English literature, nineteenth-century studies, Victorian Studies

Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century relaunched with new co-editor

We are pleased to announce the relaunch of Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century Edited by Professor J. B. Bullen (Kellogg College, Oxford) with new co-editor Associate Professor Charlotte Ribeyrol (Sorbonne Université, Paris) The long nineteenth century, extending from the Napoleonic Wars to the First World War, was a time of enormous change… Continue reading Writing and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century relaunched with new co-editor

English, English literature

History of English Literature, Volume 1 published

«Franco Marucci’s History of English Literature is unique in its field. There is no other book that combines such erudition and authority in such a compact format. An indispensable work of reference.» (J.B. Bullen, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg College, Oxford) History of English Literature is a comprehensive, eight-volume survey of English literature from the Middle Ages… Continue reading History of English Literature, Volume 1 published

Book launch, English literature, German Literature and Culture, German Studies

Book launch: Shakespeare and German Reunification

Emily Oliver’s monograph, Shakespeare and German Reunification: The Interface of Politics and Performance, will be launched at the German Department at King’s College London on Thursday 23 November at 6 pm. The event will take place as part of a multiple book launch to celebrate recent publications by current and former members of the German… Continue reading Book launch: Shakespeare and German Reunification

English, English literature, Poetry, Student Guide

New student guide: William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience

William Blake (1757–1827) is one of the most significant figures in the history of English poetry. He is also one of the most mysterious, most challenging, and most frequently misunderstood. His Songs of Innocence and of Experience, on the surface so simple, are laden with mysteries that seem to deepen on every reading. In this… Continue reading New student guide: William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience

English, English literature, Ireland, Irish literature, Irish Studies, nineteenth-century studies, Young Scholars Competition

Reminder: 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions in Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies, due 31 July!

Reminder: Submissions due by 31 July 2017 The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in the fields of Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in each field for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial… Continue reading Reminder: 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competitions in Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies, due 31 July!

British literature, English literature, Irish literature, Performance Studies, Theatre Studies

Autumnal Faces published

Autumnal Faces is a timely study within the ever-growing research on the ways older people and ageing itself have been conceptualized and represented in the popular imagination and, more specifically, in drama and on stage. Tracing this theme from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century, this volume offers original, innovative and diachronic analyses of plays… Continue reading Autumnal Faces published

English literature, Irish Studies, nineteenth-century studies, Young Scholars Competition

2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in the fields of Irish Studies and Nineteenth-Century Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in each field for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of each competition will… Continue reading 2017 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition

English literature, Literature, Modernism, Modernist, New series

New book series: Global Literary Modernisms

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of the new book series:   Global Literary Modernisms   Series Editors: Professor Gregory Castle, Arizona State University Professor Alex Davis, University College Cork Professor Lee Jenkins, University College Cork   The Global Literary Modernisms series provides a platform for literary scholarship on modernism across genres… Continue reading New book series: Global Literary Modernisms

English literature, Poetry

Robert Selby in conversation with Patrick David Roberts on Mick Imlah

Click here to listen to Robert Selby discussing the poet Mick Imlah with Patrick David Robertson, editor of the Next Review. Robert recently co-edited Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, which is available for purchase here.   As well as a highly respected poet and editor, Mick Imlah (1956–2009) was one of the finest literary critics of… Continue reading Robert Selby in conversation with Patrick David Roberts on Mick Imlah

English literature, Poetry, Scotland

Excerpt from Mick Imlah: Selected Prose published by Scottish Poetry Library

Click here to read an excerpt from Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, published today on the Scottish Poetry Library's website. The piece comes from Imlah's 1994 review of Douglas Dunn's poetry collection Dante's Drum-kit. As well as a highly respected poet and editor, Mick Imlah (1956–2009) was one of the finest literary critics of his generation.… Continue reading Excerpt from Mick Imlah: Selected Prose published by Scottish Poetry Library