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by Adam Roberts

In Middlemarch, George Eliot draws a character passionately absorbed by abstruse allusion and obscure epigraphs. Casaubon’s obsession is a cautionary tale, but Adam Roberts nonetheless sees in him an invitation...

Dante Worlds

by Christopher S. Celenza, Roberta Morosini & Paolo Cherchi

This collection of studies and essays, originally delivered at a conference held at Stony Brook University, NY, in December, 2015, but greatly recast and expanded, examines aspects of the large footprint Dante...

Borders and Ecotones in the Indian Ocean

by Markus Arnold, Corinne Duboin & Judith Misrahi-Barak

This collection of critical essays anchors itself in the Indian Ocean and explores the multiple ways dynamic exchanges have shaped this multilingual region of the world, from India to the Mascarene Islands to...

Metaphysical Exile

by Robert Pippin

Nobel Prize-winning novelist J.M. Coetzee's "Jesus" fictions constitute a trilogy of novels that have appeared over the last decade. They stand out from his earlier work in their difficulty, and in the central...

Romanticism and Time

by Sophie Laniel-Musitelli & Céline Sabiron

‘Eternity is in love with the productions of time’. This original edited volume takes William Blake’s aphorism as a basis to explore how British Romantic literature creates its own sense of time. It considers...

What is Authorial Philology?

by Paola Italia, Giulia Raboni, Marco Presotto & Sònia Boadas et al.

A stark departure from traditional philology, What is Authorial Philology? is the first comprehensive treatment of authorial philology as a discipline in its own right. It provides readers with an excellent...

All the Feels / Tous les sens

by Kit Dobson, Ursula Mathis-moser, Marie Carrière & Daniel Laforest et al.

All the Feels / Tous les sens presents research into emotion and cognition in Canadian, Indigenous, and Québécois writings in English or French. Affect is both internal and external, private and public; with...

A Short History of the Blockade

by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson & Jordan Abel

In A Short History of the Blockade, award-winning writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson uses Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg stories, storytelling aesthetics, and practices to explore the generative nature of Indigenous...

Shakespeare and the Romantics

by David Fuller

Romantic criticism, of which Shakespeare is the central figure, invented many of the modes of modern criticism. It is also distinct from many contemporary academic norms. Engaged with the social and intellectual...

Jane Austen

by Nora Bartlett & Jane Stabler

This exhilarating collection of essays is the product of a lifetime's engagement with Jane Austen's writing. They are modest, searching, wonderfully perceptive essays from which all lovers of Jane Austen, the...

Belonging Beyond Borders

by Annik Bilodeau

Belonging Beyond Borders maps the evolution of cosmopolitanism in Spanish American narrative literature through a generational lens. Drawing on a new theoretical framework that blends intellectual studies and...

A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960 - 2015

by Wolfgang Gortschacher & David Malcolm

A comprehensive and scholarly review of contemporary British and Irish Poetry 

With contributions from noted scholars in the field, A Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, 1960-2015 offers...

A Companion to African Literatures

by Olakunle George

Rediscover the diversity of modern African literatures with this authoritative resource edited by a leader in the field 

How have African literatures unfolded in their rich diversity in our modern era of...

What is African American Literature?

by Margo N. Crawford

After Kenneth W. Warren's What Was African American Literature?, Margo N. Crawford delivers What is African American Literature?

The idea of African American literature may be much more than literature written...

Celebrating Calabria: Writing Heritage and Memory

by AA.VV., Margherita Ganeri & Maria Mazziotti Gillan

This book is the result of the ?Italian Diaspora Studies Writing Seminar? that took place in May 2019, in Calabria and Basilicata. The program was launched by the Italian Diaspora Studies Association, in conjunction...

Summary: Donald Trump V. The United States: Michael S. Schmidt

by Scott Campbell

NOTE! This book is a summary, part of a Trump series of summaries, and not intended to replace in any way or fashion Michael Schmidt’s fine original book. 

New York Times journalist Michael Schmidt investigates...

Environmental and ecological readings

by Philippe Laplace

The global risks posed by our industrial and post-industrial societies have brought environmental issues to the forefront of reflections and preoccupations in the postmodern world. One critical – and crucial...

'Membering Austin Clarke

by Paul Barrett

'Membering Austin Clarke reflects on the life and writing of Austin Clarke, whose depictions of Black life in Canada enlarged our understanding of what Canadian literature looks like.

Despite being one of Canada's...

Transmission and Transgression

by Sophie Chiari & Hélène Palma

pThis volume aims at exploring the reinvention of philosophy, literature and science in the early modern era to show how writers and readers collectively engaged in redefining the transmission of knowledge,...

Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels

by Nicholas Horsfall

Nicholas Horsfall was one of the most recognizable and influential Latinists of his generation. His main legacy is his work on Virgil and the five erudite commentaries on the Aeneid, but he was also a prolific...