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A First-Draft Version of Finnegans Wake

James Joyce accumulated Finnegans Wake over a period of seventeen years, introducing new material as he advanced. This means that the book did not really have a true first draft. […]

Akademia Cartonera: A Primer of Latin American Cartonera Publishers

First in Buenos Aires, spilling over later into Peru, Bolivia, Mexico and Brazil, there emerged the cartonera publishers who, salvaging old corrugated cardboard from packaging to make their covers, set […]

An Assembly of Demigods: Word Portraits of the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention by Their Contemporaries

The Center for the Study of the American Constitution at the University of Wisconsin-Madison announces the publication of An Assembly of Demigods. The editors of this delightfully entertaining and informative […]


An Honorable Legacy:The First Fifty Years of the Honors Program
In 1958, UW-Madison President E.B. Fred was presented with a petition that had been signed by 172 undergraduate students. They were asking to work closely with professors, to be in […]

Bookwomen

The most comprehensive account of the women who, as librarians, editors, and founders of the Horn Book, shaped the modern children’s book industry between 1919 and 1939.

Good Men: The Lives and Philanthropy of Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman

Download this form to order your copy. Bob and Irwin Goodman came to Madison from Minnesota as young men in the 1930s, and across the next seven decades, made the […]

Italian Jews Under Fascism

Italian Jews Under Fascism, 1938–1945: A Personal and Historical Narrative is both a family and a political history. This painstakingly researched book recounts the travails of Italy’s Jewish community during […]

Nation and Conflict in Modern Spain: Essays in Honor of Stanley G. Payne

Nation and Conflict in Modern Spain: Essays in Honor of Stanley G. Payne is a collection of original scholarship and reflective essays written by students and colleagues of the distinguished […]

Root Nodule Bacteria and Leguminous Plants

This classic monograph, first published in 1932, presented a thorough and critical examination of early research in biological nitrogen fixation. Seventy years later this publication continues to be an influential […]

Shadows: Deeper into Story

Building on his previous work, Story, Harold Scheub proves that he is one of the most knowledgeable specialists in the area of the story and story analysis. In Shadows, Scheub […]

South African Voices Volume 1: A Long Time Passed

South African Voices is a three-volume set that contains performances by the extraordinary Xhosa storyteller, Nogenile Masithathu Zenani, and other Xhosa and Zulu oral historians and poets. The materials were […]

South African Voices Volume 2: Created in Olden Times

South African Voices is a three-volume set that contains performances by the extraordinary Xhosa storyteller, Nogenile Masithathu Zenani, and other Xhosa and Zulu oral historians and poets. The materials were […]

South African Voices Volume 3: The Way We Travelled; Oral History and Poetry

South African Voices is a three-volume set that contains performances by the extraordinary Xhosa storyteller, Nogenile Masithathu Zenani, and other Xhosa and Zulu oral historians and poets. The materials were […]

The Academic Library in the American University

A critical examination of the emergence and evolution of the academic library as a special purpose institution supporting higher education.

The Book of Beasts

Bestiaries, a bestseller of the Middle Ages second only to the Bible in popularity, are richly illustrated stories offering a fascinating glimpse into pre-scientific man’s perception of the earth’s creatures. […]

The Experimental College

The Experimental College chronicles a remarkable four-year academic experiment at the University of Wisconsin. Originally published in 1932, the book is a classic in the history of American higher education […]

The Healing Landscape: Therapeutic Outdoor Environments

Historically, healing gardens were places designed for the restoration of the mind, soul, and body. Martha Tyson, a nationally recognized professional, merges classic design theory with the study of human […]

The Power of Doubt: Essays in Honor of David Henige

In his introduction to the Festschrift honoring historian and African Studies bibliographer David Henige, editor Paul S. Landau writes that “the open-endedness of the formulation, The Power of Doubt, is […]

The Tiger’s Child

John Neu’s psychological mystery The Tiger’s Child follows a police chief and his sidekick, a local writer, as they attempt to solve the mysterious, violent deaths that occur after a […]

There Was No Lightning

There Was No Lightning is a collection of essays by Harold Scheub, Evjue-Bascom Professor of Humanities in the Department of African Languages and Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and […]

Victorian Lecture and Slideshow: The Sir Edward Burne-Jones Illustrations to Chaucer

“Victorian Lecture and Slideshow: The Sir Edward Burne-Jones Illustrations to Chaucer”, published in 2016 by Parallel Press, provides a facsimile of lectures by Frederick Ellis upon the Kelmscott Press edition […]

Witness to an Ending

An unfinished memoir by a Scotsman raised in the Highlands, schooled in England, and trained in both the military and the arts.

Women in Print

Essays on the Print Culture of American Women From the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Edited by James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand Foreword by Elizabeth Long Print version published […]