Society for French Studies Conference

Peter Lang will be attending the Society for French Studies conference at the University of Nottingham, 1-3 July 2013. Please stop by the stand to browse our latest publications or to find out how to become a Peter Lang author. Senior Editor Hannah Godfrey would be delighted to talk to anyone who is planning a … Continue reading

The Fiction of Brian McCabe and (Scottish) Identity

This study is the first monograph on the Scottish writer Brian McCabe. It focuses mainly on McCabe’s fiction and on the elements in his writing that allow for a redefinition of individual and national identity. The book opens with an examination of the socio-cultural context that shapes McCabe’s position in contemporary Scottish literature. The author … Continue reading

Samuel Johnson of Yorubaland, 1846-1901

This study aims to understand how the nineteenth-century African agent of mission appropriated change without losing cultural integrity. Drawing essentially from the contexts that produced the man, from Sierra Leone to the Yoruba country, the study shows Samuel Johnson as embodying the opportunities and ambivalence that progressively accompanied Yoruba contact with Britain in the people’s … Continue reading

‘Undetermined’ Ukrainians

Memories of the Second World War play an important role in contemporary politics and society across Eastern Europe. One of the most controversial yet least studied pages of Ukraine’s wartime history is that of the Waffen SS ‘Galicia’ Division, whose members are usually portrayed either as war criminals or as freedom fighters. The history of … Continue reading

The Art of Accommodation

This collection of essays is a seminal contribution to the establishment of translation theory within the field of Russian literature and culture. It brings together the work of established academics and younger scholars from the United Kingdom, Russia, the United States, Sweden and France in an area of academic study that has been largely neglected … Continue reading

New Publications from Peter Lang: June 2013

The Peter Lang June 2013 New Publications Catalogue is now available, featuring books from a range of Humanities and Social Sciences areas. Books can be ordered directly from our online shop: http://www.peterlang.com. Please contact oxford@peterlang.com with any questions.

«Nur fliegend fängt man Worte ein» Eva Strittmatters Poetik

Mit diesem Band erscheint die erste umfassende und kritische Auseinandersetzung mit dem veröffentlichten Werk von Eva Strittmatter (1930-2011), populäre Dichterin und Briefautorin in der ehemaligen DDR. Er zeigt auf, wie wichtig die Position Strittmatters als Lyrikerin zu nehmen ist, insbesondere da ihr Werk von einer umfassenden theoretischen Struktur untermauert ist. Ihre Gedichte zeichnen sich aus … Continue reading

Day 2 of the NECS Conference

The European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) conference at the Faculty of Arts at Charles University, Prague, is going well on Day 2. Please visit the Peter Lang stand, where Film Studies titles will be available for sale at 60% off the cover price on Saturday 22 June.

Photos from the NECS Conference

Peter Lang is pleased to be attending the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) conference at the Faculty of Arts at Charles University, Prague. Please visit the Peter Lang stand from today through Saturday 22 June.

New Series: Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance is a peer-reviewed series focused on the inter- and multi-disciplinary cultural output of medieval and Renaissance court culture on an international scale. The series invites proposals … Continue reading

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