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Cover of Robert Schumann Is Mad Again by Norman Dubie
Norman Dubie

In his newest collection, "Robert Schumann Is Mad Again," Norman Dubie explores human suffering in a narrative unlimited by time and space. From ...

Cover of Catastrophes and the Apocalyptic in the Middle Ages and Renaissance edited by Robert Bjork
Edited by Robert Bjork

This collection of essays treats the topic of catastrophes and their connection to apocalyptic mentalities and rhetoric in the Middle Ages and the ...

Cover of The Norton Field Guide to Writing co-authored by Maureen Daly Goggin
Richard Bullock

The best-selling, most flexible rhetoric ― now with advice for reading and writing across disciplines. "The Norton Field Guide" lets you teach the ...

"Heirs to the Legacy"
A Generational Memoir
Steve Warford

In retirement, Steve Warford began to ponder two questions from late in his career: "How many third-graders does it take to make one engineer?" ...

Cover of How the Classics Made Shakespeare by Jonathan Bate
Jonathan Bate

From one of our most eminent and accessible literary critics, a groundbreaking account of how the Greek and Roman classics forged Shakespeare’s ...

Cover of Hold Sway by Sally Ball
Sally Ball

To hold on to what is in motion, or to persist at being in motion (not inert!): these are the twin goals of Ball's poems. "Hold Sway ...

Cover of Bully Love by Patricia Colleen Murphy
Patricia Colleen Murphy

*Winner of the 2019 Press 53 Award for Poetry.* Patricia Colleen Murphy’s award-winning second book, "Bully Love," follows the poet from Ohio to ...

Cover of Lynching by Ersula Ore
Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity
Ersula J. Ore

While victims of antebellum lynchings were typically white men, postbellum lynchings became more frequent and more intense, with the victims more ...


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