Postmodern Studies

Edited by Theo D'haen and Hans Bertens

Edited by Walter Moser, University of Ottawa Angela Ndalianis, University of Melbourne, and Peter Krieger, Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas

This anthology examines the phenomenon of the Neo-Baroque through interdisciplinary perspectives. Understanding the Neo-Baroque as transcultural (between different cultures) and transhistorical (between historical moments) the contributors explore its slippery nature of the Neo-Baroque.
Series: 
Volume: 
55
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324343
Expected: 
October 2016
€115,00
$138.00

Luigi Gussago, La Trobe University, Australia

In Picaresque Fiction Today Luigi Gussago delineates the legacy and further development of the picaresque in a selection of novels by contemporary Italian and Anglophone writers along several thematic and stylistic lines.
Series: 
Volume: 
54
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004311220
E-ISBN: 
9789004311237
Publication date: 
September 2016
€126,00
$151.00

Joost Krijnen

This book is concerned with the “impious” Holocaust fictions of four contemporary Jewish American novelists. It argues that their work should not be seen as insensitive, but rather as explorations of various forms of renewal.
Series: 
Volume: 
53
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253230
E-ISBN: 
9789004316072
Publication date: 
May 2016
€99,00
$128.00

Andrew Rayment

Revolutionary trains, encountering pervert-priests, dwarf hermaphrodites and pondering the homicidal tendencies of fairy tales, this book is an illuminating account bringing intellectual and ethical concerns to bear on the popular Fantasy form.
Series: 
Volume: 
52
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038585
Publication date: 
January 2014
€64,00
$80.00

Micheal Sean Bolton

This book addresses the unique characteristics of Burroughs’ narrative style in order to discover strategies for engaging and navigating these demanding novels. Utilizing various poststructuralist theories, as well as recent theories in electronic literature and posthumanism.
Series: 
Volume: 
51
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038486
Publication date: 
January 2014
€46,00
$58.00

Marion May Campbell

Poetic Revolutionaries is an exploration of the relationship between radical textual practice, social critique and subversion. Drawing on theories of avant-garde practice, intertextuality, parody, representation, and performance.
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037861
Publication date: 
January 2014
€74,00
$94.00

David Banash

Collage Culture develops a comprehensive theory of the origins and meanings of collage and readymades in modern and postmodern art, literature, and everyday life. Demonstrating that the origins of collage are found in assembly line technologies and mass media forms of layout and advertising in...
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036819
Publication date: 
January 2013
€83,00
$104.00

Edited by Jorge Sacido

How can the short story help to redefine modernism, postmodernism and their interrelationship? What is the status of the short story in modern literary history? These are the central questions that the essays collected in this volume try to answer from different perspectives through readings of...
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035577
Publication date: 
January 2012
€73,00
$92.00

Joanna Rostek

From Daniel Defoe to Joseph Conrad, from Virginia Woolf to Derek Walcott, the sea has always been an inspiring setting and a powerful symbol for generations of British and Anglophone writers. Seaing through the Past is the first study to explicitly address the enduring relevance of the maritime...
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042033818
Publication date: 
January 2011
€92,00
$116.00

Edward S. Robinson

Shift Linguals traces a history of the cut-up method, the experimental writing practice discovered by Brion Gysin and made famous by Beat author William S. Burroughs. From the groundbreaking works of Dada and Surrealism that paved the way for Burroughs’ breakthrough, through the countercultural...
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033030
Publication date: 
January 2011
€76,00
$96.00

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