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Study of English and American Literature at Fordham
Fordham University English Department
The English Department offers majors in English, a creative writing concentration, two minors, an MA, and a fully funded PhD. For details on these programs see the English Department website.
Classics and Celtic Literary Modernism by
Call Number: (RH) PR471.B35 2022
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Celtic modernism had a complex history with classical reception. In this book, Gregory Baker examines the work of W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, David Jones and Hugh MacDiarmid to show how new forms of modernist literary expression emerged as the evolution of classical education, the insurgent power of cultural nationalisms and the desire for transformative modes of artistic invention converged across Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The Cambridge Companion to American Literature and the Environment by
Call Number: (RH) PS169.E25 C36 2022
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
This Companion offers a capacious overview of American environmental literature and criticism.
What is American Literature? by
Call Number: (RH) PS88 .S73 2022
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2022.
An incisive, thought-provoking, and timely meditation, at once panoramic and synoptic, on American literature for an age of xenophobia, heightened nationalism, and economic disparity.
American Literature and American Identity by
New York, NY : Routledge, 2021
In recent years, cognitive and affective science have become increasingly important for interpretation and explanation in the social sciences and humanities. However, little of this work has addressed American literature, and virtually none has treated national identity formation in influential works since the Civil War.
Fictions of Consent by
Call Number: (RH) PR421 .C48 2022
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 
In Fictions of Consent Urvashi Chakravarty excavates the ideologies of slavery that took root in early modern England in the period that preceded the development of an organized trade in enslaved persons.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
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P - Philology. Linguistics
PA - Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature
PB - Modern languages. Celtic languages
PC - Romance languages
PE - English language
PN - Literature (General)
PN 80-99 Criticism
PN 441-1009.5 Literary history
PN 841 Black literature (General)
PN 1993-1999 Motion pictures
PR - English literature
PR1-56 - Literary history and criticism
PS - American literature
PS 185-195 - 17th-18th centuries
PS 201-217 - 19th century
PS 221-228 - 20th century
PS 229-231 - 21st century
PS 700-893 - Individual authors - Colonial period
PS 8001-8599 - Canadian literature
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