Joyce and the Law

"A capacious, generative, and important collection with far-ranging implications for Joyce studies and for our understanding of literature’s relationship to law. Goldman brings together a tremendous group of scholars, critics, and legal practitioners whose rich perspectives set the terms for an enduring conversation on the place of law in Joyce and in culture broadly conceived."—Ravit … Continue reading Joyce and the Law

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Machaut’s Legacy

"Machaut’s Legacy deepens our appreciation of the poet’s wide-ranging accomplishments and influences, which span from the Middle Ages to the postmodern era. It stakes out exciting new territories and provocative theses, all of which enhance our understanding of this genius of world literature."—Tison Pugh, author of Chaucer's (Anti-)Eroticisms and the Queer Middle Ages "This richly … Continue reading Machaut’s Legacy

Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

“Offers an array of disciplinary views on how theories of globalization and an emerging postnational critical imagination have impacted traditional ways of thinking about literature.”—Samuel Amago, author of Spanish Cinema in the Global Context: Film on Film Moving beyond the traditional study of Hispanic literature on a nation-by-nation basis, Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature … Continue reading Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

A Curious Peril

“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

Hemingway and Italy

“A true gift for Hemingway aficionados! With previously unpublished work by Hemingway, memories of the writer by those who knew him, and essays by an outstanding international team of scholars, this collection deepens our understanding of Hemingway’s relationship to a country that he loved and that was central to his fiction.”—Carl P. Eby, author of … Continue reading Hemingway and Italy

Discussing Anne Sexton: An NYPL Roundtable and Excerpt from “This Business of Words”

Last month, the New York Public Library hosted this roundtable discussion featuring contributors to This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton and moderated by editor Amanda Golden. One of America’s most influential women writers, Anne Sexton has long been overshadowed by fellow confessional poets Sylvia Plath and Robert Lowell and is seldom featured in literary … Continue reading Discussing Anne Sexton: An NYPL Roundtable and Excerpt from “This Business of Words”

New Paperback Release: Duvalier’s Ghosts

“Urgently pursues those nameless ghosts of Haitians lost in the liminal space of the Black Atlantic.”—New West Indian Guide “Foregrounds the experiences of refugees (particularly those refused asylum and detained in camps), the political mobilization of the diaspora in the United States, the ramifications of the policies and adjustment programmes imposed on Haiti by the … Continue reading New Paperback Release: Duvalier’s Ghosts