Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark was arguably the most popular book ever written by Mary Wollstonecraft.
The peoples of Middle Earth weren’t just a product of Tolkien’s creative mind; they were shaped by the anti-Jewish culture that surrounded him.
The French existentialist got more than he bargained for when he went in search of drug-induced inspiration for his philosophical writings.
Working with her sister, Cassandra, the teenaged Austen composed a satirical send-up of England's monarchs.
Revolving around student life, campus novels present a microcosm of the outside world, staged far from the humdrum of middle-class realities.
The study of Melville’s novel is enhanced by contextualizing it with primary and secondary sources related to the American sperm whaling industry.
This year marks the centennial of the publication of E. E. Cummings’s novel based on his imprisonment in France during World War I.
Philip Sidney’s attempt at translating the Psalms ended with his early death. Then, his sister took up the cause—and proved herself the superior poet.
In the hot summer of 1826, the British people—including science fiction author, Mary Shelley—embraced a fake and frozen Roger Dodsworth.
Neither supernatural forces nor Soviet censors were able to suppress individual creativity and determination.