Faculty Bookshelf

Prof. Jordan Smith publishes a new book, Clare’s Empire

Prof. Jordan Smith publishes a new book, Clare’s Empire

The book is a sequence of poems based on the life and work of John Clare. It is published by Hydroelectric Press.

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Jillmarie Murphy’s edited collection, Hawthorne in His Own Time, published by U. of Iowa Press

Jillmarie Murphy’s edited collection, Hawthorne in His Own Time, published by U. of Iowa Press

Hawthorne in His Own Time assesses the postmortem building of Hawthorne’s reputation as well as his relationship to the prominent personalities of his time.

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Peter Heinegg publishes Abraham’s Ashes: The Absurdity of Monotheism with the University Press of America

Peter Heinegg publishes Abraham’s Ashes:  The Absurdity of Monotheism with the University Press of America

Peter Heinegg has recently published Abraham’s Ashes: The Absurdity of Monotheism, released in February 2013 by the University Press of America.

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Claire Bracken’s Edited Collection Anne Enright (Visions and Revisions: Irish Writers in Their Time) Published by Irish Academy Press

Claire Bracken’s Edited Collection Anne Enright (Visions and Revisions: Irish Writers in Their Time) Published by Irish Academy Press

This is the first study of Man Booker prize winner Anne Enright in which leading scholars examine her work.

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Bernhard Kuhn’s Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism Published by Ashgate Press

Bernhard Kuhn’s Autobiography and Natural Science in the Age of Romanticism Published by Ashgate Press

Bernhard Kuhn’s study uncovers a previously ignored, fundamental connection between autobiography and the natural sciences.

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Jordan Smith’s The Light in the Film published by University of Tampa Press

Jordan Smith’s The Light in the Film published by University of Tampa Press

Jordan Smith’s sixth collection of poems is a wide-ranging consideration of the world viewed in the light of loss and restitution.

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Jill Murphy’s Monstrous Kinships published by University of Delaware Press

Jill Murphy’s Monstrous Kinships published by University of Delaware Press

Monstrous Kinships investigates the connection between realist fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the psychoanalytic approach of John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory.

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Claire Bracken’s Edited Collection, Viewpoints: Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Visual Texts, Published by Cork University Press

Claire Bracken’s Edited Collection, Viewpoints:  Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Visual Texts, Published by Cork University Press

Viewpoints explores the ways in which visual texts engage with questions of Irish culture, and the manner in which those texts are received, circulated, and consumed.

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Wineapple’s Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877 released by HarperCollins Publishers

Wineapple’s Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877 released by HarperCollins Publishers

Dazzling in scope, Ecstatic Nation illuminates one of the most dramatic and momentous chapters in America’s past.

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