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  • Confluence Narrativesby Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta

    Bucknell University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    Confluence Narratives: Ethnicity, History, and Nation-Making in the Americas examines a new literary genre that links the Americas together through three common historical experiences: colonization, slavery, and immigration. Informed by postcolonial theory, this book analyzes a selection of novels from North and South Americas to discuss the impact... more...

  • Liberty in Jane Austen?s Persuasionby Kathryn E. Davis

    Lehigh University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    This book presents Austen as a novelist who put her distinctive voice and extraordinary imagination to the service of a question poets and philosophers have asked for millennia: what does it mean for a human being to be free? The study explores Austen?s account of liberty understood as self-governance and suggests interior liberty as the necessary... more...

  • The Story Cureby Susan Elderkin; Ella Berthoud

    Canongate Books 2016; US$ 23.29

    From tantrums to tummy aches to teenage mood swings, there are times when a book is the best medicine of all. The Story Cure is a manual for grownups who believe that the stories which shape children's lives should not be left to chance.In these pages bibliotherapists Ella and Susan recommend the perfect children's book - from picture books to YA novels... more...

  • The Trial of Lady Chatterley's Loverby Sybille Bedford

    Daunt Books 2016; US$ 6.06

    "When Penguin released a new, unexpurgated edition of D.H. Lawrence?s Lady Chatterley?s Lover in 1960, they were charged with the crime of publishing obscene material and made to defend the book?s literary merit in court. Thus began one of the most famous trials of the 20th century.There to take it all in was Sybille Bedford. With her trademark wit... more...

  • The Odysseyby Homer; Anthony Verity; William Allan

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers. more...

  • Mimetic Contagionby Robert Germany

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume considers the phenomenon of mimetic contagion, whereby works of art draw viewers into direct imitation of themselves, and how it operates within specific historical contexts. Terence's Eunuch is used as a case study, situating the motif within the peculiarities of mid-second-century BC Rome and its anxieties about the power of art. more...

  • Unreal Aliensby Karthik Laxman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.00

    For the first time in human history, a nation is playing host to an aliendelegation. And it is Modi-led India that has this high honour. Prime MinisterModi rolls out the red carpet for the aliens. He receives them at the airport,shows them the sights in Delhi and convinces them to invest in the Make inIndia campaign. The leader of the alien delegation... more...

  • The Vonnegut Encyclopediaby Marc Leeds; Kurt Vonnegut; Mark Vonnegut

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 40.00

    Now expanded and updated, this authorized compendium to Kurt Vonnegut?s novels, stories, essays, and plays is the most comprehensive and definitive edition to date.   Over the course of five decades, Kurt Vonnegut created a complex and interconnected web of characters, settings, and concepts. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is an exhaustive guide... more...

  • Ireland's Immortalsby Mark Williams

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    Ireland?s Immortals tells the story of one of the world?s great mythologies. The first account of the gods of Irish myth to take in the whole sweep of Irish literature in both the nation?s languages, the book describes how Ireland?s pagan divinities were transformed into literary characters in the medieval Christian era?and how they were recast... more...

  • Demostene, "Contro Leptine"by Mirko Canevaro

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 131.86

    The book offers an introduction, translation and commentary of the earliest political speech delivered by Demosthenes, the Against Leptines . It studies the speech as a historical document for the reconstruction of Athenian fourth-century politics, law, judicial practices and public economy. It sheds light on the institution of nomothesia , on Athenian... more...