PUBLICATIONS

“Florida is not only our nation’s past, it is also our future.”

FLORIDA BOOKS

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HAVE YOU NOT HARD OF FLORYDA?

"In the first comprehensive examination of Florida's remarkably rich library of colonial literature, Have You Not Hard of Floryda? explores how out southernmost state's multicultural, multilingual roots continue to bear fruit today. The book's fascinating interdisciplinary approach and delightful prose style create a savory blend of literary analysis and historical narrative, a true feast for anyone interested in the ways out past can shape our future." --Eddie Huang

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ORANGE PULP

"Orange Pulp is a stylish, engaging collection that belongs on everybody's night stand. Each story sizzles and pops with Florida's raunchy, intoxicating heat. This is great fun."

--Carl Hiaasen

"Brilliant . . . Orange Pulp is the most original collection of mystery short stories, and selections of novels, I have ever read. The orange is as dark as the moon in eclipse and the pulp is as tasty as a long-forgotten dream that suddenly returns. Read it. Treasure it." --Stuart M. Kaminsky

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FLORIDA'S GOLDEN AGE

How did Florida, one of the country's four smallest and least developed states in 1880, become within fifty years not only a tourist Mecca but also a hub for technological innovation?

To explore this remarkable Golden Age, Rollins College brought together a wide variety of scholars and artists--historians and poets, biologists and environmental scientists, philosophers to literary critics--to help shine light on that period that transformed the sunshine state.

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CRIME FICTION & FILM IN THE SUNSHINE STATE

For the first time, a group o literary critics examines how the center of crime shifted from the City of Angels to the home of Miami Vice and the Magic Kingdom and why the country's southernmost state has developed such a concentration of talented mystery writers. 

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THE FLORIDA READER
VISIONS OF PARADISE

This anthology of writings about Florida serves as a historical and literary introduction to the state's rich and diverse culture. This general introduction traces different visions of Florida brought by explorers, settlers and tourists over the last 460 years. 

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A TRIP TO FLORIDA FOR HEALTH AND SPORT

When a 17 year-old boy from New York comes to Florida to spend the winter, what is the first thing he wants to do? Go to Disney World? The year is 1885, so he's a little early for that. Then What? He wants to hunt game in the woods and swamps, fish the lakes and rivers, explore the St. Johns river and take boat rides, do all those things that meant so much to a boy in that period of time in pioneer Florida.

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FLORIDA IN POETRY

Long before John Smith set foot in Virginia, Spanish and French poets were writing about the landscape and inhabitants of Florida. This anthology carries the reader from some of these earliest European encounters with the peninsula to the experiences of contemporary voices. It is a history of the imagination of Florida's past, present, and future.

SHAKESPEARE BOOKS

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SHAKESPEARE'S OTHER LIVES

For generations scholars have labored to separate the facts of Shakespeare's life from the myths that have entangled them. Those who have written fictions about the bard have, however, operated under no such constraints. They offer solutions to the identities of W.H. and the Dark Lady, suggest Shakespeare's role in the shaping of the King James Bible, and trace his relationships with Sir Thomas Lucy, Francis Bacon, Elizabeth I, Kit Marlowe and Ben Johnson.

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SHAKESPEARE'S OTHER LIVES

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SHAKESPEARE PLAYS THE CLASSROOM 

Bringing Shakespeare to the Sunshine State, this book gathers together a talented group of teachers, choreographers, directors, set designers, musicians, costumers, actors, and artists to discuss how they have adapted monologues in Miami, assassinated Julius Caesar on the steps of Tallahassee's Capitol, trains students to duel in Florida's Panhandle, placed Shylock on trial in Orlando, and transformed Gainesville into Puck's magical forest.

OTHER BOOKS

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BAD BOYS AND BAD GIRLS IN THE BADLANDS

In Bad Boys and Bad Girls in the Badlands, a group of literary critics tracks the mystery and crime novel from the Painted Desert and Rocky Mountains to Death Valley and Salt Lake City, through exotic arroyos and bleak urban landscapes. 

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AMERICAN READER
1900-1945

The American Reader Series is a four-volume set of anthologies designed to acquaint foreign students and scholars with the main outlines of American literature and culture and to assist teachers in developing curricula on the United States, thereby enhancing the study of the United States abroad.

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ROLLINS
BOOK OF VERSE

For the past century and a quarter, the history of Rollins has been the history of American poetry. The Rollins Book of Verse 1885-2010 celebrates that remarkable tradition. With selections from alumni, faculty, staff, visitors and friends, these poems reflect Rollins' growth from the oldest recognized college in Florida to one of the best known baccalaureate English programs in the country.

"I always feel myself connected with Rollins."

--Maya Angelou

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THE BOOKS OF JOB

In accessible, lively prose, The Books of Job begins by exploring the ways these men and women have used their translations of Job for everything from royalist apologetics to revolutionary polemics, from orthodox endorsements of traditional beliefs to highly heterodox speculations, and from feminist theories to idiosyncratic metrical experiments. 

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A WINTER IN SUNSHINE

While conducting a summer inventory in the Archives and Special Collections at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, Wenxian Zhang, the college's archivist, discovered a rare manuscript, apparently written in 1855, in the school's Florida Collection. 

It consists of an unpublished novel about a young man's winter visit to Florida given to the college in 1955 by Frederic W. Dau.

MOVIES

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HAVE YOU NOT HARD OF FLORYDA?
FLORIDA POETS PROJECT VOL. 1

Named for a poem written in 1563, this groundbreaking collection brings together twenty-eight poets to discuss their art and read both their own work and classic Florida poems, ranging from folk songs to Seminole Songs...

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FINDING LEAR, FINDING OURSELVES

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S
ROMEO & JULIET 4.0

Four pairs of young actors explore language, acting and love in William Shakespeare's most famous lines.