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  • Next Door to the Deadby Kathleen Driskell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95

    When Kathleen Driskell tells her husband that she's gone to visit the neighbors, she means something different than most. The noted poet -- whose last book, Seed across Snow , was twice listed as a national bestseller by the Poetry Foundation -- lives in an old country church just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Next door is an old graveyard that... more...

  • Performing Digitalby Professor David Carlin; Professor Laurene Vaughan; Professor Marilyn Deegan; Professor Lorna Hughes; Mr Harold Short; Professor Andrew Prescott

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Digital technologies have transformed archives in every area of their form and function, and as technologies mature so does their capacity to change our understanding and experience of material and performative cultural production. There has been an exponential explosion in the production and consumption of video online and yet there is a scarcity... more...

  • Steep Teaby Jee Leong Koh

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57

    Steep Tea is Singapore-born Jee Leong Koh?s fifth collection and the first to be published in the UK. Koh?s poems share many of the harsh and enriching circumstances that shape the imagination of a postcolonial queer writer. They speak in a voice both colloquial and musical, aware of the infusion of various traditions and histories. Taking leaves... more...

  • The Season's Vagrant Lightby Sheri Benning

    Carcanet 2015; US$ 14.57

    The Season?s Vagrant Light is Sheri Benning?s first collection of poetry to be published outside her native Canada. It includes the best poems from both of her two previous publications, together with a generous selection of new work. Benning?s early poems are infused with the light and hue of her homeland, its cities sewn by rivers?, its horizons... more...

  • Prayer After the Slaughterby Kurt Tucholsky; Peter Appelbaum; James Scott

    Berlinica Publishing LLC 2015; US$ 5.99

    Never before or after have the horrors of the "Great War," as World War I was known, been captured as they were by Kurt Tucholsky. The famed Weimar writer, who would become one of Germany?s best-known satirist and journalists, describes surviving in the trenches and fighting a losing battle, the arrogance of the officers and the desperation of the... more...

  • War Crimesby Angela Betzien

    Currency Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Set in a regional coastal town, War Crimes tells a powerful story of five disenfranchised young women who are fighting for respect, railing against authority and struggling to form an identity in a small town with limited opportunities. The relocation of an Iraqi refugee family to the town provokes a climate of hostility and tension that threatens... more...

  • Somewhere in the Nightby Nicholas Christopher

    Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Film noir is more than a cinematic genre. It is an essential aspect of American culture. Along with the cowboy of the Wild West, the denizen of the film noir city is at the very center of our mythological iconography. Described as the style of an anxious victor, film noir began during the post-war period, a strange time of hope and optimism mixed with... more...

  • Reframing Theology and Film (Cultural Exegesis)by Robert K. Johnston; Robert Johnston; William Dyrness

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 30.00

    Identifies and explicates the areas that are currently being overlooked or undervalued in the current discussions of theology and film. more...

  • Useful Fictionsby Michael Austin

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    “We tell ourselves stories in order to live,” Joan Didion observed in The White Album. Why is this? Michael Austin asks, in Useful Fictions. Why, in particular, are human beings, whose very survival depends on obtaining true information, so drawn to fictional narratives? After all, virtually every human culture reveres some form of storytelling.... more...

  • Telling Children's Storiesby Michael Cadden

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    The most accessible approach yet to children’s literature and narrative theory, Telling Children’s Stories is a comprehensive collection of never-before-published essays by an international slate of scholars that offers a broad yet in-depth assessment of narrative strategies unique to children’s literature. more...