An Old French Trilogy

“A new translation into modern English of an important and influential set of Old French epic poems. Humorous and human, complete with love interest and combat, trickery and travel, these stories follow the fictional history of Charlemagne’s family in what is now Western Europe.”—Leslie Zarker Morgan, coeditor of Approaches to Teaching the “Song of Roland” “This … Continue reading An Old French Trilogy

An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

“An excellent introduction to all aspects of reading the sagas, combining practical guidance to approaching the texts with clear delineation of the genre and comprehensive analysis of the critical literature.”—Alison Finlay, co-translator of The Saga of the Jómsvikings: A Translation with Full Introduction “Will become the standard introduction to the sagas for students who are approaching … Continue reading An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Since conferences we usually attend in the spring have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, we are hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through June 30. OAH History Sale Visit Our Virtual Booth Use code OAH20 at checkout. SAA and AAPA Archaeology Sale Visit … Continue reading Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

“Jaurretche uses a skillful examination of the rhetorical, linguistic, psychological, and emotional elements of spirituality to establish the central significance of prayer as a tool for understanding key aspects of Joyce’s compositional strategy in Finnegans Wake.”—Michael Patrick Gillespie, coeditor of Exiles: A Critical Edition Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake shows how James Joyce uses the language … Continue reading Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Your Guide to Our 2020 ICMS Medieval Studies Sale

Although the International Congress on Medieval Studies has been canceled, our books are still available in our ICMS Medieval Studies Book Sale. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code ICMS20 through May 31, 2020. Browse all books here. Need to know what’s new this year? View highlights … Continue reading Your Guide to Our 2020 ICMS Medieval Studies Sale

Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

“A comprehensive and sophisticated study that draws attention to the various manifestations and implications of age and aging in modern literature. This volume goes well beyond Wharton’s body of work to offer important analyses of her contemporaries on their own terms, as well as thought-provoking comparisons of Wharton and her fellow writers.”—Gary Totten, editor of Memorial … Continue reading Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

Joyce and Geometry

“A fascinating revelation of the importance of geometry and topography in Joyce’s work. Basing his study on rich close readings and a complex conceptual construction, McMorran connects Joyce’s linguistic experiments with non-linearity to non-Euclidean conceptions of space.”—Valérie Bénéjam, coeditor of Cognitive Joyce “In writing Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, Joyce admitted to being preoccupied with ‘squaring the circle.’ McMorran sees … Continue reading Joyce and Geometry

Panepiphanal World

An Open Access edition of this book was published with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation. It is available at https://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00070774/00001. “This highly readable and well-written book covers Joyce’s main texts in order to analyze the Irish writer’s art of the epiphany with great acumen and gusto. Panepiphanal World is bound to become a classic … Continue reading Panepiphanal World

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

“Will become the defining analysis of the question of Jewishness in Stein’s writing—a question absolutely crucial to understanding this great modernist writer. An important and long-awaited contribution to Stein studies.”—Barbara Will, author of Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma “The first full-length study of Gertrude Stein’s Jewishness and how it is central … Continue reading Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Women Making Modernism

“A fascinating case for the ‘making’ of modernism by women writers through their networking, contestation, and affiliation with each other. This volume’s widely admired contributors more than live up to their reputations with their thought-provoking analyses.”—Holly A. Laird, author of Women Coauthors Challenging the tendency of scholars to view women writers of the modernist era as … Continue reading Women Making Modernism