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Ten Steps: Critical Inquiries on Leopardi published

This book is a ten-step journey around the thought and poetry of the most sensitive Italian visionary of modernity, Giacomo Leopardi, whose contribution to Western thought has been acclaimed by admirers from Schopenhauer to Nietzsche to Benjamin. A variety of readings, moving between different disciplines and approaches – including film studies, psychoanalysis, and queer theory … Continue reading

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Desigualdades, diferencias y experiencias de (no) pertenencia en educación published

Este libro trata de comprender la complejidad irreducible y de efectos diversos presentada desde varios ejes de diferenciación que se entrecruzan en el contexto específico de la escuela. Se examina cómo se producen y cambian las diferencias y cómo éstas afectan a la articulación y transformación de identidades individuales y agendas socio-educativas de las escuelas. … Continue reading

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The Paris Fine Art Salon/Le Salon, 1791–1881 published

Following on from « Ce Salon à quoi tout se ramène »: Le Salon de peinture et de sculpture, 1791–1890, published in 2010 as an earlier volume in this series, this volume contains a selection of the papers given at the first major international conference to be held on the post-1789 Paris Fine Art Salon. … Continue reading

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Some Ethnolinguistic Notes on Polar Eskimo published

This book serves as an insightful ethnographic introduction to the language and oral traditions of the Inugguit, a sub-group of the Inuit who live in north-west Greenland. A unique work, it encompasses an overview of the grammar of Polar Eskimo – a language spoken by about 770 people – as well as a description of … Continue reading

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New series: Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century

Proposals for book projects are welcome for the new series   Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century   Series Editors: Tessa Roynon, University of Oxford (Executive Editor) Elleke Boehmer, University of Oxford Victoria Collis-Buthelezi, University of Cape Town Patricia Daley, University of Oxford Aaron Kamugisha, University of the West Indies, Cave … Continue reading

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One week left! Enter the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition by 31 July 2015

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in the fields of Irish Studies and Women’s Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in each field for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of each competition will … Continue reading

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The Poetics of Sight by John Harvey featured in Times Higher Education

The Poetics of Sight by John Harvey is featured in the ‘What are you reading?’ section of the Times Higher Education dated 16 July 2015. Read what Richard Howells of King’s College London had to say here. «Ut pictura poesis», Horace said, but through the two millennia in which «the sister arts» have been compared, … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and Stars published

This book traces a hundred years of the development of Chinese nursery rhymes, children’s rhymes and children’s poems from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century. It draws on anthologies of traditional and modern rhymes and poems published in The People’s Republic of China and Taiwan, exploring the form, function and content of … Continue reading

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Mick Imlah: Selected Prose reviewed in Ambit

Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, edited by André Naffis-Sahely and Robert Selby, has been reviewed by Chris Larkin in Ambit. To read the review, please click here. As well as a highly respected poet and editor, Mick Imlah (1956–2009) was one of the finest literary critics of his generation. He spent most of his twenty-five-year career … Continue reading

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Reminder: 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition due date on 31 July 2015

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in the fields of Irish Studies and Women’s Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in each field for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of each competition will … Continue reading

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