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The End of Satisfaction
Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare
Heather Hirschfeld
Heather Hirschfeld recovers the historical specificity and the conceptual vigor of the term "satisfaction" as used in dramas of the sixteenth and early seventeenth...



"On Baile's Strand"
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats
The Cornell Yeats edition presents photographs and transcriptions of the manuscripts, typescripts, and revised proof pages that trace Yeats's textual revisions for On Baile's Strand.



Dominion Undeserved
Milton and the Perils of Creation
Eric B. Song
An exploration of the divided view of creation that governs Milton's related systems of cosmology, theology, art, and history.



Fictions of Dignity
Embodying Human Rights in World Literature
Elizabeth S. Anker
Elizabeth S. Anker examines human rights in the narrative imagination and, in the process, makes a compelling case for literature as a uniquely valuable point of entry into theoretical discussions of human...



Scottish Latin Authors in Print up to 1700
A Short-Title List
The first-ever bibliography of Scottish Latin authors in print.



Opening Up Middle English Manuscripts
Literary and Visual Approaches
Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, Maidie Hilmo, Linda Olson
This deeply informed and lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive introduction to the modern study of Middle English manuscripts.



"Where There Is Nothing" and "The Unicorn from the Stars"
Manuscript Materials
W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory
In the Cornell Yeats edition of "Where There Is Nothing" and "The Unicorn from the Stars," Wim Van Mierlo recounts their complicated composition history and makes clear the ways in which the latter diverges from its predecessor.



She Hath Been Reading
Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America
Katherine West Scheil
In the late nineteenth century hundreds of clubs formed across the United States devoted to the reading of Shakespeare. Katherine West Scheil uncovers this hidden layer of intellectual activity that flourished in American society.



Fleas, Flies, and Friars
Children's Poetry from the Middle Ages
Nicholas Orme
In Fleas, Flies, and Friars, Nicholas Orme has gathered a wide variety of children's verse that circulated in England beginning in the 1400s, providing a way for modern readers of all ages to experience the medieval world through the eyes of its...



Outlaw Rhetoric
Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in Shakespeare's England
Jenny C. Mann
Outlaw Rhetoric examines the substantial and largely unexplored archive of vernacular rhetorical guides produced in England between 1500 and 1700. Jenny Mann reveals the political stakes of the vernacular rhetorical project in the age of Shakespeare.



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