Reminder: 2 weeks left to enter the Young Scholars Competition in #FrenchStudies! @French_Studies @AUFrenchStudies

** Deadline is 2 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each … Continue reading

Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

** Deadline is 3 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each … Continue reading

Winner announced in the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature @BAVS_PGs

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature: WINNER Laëtitia Saint-Loubert The Caribbean in Translation: Remapping Thresholds of Dislocation   We are also pleased to announce the runner-up in the competition: RUNNER-UP  Marco Malvestio  The Conflict Revisited: The Second World War in Post-Postmodern Fiction … Continue reading

Calling all recent PhDs in #complit! One week left to apply! #competition #comparativeliterature @bclapostgrad

**Reminder: Deadline on 31 July 2018** Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish … Continue reading

Call for proposals: 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2018 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Comparative Literature. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Comparative Literature for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume with Peter Lang. Proposals … Continue reading

Book launch: Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity: Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing, edited by Petra M. Bagley, Francesca Calamita and Kathryn Robson, will be launched at the University of Nottingham on Friday 26 January 2018 at 9.30am. The launch is part of the Hungry for Words workshop being held at Nottingham 25-26 January. For more information, please … Continue reading

Natasha’s Dress published

«Paola Colaiacomo’s book is a remarkable and vital study of Bloomsbury and its afterlife in literature, art and fashion. It moves subtly from Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry on to Katherine Mansfield and Luigi Pirandello. The illumination of a crucial period in modern culture is accomplished with skill and eloquence.» (Harold Bloom) «Colaiacomo provides fascinating … Continue reading

Starvation, Food Obsession and Identity published

Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and troubled relationships with food and bodies have been depicted by writers across a variety of languages and cultures, since before the medicalisation of eating disorders in the late nineteenth century to the present day. This cross-cultural volume explores the fictional portrayal of these self-destructive yet arguably self-empowering behaviours in contemporary … Continue reading

The Epistolary Muse published

Epistolary fiction was in full flower during the period from 1652 to 1802, featuring the masterworks of Guilleragues, Richardson, Rousseau and Laclos. This study traces the development of the art of letter-writing and familiar correspondence and its adaptation by women writers into a remarkable range of literary genres, both fictional and non-fictional. In addition to … Continue reading

Portraits of the Artist published

This book was the winner of the 2016 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. The Dionysian – an impetus towards abandon, intoxication and creativity, but also chaos, death and dissolution – captured the imagination of both Gabriele D’Annunzio … Continue reading

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