Featured Title: The Tragic Life Story of Medea as Mother, Monster, and Muse

Released earlier this year, The Tragic Life Story of Medea as Mother, Monster, and Muse offers a critical yet empathetic exploration of the famous ancient myth of Medea. Immortalised by early Greek and Roman dramatists, Medea is perhaps most often presented as a lovesick maiden who embarks on a journey of deadly revenge. Her story … Continue reading Featured Title: The Tragic Life Story of Medea as Mother, Monster, and Muse

MetFridays—Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art: Gillian Alban

During this talk at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gillian Alban presents her book: The Medusa Gaze in Contemporary Women's Fiction: Petrifying, Maternal and Redemptive - a vindication of the oft-maligned Medusa character. Through her writing and speech, Alban offers multiple interpretations of Medusa, enabling us to view her as a multidimensional character rather than … Continue reading MetFridays—Dangerous Beauty: Medusa in Classical Art: Gillian Alban

Richard Pine discusses popular literature and his new book in The Irish Times

Richard Pine, author of the recently released Minor Mythologies in Popular Literature: A Student's Guide to Texts and Films, has this weekend written an article for The Irish Times discussing the key themes of the book, and why we should not turn up our noses at popular or non-highbrow fiction. The article can be read … Continue reading Richard Pine discusses popular literature and his new book in The Irish Times

Professor Craig Smith discusses his new book (among other things) at the Motivation Report

Professor Craig Smith has been interviewed on the Motivation Report about his new book, voting, and numerous other topics. To listen, please click here. Craig's book Romanticism, Rhetoric and the Search for the Sublime: A Neo-Romantic Theory for Our Time is available to order now. Please use the discount code SUBLIME20 to receive a 20% discount … Continue reading Professor Craig Smith discusses his new book (among other things) at the Motivation Report

Meet our Authors – Despoina N. Feleki

Despoina N. Feleki is an independent researcher and appointed English Educator in Greece. She holds a PhD in Contemporary American Studies and an MA in Studies in European Literature and Culture. She lectures on the intersections between textuality and digitality, and how these affect literary and educational practices.  Her latest scientific interests revolve around contemporary … Continue reading Meet our Authors – Despoina N. Feleki

Book of the Month – August 2018

Our August Book of the Month is Intercultural Geopoetics in Kenneth White's Open World by Mohammed Hashas. Geopoetics is a movement and creative project concerned with reconnecting human beings to the natural world and reinvigorating our understanding of the spaces and places in which we dwell. Largely associated with the Scottish poet Kenneth White and … Continue reading Book of the Month – August 2018

Featured Review – Byron and the Best of Poets

Whether poetry or prose, at Cambridge Scholars we are proud to publish texts that are critically reviewed in the best scholarly journals focusing on language and literature. This month, we are delighted to share an especially noteworthy review published in the latest issue of The Byron Journal. Cambridge Scholars has published numerous texts on Byron … Continue reading Featured Review – Byron and the Best of Poets

Book Review: Radical Contra-Diction: Coleridge, Revolution, Apostasy

Björn Bosserhoff's book Radical Contra-Diction: Coleridge, Revolution, Apostasy, published in 2016 with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, has been reviewed by Katy Beavers from the School of Health Sciences, City, University of London. The review is not available online, but an indicative excerpt is below: "Bosserhof concludes that Coleridge’s attempts to rewrite his own past were to counter … Continue reading Book Review: Radical Contra-Diction: Coleridge, Revolution, Apostasy

Book review: Travelling around Cultures: Collected Essays on Literature and Art

Zsolt Győri and Gabriella Moise's book, Travelling around Cultures: Collected Essays on Literature and Art, has been reviewed in the latest issue of Pro&Contra by Eszter Krakkó. Eszter's review is extremely positive, and can be read in full here. Please see below for an indicative excerpt. "Although the subtitle humbly suggests that this volume is a “mere” … Continue reading Book review: Travelling around Cultures: Collected Essays on Literature and Art

Out now in paperback with 60% off: The Medusa Gaze in Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Petrifying, Maternal and Redemptive

Cambridge Scholars is delighted to announce that the paperback of Gillian Alban's acclaimed The Medusa Gaze in Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Petrifying, Maternal and Redemptive is out now. To celebrate the publication of the paperback and to continue the book's recent feature as our May Book of the Month, we are offering a 60% discount with the discount … Continue reading Out now in paperback with 60% off: The Medusa Gaze in Contemporary Women’s Fiction: Petrifying, Maternal and Redemptive