*English Language and Literature: Books/E-Books

This guide provides general information regarding a selection of KU resources and websites pertaining to English Literature, English Literary Theory, Rhetoric and Composition, and Creative Writing.


Prefiguring Postblackness: Cultural Memory, Drama, and the African American Freedom Struggles of the 1960s Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational NovelsContinuing Bonds with the Dead: Parental Grief and Nineteenth-Century American AuthorsEcopoetry: A Critical IntroductionBookish Histories: Books, Literature, and Commercial Modernity, 1700-1900Britain, France, and the Gothic, 1764-1820: The Import of TerrorMetropolitan Tragedy: Genre, Justice, and the City in Early Modern England The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language

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