Modernism and Food Studies

“This delicious collection traverses the globe—potatoes in Ireland, eggs in New Zealand, mangoes in Bengal—and explores the sensuous qualities of artistic modernism in its many forms. This collection makes a bold and clear case for the theoretical and historical importance of food studies to modernism.”—Catherine Keyser, author of Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern … Continue reading Modernism and Food Studies

The Historic Discovery of Martin Luther King Jr.’s First “I Have a Dream” Speech

Written by W. Jason Miller, author of Origins of the Dream: Hughes’s Poetry and King’s Rhetoric Holding History Rather than looking through the glass at the past, have you ever held history in your hands? After eight years of research, I found a long-lost reel-to-reel audio tape of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s first ever “I … Continue reading The Historic Discovery of Martin Luther King Jr.’s First “I Have a Dream” Speech

March 2016 Paperback Releases

. In Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down author Bill DeYoung tells the story of the worst ship-bridge collision in U.S. history. . . An intimately detailed account of this disaster, its victims and the survivors, the legal aftermath, as well as a complete history of the bridge, … Continue reading March 2016 Paperback Releases

The Geopoetics of Modernism

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

Origins of the Dream

Though long suspected by some, the link between Langston Hughes’s poetry and Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches is conclusively revealed for the first time in Origins of the Dream: Hughes’s Poetry and King’s Rhetoric, by Langston Hughes expert W. Jason Miller. We are excited to announce the publication of this book today. Are you in … Continue reading Origins of the Dream

UPF Announces Two New Books in Modernist Literature

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