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Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media
Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media
By Jordan Zweck

In Epistolary Acts, Jordan Zweck examines the presentation of letters in early medieval vernacular literature, including hagiography, prose romance, poetry, and sermons on letters from heaven, moving beyond traditional genre study to offer a radically new way of conceptualizing Anglo-Saxon epistolarity.

Available Dec 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
A Nobel Affair: The Correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess
A Nobel Affair: The Correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess
Edited and Translated by Erika Rummel

A Nobel Affair is the first translation into English of the complete correspondence between Alfred Nobel and Sofie Hess.

Published Jun 2017
The Discovery of Insulin
The Discovery of Insulin
By Michael Bliss

In this engaging and award-winning account, historian Michael Bliss recounts the fascinating story behind the discovery of insulin – a story as much filled with fiery confrontation and intense competition as medical dedication and scientific genius.

Published May 2017
"I wish to keep a record": Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World
"I wish to keep a record": Nineteenth-Century New Brunswick Women Diarists and Their World
By Gail G. Campbell

I wish to keep a record is the first book to focus exclusively on the life-course experiences of nineteenth-century New Brunswick women. Gail G. Campbell offers an interpretive scholarly analysis of 28 women’s diaries while enticing readers to listen to the voices of the diarists.

Published Mar 2017
E.J. Pratt: Letters
E.J. Pratt: Letters
Edited by Elizabeth Popham and David G. Pitt

This edition of E.J. Pratt’s letters is the final volume in the Collected Works series. The letters take us into his "workshop," illuminating the research behind his distinctive documentary long poems and the social nature of his creative production.

Published Jan 2017
On Friendship and Freedom: The Correspondence of Ignazio Silone and Marcel Fleischmann
On Friendship and Freedom: The Correspondence of Ignazio Silone and Marcel Fleischmann
By Maria Nicolai Paynter

On Friendship and Freedom contains the first published collection of correspondence between Silone and his longtime friend the philanthropist and art collector Marcel Fleischmann.

Published Jul 2016
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 842-992 (1518-1519)
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 842-992 (1518-1519)

By Desiderius Erasmus

Translated by R.A.B. Mynors and D.F.S. Thomson

Annotated by Peter G. Bientenholz

This volume covers a number of significant events and issues in Erasmus' life and in the history of his times.

Published May 2016
Sociology and the Sacred: An Introduction to Philip Rieff's Theory of Culture
Sociology and the Sacred: An Introduction to Philip Rieff's Theory of Culture
By Antonius Zondervan

Including material from personal interviews with Rieff that enabled Zondervan to clarify important aspects of his work, Sociology and the Sacred is an essential contribution to the understanding of contemporary culture?s maintenance of its ties to religion.

Published Apr 2016
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
By Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, Piotr J. Wrobel, Robert M. Shapiro, and Anna Clarke

This is the first instalment of a multi-volume edition of Poyln, the first English translation to be published. Here begins a story of the beauty and pathos of the world of Polish Jewry, a world that was almost totally destroyed by the Nazis.

Published Apr 2016