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Cultural Studies

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Communicating the Other across Cultures

From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise

Exposes how we have constructed and marginalized the Other across cultures, and suggests creative global solutions for inclusive multiculturalism

Strange Science

Investigating the Limits of Knowledge in the Victorian Age

A fascinating look at scientific inquiry during the Victorian period and the shifting boundary between mainstream and unorthodox sciences of the time

The Immaterial Book

Reading and Romance in Early Modern England

An examination of representations of books and reading in 16th- and 17th-century English romance texts and the myths and metaphors these representations create, perpetuate, and reimagine

Are We There Yet?

Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism

An unusual approach to the Victorian phenomenon of virtual travel and realism through the lens of contemporary conceptualizations of media and its effects

New York-Paris

Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City

A comparison of the mid-19th-century city in the poetry of Walt Whitman and Charles Baudelaire and their responses to the inescapable push of modernization

Baroque Horrors

Roots of the Fantastic in the Age of Curiosities

Exploring the historical roots of horror in the modern age

Salome's Modernity

Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression

A study of Oscar Wilde's Salomé in modernist and postmodernist literature and culture

The Lying Brain

Lie Detection in Science and Science Fiction

A cultural history of deception detection from science to science fiction

Over the Rainbow

Queer Children's and Young Adult Literature

Significant essays on LGBTQ topics in children's literature

The Lives of Machines

The Industrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature and Culture

Expanded views of the connection between humans and machines in the Victorian era