BOOKS RECEIVED: Jessica Hooten Wilson, “Walker Percy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and the Search for Influence” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Although Walker Percy named many influences on his work and critics have zeroed in on Kierkegaard in particular, no one has considered his intentional influence: the nineteenth-century Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky. In a study… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Bo Earle, “Post-Personal Romanticism: Democratic Terror, Prosthetic Poetics, and the Comedy of Modern Ethical Life” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Post-Personal Romanticism: Democratic Terror, Prosthetic Poetics, and the Comedy of Modern Ethical Life by Bo Earle offers a broad recasting of Romantic lyrics formal innovations in terms of Hegels historical ethics. These innovations attempt… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  J. Hillis Miller and John G. Peters, eds., “Reading Conrad” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley For half a century, J. Hillis Miller has been a premier figure in English and comparative literature, influencing and leading the direction of literary studies. What is less well-known is that he has been… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Robert Patrick Newcomb and Richard A. Gordon, eds., “Beyond Tordesillas: New Approaches to Comparative Luso-Hispanic Studies” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Beyond Tordesillas: New Approaches to Comparative Luso-Hispanic Studies is the first volume of its kind to be published in English. Bringing together young and established scholars, it seeks to consolidate the vital work being… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Christopher Gonzalez, “Permissible Narratives: The Promise of Latino/a Literature” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In his groundbreaking new study, Permissible Narratives: The Promise of Latino/a Literature, Christopher Gonzlez examines the difficulties Latina/o writers face in writing beyond the narrow expectations of U.S. readership in the stories they tell.… Read More
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