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In The Underwater Eye, Margaret Cohen tells the fascinating story of how the development of modern diving equipment and movie camera technology has allowed documentary and narrative filmmakers to take human vision into the depths, creating new…

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Blair Hoxby’s new collection of essays, Shadows of the Enlightenment: Tragic Drama during Europe’s Age of Reason (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2022) has appeared in print.

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To refer to the Enlightenment…

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Ever since T.B. Macaulay leveled the accusation in 1835 that 'a single shelf of a good European library was worth the whole native literature of India,' South Asian literature has served as the imagined battleground between…

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"In our first author interview, Armen Davoudian goes deep on poetry, from Heaney, to Merrill, to Bishop, to Crane, Shakespeare -- to his own poetic practice" - Ben Libman, The Unnamable

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Ato Quayson, Jean G. and Morris M. Doyle Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies and Chair of the Department of English, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award for his book Tragedy and Postcolonial…