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Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Sadhana Naithani.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 128 pages.

Can the study of folklore survive brutal wars and nationalized misappropriations? Does folklore make sense in an age of fearsome technology? These are two of several questions this book...

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Translation as Collaboration

Claire Davison.

July 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 256 pages.

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings...

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Performing Economic Thought

Bradley Ryner.

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 256 pages.

This book argues for a generative relationship between economic thought and dramatic form in early modern English drama by examining representations of economic exchange in plays and...

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The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Jarlath Killeen.

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 288 pages.

Ireland is a strange, but also a frightening, place – or so you are led to believe by popular culture which trades in a now traditional view of Ireland as a site of queer goings on. Recent...

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Tales of Futures Past

Paola Iovene.

July 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 240 pages.

Twentieth-century Chinese literature has been characterized by an obsession with the future, an obsession that is often commented on but rarely scrutinized. Most studies of Chinese...

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Thinking Its Presence

Dorothy J. Wang.

December 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 416 pages.

Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry argues against reductive modes of reading Asian American poetry. The book builds its case by...

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MELUS

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal. Subjects: Literature.

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Writing disenchantment

Andrew Frayn.

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 256 pages.

This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World War literature. ...

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Literary visions of multicultural Ireland

Villar-Argáiz Pilar.

February 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 304 pages.

Literary Visions of Multicultural Ireland is the first full-length monograph in the market to address the impact that Celtic-Tiger immigration has exerted on the poetry, drama...

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The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon

Laure Murat.

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Literature. 304 pages.

The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon explores for the first time, in archives and unpublished materials, the relationship between history and madness, ideology and pathology....

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