Margaret Eaton writes about Frank McCourt in the Irish Times

  Margaret Eaton has published an article in the Irish Times about the process of writing her newly published study of Frank McCourt, Frank Confessions: Performance in the Life-Writings of Frank McCourt. Please click here to read the article. Frank Confessions aims to redress the critical neglect of Frank McCourt’s life-writing, which has been dismissed … Continue reading

New book series: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies Series Editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro   Andreas Huyssen´s groundbreaking book After the Great Divide refers to the seemingly insurmountable distance between ‘high art’ and ‘mass culture’. … 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

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!                  

Mick Imlah: Selected Prose published

«Mick Imlah is one of the most original and memorable English-language poets of the late twentieth century – a brilliant talent, brutally curtailed. This volume is a necessary companion to his poems, and full of insights that are fascinating in their own right.» (Sir Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate 1999–2009) «Mick Imlah was not only a … Continue reading

Book launch: New Voices, Inherited Lines

New Voices, Inherited Lines: Literary and Cultural Representations of the Irish Family, edited by Yvonne O’Keeffe and Claudia Reese, will be launched at 4pm on Thursday 24th October at the School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication, University of Limerick, as part of a joint event celebrating recent publications by various members of the University … Continue reading

Review of Forecasts of the Past

Forecasts of the Past: Globalisation, History, Realism, Utopia by Dougal McNeill is reviewed on the Socialist Alternative website. Click here for the review. Whatever happened to realism? What form is adequate to representing our moment, situated as we are after the end of ‘the end of History’? In the face of youth revolts and workers’ … Continue reading

Le Coeur dans tous ses états

Ce volume examine les différents aspects de la notion de coeur afin de mieux définir ce concept auquel il est souvent fait allusion dans différents contextes sans qu’il soit pour autant rigoureusement défini. Sans ignorer la métaphore traditionnelle de l’amour et des sentiments qu’est le coeur, les différents chapitres qui composent le volume s’intéressent également … Continue reading

The Shaping of English Poetry, Volume II

This second volume of essays under the title The Shaping of English Poetry continues the project set out in the Preface to the first volume, discussing the three golden poets of the Golden Age of English poetry in the second half of the fourteenth century. The first two essays address the great alliterative poems Sir Gawain and the … Continue reading

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