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

When Novels Perform History published

«The dramatic dichotomies of immersion vs estrangement provide the hermeneutic framework for this innovative take on recent Australian and Canadian fiction’s engagement with history. Theoretically sophisticated and meticulously researched, When Novels Perform History studies the performative/theatrical modes deployed in well-selected examples of postcolonial historical fiction, offering ways to challenge national myths while telling (or, rather, … Continue reading

Book launch: Fighting Words

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched on Friday 20 October 2017 at 12.30 pm in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch will include a discussion by an expert panel: Wale Adebanwi (Rhodes Professor of Race … Continue reading

A circulação literária e cultural published

Uma questão importante para os estudos literários é a circulação de obras além de seu lugar de origem. Muitos outros aspectos devem ser levados em consideração também, como a posição assimétrica dos autores e de suas obras na circulação internacional, condicionada pela posição relativa de línguas e culturas em um mercado global. Este volume estuda … Continue reading

Book launch: Biological Discourses

Robert Craig and Ina Linge’s edited collection Biological Discourses will be launched on Friday 6 October 2017 at St John’s College, Cambridge in the Wilberforce Room at 5pm. Please RSVP k.linge@exeter.ac.uk or robert.craig@uni-bamberg.de.

Biological Discourses published

The relationship between biological thought and literature, and between science and culture, has long been an area of interest by no means confined to literary studies. The Darwin Anniversary celebrations of 2009 added to this tradition, inspiring a variety of new publications on the cultural reception of Darwin and Darwinism. With a fresh scope that … Continue reading

Literary and Cultural Circulation published

An important question concerning literary studies is the circulation of literary works beyond their place of origin. Many other aspects must also be taken into consideration, such as the asymmetric positioning of authors and their work in international circulation, which is conditioned by the relative position of languages and cultures in the global market. This … Continue reading

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