Literature History & Criticism

    The Romance of the Lantana and Edelweiss Flowers: A Senoufo IVoirienne and Deutsch Heidelberger in Love

    By Ralph Groves

    Paperback £5.99

    This novel is set in the West African country of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Its tale is about a young Ivoirienne woman of mixed Sénoufo and French ethnicities, suffering alienation in Côte d’Ivoire’s quasi-Western city of Abidjan, though retaining some of her Sénoufo traditions, along with religious and family orientated...

    Early Modern Actors and Shakespeare's Theatre

    By Evelyn Tribble

    Paperback £18.95

    What skills did Shakespeare's actors bring to their craft? How do these skills differ from those of contemporary actors? Early Modern Actors and Shakespeare's Theatre: Thinking with the Body examines the `toolkit' of the early modern player and suggests new readings of the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries through...

    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...

    Myth and Gospel in the Fiction of John Updike

    By John McTavish

    Paperback £15.00

    Big on style, slight on substance: that has been a common charge over the years by critics of John Updike. In fact, however, John Updike is one of the most serious writers of modern times. Myth, as this book shows, unlocks his fictional universe and repeatedly breaks open the powerful...

    Dear Angel of Death

    By Simone White

    Paperback £9.66

    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

    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

    Hafiz and His Contemporaries

    By Dominic Brookshaw

    Hardback £74.46

    This study will be of interest to scholars and students of comparative Arabic-Persian literature, and the ghazal in related Islamic literatures such as Urdu and Ottoman Turkish. It is also of value to the field of comparative literature more widely - Hafiz was a key influence on notable nineteenth-century literary...

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