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  • Literary History after the Nation?

    Contributors to this issue of Modern Language Quarterly consider the status of modern literary history and ask a simple question: now that the unspoken national and regional assumptions of literary studies are being challenged, how should we write literary history?

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  • Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai‘i

    “[Detours] seeks to flip travel writing's static script, telling tourists that they are not entitled to all things Hawaiian because the Hawai‘i of their imagination is obliterating the Hawai‘i of Kanaka Maoli."— Bani Amor, Fodor’s Travel

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  • Syllabi from Duke University Press

    At Duke University Press, we see scholarship as a powerful basis for understanding our current sociopolitical climate and working toward a brighter future. With this in mind, we’re glad to present staff-curated syllabi of incisive work on today's most critical issues, from climate change to police violence to immigration.

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  • Read the Spring and Summer 2020 Catalog!

    Featuring new books by Margaret Randall, Ashon Crawley, David Grubbs, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Jane Bennett, and more.

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