Irish Diasporic Narratives in Argentina published

Departure from Ireland has long occupied a contradictory position in Irish national discourse, alternately viewed as exile or betrayal. This book analyses how departure, as well as notions of home, identity and return, is articulated in the narratives of three members of the Irish diaspora community in Argentina: John Brabazon’s journal The Customs and Habits … Continue reading

Persisting in Folly published

The theme of foolishness has long occupied an unusually prominent place in Russian culture, touching on key questions of national, spiritual, and intellectual identity. In literature, the figure of the fool – and the voice of the fool – has carried additional appeal as an enduring source of comic and stylistic innovation. Never has this … Continue reading

Reminder – 15 April deadline for Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies

The deadline for the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies is 15 April 2017. We welcome your proposals!   ITALIAN MODERNITIES BOOK SERIES, 2007-2017 To mark the 10th anniversary of the Italian Modernities book series, Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies 2017. Proposals … Continue reading

Visit us at the London Book Fair! #LBF17

Come by the Peter Lang bookstand at the London Book Fair (7D10 National Hall) and see our latest publications. We look forward to meeting you!                                  

Tom Moylan wins Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award

Congratulations to Professor Tom Moylan, one of the editors of the Ralahine Utopian Studies series, who has been selected as the winner of the Science Fiction Research Association’s Pilgrim Award! The Pilgrim Award was created in 1970 to honour lifetime contributions to science fiction and fantasy scholarship. Professor Moylan joins a long and distinguished list … Continue reading

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

Football, Ethnicity and Community shortlisted for BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize

Football, Ethnicity and Community: The Life of an African-Caribbean Football Club by Paul Ian Campbell has been shortlisted for the British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2017. Congratulations to Paul Ian! This book is a case study of an African-Caribbean-founded football club, Meadebrook Cavaliers, from the English East Midlands. Covering the years 1970 to … Continue reading

Series re-launch: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries under new editorship: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/FSENC Series Editors Robin Howells, Emeritus Professor of French at Birkbeck, University of London, and Dr Fiona Cox, Senior Lecturer in French at the … Continue reading

Narrating the Passions published

The passions are at the heart of human experience. Literature, which foregrounds human experience, captures the complexity of the passions more acutely than the generalizations of theory. This collection of essays by leading comparatists acknowledges the timeless and ever-changing presence of the passions in literary texts and responds to multiple and changing contexts. Through the … Continue reading

Photos from the book launch: L’anglais en France

L’anglais en France: Attitudes et représentations des blogueurs francophones by Kathleen Shields was launched on Tuesday 14 February at the Alliance Française in Dublin. Guests were welcomed by the Director of the Alliance, Philippe Milloux, and the book was then officially launched by Dr Anne Gallagher of Maynooth University. Many thanks to Pól Ó Duibhir for … Continue reading

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