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"The rush to knowledge": Perception and interpretation in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing", "Othello" and "The Winter's Tale"
What happens next: Jane Austen's fans and their sequels to "Pride and Prejudice"
Detective fiction and modernity: A study of Dorothy L. Sayers and Christopher Caudwell
Zadie Smith as the postcolonial sisyphus: A neo-postcolonial examination of "On beauty"
Classical meets colonial: An exploration of the travel narratives of George Best
Performing ambivalence: A study of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
"The womb of nature and perhaps her grave": "Paradise Lost" and the counterplot of chaos
"Why does my form appear to create such terror?": Monstrosity and gender in four nineteenth-century novels
When Brazilians brave Britain: The suppressed 19th-century struggle for Brazilian nationalism
Memorial manor: Resonance and stewardship in the English architectures of Hardy and Wharton
Gendered glances: The male gaze(s) in Victorian English literature
In the name of the mother: A post-colonial reading of portrayals of gender in Irish fiction
Literary rhetoric in the environmental movement: Toward the advocacy of the 2009 proposal of a passenger railway in Colorado
Epistemology and intertextual practice in Ezra Pound's "The Cantos"
(un)doing desdemona: Gender, fetish, and erotic materiality in "Othello"
The protean semiotic system of James Joyce's "Ulysses": Interacting iconic, indexical, and symbolic levels of signification and their structures
Queer children: Disruption and anxiety in the domestic sphere
Impregnable friendship: Locating desire in the Middle English 'Amis and Amiloun'
"Nature hath given you a sheath only": Swordplay and gender in Beaumont and Fletcher's "Love's Cure, or the Martial Maid"
Conflated classes: Early modern piracy, national identity, and the 'crisis of the aristocracy'
Lady detectives and marriage: Grant Allen's model for liberation
The ambivalent Catholic modernity of Graham Greene's "Brighton Rock" and "The Power and the Glory"
The madness of leontes: Male hysteria and gender instability in "The Winter's Tale"
The dangerous and devious strategy of being unintelligible: Women's rhetoric in Gothic novels, 1798--1815
Matters of the heart: Gendering the heart in John Ford's "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" and William Harvey's "The Motion of the Heart"
In suspense: Suspense fiction and sensational publicity in the British fin de diecle
Growing up in time: Mapping a theory of temporal navigation through the Bildungsromane of Charles Dickens and J.K. Rowling
"Still the poet consecrates the stream": "Elegiac Sonnets", Petrarch, and English landscape
The cybernetic stage: Representations of the posthuman in "Bartholomew Fair"
Author-network: City plays, dramatic authorship, and other early modern assemblages
"I ought to feel it": The ideology and affect of sensibility in Burney, Austen, and Wollstonecraft
The manipulative nature of letters in 19th century British texts with a focus on Austen and Wilde
Spectral vision in Oscar Wilde's "Salome"
The development and evolution of English and French romantic poetry
Narratives of Faith: "The Life of Our Lord" and Charles Dickens's "real Christianity"
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