Literary Criticism and Theory
Jewish American Holocaust Literature
A critical reading of themes and stylistic strategies of major American Holocaust fiction to determine its capacity to render the prelude, progress, and aftermath of the Holocaust.
From German Southwest Africa to the Third Reich
Examines literature and art to reveal the German genocidal gaze in Africa and the Holocaust.
Japanese and English Fairy Tale Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"
Analysis of the mermaid in Japanese and English fairy tales through the framework of pleasure.
Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature
A trenchant scholarly exploration of how Canadian literature circulates in a transnational world.
A Critical Study of an Unconventional Memsahib
An expansive collection of essays about an "unconventional memsahib," a noted Victorian feminist and writer.
The Ottoman Turkish Model for The Thousand and One Days
Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.
The Canadian Writing Landscape of the 1960s
How the writing landscape of the 1960s shaped the present literary topography of Canada.
A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s Fairy Tales
Mother Goose Refigured presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault’s 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity in the original French and provide a fresh take on heroines and heroes that have become household names in North America.
Marshall McLuhan, Wyndham Lewis, Wilfred Watson, and Sheila Watson
Situating the intellectual inheritance of Canadian Vorticists in a multidisciplinary assemblage of authors and artists.
New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.
Essays on Robert Kroetsch’s Poetry
Dazzling, playful, and intellectually complex examination of personal recollections and archival materials about Kroetsch’s poetry.
Reading in the Digital Age
Are books on the way to extinction or just adapting to our changing world?
Facts, Counterfacts and Fictions
Groundbreaking study of theoretical, political, and environmental issues around the culture and ethics of petroculture.
On Citizenship and Orientalism in Postcolonial India
Analyzes women's activist writings to shed light on contemporary struggles for substantive citizenship in India.
Explores how traditional notions of citizenship are contested and altered through literature.
Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West
Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.
Canadian Periodicals in English and French, 1925–1960
First book focusing on neglected Canadian middlebrow culture, connecting magazine publishing with themes of travel.
DEFA Fairy-Tale Films
The first comprehensive, critical, book-length treatment of the live-action fairy-tale films from former East Germany.
Yiddish Culture after the Holocaust
Studies the variety, scope, and character of Yiddish culture in different geographical centers after the Holocaust.
Collected Essays & Travel Writings
Thirty-eight rare, out-of-print, or previously unpublished essays and letters by Lawrence Durrell with scholarly introduction.