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Oceans at Home

Maritime and Domestic Fictions in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing

University of Massachusetts Press
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The Tale of the Living Vampyre

New Directions in Vampire Studies

Universitas Press
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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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Histopias

From the Bible to Cloud Atlas

Universitas Press

A (late) postmodernist phenomenon, histopias are fictional retellings of the history of the world.

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Gothic and Racism

Universitas Press

The intricate link between Gothic and racism is often overlooked in favour of romance, beauty and adventure.

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Dracula Invades England

The Text, the Context, and the Reader

Universitas Press

This study answers unequivocally the question that Dracula critics have been trying to answer in the negative: Can Dracula be analysed from a postcolonial perspective? Yes!

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“My Own Portrait in Writing”

Self-Fashioning in the Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Athabasca University Press

An inspiring book that argues for Van Gogh’s letters to be placed alongside the literary work of Blake and Eliot.

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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

A Critical Study

Athabasca University Press

As the first literary critical study of Vincent van Gogh’s letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh presents the painter’s letters as purposeful imaginative creations that chart van Gogh’s evolving conception of himself as an artist.

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Selves and Subjectivities

Reflections on Canadian Arts and Culture

Athabasca University Press

The self and the other in the works of Canadian contemporary artists.

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Wild Words

Essays on Alberta Literature

Athabasca University Press

As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.

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