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  • Heteronormativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Cultureby Ana de Freitas Boe; Abby Coykendall

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    Understanding heteronormativity is imperative for understanding the culture of the eighteenth century writ large, as well as the imaginaries of sex and sexuality that it bequeaths to the present. This collection foregrounds British, European, and transatlantic heteronormativities to pose vital, if vexing, questions about the degree of continuity subsisting... more...

  • Crossings in Text and Textileby Katherine Joslin; Daneen Wardrop

    University of New Hampshire Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    A broad interdisciplinary collection highlighting the central place of clothing and textile in literature more...

  • Masken des Selbstby Achim Geisenhanslüke

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 26.41

    In Literatur und Philosophie werden die Begriffe Verstellung und Aufrichtigkeit meist als Gegensatzpaar verstanden. Die vorliegende Arbeit geht der Geschichte der beiden Begriffe nach, indem sie im Ausgang von der Homer?schen Figur des Odysseus zunächst ein positives Bild der Verstellung entwickelt, um dieses anschließend mit der Genese der Aufrichtigkeit... more...

  • Head Over Heels in Franceby Samantha Brick

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 11.99

    Just when life seemed its darkest, Samantha found happiness?Pascal, and his 10-year-old son, and the rigors of country life?in an unexpected trip to France When Samantha Brick?s life started to unravel?her company in liquidation, homeless, penniless, and friendless, and on max-strength anti-depressants?it seemed that everything was going wrong.... more...

  • Pauline Frederick Reportingby Marilyn S. Greenwald

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 34.95

    Pauline Frederick Reporting is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, Pauline Frederick (1908-90) cracked the good old boys’ club through determination and years of hard work, eventually... more...

  • Cuba, the Media, and the Challenge of Impartialityby Salim Lamrani

    Monthly Review Press 2014; US$ 14.00

    In this concise and detailed work, Salim Lamrani addresses questions of media concentration and corporate bias by examining a perennially controversial topic: Cuba. Lamrani argues that the tiny island nation is forced to contend not only with economic isolation and a U.S. blockade, but with misleading or downright hostile media coverage. He takes as... more...

  • Toni Schwabe: Die Hochzeit der Esther Franzeniusby Jenny Bauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 9.99

    Dieser Band bereichert die Reihe ?Literatinnen um 1900? um eine weitere interessante Facette: Toni Schwabe (1877?1951) positioniert sich mit ihrem Erstlingsroman als lesbische Autorin avant la lettre. Erschienen 1902, berührte er lange vor der Etablierung des Sujets in den 20er Jahren behutsam das Thema weiblicher Homoerotik. Thomas Mann bedachte den... more...

  • Notes from Undergroundby Stephen Duncombe

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Much history and theory is uncovered here in the first comprehensive study of zine publishing. From their origins in early 20th century science fiction cults, their more proximate roots in ‘60s counter-culture and their rapid proliferation in the wake of punk rock, Stephen Duncombe pays full due to the political importance of zines as a vital network... more...

  • The Best American Magazine Writing 2014by The American Society of Magazine Editors

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan Franzen?s eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. Vollman?s blackly comic reflections in Harper?s magazine on being the target of an extensive... more...

  • The Future of Postcolonial Studiesby Chantal Zabus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The Future of Postcolonial Studies celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Empire Writes Back by the now famous troika - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin. When  The Empire Writes Back first appeared in 1989, it put postcolonial cultures and their post-invasion narratives on the map. This vibrant collection... more...