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Books, print versions

Bordwell, David. Figures Traced in Light: On Cinematic Staging. Berkeley: U California P, 2005. Print.

Britland, Karen. Drama at the Courts of Queen Maria Henrietta. New York: Cambridge UP, 2006. Print.

Card, Claudia. The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005. Print.

Cronon, William. Nature's Metropolis. New York: Norton, 1991. Print.

Mallon, Florencia E. Courage Tastes of Blood: The Mapuche Community of Nicholás Ailío and the Chilean State, 1906-2001. Durham: Duke UP, 2005. Print.

Book, an edited collection, print version

Olaniyan, Tejumola, and Ato Quayson, eds. African Literature: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007. Print.

A play within a scholarly edition, second edition, print version

Shakespeare, William. Measure for Measure. The Riverside Shakespeare. 2nd ed. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans and J. J. M. Tobin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. 579-623. Print.

Edition of a literary text, revised edition, print version

Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. Ed. William L. Andrews and William S. McFeely. Rev. ed. New York: Norton, 1996. Print.


Bordwell, David. Foreword. Awake in the Dark: Forty Years of Reviews, Essays, and Interviews. By Roger Ebert. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2006. xiii-xviii. Print.

Chapter in an edited scholarly anthology

Magny, Claude-Edmonde. "Faulkner or Theological Inversion." Faulkner: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Robert Penn Warren. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1966. 66-78. Print.

Shimabukuro, Mira Chieko. "Relocating Authority: Coauthor(iz)ing a Japanese American Ethos of Resistance under Mass Incarceration." Representations: Doing Asian American Rhetoric. Ed. LuMing Mao and Morris Young. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2008. 127-152. Print.