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Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

by Emily Satterwhite

Much criticism has been directed at negative stereotypes of Appalachia perpetuated by movies, television shows, and news media.

The Love Story in Shakespearean Comedy

by Anthony J. Lewis

In this fascinating study, Anthony J. Lewis argues that it is the hero himself, rejecting a woman he apprehends as a threat, who is love’s own worst enemy.

Lovecraft: Disturbing the Universe

by Donald R. Burleson

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) has been described variously as the successor to Edgar Allan Poe, a master of the Gothic horror tale, and one of the father of modern supernatural fantasy fiction.

Miracles of Our Lady

by Gonzalo de Berceo

Miracle tales, in which people are rewarded for piety or punished for sin through the intervention of the Virgin Mary, were a popular literary form all through the Middle Ages.

Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

by Daniel Tobin

Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, author of nine collections of poetry and three volumes of influential essays, is regarded by many as the greatest Irish poet since Yeats.