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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Author/editor: Editor: Philip Barnard

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Editor: Philip Barnard
This edition features a shrewd, annotated abridgment of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) accompanied by an array of texts that help situate the Vindication in its political, historical, and intellectual contexts. Included are key selections from Wollstonecraft's other writings; from closely related works by Burke, Paine, Godwin, Rousseau, Macaulay, Talleyrand, and Brockden Brown; and from the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen and de Gouges' Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Female Citizen (1791).


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African Fiction and Joseph Conrad: Reading Postcolonial Intertextuality

African Fiction and Joseph Conrad: Reading Postcolonial Intertextuality

Author/editor: Byron Caminero-Santangelo

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Interrogates the "writing back to the center" approach to intertextuality and explores alternatives to it.


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After Winter: The Art and Life of Sterling A. Brown

After Winter: The Art and Life of Sterling A. Brown

Author/editor: Editor: John Edgar Tidwell

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John Edgar Tidwell and Steven C. Tracy have brought together for the first time a book-length collection of critical and theoretical writings about Sterling A. Brown that recovers and reasserts his continuing importance for a contemporary audience. Exploring new directions in the study of Brown's life and work, After Winter includes new and previously published essays that sum up contemporary approaches to Brown's multifaceted works; interviews with Brown's acquaintances and contemporaries; an up-to-date, annotated bibliography; and a discography of source material that innovatively extends the study and teaching of Brown's acclaimed poetry, especially his Southern Road, focusing on recordings of folk materials relevant to the subject matter, style, and meaning of individual poems from his oeuvre.


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Approaches to Audience: An Overview of the Major Perspectives

Approaches to Audience: An Overview of the Major Perspectives

Author/editor: Mary Jo Reiff

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This a concise text covers the major approaches to audience, from treatments in classical rhetoric to those in current composition studies. It provides new and prospective teachers with practical information that they can use to approach the difficult question of audience more productively in the classroom.


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Arthur Mervyn: Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

Arthur Mervyn: Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

Author/editor: Editor: Philip Barnard

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Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery.


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