□ 1 [Bishop, Elizabeth]
Elizabeth Bishop and Translation / Machova, Mariana
167p. Lexington Books, 2019:04.
ISBN:9781498520652 pap \6,029
This book offers a discussion of Elizabeth Bishop’s translations through close-readings of a selection of poems, with particular attention to the features that relate them to translation, and suggests that translation can be seen as a poetic principle that can be related to the poet’s original works.
□ 2 [Dickinson, E.]
Theatricals of Day: Emily Dickinson and Nineteenth-Century American Popular Culture / Runzo, Sandra
240 p. Massachusetts UP, 2019:11.
ISBN:9781625344427 pap \4,555
"Theatricals of Day" explores how popular culture and entertainments are seen, heard, and felt in Dickinson's writing. In accessible prose, Sandra Runzo proposes that the presence of
popular entertainment in Dickinson's life and work opens our eyes to new dimensions of the poems, illuminating the ways in which the poet was attentive to strife and conflict, to amusement, and
□ 3 [James, Henry]
The Cambridge Edition of the Complete Fiction of Henry James, 8: The Bostonians / Karlin, Daniel (ed)
681 p. Cambridge UP, 2019:6.
□ 4 [Morrison, T.]
Goodness and the Literary Imagination, with Essays on Morrison's Moral and Religious Vision / Morrison, T.; ed. D. Carrasco et al. 256 p. Virginia UP, 2019.
What exactly is goodness? Where is it found in the literary imagination? Toni Morrison, one of American letters’ greatest voices, pondered these perplexing questions in her celebrated Ingersoll Lecture, delivered at Harvard Univ. in 2012 and published now for the first time in book form.
□ 5 [Nabokov, V.]
Nabokov's Women: The Silent Sisterhood of Textual Nomads
/ Rakhimova-Sommers, Elena (ed) 242 p. Lexington Books, 2019.
ISBN:9781498503327 pap \6,518
The first book-length study to focus on Nabokov’s relationship with his heroines. Essays by distinguished Nabokov scholars explore the multilayered and nomadic nature of Nabokov’s women: their voice and voicelessness, their absentness, the paradigm of power and sacrifice within which they are situated, the paradox of their unattainability, their complex relationship with textual borders, the travel narrative, with the author himself.
□ 6 [Pound, E]
Translations of Greek Tragedy in the Work of Ezra Pound
/ Liebregts, Peter (Bloomsbury Studies in Classical Reception) 280 p. Bloomsbury, 2019:10.
Liebregts shows that the poet's knowledge of Greek was much more comprehensive than is generally assumed, and that his renderings were based on a careful reading of the source texts. He identifies the works Pound used as the basis for his translations, and contextualises his versions with regard to his biography and output, particularly The Cantos.
□ 7 [Pynchon, T.]
Occupy Pynchon: Politics after Gravity's Rainbow / Carswell, Sean. 214 p. Georgia UP, 2019:11.
ISBN:9780820356846 pap \4,392
This exploration of Pynchon shines a new light on Pynchon studies, recasting his post-1970s fiction as central to his vision of resisting global neoliberal capitalism.
□ 8 [Roth, Ph.]
Philip Roth and the American Liberal Tradition
/ Connolly, Andy (Politics, Literature, & Film)
292 p. Lexington Books, 2019:6.
ISBN:9781498511827 pap \6,518
This book offers a combined historical and aesthetic analysis of five novels from Philip Roth’s later career. It reads these works in the context of political, cultural, and literary developments in America from the New Deal to the present.
□ 9 [Twain, M.]
Mark Twain among the Indians and Other Indigenous Peoples / Driscoll, Kerry. 448 p. California UP, 2018/2019:11.
ISBN:9780520310742 pap \5,696
The book examines the impact of Clemens’s 1895–96 world lecture tour, when he traveled to Australia and New Zealand and learned firsthand about the dispossession and mistreatment of native peoples under British colonial rule.
□ 10 [Whitman / Melville]
"This Mighty Convulsion": Whitman and Melville Write the Civil War / Hoffman, Tyler & Sten, Christopher (ed)
(Iowa Whitman Series) 264p. Iowa UP, 2019:11.
ISBN:9781609386634 pap \12,225
Contributors: Kyle Barton, Peter Bellis, Adam Bradford, Jonathan A. Cook, Ian Faith, Ed Folsom, Timothy Marr, Cody Marrs, Christopher Ohge, Vanessa Steinroetter, Sarah L. Thwaites, Brian Yothers