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  • Perspectives on Contemporary Literatureby David Hershberg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Today's music, painting, and film share with literature in the development of a new aesthetic, even as these other arts influence (and are influenced by) literary themes and structures. And at the same time the music and art of the past continue to re-echo in twentieth-century letters. The thirteen essays gathered here open a fine and varied view... more...

  • Perspectives on Contemporary Literatureby David Hershberg

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In all parts of the world and in every age, many of the greatest works of literature have been shaped or inspired by the swirl of historical events. The wars, holocausts, and mushroom clouds of our own era haunt the pages of many twentieth-century writers; events of the past, even the remote past, also inspire many authors, though their work is contemporary... more...

  • The Computation of Styleby Anthony Kenny

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Each year more and more scholars are becoming aware of the importance of the statistical study of literary texts. The present book is the first elementary introduction in English for those wishing to use statistical techniques in the study of literature. Unlike other introductions to statistics, it specifically emphasizes those techniques most useful... more...

  • Kittler Nowby Stephen Sale; Laura Salisbury

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Friedrich Kittler was one of the world’s most influential, provocative and misunderstood media theorists. His work spans analyses of historical ‘discourse networks’ inspired by French poststructuralism, influential theorizations of new media, through to musings on music and mathematics. Always controversial and relentlessly unpredictable,... more...

  • Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660?1800by Anne Leah Greenfield

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The essays in this collection explore representations of and responses to sexual violence over the course of the long eighteenth century. Contributors examine the underlying ideologies that spawned these representations, confronting the social, political, legal and aesthetic conditions of the day. more...

  • The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literatureby David M. Posner

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    Illuminates the idea of display and performance in Renaissance noble life and literature. more...

  • The Location of Cultureby Homi K. Bhabha

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95

    Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture , he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always... more...

  • Tom Daleyby Chas Newkey-Burden

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    World Champion, European Champion, and Commonwealth Champion, Tom Daley has achieved more than most professional sportsmen could ever dream of in a lifetime. This title tells the story of this 'boy-next-door', through his punishing training regime and his love of competing, to his brave stand against school bullying and his hopes for London 2012. more...

  • Blues - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Jesse R. Steinberg; Abrol Fairweather; Bruce Iglauer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17

    The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... more...

  • Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Centuryby Toni Bowers; Tita Chico

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Innovative and multidisciplinary, this collection of essays marks out the future of Atlantic Studies, making visible the emphases and purposes now emerging within this vital comparative field. more...