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  • From First Lady to First Woman President? What Firsts Can Mean for Public Policy

    By Barbara Perry, co-editor of 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton June 27, 2016 was a landmark day for women, with the convergence of the presidential campaign and the U.S. Supreme Court’s final day of its term. Almost at the very moment that... more >>


  • The Work of Writing: Contextual Economies from Petrarch to Shakespeare

    Part two of our interview with William J. Kennedy, author of Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare. Read part one here. Sage House: When you first talked to us about the economic perspective of your book, you mentioned... more >>


  • Petrarchism at Work: A Two-part Interview with William J. Kennedy

    William J. Kennedy is Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell University. His most recent book, Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare, is newly published by... more >>


  • Recent Award Winners

      “No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy by Marcia M. Gallo is winner of the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Non-fiction (Publishing Triangle) and is also a Lambda Literary Award Finalist (LGBT... more >>


  • University Presses Confront Piracy

    Dean J. Smith, Director of Cornell University Press, is among the scholarly publishing leaders quoted in the April 12, 2016 article “Online Piracy of Academic Materials Extends to Scholarly Books” in the Chronicle of Higher Education. On... more >>


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