Robert Selby in conversation with Patrick David Roberts on Mick Imlah

Click here to listen to Robert Selby discussing the poet Mick Imlah with Patrick David Robertson, editor of the Next Review. Robert recently co-edited Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, which is available for purchase here.   As well as a highly respected poet and editor, Mick Imlah (1956–2009) was one of the finest literary critics of … Continue reading

W.G. Sebalds Nach der Natur published

W.G. Sebalds Nach der Natur. Ein Elementargedicht wurde 1988 mit sechs schwarz-weiß Fotografien des Münchener Künstlers Thomas Becker publiziert. Erst Sebalds spätere Werke Schwindel. Gefühle (1990), Die Ausgewanderten. Vier lange Erzählungen (1992), Die Ringe des Saturn. Eine englische Wallfahrt (1995) und Austerlitz (2001) erregten die Aufmerksamkeit der kritischen Öffentlichkeit. Jedoch handelt es sich bei Nach … Continue reading

New Critical Perspectives on Franco-Irish Relations published

This collection of critical essays proposes new and original readings of the relationship between French and Irish literature and culture. It seeks to re-evaluate, deconstruct and question artistic productions and cultural phenomena while pointing to the potential for comparative analysis between the two countries. The volume covers the French wine tradition, the Irish rebellion and … Continue reading

Book launch: Spaces of the Book #AcBookWeek

On Wednesday 11 November, Spaces of the Book was launched at the Oxfam Bookshop St Giles in an event co-organized by Peter Lang Oxford as part of Academic Book Week. Speaking on the theme of transmediality, authors Isabelle Chol and Jean Khalfa introduced their research and presented examples of beautiful poet-artist collaborations that break down … Continue reading

Transatlantic Poe published

Was Edgar Allan Poe’s work vulgar or a «new specimen of beauty»? Did he represent a critical puzzle for his influential readers or a basis for redefining American literature? This book offers a new understanding of Poe’s literary significance by considering the transatlantic reception of the author in French translation. The translation of Poe into … Continue reading

Staging the Other in Nineteenth-Century British Drama published

The body of the «Other» – exotic, unfamiliar, fascinating – is the topic of this collection of essays on nineteenth-century British theatre. Arranged chronologically, the volume traces visual representations of the Other across the nineteenth century as well as their legacy in contemporary theatrical culture. Essays explore the concept, politics and aesthetic features of the … Continue reading

Tonight! ‘Spaces of the Book’ launch at Oxfam Bookshop St Giles #acbookweek

#acbookweek Display at Oxfam Bookshop St Giles

Please stop by our ‘History of the Academic Book’ display at Oxfam Bookshop St Giles!                  

New York Times interviews series editor David Jacques about discovery near Stonehenge

The New York Times features an article on the Mesolithic eco-home near Stonehenge excavated by Peter Lang series editor David Jacques. Click here to read the article. Previous coverage: In The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4600803.ece In the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/oct/29/archaeologists-discover-mesolithic-eco-home-near-stonehenge On the BBC website: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-34659000 In the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3293845/Stone-Age-house-built-hollow-tree-discovered-near-Stonehenge.html We welcome proposals for the book series: Studies … Continue reading

New Points of View on Audiovisual Translation and Media Accessibility published

This collection of articles offers a comprehensive overview of some of the most current research approaches found in the field of audiovisual translation (AVT) and media accessibility across Europe. The authors, well-known experts in the field of AVT, reflect on new challenges and look into potential avenues for investigation in professional practices like subtitling, surtitling, … Continue reading

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