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Transforming Literary Studies
This series is dedicated to exploring how our reading and understanding of literature and culture within modernity is continually about “going beyond.” It focuses on the modern and contemporary experiences of literature and the critique of literary studies arising from them at the crossroads of disciplines, traditions, and cultures where the politics and aesthetics of historical embeddedness emerge across such determinants. Works in the series encourage us to rethink the strictures and limitations of modelling literature and literary studies upon one static paradigm because literature cannot have a life without “crossing boundaries”—being ever mobile, transitive, and transmuting. The series acknowledges that literary studies today is a transformative site. It is committed to deciphering, discovering, and conceptualizing anew a variety of embeddings in such sites through a deep and fresh reading of texts from across world literature (both in English and translation), theory, and cultural events.
Ranjan Ghosh (
), Daniel T. O'Hara
Muhsin Jassim Al-Musawi, Keya Ganguli, Jean Michel Rabate, Karen Thornber, Timothy Campbell, Bill Ashcroft, Paul Giles, Bruno Clement, T J O Clark, Donald E. Pease, Priya Joshi, Diana Brydon, Thomas Docherty, Vesna Goldsworthy, and Susan Stanford Friedman
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Holly Buchanan (
Aesthetic Apprehensions: Silence and Absence in False Familiarities
LENE JOHANNESSEN AND JENA HABEGGER-CONTI -
AIDAN CONTI; JANNE STIGEN DRANGSHOLT; ING...
Lexington Books • February 2021 • Monograph
The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in Contemporary African Diaspora Literature
DELPHINE FONGANG -
TOYIN FALOLA -
BOSEDE FUNKE AFOLAYAN; SHILPA D...
Lexington Books • August 2020 • Monograph
Repetition, Recurrence, Returns: How Cultural Renewal Works
JOAN RAMON RESINA AND CHRISTOPH WULF -
VINCENT BARLETTA; GÜNTER BLAMBERGER; CHRISTIA...
Lexington Books • April 2019 • Monograph
Emerging Aesthetic Imaginaries
LENE JOHANNESSEN AND MARK LEDBETTER -
JULIE ADAMS; SUSAN G. CUMINGS; ASBJØRN GRØNSTA...
Lexington Books • December 2018 • Monograph
Playing Offstage: The Theater as a Presence or Factor in the Real World
SIDNEY HOMAN -
GIGI ARGYROPOULOU; S. P. CERASANO; LANCE DUERFAHRD; JOE FALOCCO; ULI ...
Lexington Books • October 2018 • Monograph
Community Boundaries and Border Crossings: Critical Essays on Ethnic Women Writers
KRISTEN LILLVIS; ROBERT MILTNER AND MOLLY FULLER -
LEILA AOUADI; SARAH A. CHAVEZ; AO...
Lexington Books • December 2016 • Monograph