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Literary Criticism & Linguistics titles


Literary Criticism titles specialize in innovative strategies and approaches to the major works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and also offer a range of experimental, creative titles exploring new, and re-exploring hitherto neglected, literary grounds and movements. Structured to be both accessible and informative, each volume presents a stimulating read. Press titles reflect a growing awareness of foreign-language works’ integration into English literary studies, and look to provide a platform for new debate in literary studies.

A Sussex Library of Study series, Critical Inventions, focuses on new and experimental approaches to literary criticism.

A second Sussex Library of Study series, Critical Voices, offers accessible introductions to key ideas of significant thinkers in literary and cultural criticism.

A. E. Housman
Martin Blocksidge

“Affective Worlds”
John Hughes

The Ambassadors of Death
Shahar Bram

The Architectural Novel
Nicola Minott-Ahl

The Arab Writer in English
Geoffrey Nash

The Aristocratic Universe of Karen Blixen
Frantz Leander Hansen

Aristotle and Modernism
Edna Rosenthal

Ars poetica or The Roots of Poetic Creation?
Flemming Olsen

Benjamin Disraeli: The Novel as Political Discourse
Michael Flavin

Bewilderments of Vision
Oliver Tearle

The Bookman
James R. Russo

The Butterfly Hatch
Richard Vytniorgu

Jeffrey Browitt

Colorful Was Their Voice
Shahar Bram and Neta Goren

Contemporary American Fiction in the Embrace of the Digital Age
Edited by Béatrice Pire, Arnaud Regnauld & Pierre-Louis Patoine

Contemporary Central American Fiction
Jeffrey Browitt

Edited by John Schad and Oliver Tearle

David Daiches
William Baker and Michael Lister

David Foster Wallace
Edited by Beatrice Pire and Pierre-Louis Patoine

David Peace
Katy Shaw

Deconstruction After All
Christopher Norris edted by David Jonathan Y. Bayot

Dennis Cooper
Paul Hegarty and Danny Kennedy

Derek Attridge in Conversation
Derek Attridge with David Jonathan Y. Bayot and Franciso Roman Guevara

Dialogues with / and Great Books
David Fishelov

Don Quixote and the Subversive Tradition of Golden Age Spain
R. K. Britton

An Earthy Entanglement with Spirituality
Elizabeth Moore Willingham, Editor

Eliot's Objective Correlative
Flemming Olsen

Zsuzsa Baross

The English Question
Thomas Docherty

Ernest Fenollosa
Flemming Olsen

The Eruption of Insular Identities
Brianna Medeiros

Exiles and Migrants
Edited by Anthony Coulson

The Expression of Things
John Hughes

Fernando Pessoa
Jerónimo Pizarro

The Figure Concealed
Lisa Goldfarb

Figures of Heresy
Edited by Andrew Dix and Jonathan Taylor

Fillm Nation
James R. Russo

Flaubert and Don Quijote
Soledad Fox

For the Tempus-Fugitives
Christopher Norris

From Lisbon to the World
George Monteiro

Gambling in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel
Michael Flavin

Given: 1° Art 2° Crime – Modernity, Murder and Mass Culture
Jean-Michel Rabaté

The Habits of Distraction
Michael Wood

A Handbook of Czech Prose Writings
Bohuslava Bradbrook

Heidegger’s Bicycle: Interfering with Victorian Texts
Roger Ebbatson

Henry Green at the Limits of Modernism
Marius Hentea

‘Hide Fox, and All After’
J. D. Winter

Hostage of the Word
John Schad

The Imperative of Narration
Catharina Wulf

In Search of Vinteuil
James Holden

An Introduction to Twentieth-Century Czech Fiction
Robert Porter

John Howlett

John Betjeman
Greg Morse

Joy and Sorrow – Songs of Ancient China
Ha Poong Kim

Karel Čapek
Bohuslava R. Bradbrook

Knight Prisoner
T.J. Lustig

Laura Esquivel’s Mexican Fictions
Edited by Elizabeth M. Willingham

Leigh Hunt and What is Poetry?
Flemming Olsen

The Literary Criticism of Matthew Arnold
Flemming Olsen

Literary Universe in Three Parts
Petr A. Bílek, Vladimír Papoušek and David Skalický

Ludics and Laughter as Feminist Aesthetic
Edited by Jennifer Gustar, Caleb Sivyer and Sarah Gamble

The Matter of Rhyme
Christopher Norris

The Medium is the Maker
J. Hillis Miller

The Narcissism of Empire
Diane Simmons

A New Poetics of Chekhov’s Major Plays
Harai Golomb

Ha Poong Kim

On Reading the Will
Jeremy Tambling

J D Winter

Philip Larkin : Subversive Writer
Stephen Cooper

The Poetic World of Emily Brontë
Laura Inman

Poetic Rhythm Structure and Performance
Reuven Tsur

The Poetry of Sa’di Yûsuf
Yair Huri

Portrait of a Danish Conman
Frantz Leander Hansen

The Prodigal Sign
Kevin Mills

Queer Fish: Christian Unreason from Darwin to Derrida
John Schad

Rapture: Literature, Secrecy, Addiction
David Punter

Reading Fragments and Fragmentation in Modernist Literature
Rebecca Varley-Winter

Reading Inside Out
Interviews and Conversations by J. Hillis Miller Edited by David Jonathan Y. Bayot

Reading Women’s Poetry
Laurence Lerner

Reinventing the Sublime
Steven Vine

Science and Omniscience in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Jonathan Taylor

Shadows and Illuminations
John Neary

Someone Called Derrida
John Schad

The Song of BEOWULF
J. D. Winter

Talking Walking
Rachel Bowlby

“Telling it Slant”
Edited by Chloe Buckley and Sarah Ilott

‘Thinking Against the Current’
Sybil Oldfield

Through Australian Eyes
Andrew Hassam

Toward a Theory of Cognitive Poetics
Reuven Tsur

Trauma and Ethics in the Novels of Graham Swift
Stef Craps

Two Loves I Have
J. D. Winter

Unexpected Affinities
Lisa Goldfarb

The Uselessness of Art
Peter Lamarque

Wallace Stevens: Rage for Order
Lee M. Jenkins

Werner Krauss
Gareth Watts

The Wheels of Chance by H.G. Wells
Introduced by Jeremy Withers

Winifred Gérin
Helen MacEwan

Writers Under Siege
Jiří Holẏ