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Cover of "Responding to the Sacred" co-edited by Kyle Jensen
An Inquiry into the Limits of Rhetoric
Edited by Michael Bernard-Donals, Kyle Jensen

With language we name and define all things, and by studying our use of language, rhetoricians can provide an account of these things and thus of ...

Cover of Blackface by Ayanna Thompson
Ayanna Thompson

A New Statesman essential non-fiction book of 2021.

Why are there so many examples of public figures, entertainers, and normal, everyday ...

Cover of Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture edited by Fox, Irish and Miura
Edited by Cora Fox, Bradley J. Irish, Cassie M. Miura

What did it mean to be happy in early modern Europe? "Positive Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture" includes essays that reframe ...

"Fictions of Migration" book cover
Illustrated by: Adrian Portugal Tellier
Narratives of Displacement in Peru and Bolivia
Lorena Cuya Gavilano

Lorena Cuya Gavilano’s "Fictions of Migration: Narratives of Displacement in Peru and Bolivia" is an aesthetic and cultural analysis of how ...

Cover of Garden in a Seed by Nazanin Mirsadeghi
Illustrated by: Nasim Etemad
Nazanin Mirsadeghi

"Garden in a Seed" is a collection of modern poems touching on the subjects of self-worth, love, loss and survival. The poems in this collection ...

Cover of Engaging Empathy and Activating Agency by Alice D. Hays
Young Adult Literature as a Catalyst for Action
Alice D. Hays

This book provides a step-by-step guide for teachers to implement an action-based curriculum, using young adult literature to engage students with ...

The book cover for Cities of Light, with horizontal bars of dark blue, purple, red, and orange, and an array of small cubes, so the cover looks stylized like the front of a large apartment builiding.
A Collection of Solar Futures
Edited by Joey Eschrich, Clark A. Miller

A collection of science fiction stories, art and essays exploring how the transition to solar energy will transform cities; catalyze revolutions ...

Cover of Variable Objects edited by Valerie Fazel and Louise Geddes
Shakespeare and Speculative Appropriation
Edited by Valerie M. Fazel, Louise Geddes

Examines Shakespeare fragments as agents of appropriation:

  • Draws on new theoretical approaches that re-centre Shakespeare as the axis
  • ...


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