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  • The Inferno of Danteby Maxine L. Margolis; Lacy Lockert

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.00 US$ 26.40

    Translated into English terza rima verse with introduction and notes by Lacy Lockert. Originally published in 1931. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original... more...

  • Aproximació a l'altre / An approach to the otherby Enric Balaguer; Maria Jesús Francés; Vicent Vidal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The aim of this article is to elaborate a biographical story of Juan Antonio Llinàs i de Ortiz which remarks two unknown aspects of his life: firstly, the confidence he had in the romantic formulation of science in an emotional logic as the magnetism and, secondly, the conviction that a federal republic was the only regime that would have ensured... more...

  • Avalon, 66° Nordby Matthias Egeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Egeler has produced the first scholarly treatise about the mythical kingdoms of Ódáinsakr und Glæsisvelir that fully examines the relevant materials and places them in the larger context of religious and literary history. He shows that these two mythical otherworldly realms in Old West Norse tradition represent the northern reception of... more...

  • Samuel Beckettby Laura Salisbury

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    Reads Beckett's comic timing as part of a post-war ethics of representationSamuel Beckett is a funny writer. He is also an author whose work is taken to respond ethically to the unspeakable seriousness of the post-Holocaust situation. How can these two statements sit together?Ranging widely over Beckett's fiction, drama, and critical writings,... more...

  • Our Nazisby Petra Rau

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Why has a fascination with fascism re-emerged after the Cold War? What is its cultural function now, in an era of commemoration? Focusing particularly on the British context, this study offers the first analysis of contemporary popular and literary fiction, film, TV and art exhibitions about Nazis and Nazism. Petra Rau brings this material into dialogue... more...

  • The Shadow of Deathby Mark Canuel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    The Shadow of Death is a timely and ambitious reassessment of English Romantic literature and the unique role it played in one of the great liberal political causes of the modern age. Mark Canuel argues that Romantic writers in Great Britain led one of the earliest assaults on the death penalty and were instrumental in bringing about penal-law... more...

  • Rodrigo Díaz, del hombre al mitoby Martin Oscar; Ivy Corfis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 219.95

    This book explores the development of the early historical and legendary tradition concerning Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid (c. 1048-1099), the most famous medieval Spanish hero. more...

  • Shakespeare and the Jewsby James Shapiro

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    James Shapiro?s unvarnished look at how Jews were portrayed in Elizabethan England challenged scholars to recognize the significance of Jewish questions in Shakespeare?s day. From accounts of Christians masquerading as Jews to fantasies of settling foreign Jews in Ireland, Shapiro?s work delves deeply into the cultural insecurities of Elizabethans... more...

  • Imperial Emotionsby Javier Krauel

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    A ground-breaking work that considers myths of the Spanish empire from the perspective of cultural responses to its demise. more...

  • Hemingway's Italyby Rena Sanderson

    LSU Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    In 1918, a one-month stint with the American Red Cross ambulance corps at the Italian front marked the beginning of Ernest Hemingway's fascination with Italy?a place second only to Upper Michigan in stimulating his lifelong passion for geography and local expertise. Hemingway's Italy offers a thorough reassessment of Italy's importance in the author's... more...