Literary studies: general

    Horace

    By Paul Allen Miller

    Hardback £39.96

    Perhaps no classical writer has been so consistently in vogue as Horace.

    Dostoevsky: A Theological Engagement

    By P.H. Brazier

    Paperback £17.50

    As a writer and prophet Dostoevsky was no academic theologian, yet his writings are deeply theological: his life, beliefs, even his epilepsy, all had a role in generating his theology and eschatology. Dostoevsky''s novels are riven with paradoxes, are deeply dialectical, and represent a criticism of religion, offered in the...

    Irish Political Writings after 1725: A Modest Proposal and Other Works

    By Jonathan Swift

    Hardback £59.98

    The first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift's Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738.

    Essay on Negation

    By Paolo Virno

    Hardback £18.86

    As speaking animals, we continuously make use of an unassuming grammatical particle, without suspecting that what is at work in its inconspicuousness is a powerful apparatus, which orchestrates language, signification, and the world at large. What particle might this be? The word not. In Essay on Negation, Paol Virno argues...

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism: Critical Solidarities in a Global Perspective

    Paperback £22.46

    Friendship as Social Justice Activism brings together academics and activists to have essential conversations about friendship, love, and desire as kinetics for social justice movements. The contributors featured here come from across the globe and are all involved in diverse movements, including LGBTQ rights, intimate-partner violence, addiction recovery, housing, migrant,...

    Postscript

    By Andrea Andersson

    Hardback £40.85

    Postscript is the first collection of writings on the subject of conceptual writing by a diverse field of scholars in the realms of art, literature, media, as well as the artists themselves

    Poets of Alexandria

    By Susan A. Stephens

    Paperback £12.20

    Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors, the Ptolemies, who presided over one of the richest and most productive periods in the whole of Greek literature. Susan A Stephens here reveals a cultural...

    Tears of Achilles

    By Helene Monsacre

    Paperback £15.17

    This study by Helene Monsacre shows how Western ideals of inexpressive manhood run contrary to the poetic vision of Achilles and his warrior companions presented in the Homeric epics. Pursuing the paradox of the tearful fighter, Monsacre examines the interactions between men and women in the Homeric poems.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies

    By Hartley Coleridge

    Paperback £37.86

    In the introduction to this 1833 work on the 'lives of distinguished northerns' - including Andrew Marvell, Anne Clifford, Richard Arkwright, and James Cook - Hartley Coleridge makes a distinction between biography as part of public history and as personal, local or family history: these sketches definitely fall into the...

    Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture

    By Catherine Maxwell

    Hardback £28.86

    This lively, accessible, and meticulously researched book is the first to explore Victorian literature through scent and perfume, presenting an extensive range of well-known and unfamiliar texts in intriguing and imaginative new ways that make us re-think literature's relation with the senses.

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