Literary Theory & Criticism

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The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

University Press of Mississippi

A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s life.

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Introduction to Literature

Planning and Teaching a First-Year Course

Universitas Press

The introductory book can be used as a catch-all for nearly everything first-year students may need to learn as they begin academic study.

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Queering Visual Cultures

Re-Presenting Sexual Politics on Stage and Screen

Universitas Press

It is imperative that analyses of popular cultural depictions and presentations of the queer are performed with the extensive intent towards encouraging a politics of inclusion and towards deterring the abjection of the queer subject in popular cultural portrayals.

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Writing the Body in Motion

A Critical Anthology on Canadian Sport Literature

Edited by Angie Abdou and Jamie Dopp
Athabasca University Press

Over the last decade, a proliferation of sport literature courses across the continent is evidence of the sophisticated and evolving body of work developing in this area. Writing the Body in Motion offers introductory essays on the most commonly taught Canadian sport literature texts.

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The Medium Is the Monster

Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology

Athabasca University Press

Technology, a word that emerged historically first to denote the study of any art or technique, has come, in modernity, to describe advanced machines, industrial systems, and media. McCutcheon argues that it is Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein that effectively reinvented the meaning of the word for modern English.

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Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

Universitas Press

This volume contains discussions and dissections of monsters across multiple media and geographical origins and the reasons why we are so consumed by them.

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Reading Vincent van Gogh

A Thematic Guide to the Letters

Athabasca University Press

Reading Vincent van Gogh is at once an interpretive guide to Van Gogh’s letters and a distillation of the key themes that reoccur throughout his collected letters.

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Frankenstein

or, the Modern Prometheus

By Mary Shelley; Introduction by Sylvia Hunt
Universitas Press

Student edition with an introduction by specialist Sylvia Hunt.

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Dracula

The Postcolonial Edition

Universitas Press
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Dracula

A Study of Editorial Practices

Universitas Press

This unforgiving study of scholarly editions of Stoker’s novel shows that the scholarship and the editorial practices are flawed.

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