New publication: Cartographies of Differences

This volume investigates the process of learning how to live with individual and group differences in the twenty-first century and examines the ambivalences of contemporary cosmopolitanism. Engaging with the concept of ‘critical cartography’, it emphasizes the structural impact of localities on the experiences of those living with difference, while trying to develop an account of … Continue reading

New publication: Death in Modern Scotland, 1855–1955

The period 1855 to 1955 was pivotal for modern Scottish death culture. Within art and literature death was a familiar companion, with its imagined presence charting the fears and expectations behind the public face of mortality. Framing new concepts of the afterlife became a task for both theologians and literary figures, both before and after … Continue reading

New publication: Strange Adventures

Strange Adventures examines portrayals of womanhood in the works of prize-winning French author Pierrette Fleutiaux. Fleutiaux’s refreshing pictures of womanhood offer insights into how women can become more whole, substantial and free in themselves and in their relationships, as well as how they can contribute to the external world through their creativity and leadership. The … Continue reading

Peter Lang at BAFTSS

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to be attending the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) conference at the University of Reading on Thursday 14 April and Friday 15 April. Please plan to come by our bookstand to see our latest publications and speak with Senior Commissioning Editor Dr Laurel Plapp about your … Continue reading

New Robert Briscoe biography reviewed in the Jewish Chronicle

Kevin McCarthy’s new book Robert Briscoe: Sinn Féin Revolutionary, Fianna Fáil Nationalist and Revisionist Zionist has been reviewed by Professor Colin Shindler in the Jewish Chronicle. To read the review, please click here.   This biography reveals the full significance of Robert Briscoe’s influence within the contentious political culture of the early Irish state, as … Continue reading

Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland conference

Hannah Godfrey, our Senior Editor, is at the AHGBI conference this week at Northumbria University. She reports that the Hispanists are on excellent form as usual and it promises to be another memorable conference. If you are at the conference please stop by the Peter Lang stand and have a look at our latest publications.

Interesting Literature

A Library of Literary Interestingness


Annette J. Dunlea Irish Writer

The Oxford Culture Review

"I have nothing to say, and I am saying it" - John Cage


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The Oxford International Art Fair

Oxford International Art Fair 2017 - Oxford Town Hall