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1 [Ballad]   6,11,12,20
Ballad / Gilbert, Suzanne (The New Critical Idiom)
200 p. Routledge, 2019.
ISBN:9780415222266 pap \3,613
Providing the ideal introduction to the genre of the ballad, this guide outlines

and investigates the critical discussion of the term from its origins to the present.

2 [Bibliography]
Studies in Bibliography, Vol. 60 / Meulen, David L. Vander (ed) 

342 p. Virginia UP, 2019.
ISBN:9780813942612 \11,760
The volume opens with an article by magisterial bibliographer G. Thomas

Tanselle. Other articles range in topic from manuscripts of the medieval poet

Malory and of a seventeenth-century nautical dictionary to the modernist

architectural journal L’Architecture Vivante, the personal collection of James

Joyce, etc.

3 [Books & Publishing]
Book Parts / Duncan, Dennis and Adam Smyth (ed)
320 p. Oxford, 2019.
ISBN:9780198812463 \4,980

4 -The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Vol. 7:

The Twentieth Century and Beyond / Nash, Andrew
752 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:03.
ISBN:9781107010604 \26,880
Volume 1. c.400-1100 Volume 2. 1100-1400 Volume 3. 1400-1557 

Volume 4. 1557-1695 Volume 5. 1695-1830 Volume 6. 1830-1914  

5 [Cervantes]
Cervantes' Persiles and the Travails of Romance / Brownlee,

Marina S. (Toronto Iberic) 288 p. Toronto UP, 2019:06.
ISBN:9781487504786 \10,920
Cervantes’ Persiles and the Travails of Romance explores the lure of the

Aethiopika while also seeking to articulate the reasons for Cervantes’ enthusiasm

for his own text.

6 [Children's Literature]  1,11,12,20
Children's Literature / Hintz, Carrie (The New Critical

Idiom) 160 p. Routledge, 2019.
ISBN:9781138667952 pap \3,613
Children’s Literature is an accessible introduction to this engaging field. Carrie

Hintz offers a defining conceptual overview of children’s literature that presents

its competing histories, its cultural contexts, and the theoretical debates it has

instigated.

 


7 [Classical Studies]
Engaging Classical Texts in the Contemporary World: From

Narratology to Reception / Pratt, Louise H. et al. (ed)
291 p. Michigan, 2018:11.
ISBN:9780472131082 \13,440
This volume considers perennial favorites of classical literature--the Iliad and

Odyssey, Greek tragedy, Roman comedy, the Argonautica, and Ovid’s

Metamorphoses--and their influence on popular entertainment from

Shakespeare’s plays to Hollywood’s toga plays to Hollywood’s toga films. It also

engages with unusual and intriguing texts across the centuries, including a

curious group of epigrams by Artemidorus found on the island sanctuary of Thera.

8 -Homer, A Very Short Introduction / Graziosi, Barbara
(Very Short Introductions 588) 122 p. Oxford, 2019.
ISBN:9780199589944 pap \1,300

9 [Comparative Literature]
Allegory and Ideology / Jameson, Fredric. 464 p. Verso, 2019.
ISBN:9781788730259 \5,650
Manifestly displays Jameson's many virtues as a truly great critic...It is not

always easy to read the work of someone who just won't sit on his laurels: but in

this case it is worth it (Robert Eagleton, The Times Higher Education)

10 -Grammars of Approach: Landscape, Narrative, and

the Linguistic Picturesque / Wall, Cynthia. 331 p.

Chicago UP, 2019.
ISBN:9780226467832 pap \4,690

11 [Fantasy]   1,6,12,20
Fantasy / Hintz, Carrie (The New Critical Idiom)
160 p. Routledge, 2019:12.
ISBN:9781138676916 \15,820

12 [Literary Studies]    1,6,11,20
Race / Orkin, M. & Huang, A. (The New Critical Idiom)
251 p. Routledge, 2019.
ISBN:9781138904682 \19,210

13 [Medieval Literature]
Two Works on Trebizond: Michael Panaretos, Bessarion.
/ Kennedy, Scott (ed. & trans.) (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval

Library 52) 294 p. Harvard UP, 2019.
ISBN:9780674986626 \5,031

14 -Tria Sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose / Camargo, Martin (ed. & trans.) (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 53)
514 p. Harvard UP, 2019.
ISBN:9780674987531 \5,031

15 -Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the

World Through Illuminated Manuscripts. / Keene, Bryan C.

(ed) 296 p., 167 color illustrations. Getty Museum, 2019:08.
ISBN:9781606065983 pap \10,080

16 [Mishima, Yukio]
Mishima, Aesthetic Terrorist: An Intellectual Portrait.
/ Rankin, Andrew. 200 p. Hawaii UP, 2018.
ISBN:9780824873745 \7,558
Each chapter of the book examines one of the central ideas that Mishima

develops in his writings: life as art, beauty as evil, culture as myth, eroticism as

transgression, the artist as tragic hero, narcissism as the death drive. Along with

fresh reading of major works of fiction such as The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

and “Patriotism,” the book introduces less familiar works in different genres.

17 [Modernism]
Invalid Modernism: Disability and the Missing Body of the

Aesthetic / Davidson, Michael. 224 p. Oxford, 2019:02.
ISBN:9780198832812 \9,130

 

Studies major modernist works by writers and artists such as Virginia Woolf,

Oscar Wilde, Henry James, James Joyce, Jean Toomer, T.S.Eliot, Samuel

Beckett…

18 -Modernist Fraud: Hoax, Parody, Deception  /

Diepeveen, Leonard. 240 p. Oxford, 2019:03.
ISBN:9780198825432 \9,130
A fascinating study of literature and the visual arts from 1910 to 1935 that

explores the notion that Modernism was a fraud. Draws on a wide range of

materials including reviews and newspaper accounts of art scandals, doggerel,

parodies, hoaxes, and popular culture of the time

19 [Munro, Alice et al.]
More Time: Contemporary Short Stories and Late Style
/ Mitchell, Lee Clark. 240 p. Oxford, 2019:04.
ISBN:9780198839224 \8,300

20 [Orality]   1,6,11, 12

Orality / Wright, Tom (The New Critical Idiom)
200 p. Routledge, 2019:10.
ISBN:9781138290532 pap \3,613

21 [Said, Edward]
Edward Said: His Thought As a Novel / Edde, Dominique
tr.

Ros Schwartz & Trista Selous 240 p. Verso, 2019:08.
ISBN:9781788734110 \3,839
Edward Said is a personal, literary portrait of one of the twentieth century’s most

influential scholars, written by his close friend and confidante. Here, Lebanese

novelist and essayist Dominique Edde offers a fascinating and fresh presentation

of his oeuvre from his earliest writings on Joseph Conrad to his most famous

texts, Orientalism and Culture and Imperialism.

22 [Sonnet]
The Sonnet / Regan, Stephen. 433 p. Oxford, 2019.
ISBN:9780198838869 pap \3,320

23 [Violence in Literature]
Terrible Beauty: The Violent Aesthetic and Twentieth-

century Literature / Eide, Marian. 336 p. Virginia UP,

2019:03.
ISBN:9780813942353 \13,356
From the trench poetry of World War I and Holocaust memoirs by Primo Levi

and Elie Wiesel to the post-colonial novels of southern Asia and the anti-

apartheid plays of the South African Market Theater, writers have married

beauty and horror. This "century of trauma" produced writing at once saturated

in political violence and complicated by the ethics of aesthetic representation.