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Objects Observed: The Poetry of Things in Twentieth-Century France and America
Objects Observed: The Poetry of Things in Twentieth-Century France and America
By John C. Stout

Objects Observed explores the central place given to the object by a number of poets in France and in America in the twentieth century.

Available Mar 2018
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
By Benjamin Fraser

Cognitive Disability Aesthetics explores the invisibility of cognitive disability in theoretical, historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Available Feb 2018
Charlotte Lennox: An Independent Mind
Charlotte Lennox: An Independent Mind
By Susan Carlile

Charlotte Lennox (c. 1729–1804) was an eighteenth-century English novelist whose most celebrated work, The Female Quixote (1752), is just one of eighteen works spanning a forty-three year career. Susan Carlile’s critical biography of Lennox focuses on her role as the central figure in the professionalization of authorship in England.

Available Feb 2018
Chaucers Squires Tale, Franklins Tale, and Physicians Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1900 to 2005
Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale, Franklin’s Tale, and Physician’s Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1900 to 2005
Edited by Kenneth Bleeth

The latest volume in the Chaucer Bibliographies series, meticulously assembled by Kenneth Bleeth, is the most comprehensive record of scholarship on Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale, Franklin’s Tale, and Physician’s Tale.

Available Jan 2018
Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s1930s)
Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s–1930s)
By Annie Gérin

In Devastation and Laughter, Annie Gérin explores the use of satire in the visual arts, the circus, theatre, and cinema under Lenin and Stalin.

Available Jan 2018
Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song: Folklore in Context
Ukrainian Epic and Historical Song: Folklore in Context
By Natalie Kononenko

Natalie Kononenko’s expert translation and analysis of Ukrainian epics provides a sweeping social history of folklore that is vital to Ukrainian identity.

Available Jan 2018
My Final Territory: Selected Essays
My Final Territory: Selected Essays
Yuri Andrukhovych
Edited by Michael M. Naydan
Translated by Mark Andryczyk and Michael M. Naydan

Yuri Andrukhovych is one of Ukraine’s preeminent authors and cultural commentators.

My Final Territory is a collection of Andrukhovych’s philosophical, autobiographical, political, and literary essays, which demonstrate his enormous talent as an essayist to the English-speaking world.

Available Jan 2018
American Little Magazines of the Fin de Siecle: Art, Protest, and Cultural Transformation
American Little Magazines of the Fin de Siecle: Art, Protest, and Cultural Transformation
By Kirsten MacLeod

In American Little Magazines of the Fin de Siecle, Kirsten MacLeod examines the rise of a new print media form – the little magazine – and its relationship to the transformation of American cultural life at the turn of the twentieth century.

Available Jan 2018
Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution
Marking Time: Romanticism and Evolution
Edited by Joel Faflak

Marking Time, edited by Joel Faflak, analyses prevailing notions of evolution by tracing its origins to the literary, scientific, and philosophical discourses of the long nineteenth century.

Available Jan 2018
Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture
Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture
Edited by Susan Irvine and Winfried Rudolf

After decades of study dominated by adult gender studies, Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture rebalances our understanding of family life in the Anglo-Saxon era by reconstructing the lives of medieval children and adolescents through their literary representation.

Available Jan 2018