Book & Print Culture

Sort by: ascending descending
Show books per page
Mapping with Words: Anglo-Canadian Literary Cartographies, 1789-1916
Mapping with Words: Anglo-Canadian Literary Cartographies, 1789-1916
Sarah Wylie Krotz

Mapping with Words re-conceptualizes early Canadian settler writing as literary cartography. Examining the multitude of ways in which writers expanded the work of mapmakers, it offers fresh readings of both familiar and obscure texts from the nineteenth century.

Available Jun 2018
Trilingual Joyce: The Anna Livia Variations
Trilingual Joyce: The Anna Livia Variations
By Patrick O’Neill

Trilingual Joyce is a detailed comparative study of James Joyce’s personal involvement in both French and Italian translations of his iconic 1928 text Anna Livia Plurabelle, which later became the eighth chapter of Finnegans Wake.

Available Jun 2018
Elizabethan Book Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture
Elizabethan Book Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture
By Kirk Melnikoff

Outlining the full range of practises that publishers performed, including the acquisition of copy and titles, compiling, alteration to texts, and reissuing, Elizabethan Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture considers links between the book trade and the literary culture of Elizabethan England.

Available Mar 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
Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art
Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art

Edited by Andrea Andersson

Postscript is the first collection of writings on the subject of conceptual writing by a diverse field of scholars in the realms of art, literature, media, as well as the artists themselves

Available Dec 2017
The Prison of Love: Romance, Translation, and the Book in the Sixteenth Century
The Prison of Love: Romance, Translation, and the Book in the Sixteenth Century
By Emily C. Francomano

In The Prison of Love, Emily Francomano offers the first comparative study of this sixteenth-century work as a transcultural, humanist fiction.

Available Dec 2017
Recalling Recitation in the Americas: Borderless Curriculum, Performance Poetry, and Reading
Recalling Recitation in the Americas: Borderless Curriculum, Performance Poetry, and Reading
By Janet Neigh

Recalling Recitation in the Americas focuses on the unexplored relationship between education history and literary form and establishes the far-reaching effects of poetry memorization and recitation on the development of modern performance poetry in North America.

Available Dec 2017
Victorian Jesus: J.R. Seeley, Religion, and the Cultural Significance of Anonymity
Victorian Jesus: J.R. Seeley, Religion, and the Cultural Significance of Anonymity
By Ian Hesketh

Victorian Jesus explores the relationship between historian J. R. Seeley and his publisher Alexander Macmillan as they sought to keep Seeley’s authorship a secret while also trying to exploit the public interest.

Available Nov 2017
Useless Joyce: Textual Functions, Cultural Appropriations
Useless Joyce: Textual Functions, Cultural Appropriations
By Tim Conley

Tim Conley’s Useless Joyce provocatively analyses Joyce’s Ulysses and Finnegans Wake and takes the reader on a journey exploring the perennial question of the usefulness of literature and art.

Available Nov 2017
Bernard Shaw and William Archer
Bernard Shaw and William Archer
Edited by Thomas Postlewait

Bernard Shaw and William Archer is the final volume in the series on the Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw. The two colleagues loved to debate with one another in public, and these feisty arguments regularly carried over to the letters, which bear witness to the vital partnership between a theatre critic and a playwright.

Published Aug 2017