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The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess

Daisaiin Senshi and Hosshin Wakashu

Provides new translations and sensitive readings of the devotional Buddhist poems of Senshi, the Great Kamo Priestess of the Heian period

Robert Hayden in Verse

New Histories of African American Poetry and the Black Arts Era

Remaps Robert Hayden’s proper place within African American poetry, and traces his legacy

Having Once Paused

Poems of Zen Master Ikkyu (1394-1481)

A volume of selected poems by Zen Master Ikkyu Sojun (1394–1481), translated into English

The Real and the Sacred

Picturing Jesus in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

A cultural history of representations of Jesus in nineteenth-century European and American fiction and visual art

Nimble Believing

Dickinson and the Unknown

A groundbreaking exploration of the themes of faith and doubt in Emily Dickinson's poetry

The Narcissus and the Pomegranate

An Archaeology of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter

Examines in detail the two myths in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the relation of the hymn to historic cult activities at Eleusis

The Key to The Name of the Rose

Including Translations of All Non-English Passages

Unravels Umberto Eco's classic mystery novel

The Meaning of Consciousness

Advances a bold new theory of consciousness and meaning by means of subjective, holistic analysis

Rethinking Sorrow

Revelatory Tales of Late Medieval Japan

Provides fresh translations and readings of a small, coherent subgroup of short stories that describe how people were inspired to religious commitment

The Lives of the Buddha in the Art and Literature of Asia

Twenty-seven Jataka tales and Life-of-the-Buddha episodes are compared with depictions of these stories in Asian art.