Book review: Byron and the Best of Poets

Nicholas Gayle's first book with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Byron and the Best of Poets, has been reviewed by David Woodhouse in the Byron Journal. It is an extremely positive review, which praises Gayle's distinctive voice and style and his passionate analysis of Byron. The review is available here (subscription required), and an indicative excerpt is … Continue reading Book review: Byron and the Best of Poets

Call for chapters: British Travel Narratives on Wars

British Travel and Narratives on Wars is a forthcoming edited collection under consideration for publication by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and the editors Jeanne Dubino and Elisabetta Marino invite contributors to submit book chapter proposals. If you are interested in contributing please contact marino@lettere.uniroma2.it  and dubinoja@appstate.edu for further information. From Homer’s epics to Herodotus’s histories, warring has been synonymous … Continue reading Call for chapters: British Travel Narratives on Wars

Roberto Cantú working on new book on Alfonso Reyes (1889-1959)

Roberto Cantú is the editor of five books with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, An Insatiable Dialectic: Essays on Critique, Modernity, and Humanism (2013), The Willow and the Spiral: Essays on Octavio Paz and the Poetic Imagination (2014), The Reptant Eagle: Essays on Carlos Fuentes and the Art of the Novel (2015), Equestrian Rebels: Critical Perspectives on Mariano … Continue reading Roberto Cantú working on new book on Alfonso Reyes (1889-1959)

Dr Mary Honan given a civic reception honouring her scholarly work on peace, justice, and reconciliation

We are delighted to share news that Dr Mary Honan, author of The Literary Representation of World War II Childhood: Interrogating the Concept of Hospitality, published with Cambridge Scholars in 2017, was honoured with a civic reception recognising "her outstanding academic research on race & ethnic relations, peace & reconciliation" (see here for more details). … Continue reading Dr Mary Honan given a civic reception honouring her scholarly work on peace, justice, and reconciliation

Book review: A Genealogy of the Verse Novel

The release of A Genealogy of the Verse Novel late last year brings a welcome addition to verse novel research. Catherine Addison, an academic in the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Zululand, South Africa, has already published several articles on this area of research in recent years, and here brings … Continue reading Book review: A Genealogy of the Verse Novel

Book Announcement: The Modernization Process of Egypt and Turkey in Selected Novels of Naguip Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Modernization Process of Egypt and Turkey in Selected Novels of Naguip Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk by Özlem Ulucan. This study discusses the modernization process of Egypt and Turkey from the beginning of the 20th century through The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz and Cevdet … Continue reading Book Announcement: The Modernization Process of Egypt and Turkey in Selected Novels of Naguip Mahfouz and Orhan Pamuk

Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – May 2018

This month, our Editorial Advisory Board member Professor Clara Sarmento has chosen her ‘Recommended Read’: one of our most exciting publications from 2017. Clara is currently the director of the Centre for Intercultural Studies of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, where she is a Full Professor with Tenure, member of the Consulting Board, and director … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – May 2018

Call for Chapters: Owen Barfield in Contemporary Contexts

'Owen Barfield in Contemporary Contexts: Exploring His Thought and Influence' is a proposed edited collection that will focus on the life, work, and ideas of Owen Barfield. The book will be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, and the editor Martin Ovens invites contributors to submit book chapter proposals by October 1st, 2018. The chief purpose of … Continue reading Call for Chapters: Owen Barfield in Contemporary Contexts

Meet our Authors: Giada Goracci – April 2018

Giada Goracci received a PhD in English Studies from the University of Verona in 2015. Her areas of research include gender studies, literature and film, literature and fashion studies, ethics, power, and the body. She is currently teaching Scientific English at the University of Verona. Giada serves on the Editorial Board for Teaching English for Specific … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Giada Goracci – April 2018

Meet our Authors: Harry Eiss – April 2018

Harry Edwin Eiss is a Full Professor at Eastern Michigan University, where he teaches world mythology, literature and creative writing. He has spent his life in a search for meaning and value, resulting in an interdisciplinary exploration of neurology, psychology, theology, philosophy and all of the arts and humanities. This resulted in his own theory of … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Harry Eiss – April 2018