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An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste

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An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste

by Catherine M. Jones

Delve into the stories and rhythms of the Old French chansons de geste… 75 more words

New Books

New Book: “Tropic Tendencies—Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean” 

Kevin Adonis Browne’s Tropic Tendencies: Rhetoric, Popular Culture, and the Anglophone Caribbean was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in late 2013. Through a study of various forms of aesthetic production in the Anglophone Caribbean, Browne teases out the strategies of a Caribbean carnivalesque discourse and how it is used to express the complexities of West Indian consciousness and identity. 282 more words

Caribbean Culture

New books! – 7/3/14

The library is closed today (July 4th) for the holiday but there are lots of new books on display including new non-fiction on animals, ancient cultures from around the world and historical photos that… 22 more words

Summer Reading

New Fiction

Song of the shank / Jeffery Renad Allen.
Mr Campion’s farewell / Margery Allingham, completed by Mike Ripley.
Lights out! / Donald Bain.
Dry bones in the valley / Tom Bouman. 442 more words


New Non-Fiction

Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality / Danielle Allen.
The great American documents. Volume 1, 1620-1830 / Ruth Ashby… 584 more words