“Demonstrating how literary aspects of H.D.’s late prose contribute to politically attuned cultural work, Vetter astutely counters longstanding claims about H.D.’s ‘escapism.’”—Miranda Hickman, author of The Geometry of Modernism “An important, meticulously researched treatment of H.D.’s post-WWII writing that helps us understand her multiple genre-bending and time-warping moves.”—Madelyn Detloff, author of The Value of Virginia Woolf A … Continue reading A Curious Peril
Enjoy the highlights below from some of the reviews we received in April! . "It isn't honey, it isn't molasses, and it sure isn't sugar. Sorghum syrup is a homegrown Southern sweetener in a class of its own," says Garden & Gun, praising Ronni Lundy's Sorghum's Savor as "an equally deep look at the lengthy history of this versatile … Continue reading April Review Roundup
Now available! The Geopoetics of Modernism by Rebecca Walsh “Takes an exciting new approach by reading modernism alongside geographical theorists as well as periodicals such as National Geographic.”—Andrew Thacker, coeditor of Geographies of Modernism “Walsh tells a clear, compelling, and convincing story about geography’s role in shaping experimental poetry.”—Marsha Bryant, author of Women’s Poetry and … Continue reading The Geopoetics of Modernism
The University Press of Florida is pleased to announce the publication of two new titles in modernist literature. These books look at the work of Irish writers in exile and how D. H. Lawrence’s "savage pilgrimage" to Mexico and New Mexico impacted American literature. . Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel … Continue reading UPF Announces Two New Books in Modernist Literature
This past weekend our acquisitions editor Shannon McCarthy traveled to Pittsburgh to meet with scholars and display UPF books at the annual Modernist Studies Association conference. Take a look at some photos from the book room! We displayed our newest books in Modernist Studies, and several UPF authors stopped by our tables to say hello: Hear … Continue reading Modernist Studies Association 2014
Within the Walls and What Do I Love? by H.D., edited by Annette Debo This volume presents two rare works by the modernist writer H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection of fourteen short stories, and What Do I Love?, a set of three long poems. Written during World War II in London, where H.D. chose … Continue reading Within the Walls and What Do I Love?
New! By Avon River by H.D., edited by Lara Vetter Near the end of World War II, after staying in London throughout the Blitz, H.D. made a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace. This experience resulted in a hybrid volume of poetry about The Tempest and prose about Shakespeare and his contemporaries—a major turning point to … Continue reading By Avon River