Literature History & Criticism

    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...

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

    By Jonathan Swift

    Hardback £59.52

    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,...

    Bannermen Tales (Zidishu): Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty

    By Elena Suet-Ying Chiu

    Hardback £29.42

    Bannermen Tales is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive study of zidishu-a popular storytelling genre created by the Manchus in early eighteenth-century Beijing. With original translations, musical score, and numerous illustrations of hand-copied and printed texts, this study opens a new window into Qing literature.

    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...

    Together Still

    By Yves Bonnefoy

    Hardback £12.85

    The international community of letters mourns the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half-century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several...

    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.

    Crossing Central Europe: Continuities and Transformations, 1900-2000

    Hardback £40.04

    Crossing Central Europe is a pioneering volume that focuses on the complex networks of transcultural interrelations in Central Europe from 1900 to 2000.

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