How and why modern literature came to love its pests
Examines the interrelationships of Black, Latinx, and mestizx people through their literature, film, and performance.
Haunting the future through poetry
How we plan for and develop a more just, sustainable, and healthy future for memory infrastructure
Essays inspiring readers to take an innovative approach to writing
Explores how Geoffrey Chaucer’s blunders in the classic Canterbury Tales make it far from a perfect masterpiece
A new take on the Aeneid, drawing previously unexplored connections between Vergil’s fictional world and its political context
Invites all writers to share their own perspective
The alphabet's devastating consequences for humanity
Establishes the homosocial dynamics of colonial desire as evidenced in Orientalist narrative
A feminist critic provides the first book-length literary exploration of Freud's classic study, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life.
Explores the connection between the politics of AIDS writing and the ethics of reading
How men communicate with each other on stage when no women are present—and what it tells us about power and gender
The art of fiction, uncaged
Essays that explore literature, art, and contemporary culture and their connections to time and place
"What makes art 'modern' and what does 'urgent' mean now?"
How disability and ableism took shape in Renaissance England
Elucidates how Renaissance writers used monstrosity to imagine what we now call disability
Gathers materialist readings that provide productive new insights on Latino/a literature in the neoliberal era
Leading theater artists and scholars offer reflections on and interpretations of the life and thought of Herbert Blau
Finds and investigates the resonances between autistic speech patterns and literary texts
The first cultural history of African, Asian, and Caribbean immigrants to the United Kingdom from 1948 to the present
Explores the relationship between the documentation of a live performance and the audience’s experience of it
Addresses misrepresentations of Foucault’s work within feminist philosophy and disability studies, offering a new feminist philosophy of disability