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Faculty Books

New Books

There's Something I Want You to DoCharles Baxter
There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories (Pantheon, 2015)

Cover of BORROWED LIGHTTimothy Brennan
Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies (Stanford University Press, 2014)

Soul Over LightningRay Gonzalez
Soul Over Lightning (University of Arizona Press, 2014)

British Captives from the Mediterranean to the AtlanticNabil Matar
British Captives from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1563-1760 (The Atlantic World, Brill, 2014)

An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean WorldNabil Matar
An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World: The Travels of Muhammad Ibn 'Uthmān Al-Miknāsī (Routledge, 2015)

American PulpPaula Rabinowitz
American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street (Princeton University Press, 2014)

Fashioning the 19th Century cover Paula Rabinowitz
Fashioning the Nineteenth Century: Habits of Being III, edited with Cristina Giorcelli (University of Minnesota Press, 2014)

Dear Committee Members coverJulie Schumacher
Dear Committee Members (Doubleday, 2014)

Great River RoadMadelon Sprengnether
Great River Road: Memoir and Memory (New Rivers Press, 2015)

Near Solstice: Prose PoemsMadelon Sprengnether
Near Solstice: Prose Poems (Holy Cow! Press, 2015)

 

Books, 2005-Present

Charles Baxter
There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories (Pantheon, 2015)
Sherwood Anderson: Collected Stories
, editor (Library of America, 2012)
Gryphon: New and Selected Stories
(Pantheon, 2011)
The Soul Thief
(Pantheon Books, 2008)
The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot (Graywolf, 2007)

Timothy Brennan
Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies (Stanford University Press, 2014)
Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz
(Verso, 2008)
Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (Columbia University Press, 2006)

Tony C. Brown
The Primitive, the Aesthetic, and the Savage: An Enlightenment Problematic (University of Minnesota Press, 2012)

Michael Dennis Browne (Emeritus)
The Voices: Poems (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015)
What the Poem Wants: Prose on Poetry
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2009)
To Be Certain of the Dawn, an oratorio with music by Stephen Paulus, recorded by Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra (BIS Records, 2009)
Panthers
(Indulgence Press, 2008)
Things I Can’t Tell You: Poems (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2005)

Peter Campion
El Dorado: Poems
(University of Chicago Press, 2013)
The Lions: Poems
(University of Chicago Press, 2009)
Other People: Poems (University of Chicago Press, 2005)

Siobhan Craig
Cinema After Fascism: The Shattered Screen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)

Andrew Elfenbein
Dracula, editor (Longman Cultural Edition/Pearson, 2010)
Romanticism and the Rise of English
(Stanford University Press, 2008)

Lianna Farber
An Anatomy of Trade in Medieval Writing: Value, Consent, and Community (Cornell University Press, 2005)

Brian Goldberg
The Lake Poets and Professional Identity (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

Ray Gonzalez
Soul Over Lightning: Poems (University of Arizona Press, 2014)
Sudden Fiction Latino,
edited with Robert Shapard and James Thomas (W. W. Norton, 2010)
Cool Auditor: Prose Poems
(B.O.A. Editions, 2009)
Faith Run: Poems
(University of Arizona Press, 2009)
Renaming the Earth: Personal Essays
(University of Arizona Press, 2008)
Consideration of the Guitar: New and Selected Poems (B.O.A. Editions, 2005)

Patricia Hampl
Tell Me True: Memoir, History, and Writing A Life, edited with Elaine Tyler May (Borealis Books, 2008)
The Florist’s Daughter
(Harcourt, 2007)
Blue Arabesque: A Search for the Sublime (Harcourt, 2006)

Qadri Ismail
Abiding by Sri Lanka: On Peace, Place and Postcoloniality (University of Minnesota Press, 2005)

Calvin Kendall (Emeritus)
Bede: On the Nature of Things and On Times, Translated Texts for Historians, with Faith Wallis (Liverpool University Press, 2010)
On Genesis: Bede, translated (Liverpool University Press, 2008)

Josephine Lee
Asian American Plays for a New Generation, edited with Don Eitel and R. A. Shiomi (Temple University Press, 2011)
The Japan of Pure Invention: Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado (University of Minnesota Press, 2010)

Toni A. H. McNaron (Emerita)
Into the Paradox: Conservative Spirit, Feminist Politics (Hurley Publishing, 2013)

Nabil Matar
An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World: The Travels of Muhammad Ibn 'Uthmān Al-Miknāsī (Routledge, 2015)
British Captives from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1563-1760
(The Atlantic World, Brill, 2014)
Henry Stubbe and the Beginnings of Islam
(Columbia University Press, 2013)
Through the Eyes of the Beholder: The Holy Land, 1517-1713, co-edited with Judy A. Hayden (Brill, 2012)
Britain and the Islamic World: 1558-1713
, co-authored with Gerald MacLean (University of Oxford Press, 2011)
Europe Through Arab Eyes, 1578-1727 (Columbia University Press, 2008)
Britain and Barbary: 1589-1689 (University Press of Florida, 2005)

Dan Philippon
Our Neck of the Woods: Exploring Minnesota's Wild Places, editor (University of Minnesota Press, 2009)
Coming into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice (University of Georgia Press, 2007)

Paula Rabinowitz
American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street (Princeton University Press, 2014)
Fashioning the Nineteenth Century
: Habits of Being III
, edited with Cristina Giorcelli (University of Minnesota Press, 2014)
Exchanging Clothes: Habits of Being II
, edited with Cristina Giorcelli (University of Minnesota Press, 2012)
Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being I, edited with Cristina Giorcelli (University of Minnesota Press, 2011)

Marty Roth (Emeritus)
Contours of Privacy: The Ethnography of a Social and Aesthetic Concept (Academica Press, 2012)
Cultures of Memory: Memory Culture, Memory Crisis and the Age of Amnesia (Academica Press, 2011)
Drunk the Night Before: An Anatomy of Intoxication (University of Minnesota Press, 2005)

Jani Scandura
Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression (Duke University Press, 2008)

Katherine Scheil
She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America
(Cornell University Press, 2012)
Shakespeare, Adaptation, Modern Drama: Essays in Honour of Jill Levenson
, edited with Randall Martin (University of Toronto Press, 2011)

Julie Schumacher
Dear Committee Members (Doubleday, 2014)
Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls
(Delacorte, 2012)
Black Box
(Delacorte, 2008)
The Book of One Hundred Truths (Delacorte, 2006)
The Chain Letter (Delacorte, 2005)

Geoffrey Sirc
Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition, authored with A. Wysocki, J. Johnson-Eilola, and C. Selfe (Utah State University Press, 2004)

Madelon Sprengnether
Near Solstice: Prose Poems (Holy Cow! Press, 2015)
Great River Road: Memoir and Memory
(New Rivers Press, 2015)
Near Solstice: Mourning (West Town Press, 2009)
The Angel of Duluth: Prose Poems
(White Pine Press, 2006)

Kim Todd
Sparrow (Reaktion Books/Animal, 2012)
Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis (Harcourt, 2007)

John Watkins
Shakespeare's Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in the Elizabethan Age, authored with Carole Levin (Cornell University Press, 2009)
Shakespeare and the Middle Ages,
edited with Curtis Perry (Oxford University Press, 2009)

George T. Wright (Emeritus)
Starting from Staten Island: Memories of Peace and War in the 1930s and 1940s (Wheatmark, 2014)
The Wrights of Vermont: Searching for My Father's Family
(Wheatmark, 2013)

John Wright
Shadowing Ralph Ellison (University Press of Mississippi, 2006)