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  • Time and The Rose Gardenby Anthony Peake

    John Hunt Publishing 2018; US$ 10.99

    Anthony Peake re-assesses the plays and novels of J.B. Priestley. more...

  • The Hardships of the English Laws in Relation to Wives by Sarah Chaponeby Susan Paterson Glover

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 149.95

    Susan Paterson Glover here presents, in modern type, a critical edition of the first printed work by an English woman writer, Sarah Chapone, on the inequity of the common law regime for married women. Glover's extended, original introduction provides an account of Chapone's life; a discussion of the influence of Mary Astell's work on Chapone's thought... more...

  • Revival: Spanish literature: An Elementary Handbook (1921)by Henry Butler Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 55.95

    During the time that I have held the Taylorian Teachership of Spanish at Oxford, I have frequently received letters asking what there is to read in Spanish besides Cervantes and Calderon and what editions should be used. The present volume is intended to answer these questions, and to show the position occupied by the great writers in the general... more...

  • Understanding Franz Kafkaby Allen Thiher; James Hardin

    University of South Carolina Press 2018; Not Available

    A chronological analysis of the various phases of this eccentric writer’s short life and his quest for meaning more...

  • Senses of Styleby Jeff Dolven

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.25

    In an age of interpretation, style eludes criticism. Yet it does so much tacit work: telling time, telling us apart, telling us who we are. What does style have to do with form, history, meaning, our moment’s favored categories? What do we miss when we look right through it? Senses of Style essays an answer. An experiment in criticism, crossing... more...

  • Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literatureby Katherine O'Callaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the role of music as a source of inspiration and provocation for modernist writers. In its consideration of modernist literature within a broad political, postcolonial, and internationalist context, this book is an important intervention in the growing field of Words and Music studies. It expands the existing critical debate to... more...

  • The Postcolonial Epicby Sneharika Roy

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    This book demonstrates the epic genre’s enduring relevance to the Global South. It identifies a contemporary avatar of classical epic, the ‘postcolonial epic’, ushered in by Herman Melville’s Moby Dick , a foundational text of North America, and exemplified by Derek Walcott’s Caribbean masterpiece Omeros and Amitav Ghosh’s South Asian saga, the... more...

  • Literature, Music and Cosmopolitanismby Robert Fraser

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 97.80

    This book focuses on the twin arts of literature and music, supporting the notion that cosmopolitanism is the natural condition of all the arts, and that all culture - without exception - is migrant culture. It draws on examples ranging from the first to the twenty-first centuries AD, on locations as remote as Alexandria and Australia, on writers... more...

  • A Companion to Renaissance Poetryby Catherine Bates

    Wiley 2018; US$ 198.50 US$ 178.65

    The most comprehensive collection of essays on Renaissance poetry on the market Covering the period 1520–1680, A Companion to Renaissance Poetry offers 46 essays which present an in-depth account of the context, production, and interpretation of early modern British poetry. It provides students with a deep appreciation for, and sensitivity... more...

  • Fable, Method, and Imagination in Descartesby James Griffith

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 97.80

    What role do fables play in Cartesian method and psychology? By looking at Descartes’ use of fables, James Griffith suggests there is a fabular logic that runs to the heart of Descartes’ philosophy. First focusing on The World and the Discourse on Method , this volume shows that by writing in fable form, Descartes allowed his readers to break from... more...