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The Mind’s Isle published

Taking as its point of departure The Odyssey, Plato’s account of Atlantis and The Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor, this book examines the profound influence of these works on the development of island fiction as a genre specific to English literature. Close readings of island fictions from the past four centuries reveal the many ways … Continue reading

A circulação literária e cultural published

Uma questão importante para os estudos literários é a circulação de obras além de seu lugar de origem. Muitos outros aspectos devem ser levados em consideração também, como a posição assimétrica dos autores e de suas obras na circulação internacional, condicionada pela posição relativa de línguas e culturas em um mercado global. Este volume estuda … Continue reading

Translation, Globalization and Younger Audiences published

Translating for younger audiences is in need of critical investigation, as children’s and teenagers’ literature and media products are being increasingly globalized and glocalized, with translation playing an important role in the process. Media phenomena such as Harry Potter and animated Disney films travel across continents through hundreds of local cultures. These productions exert a … Continue reading

Book launch: Biological Discourses

Robert Craig and Ina Linge’s edited collection Biological Discourses will be launched on Friday 6 October 2017 at St John’s College, Cambridge in the Wilberforce Room at 5pm. Please RSVP k.linge@exeter.ac.uk or robert.craig@uni-bamberg.de.

Peter Lang at the Global Irish Diaspora Congress

We are delighted to be attending the Global Irish Diaspora Congress at University College Dublin on 15-17 August. Please come by the Peter Lang bookstand to see our latest publications in Irish Studies and meet with Christabel Scaife, Senior Commissioning Editor (c.scaife@peterlang.com). A 30% conference discount will be available!

Winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2017 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Lauren Selfe Representations of Muslim Women in German Popular Culture, 1990–2016   We are also pleased to have a runner-up in the competition this year: RUNNER-UP Dr … Continue reading

Football, Ethnicity and Community shortlisted for the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize

Peter Lang is pleased to announce that Football, Ethnicity and Community: The Life of an African-Caribbean Football Club by Paul Ian Campbell has been shortlisted for the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize. We congratulate our author! More information on the title can be found here. The book has previously been named the winner of the British … Continue reading

Series re-launch: New Studies in European Cinema

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series New Studies in European Cinema under new editorship: New Studies in European Cinema Series Editors Wendy Everett (University of Bath) and Fiona Handyside (University of Exeter) With its focus on new critical, theoretical, and cultural developments in contemporary film studies, this series encourages … Continue reading

Futuristic Worlds in Australian Aboriginal Fiction published

We are pleased to announce the publication of the first volume in the World Science Fiction Studies series, edited by Sonja Fritzsche. This is the first study that brings together the theory of the fantastic with the vibrant corpus of Australian Aboriginal fiction on futurities. Selected works by Ellen van Neerven, Sam Watson, Archie Weller, … Continue reading

New student guide: William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience

William Blake (1757–1827) is one of the most significant figures in the history of English poetry. He is also one of the most mysterious, most challenging, and most frequently misunderstood. His Songs of Innocence and of Experience, on the surface so simple, are laden with mysteries that seem to deepen on every reading. In this … Continue reading

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