Examines literary depictions of “mannish” pregnant women and metaphors of male pregnancy to reframe the relationship between creativity and gender in modernism.
Assesses the contributions of six major psychoanalytic thinkers in the light of current academic and clinical trends in psychoanalysis.
A probing, generative analysis of Knausgård’s My Struggle, with implications for our understanding of the novel form more broadly in the twenty-first century.
The most comprehensive collection of writings by an important twentieth-century radical writer.
Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.
Examines the Yiddish-Hebrew writer I. L. Peretz's alignment with the Jewish working-class in Eastern Europe and his devotion to progressive politics.
Offers a new, Spinozist framework for understanding encounters with otherness in Romantic literature as experiences of immanence.
Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.
Analyzes the different feelings, drives and instincts we have inherited from other species, to suggest a new understanding of ourselves as part of an eco-political community.
Argues that Daoism and dandyism, linked by likeminded philosophies of “carefree wandering,” deconstruct the puritanism and political correctness sought by Confucianism, Victorianism, and contemporary neoliberal culture.
Explores the various ways in which poetic and philosophical writing meet in texts by, and on, Paul Celan.
Brings together and makes available in English for the first time some of Ángel Rama’s most important essays.
A comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of one of the Islamic intellectual tradition’s most original and profound authors.
Explores how popular novels, short stories, and television shows from the United States and Britain illustrate the positive effects of feminism and promote gender equity.
A wide-ranging overview of contemporary literary works by LGBTQ Appalachians with a focus on LGBTQ themes and characters.
Considers how Irish poets have drawn on discourses of locality to articulate new forms of place and belonging amid Ireland’s transforming global identity.
A novel of early eighteenth-century Venice that Cooper called "in spirit, the most American book I ever wrote."
Reconsiders the figure of synaesthesia, understood as the combination of the senses and of the arts, in philosophy and literature.