Allegory and the Poetic Self

“A stunning collection of essays on first-person allegorical narratives of the late Middle Ages that brings together an impressive group of scholars from different linguistic traditions.”—Katherine A. Brown, author of Boccaccio’s Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal  “North American and European scholars have come together in a constructive framework to underscore with insightfulness … Continue reading Allegory and the Poetic Self

Our 2022 MSA Virtual Booth and Book Sale

This year’s Modernist Studies Association conference was held in Portland, OR from October 27 through October 30. Our virtual booth is open through November 30, 2022 and offers great deals on our Modernist studies titles. Use code MSA22 for discount prices and free shipping within the U.S. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights … Continue reading Our 2022 MSA Virtual Booth and Book Sale

Writing Islands

“Lahr-Vivaz’s exceptionally curated book spans beyond transnational Cuba and the Caribbean archipelago in order to keenly propose new considerations of the many geographical locations of the previously ‘colonized’ world. This book will undoubtedly impact both Caribbean studies and decolonial thought throughout the Americas and beyond.”—Raúl Rubio, author of La Habana: Cartografías culturales   “Beautifully and engagingly written. A … Continue reading Writing Islands

Joyce without Borders

“A solid volume of ambitious and innovative scholarship that breaks down the geopolitical, philosophical, methodological, historical, disciplinary, and moral boundaries of traditional Joycean scholarship. It invites readers to consider unusual and compelling approaches by delving into transatlantic readerly relationships, parasitology, posthumanism, algorithmic writing, cartoons, comics, game theory, pornography, and more. A must-read.”—Brian Price, coeditor of TransLatin … Continue reading Joyce without Borders

New Paperback Release: Sacraments of Memory

“An incisive account of Catholicism’s presence within the post-1960s genre of the neo-slave narrative and its long-standing history in the African-American literary tradition. . . . Salius’ work truly inaugurates a new sub-field in African-American literary criticism, one that reimagines a multi-disciplinary, trans-historical, and cross-genre approach to U.S. Catholicism and the literature of slavery.”—Christianity and … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Sacraments of Memory

New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

“The range of scholarship that this volume represents is truly impressive at every stage, and the critical undertaking that it embodies serves as a useful and insightful summation of the field.”—Review of English Studies “A compelling and generative source for scholars and students of myriad fields.”—Studies in the Novel “An insightful and illuminating read, with … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Precarious Passages

Time and Identity in Ulysses and the Odyssey

“An extraordinary piece of work: ambitious, illuminating, and erudite, exhibiting exceptional elasticity of thought and feeling.”—Vicki Mahaffey, author of Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions   “Nelson engages the reader in re-experiencing the phenomena of these absorbing narratives and all the narrative issues she treats. Nelson’s great craft is in reprising them in such a way that her readers can … Continue reading Time and Identity in Ulysses and the Odyssey

New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

Canadian Association for American Studies Robert K. Martin Book Prize "A valuable resource. . . . Stone gives space to both fugitive and free black writers, canonical and obscure, essay and narrative, in an effort to revisit the terms of the canon and the boundaries of the black literary as it is understood for the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Black Well-Being

Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Readers and scholars of the writer James Joyce are marking the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ulysses on June 16, the day on which the novel takes place in 1904. Bloomsday 2022 marks not only the 100th anniversary, but also a major milestone for the Florida James Joyce Series. After having guided the series through the … Continue reading Bloomsday 2022: 100 Years of Ulysses

Marge and Julia

“This brilliant epistolary conversation reveals the deep, forthright bond between Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and her publisher’s daughter, Julia Scribner Bigham—two remarkable women who sought to create and live meaningful lives, even in the shadow of a world war. Marge and Julia is a most welcome contribution to both American literary history and the literature of … Continue reading Marge and Julia