. Secret History in Literature, 1660-1820. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Coles, Nicholas, ed. History of American Working-Class Literature. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Ferber, Michael. Dictionary of Literary Symbols. Cambridge University Press, 2017. 

Goodridge, John, ed. History of British Working Class Literature. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Horrocks, Ingrid. Women Wanderers and the Writing of Mobility, 1784-1814. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Lerer, Seth. Tradition: A Feeling for the Literary Past. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Martin, Theodore. Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present. Columbia University Press, 2017. 

Suhr-Sytsma, Nathan. Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature. Cambridge Univ Press, 2017.

Thomas, Harry, Jr., 1977-. Sissy!: The Effeminate Paradox in Postwar US Literature and Culture. University of Alabama Press, 2017.

Tomaini, Thea. Corpse as Text: Disinterment and Antiquarian Enquiry, 1700-1900. Boydell Press, 2017. 

Trimm, Ryan S. Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britain. Routledge, 2018

Feinsod, Harris. Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Freeburg, Christopher. Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Freed, Joanne Lipson. Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading Across Boundaries of Difference. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017.

Lundblad, Michael, ed. Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Midorikawa, Emily. ​Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, & Virginia Woolf. ​New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.

Polley, Diana Hope. Echoes of Emerson: Rethinking Realism in Twain, James, Wharton, and Cather. University of Alabama Press, 2017.

Raber, Karen, ed. Performing Animals: History, Agency, Theater. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017.

Ryan, John (John Charles). Plants in Contemporary Poetry: Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination. Routledge, 2018.

Asher, Kenneth. Literature, Ethics, and the Emotions. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Barnard, John Levi. Empire of Ruin: Black Classicism and American Imperial Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Maginess, Tess, ed. Dementia and Literature: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. London: Routledge, 2018.

Roman, Elda Maria. Race and Upward Mobility: Seeking, Gatekeeping, and Other Class Strategies in Postwar America. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018.

Shapiro, Joe. Illiberal Imagination: Class and the Rise of the U.S. Novel. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Vallone, Lynne. Big & Small: A Cultural History of Extraordinary Bodies. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

Bahri, Deepika. Postcolonial Biology: Psyche and Flesh After Empire. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Birkenstein, Jeff, ed. Social Justice and American LiteratureHackensack: Salem Press, 2017.

Bowden, Betsy. Wife of Bath in Afterlife: Ballads to Blake. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2017.

Cronin, Thomas E. Imagining A Great Republic: Political Novels and the Idea of AmericaLanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Goodman, Robin Truth. Gender for the Warfare State: Literature of Women in Combat. New York: Routledge, 2017.

Harford Vargas, Jennifer. Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Hass, Robert. Little Book on Form: An Exploration Into the Formal Imagination of Poetry. New York: Ecco, 2017.

Hogan, Patrick Colm. Sexual Identities: A Cognitive Literary Study. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Keymer, Thomas, ed. Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Manzella, Abigail G.H. Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2018.

McParland, Robert. From Native Son to King's Men: The Literary Landscape of 1940s AmericaLanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Melaney, William D. Alterity and Criticism: Tracing Time in Modern Literature. London: Rowman & Littlefield Intl, 2017.

Pierse, Michael, ed. History of Irish Working-Class Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge Unviersity Press, 2018.

Singh, Julietta. Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.

Sizemore, Michelle. American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Sollors, Werner. Challenges of Diversity: Essays on America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Thomson, Shawn. Division and Imagined Unity in the American Renaissance: The Seamless Whole. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2018.

Tucker, Terrence T. Furiously Funny: Comic Rage From Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2018.

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World Literature

Mugo, Micere Githae, ed. Illuminations on Chinua Achebe: The Art of Resistance. Africa World, 2017. 

Donahue, James J., ed. Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States. Ohio State University Press, 2017.

George, Olakunle. African Literature and Social Change: Tribe, Nation, Race. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Shamsie, Muneeza. Hybrid Tapestries: The Development of Pakistani Literature in English. Karachi: OUP Pakistan, 2017.

Gikandi, Simon, ed. Novel in Africa and the Caribbean Since 1950. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Griffith, Glyne A. BBC and the Development of Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 1943-1958. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Naimou, Angela. Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures Amid the Debris of Legal Personhood. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015.

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Authoritative Editions & Anthologies

Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802. Botanic Garden, edited by Adam Komisaruk. Routledge, 2017

Hamer, Richard, ed. Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse:. Faber and Faber, 2015.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Scarlet Letter and Other Writings: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism, edited by Leland S. Person. W W Norton, 2017.

Hemingway, Ernest. Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Hemingway Library Edition, edited by Sean Hemingway. Scribner, 2017.

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. New Collected Poems, edited by Heather Cass White. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017.

Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866. Crotchet Castle, edited by Freya Johnston. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Ashbery, John. John Ashbery: Collected Poems, 1991-2000. Ed. Mark Ford. New York: Library of America, 2017.

Jackson, Shirley. Dark Tales. New York: Penguin Books, 2017.

James, Henry. Portrait of a Lady: An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts Criticism. Ed. Michael Gorra. New York: W. W. Norton, 2018

Griggs, Sutton E. Hindered Hand Or, the Reign of the Repressionist. Ed. John Cullen Gruesser. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2017.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin: Authoritative Text, Backgrounds and Contexts, Criticism. Ed. Elizabeth Ammons. New York: W. W. Norton, 2018.

Taylor. Peter. Complete Stories, 1938-1959. Ed. Ann Beattie. New York: Library of America, 2017.

Acker, Kathy. Blood and Guts in High School: The Corrected Text. New York City: Grove Press, 2017.

Bukowski, Charles. Storm for the Living and the Dead: Uncollected and Unpublished Poems. Ed. Abel Debritto. New York City: Ecco, 2017.

Dekker, Thomas. Witch of Edmonton. Ed. Lucy Munro. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Hammon, Jupiter. Collected Works of Jupiter Hammon: Poems and Essays. Ed. Cedrick May. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2017.

Hardwick, Elizabeth. Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick. New York: New York Review Books, 2017.

Harkness, Margaret. City Girl: A Realistic Story. Ed. Tabitha Sparks. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2017.

James, Henry. Complete Letters of Henry James: 1880-1883; v.2. Ed. Muchael Anesko. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.

McCarthy, Mary. Mary McCarthy: The Complete Fiction. New York: Library of America, 2017.

Plath, Sylvia. Letters of Sylvia Plath; v.1: 1940-1956. Ed. Peter K. Steinberg. New York: HarperCollins, 2017.

Amis, Martin. Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1986-2016Jonathan Cape LTD, 2017.

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism. Ed. Deborah Lutz. New York: W. W. Norton, 2016.

Chopin, Kate. Awakening: An Authoritative Text, Biographical and Historical Contexts, Criticism. Ed. Margo Culley. New York: W. W. Norton, 2018.

Cotton, Charles. Poetry of Charles CottonEd. Paul Hartle. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Day Lewis, C. Golden Bridle: Selected Prose. Ed. Albert Gelpi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Fielding, Sarah. Cry: A New Dramatic Fable. Ed. Carolyn Woodward. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2018.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Last Kiss. Ed. James L.W. West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

James, Henry. Jolly Corner and Other Tales, 1903-1910Ed. N.H. Reeve. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Jeffries, Richard. After London; Or Wild England. Ed. Mark Frost. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.

Le Guin, Ursula K. No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017.

Mandel, Miriam. Letters of Ernest Hemingway; V. 4: 1929-1931. Ed. Sandra Spinner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich. Insomniac Dreams: Experiments with Time by Vladimir Nabokov. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.

Pope, Alexander. Essay on Man. Ed. Tom Jones. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.

Shawn, Wallace. Night Thoughts. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2017.

Shrank, Cathy, ed. Complete Poems of ShakespeareLondon: Routledge, 2018.

Sontag, Susan. Debriefing: Collected Stories. Ed. Benjamin Taylor. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017.

Woolf, Virginia. Illustrated Letters of Virginia Woolf. Ed. Frances Spalding. London: National Trust, 2017.

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