BOOKS RECEIVED: Abigail G. H. Manzella, “Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Migrating Fictions analyzes the role of race, gender, and citizenship in the major internal displacements of the twentieth century in history and in narrative. Surveying the particular tactics employed by the United States during… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Elizabeth Flynn and Tiffany Bourelle, eds., “Women’s Professional Lives in Rhetoric and Composition: Choice, Chance, and Serendipity” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley This collection, edited by Elizabeth A. Flynn and Tiffany Bourelle, contributes to the valuable work of chronicling the professional and personal lives of women in academia. Through its line-up of contributors from diverse backgrounds,… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED:  Birgit Tautz, “Translating the World: Toward a New History of German Literature Around 1800” (Penn State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Translating the World, Birgit Tautz provides a new narrative of German literary history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Departing from dominant modes of thought regarding the nexus of literary and… Read More
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
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