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After Montaigne

After Montaigne

Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays

David Lazar, Patrick Madden, Chris Arthur, Barrie Jean Borich, Steven Church, Brian Doyle, Lisa Ferreira, Vivian Gornick, Wayne Koestenbaum, Shannon Lakanen, Desirae Matherly, Maggie Nelson, Jose Orduna, Elena Passarello, Kristen Radtke, Amy Scott, Jerald Walker, Marcia Aldrich, Robert Atwan, Mary Cappello, Danielle Cadena Deulen, E. J. Levy, Phillip Lopate, Bret Lott, Lia Purpura, Nicole Walker, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Lina M. Ferreira, Robin Hemley

The American College and University

The American College and University

A History

Frederick Rudolph, John Thelin

Baptized in Blood

Baptized in Blood

The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920

Charles Reagan Wilson

Becoming Confederates

Becoming Confederates

Paths to a New National Loyalty

Gary W. Gallagher

The Bioregional Imagination

The Bioregional Imagination

Literature, Ecology, and Place

Anne Milne, Bart Welling, Chad Wriglesworth, Christine Cusick, Dan Wylie, Daniel Anderson, David Landis Barnhill, Erin James, Harry Vandervlist, Heather Kerr, Jill Gatlin, John Lane, Kathryn Miles, Kent Ryden, Kyle Bladow, Laird Christensen, Laurie Ricou, Libby Robin, Mitchell Thomashow, Norah Bowman-Broz, Pavel Cenkl, Rinda West, Ruth Blair, Serenella Iovino, Wes Berry, Cheryll Glotfelty, Karla Armbruster, Tom Lynch

Black Nature

Black Nature

Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry

Camille T. Dungy, Elizabeth Alexander, Alvin Aubert, Gerald Barrax, Remica Bingham, Cyrus Cassells, Lucille Clifton, Wanda Coleman, Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Cornelius Eady, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Joanne Gabbin, Nikki Giovanni, Kendra Hamilton, Terrance Hayes, Sean Hill, Langston Hughes, Major Jackson, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Douglas Kearney, Yusef Komunyakaa, Clarence Major, Mark McMorris, E. Miller, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Indigo Moor, Lenard Moore, Thylias Moss, Harryette Mullen, Gregory Pardlo, Cynthia Parker-Ohene, Carl Phillips, Stephanie Pruitt, Claudia Rankine, Tim Seibles, Evie Shockley, Patricia Smith, Jean Toomer, Natasha Trethewey, Alice Walker, Frank X Walker, Margaret Walker, Afaa Weaver, Al Young, Kwame Alexander, Tara Betts, Arna Bontemps, Shane Book, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sterling A. Brown, Melvin Dixon, Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson, James A. Emanuel, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Ross Gay, C. S. Giscombe, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Myronn Hardy, Michael S. Harper, Janice N. Harrington, Robert Hayden, George Moses Horton, Ravi Howard, Amaud Jamaul Johnson, Helene Johnson, James Weldon Johnson, Patricia Spears Jones, June Jordan, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Audre Lorde, devorah major, Shara McCallum, George Marion McClellan, Claude McKay, Marilyn Nelson, G. E. Patterson, Ishmael Reed, Ed Roberson, Mona Lisa Saloy, Reginald Shepherd, Anne Spencer, Amber Flora Thomas, Melvin B. Tolson, Askia M. Touré, Wendy S. Walters, Anthony Walton, Phillis Wheatley, Albery Whitman, Sherley Anne Williams, Richard Wright, Toni Wynn

Charleston Syllabus

Charleston Syllabus

Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence

Chad Williams, Kidada E. Williams, Keisha N. Blain

The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory

The Civil Rights Movement in American Memory

Renee C. Romano, Leigh Raiford, Derek H. Alderman, Owen J. Dwyer, Rebecca Edwards, Glenn T. Eskew, Steve Estes, Jennifer Fuller, Tim Libretti, David John Marley, Edward P. Morgan, Kathryn Nasstrom, Sarah Vowell

The Civil Rights Reader

The Civil Rights Reader

American Literature from Jim Crow to Reconciliation

Amy Schmidt, Julie Buckner Armstrong, Booker T. Washington, Charles W. Chesnutt, W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Claude McKay, Lillian Smith, Langston Hughes, Erskine Caldwell, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Eudora Welty, Robert Hayden, Margaret Walker, Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin, Flannery O'Connor, Audre Lorde, Lucille Clifton, June Jordan, Michael S. Harper, Haki Madhubuti, Nikki Giovanni, Constance Curry, Toi Derricotte, Wanda Coleman, Marilyn Nelson, Rita Dove, Anthony Grooms, Cyrus Cassells, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Frances E. W. Harper, Mary Burrill, Angelina Weld Grimké, Dudley Randall, Martin Luther King, Howard Sackler, Eldridge Cleaver, David Hernandez, Bebe Moore Campbell, Patricia J. Williams, Walter Mosley, Amiri Baraka

Civil War Stories

Civil War Stories

Catherine Clinton

Cligès

Cligès

Chrétien de Troyes, Ruth Harwood Cline

Confederate Statues and Memorialization

Confederate Statues and Memorialization

Catherine Clinton, W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Karen L. Cox, Gary W. Gallagher, Nell Irvin Painter

Curanderismo

Curanderismo

Mexican American Folk Healing

Robert T. Trotter, Juan Antonio Chavira, Luís D. León

Daring to Write

Daring to Write

Contemporary Narratives by Dominican Women

Erika M. Martínez, Rhina Espaillat, Leonor Suarez, Ana-Maurine Lara, Yalitza Ferreras, Nelly Rosario, Marívell Contreras, Kersy Corporan, Angie Cruz, Carolina Gonzalez, Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, Jina Ortiz, Sofia Quintero, Delta Eusebio-Pol, Noris Eusebio-Pol, Farah Hallal Muñoz, Ángela Hernández Núñez, Miriam Mejía, Riamny Méndez, Jeannette Miller, Sheilly Núñez, Lissette Rojas-Berroa, Ludin Santana, Dulce Reyes-Bonilla, Julia Alvarez, Luisa A. S. Vicioso

Development Drowned and Reborn

Development Drowned and Reborn

The Blues and Bourbon Restorations in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Clyde Woods, Laura Pulido, Jordan T. Camp

The Dinner Party

The Dinner Party

Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, 1970-2007

Jane F. Gerhard

The Ecocriticism Reader

The Ecocriticism Reader

Landmarks in Literary Ecology

Cheryll Glotfelty, Harold Fromm, Michael P. Branch, SueEllen Campbell, Neil Evernden, Annette Kolodny, Ursula K. Le Guin, Glen Love, David Mazel, Vera Norwood, Scott Russell Sanders, Scott Slovic, Paula Gunn Allen, Alison Byerly, Cynthia Deitering, William Howarth, Thomas J. Lyon, Christopher Manes, Michael McDowell, Joseph W. Meeker, Dana Phillips, William Rueckert, Don Scheese, Leslie Marmon Silko, Frederick Turner, Lynn White

Eighty-Eight Years

Eighty-Eight Years

The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777–1865

Patrick Rael

The Elements of Confederate Defeat

The Elements of Confederate Defeat

Nationalism, War Aims, and Religion

Richard E. Beringer, Herman Hattaway, Archer Jones, William N. Still

Exit to Freedom

Exit to Freedom

Calvin C. Johnson, Greg Hampikian, Barry Scheck

The Forgotten Centuries

The Forgotten Centuries

Indians and Europeans in the American South, 1521-1704

Carmen Chaves Tesser, Charles M. Hudson

The Future of Just War

The Future of Just War

New Critical Essays

Caron E. Gentry, Amy E. Eckert, Alexa Royden, Brent Steele, Eric Heinze, Harry Gould, Kimberly Hudson, Laura Sjoberg, Luke Glanville, Robert Williams, Sebastian Kaempf

God's Little Acre

God's Little Acre

A Novel

Erskine Caldwell

The Golden Age of Piracy

The Golden Age of Piracy

The Rise, Fall, and Enduring Popularity of Pirates

David Head, Douglas R. Burgess, Guy Chet, John A. Coakley, Carolyn Eastman, Adam Jortner, Peter T. Leeson, Margarette Lincoln, Virginia Lunsford, Kevin P. McDonald, Carla Pestana, Matthew Taylor Raffety, David Wilson

A Gravity's Rainbow Companion

A Gravity's Rainbow Companion

Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel

Steven Weisenburger

Hearing History

Hearing History

A Reader

Mark M. Smith

Hog Meat and Hoecake

Hog Meat and Hoecake

Food Supply in the Old South, 1840-1860

Sam Bowers Hilliard, James C. Cobb

The ISLE Reader

The ISLE Reader

Ecocriticism, 1993-2003

Andrew Furman, Carol Cantrell, Cheryl Lousley, Gordon Sayre, Gretchen Legler, Harold Fromm, Ian Marshall, John Tallmadge, Katsunori Yamazato, Lisa Lebduska, Michael Bennett, Nandita Batra, Niall Binns, Patrick Murphy, Paul Lindholdt, R. Grumbine, Randall Roorda, Robert Kern, Scott MacDonald, Ursula Heise, Michael P. Branch, Scott Slovic

Just beneath My Skin

Just beneath My Skin

Autobiography and Self-Discovery

Patricia Foster

Keywords for Southern Studies

Keywords for Southern Studies

Scott Romine, Jennifer Rae Greeson, Erich Nunn, Keith Cartwright, Thomas Haddox, Leigh Anne Duck, Eric Anderson, Melanie Benson Taylor, Deborah Cohn, Martyn Bone, Coleman Hutchinson, Houston A. Baker, Steven Knepper, John T. Matthews, Michael Bibler, Sylvia Shin-Huey Chong, Briallen Hopper, Claudia Milian, Wanda Rushing, Anna Brickhouse, Eric Lott, Harilaos Stecopoulos, Jayna Brown, Matthew Guterl, Ted Atkinson, Natalie J. Ring, Suzanne Jones, Shirley Elizabeth Thompson

Lancelot; or, The Knight of the Cart

Lancelot; or, The Knight of the Cart

Chrétien de Troyes, Ruth Harwood Cline

Life on the Brink

Life on the Brink

Environmentalists Confront Overpopulation

Albert Bartlett, Amy Gulick, Anne Ehrlich, Charmayne Palomba, Dave Foreman, Donald Weeden, Earth Policy Institute, George Wuerthner, Jeffrey McKee, Joseph Bish, Leon Kolankiewicz, Lester Brown, Martha Campbell, Paul Ehrlich, Paul Watson, Richard Lamm, Robert Engelman, Roderick Nash, Ronnie Hawkins, Stephanie Mills, Thomas Butler, Tim Palmer, William R. Catton, William Ryerson, Winthrop Staples, Philip Cafaro, Eileen Crist, Philip Cafaro, Eileen Crist

A Lillian Smith Reader

A Lillian Smith Reader

Margaret Rose Gladney, Lisa Hodgens, Lillian Smith

Medical Bondage

Medical Bondage

Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

Deirdre Cooper Owens

Medieval Women Writers

Medieval Women Writers

Katharina M. Wilson

The Parisian Prowler

The Parisian Prowler

Le Spleen de Paris, Petits Poemes en Prose

Charles Baudelaire, Edward K. Kaplan

The Philosophy of Ecology

The Philosophy of Ecology

From Science to Synthesis

David R. Keller, Frank B. Golley, Daniel Simberloff, Robert Ulanowicz, Eugene P. Odum, Frederic E. Clements, Henry A. Gleason, Arthur G. Tansley, Karl Möbius, Robert H. Whittaker, Simon A. Levin, Richard B. Root, Ruth Patrick, Andrew Redfearn, Stuart L. Pimm, Karl R. Popper, Robert M. May, Kristin Shrader-Frechette, Earl D. McCoy, Thomas W. Schoener, Donato Bergandi, Richard Levins, Richard C. Lewontin, T. F. H. Allen, Thomas B. Starr, David L. Hull, Stephen J. Gould, Ernst Mayr, James P. Collins, Craig Loehle, Joseph H. K. Pechmann

Philosophy of Technology

Philosophy of Technology

Frederick Ferré

Poetry as Survival

Poetry as Survival

Gregory Orr

Rethinking Rufus

Rethinking Rufus

Sexual Violations of Enslaved Men

Thomas A. Foster

Revolting New York

Revolting New York

How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City

Neil Smith, Don Mitchell, Erin Siodmak, JenJoy Roybal, Marnie Brady, Brendan P. O'Malley, Kathleen Dunn, Zoltan Gluck, Rachel Goffe, Harmony Goldberg, Amanda Huron, Malav Kanuga, Esteban Kelly, Manissa McCleave Maharawal, Justin Myers, Raymond Pettit, Miguelina Rodriguez, Mcnair Scott, Peter Waldman, Nicole Watson

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom

The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery

William Craft, Ellen Craft, Barbara McCaskill

Sexuality and Slavery

Sexuality and Slavery

Reclaiming Intimate Histories in the Americas

Daina Ramey Berry, Leslie M. Harris, Trevor Burnard, Stephanie M. H. Camp, David Doddington, Jim Downs, Thomas A. Foster, Marisa Fuentes, Stephanie Jones-Rogers, Jessica Millward, Bianca Premo, Brenda Stevenson, Catherine Clinton

Short Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

Short Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

An Anthology

John Updike, Val Coleman, Margaret Earley Whitt, Rosellen Brown, Junius Edwards, Anthony Grooms, Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Lee Martin, Natalie Petesch, Michael Thelwell, Alice Walker, James Baldwin, Lerone Bennett, Alma Jean Billingslea-Brown, R. V. Cassill, Henry Dumas, Diane Oliver, ZZ Packer, James W. Thompson, Eudora Welty, Joan Williams

Slavery and the University

Slavery and the University

Histories and Legacies

Leslie M. Harris, James T. Campbell, Alfred L. Brophy, Ruth J. Simmons, Craig Steven Wilder, Jennifer Bridges Oast, Kabria Baumgartner, J. Brent Morris, Sven Beckert, Balraj Gill, Jim Henle, Katherine Stevens, Ellen Griffith Spears, James C. Hall, Mark Auslander, Craig B. Hollander, Martha A. Sandweiss, Patrick Jamieson, A. James Fuller, Diane Windham Shaw, Ywone Edwards-Ingram, R. Owen Williams, Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, William B. Hart

Slavery in America

Slavery in America

A Reader and Guide

Kenneth Morgan

A Stranger's Journey

A Stranger's Journey

Race, Identity, and Narrative Craft in Writing

David Mura

The Takeover

The Takeover

Chicken Farming and the Roots of American Agribusiness

Monica R. Gisolfi, Paul S. Sutter

Teaching the Trees

Teaching the Trees

Lessons from the Forest

Joan Maloof

Tobacco Road

Tobacco Road

A Novel

Erskine Caldwell

The Transcendentalists

The Transcendentalists

Barbara L. Packer

The Vegan Studies Project

The Vegan Studies Project

Food, Animals, and Gender in the Age of Terror

Laura Wright, Carol Adams

Vietnam Voices

Vietnam Voices

Perspectives on the War Years, 1941-1975

John Clark Pratt

Words about Pictures

Words about Pictures

The Narrative Art of Children's Picture Books

Perry Nodelman

Youngblood

Youngblood

John Oliver Killens