□ 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.
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
□ 3 [Books & Publishing]
Book Parts / Duncan, Dennis and Adam Smyth (ed)
320 p. Oxford, 2019.
□ 4 -The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, Vol. 7:
The Twentieth Century and Beyond / Nash, Andrew
752 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:03.
Volume 1. c.400-1100 Volume 2. 1100-1400 Volume 3. 1400-1557
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.
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
□ 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
□ 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.
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.
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.
□ 12 [Literary Studies] 1,6,11,20
Race / Orkin, M. & Huang, A. (The New Critical Idiom)
251 p. Routledge, 2019.
□ 13 [Medieval Literature]
Two Works on Trebizond: Michael Panaretos, Bessarion.
/ Kennedy, Scott (ed. & trans.) (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval
Library 52) 294 p. Harvard UP, 2019.
□ 14 -Tria Sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose / Camargo, Martin (ed. & trans.) (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 53)
514 p. Harvard UP, 2019.
□ 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.
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.
Studies major modernist works by writers and artists such as Virginia Woolf,
Oscar Wilde, Henry James, James Joyce, Jean Toomer, T.S.Eliot, Samuel
□ 18 -Modernist Fraud: Hoax, Parody, Deception /
Diepeveen, Leonard. 240 p. Oxford, 2019:03.
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.
□ 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.
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,
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.