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Welcome to our virtual exhibit for the Modern Language Association! All of the books listed here are available to you at the meeting discount of 30% off list price plus free shipping. Click on the buy buttons below and use the promotional code EX57262 in the shopping cart to get 30% off physical books.*

Books in this field are acquired by Alan Thomas.

Ebook discount: Most of the books published by the University of Chicago Press are also available in e-book form from our website. To get a 20% discount on e-books published by the University of Chicago Press, use promotional code UCPXEB during checkout. (UCPXEB only applies to full-priced e-books published by the University of Chicago Press.)

We also welcome you to browse our Journals Division’s virtual exhibit for MLA 2023. Enjoy a selection of free articles and a 20% discount on most subscriptions with code UCPJ20.** Our journals include Portable Grey, Critical Inquiry, as well as two journals new to Chicago: Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

*This offer is valid until March 8, 2023. For titles where paperback and cloth versions are available, the discount only applies to the paperback.

**Discounts may not apply to all membership journals. Postage may apply to journal subscriptions with a print component. Taxes apply. Visit the journal home pages for more information.

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Featured Books

Untying Things Together

Philosophy, Literature, and a Life in Theory

Eric L. Santner


Hegel, Antiblackness, and Political Identity

Rei Terada

Professing Criticism

Essays on the Organization of Literary Study

John Guillory

Joy of the Worm

Suicide and Pleasure in Early Modern English Literature

Drew Daniel

Rhetorical Renaissance

The Mistress Art and Her Masterworks

Kathy Eden

Apropos of Something

A History of Irrelevance and Relevance

Elisa Tamarkin

American Mediterraneans

A Study in Geography, History, and Race

Susan Gillman

Lydia Maria Child

A Radical American Life

Lydia Moland

What Proust Heard

Novels and the Ethnography of Talk

Michael Lucey

Maladies of the Will

The American Novel and the Modernity Problem

Jennifer L. Fleissner

Outside Literary Studies

Black Criticism and the University

Andy Hines

States of Plague

Reading Albert Camus in a Pandemic

Alice Kaplan

Travels in the Americas

Notes and Impressions of a New World

Albert Camus

Chinese Whispers

Toward a Transpacific Poetics

Yunte Huang

On Not Knowing

How to Love and Other Essays

Emily Ogden

Dangerous Children

On Seven Novels and a Story

Kenneth Gross

South Asian Gothic

Haunted Cultures, Histories and Media

Katarzyna Ancuta


A Rhetoric of Inquiry with Resistant Responders

Christyne Berzsenyi

Concrete Poetry

A 21st-Century Anthology

Nancy Perloff

A Nation of Bookworms?

Czechs as Readers

Jirí Trávnícek

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