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  • Key Concepts in Modern Indian Studiesby Rachel Dwyer; Gita Dharampal-Frick; Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach; Jahnavi Phalkey

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Modern Indian studies have recently become a site for new, creative, and thought-provoking debates extending over a broad canvas of crucial issues. As a result of socio-political transformations, certain concepts?such as ahimsa , caste, darshan , and race?have taken on different meanings.    Bringing together ideas, issues, and debates salient... more...

  • Translation as Museby Elizabeth Marie Young

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Poetry is often said to resist translation, its integration of form and meaning rendering even the best translations problematic. Elizabeth Marie Young disagrees, and with  Translation as Muse , she uses the work of the celebrated Roman poet Catullus to mount a powerful argument that translation can be an engine of poetic invention. Catullus... more...

  • A Transnational Poeticsby Jahan Ramazani

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Poetry is often viewed as culturally homogeneous??stubbornly national,? in T. S. Eliot?s phrase, or ?the most provincial of the arts,? according to W. H. Auden. But in  A Transnational Poetics,  Jahan Ramazani uncovers the ocean-straddling energies of the poetic imagination?in modernism and the Harlem Renaissance; in post?World War II... more...

  • Homer?s Iliad. Book VIby Magdalene Stoevesandt; Joachim Latacz; Anton Bierl; Stuart Douglas Olson [English Edition]; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This commentary on the 6th book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of two episodes which have received a great deal of scholarly attention: the encounter between Diomedes and Glaukos, which surprisingly ends with an exchange of weapons and not a duel, and the series of scenes ?Hector in Troy?, which reveal the hero?s conflicting roles... more...

  • Ressentimentby Stefano Tomelleri

    Michigan State University Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    This book is a response to Friedrich Nietzsche?s provocative question: How much and how does ressentiment condition our daily life? During the twentieth century we witnessed veritable eruptions of this insidious emotion, and we are still witnesses of its proliferation at various levels of society. This book aims to explore, according to René Girard?s... more...

  • 40 Sonnetsby Don Paterson

    Faber & Faber 2015; US$ 17.99

    This new collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward prize-winning Rain in 2009, is a series of forty sonnets. Some take a more traditional form, some are highly experimental, but what these poems share is a lyrical intelligence and musical gift that has been visible in his work since his first book of poems, Nil Nil , in 2009. ... more...

  • The Ecology of Finnegans Wakeby Alison Lacivita

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In this book?one of the first ecocritical explorations of Irish literature?Alison Lacivita defies the popular view of James Joyce as a thoroughly urban writer by bringing to light his consistent engagement with nature. Using genetic criticism to investigate Joyce?s source texts, notebooks, and proofs, Lacivita shows how Joyce developed ecological... more...

  • Companion to James Welch's The Heartsong of Charging Elkby Arnold Krupat

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    James Welch was one of the central figures in twentieth-century American Indian literature, and The Heartsong of Charging Elk is of particular importance as the culminating novel in his canon. A historical novel, Heartsong follows a Lakota (Sioux) man at the end of the nineteenth century as he travels with Buffalo Bill?s Wild West show; is left... more...

  • Avant-Garde Hamletby R. S. White

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    Hamlet stands as a high water mark of canonical art, yet it has equally attracted rebels and experimenters, those avant-garde writers, dramatists, performers, and filmmakers who, in their adaptations and appropriations, seek new ways of expressing innovative and challenging thoughts in the hope that they can change perceptions of their own world.... more...

  • The Other Rise of the Novel in Eighteenth-Century French Fictionby Olivier Delers

    University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    The Other Rise of the Novel relies on new research concerning the relevance of bourgeois values and ideals in the early modern period in France to question the extent to which characters in works of fiction portray the rise of individualistic and self-interested behavior. It argues that novels like Manon Lescaut , Lettres d?une Péruvienne... more...