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  • Driving Homeby Jonathan Raban

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 15.44

    For over thirty years Jonathan Raban has written about people and places in transition or on the margins, of journeys undertaken and destinations never quite reached; of isolation and alienation, but also of what it means to belong, to feel rooted. Driving Home , a collection of pieces spanning two decades, charts its course through American history... more...

  • Geoffrey Chaucerby David Wallace

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 14.99

    Covering Geoffrey Chaucer's life and work, David Wallace considers the influence and enduring appeal of his body of writing, exploring the wide ranging geography and iconic characters in his stories, and discusses how Chaucer's own experiences contributed to his literature. more...

  • Corruption In Africaby Iyorwuese Hagher

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 45.99

    This book is a collection of fifteen plays that capture the very essence of politics in Africa: the corruption, the schemes, intrigue and injustices. Hagher is a trenchant warrior against injustice and toxic leadership who coats the bitter pills of his satiric barbs in irresistible humor. more...

  • Conversations with Gary Snyderby David Stephen Calonne

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00

    More than half a century of interviews with one of the most distinguished contemporary American poets more...

  • Heritage and the Legacy of the Past in Contemporary Britainby Ryan Trimm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Bringing together heritage studies and literary studies, this book examines heritage as a ubiquitous trope in contemporary Britain, a seemingly inescapable figure for relations to the past. Inheritance has been an important metaphor for characterizing cultural and political traditions since the 1970s, but one criticized for its conservatism and apparent... more...

  • What Do You Think, Mr. Ramirez?by Geoffrey Galt Harpham

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 25.00

    Geoffrey Galt Harpham’s book takes its title from a telling anecdote. A few years ago Harpham met a Cuban immigrant on a college campus, who told of arriving, penniless and undocumented, in the 1960s and eventually earning a GED and making his way to a community college. In a literature course one day, the professor asked him, “Mr. Ramirez, what do... more...

  • Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Leftby Malik Gaines

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    Articulates the role black theatricality played in the radical energy of the sixties  Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left illustrates the black political ideas that radicalized the artistic endeavors of musicians, playwrights, and actors beginning in the 1960s.  These ideas paved the way for imaginative models for social transformation... more...

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Sceneby Ronald Berman

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    A study of the philosophical, intellectual, and political influences on the artistic creations of Fitzgerald and key early American modernist writers. F. Scott Fitzgerald and the American Scene continues Ronald Berman’s lifelong study of the philosophical, intellectual, and political influences on the artistic creations of key early American... more...

  • Platonismus und spätägyptische Religionby Michael Erler; Martin Andreas Stadler

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Die Beiträge zur Altertumskunde enthalten Monographien, Sammelbände, Editionen, Übersetzungen und Kommentare zu Themen aus den Bereichen Klassische, Mittel- und Neulateinische Philologie, Alte Geschichte, Archäologie, Antike Philosophie sowie Nachwirken der Antike bis in die Neuzeit. Dadurch leistet die Reihe einen umfassenden Beitrag zur Erschließung... more...

  • Das Fremde im >Parzival<by Wiebke Ohlendorf

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 103.99

    The series "QUELLEN UND FORSCHUNGEN ZUR LITERATUR- UND KULTURGESCHICHTE" (Sources and Research in the History of Literature and Culture), with a rich tradition stretching back to 1874, is an established feature among the renowned publications for German Literary Studies. Edited by Ernst Osterkamp and Werner Röcke at the Humboldt University... more...