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Literary Theory & Cultural Studies



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A Bite of the Apple: A Life with Books, Writers and Virago


Lennie Goodings

August 2022

In this insightful memoir Lennie Goodings takes the reader behind the scenes at Virago, the feminist press that she has led for twenty years. Moving from Virago's early days of independence, through its various commercial incarnations, the author reflects on idealistic publishing and how it feels to be a beacon for change.

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How Romantics and Victorians Organized Information: Commonplace Books, Scrapbooks, and Albums


Jillian M. Hess

June 2022

Oxford Textual Perspectives

This volume studies an important manuscript form of nineteenth-century England: the commonplace book and its descendent, the scrapbook. It explores the tradition of managing information in nineteenth-century England and excavates notes and drafts of the most important works in Romantic and Victorian literature.

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Jacob's Room

Second Edition


Virginia Woolf, Urmila Seshagiri

June 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Jacob's Room is Virginia Woolf's first truly experimental novel. It is a portrait of a young man, who is both representative and victim of the social values which led Edwardian society into war.

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The Digital Humanities and Literary Studies


Martin Paul Eve

February 2022

The Literary Agenda

A short introduction and overview of developing intersections between digital methods and literary studies that offers the best starting place for those who wish to learn more about the possibilities, but also the limitations, of the digital humanities in the literary space.

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What is American Literature?


Ilan Stavans

February 2022

An engaging, thought-provoking, and polemical volume on what makes American literature what it is today.

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