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From collected essays on leading literary figures to innovative insights into world literature, the Cambridge Scholars Publishing Literature collection covers a wide spectrum, from Medieval literature, to Twentieth Century classics, and beyond. It includes award-winning titles of interest to scholars and the general reader. Covering cultural and theoretical approaches, our studies in this collection include leading edge research with a significant interdisciplinary reach.

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A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus

A Duet is a novel, set in Conan Doyle's own time, written partly in the epistolary form he sought to revive after a century of disuse and which was also related to the self-conscious textuality of the late-Victorian urban Gothic....
£9.99

Adventuring in the Englishes

This book is a compilation of articles dealing with linguistic and literary concerns relating to the global production and consumption of literature in English, and global instruction and education in the English language. The umbrella theme of the book is “English Language and Literature in a Globalized World” or “The Global Appro...
£44.99

Aesthetic Fatigue

While our sense of waste is today conditioned by the ascendency of a sustainability agenda that reaches from global politics to the design of systems of energy conservation, the phenomena that come to constitute an entire language of waste also work against the possibility of those attempts to find the means of sustainable living i...
£49.99

Aesthetics and Radical Politics

There has always been a strong connection historically between aesthetics and radical politics, and this is no less true for the global justice movement’s current preoccupation with cultural approaches to political action. The essays collected here seek to engage with past and present convergences between the theories and practices...
£24.99

Afloat and Ashore

This is the first half (the second, Miles Wallingford, is also available from CSP) of one of Fenimore Cooper's novelistic diptychs. Like many of his later novels, the forms of his eary fiction are preserved but with a strong undercurrent of social commentary on the America of his time....
£16.99

A Footnote to History and Vailima Papers

This volume contains various historical and descriptive writings concerned immediately with the conditions and international relations Stevenson discovered while a resident in Samoa, including a series of letters to English newspapers which attracted considerable attention at the time....
£6.99

African Literature and the Politics of Culture

This book essentially negotiates African literature as a veritable site of artistic and cultural production and situates it within the dynamic of postcolonial cultural politics. It critically evaluates African literature as a contour of cultural contestation with the imperial politics of knowledge production about others and as an ...
£44.99

African Musical Aesthetics

In the West, philosophy is generally confined to the domain of the intellect, and music to the domain of the emotion. This book makes either domain the location for the other. African musical aesthetics constitutes this location, and has its home in it. Moreover, since the separation of the domain of the intellect and the domain of...
£39.99

Afroeurope@n Configurations

This volume brings together contributions from various disciplines in the humanities exploring a variety of cultural, social and political configurations produced by the African presence in Europe, and attempting to consolidate a comparative framework for the study of contemporary black literatures and identities across different n...
£39.99

After Satan

This volume is the result of a collective desire to pay homage to Neil Forsyth, whose work has significantly contributed to scholarship on Satan. This volume is “after” Satan in more ways than one, tracing the afterlife of both the satanic figure in literature and of Neil Forsyth’s contribution to the field, particularly in his maj...
£39.99

Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men

Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men explores the changing depiction of superheroes from the comic books of the 1930s to the cinematic present. In this anthology, scholars from a variety of disciplines – including history, cultural studies, Latin American studies, film studies, and English – examine the superhero’s cultural history in North...
From £34.99

A Glasgow Voice

This book focuses on James Kelman, a leading Scottish author, and his use of language. It examines how Kelman presents a spoken Glasgow working-class voice in his stories while breaking down the traditional distinction made between speech and writing in literature. Three main themes are explored: the use of Glaswegian/Scots languag...
£44.99
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