Category Archives: Author interviews

Q&A with Graham Huggan

By | September 17, 2018

Graham Huggan answered a few questions for us about Colonialism, Culture, Whales, his new book in the Environmental Cultures series. Start reading Colonialism, Culture, Whales on Bloomsbury Collections.  How would you describe your book in one sentence? Colonialism, Culture, Whales looks at the transition from whale hunting (in the past) to whale watching (in the present),… Read More »

Q&A with Natasha Periyan

By | September 5, 2018

Natasha Periyan answers a few questions for us about The Politics of 1930s British Literature, her new book in the Historicizing Modernism series.  How would you describe your book in one sentence? A study of how 1930s writers engaged with education as they explored shifting democratic ideals, new gender identities and new aesthetic forms. What… Read More »

Q&A with Michael Dean Clark

By | August 29, 2018

Michael Dean Clark answered a few questions about Creative Writing Innovations, now available in paperback. How would you describe your book in one sentence? I’d describe our book as 16 instigations toward conceiving the study of creative writing outside the assumption that traditional approaches like the workshop model are inherently best practices and must be… Read More »

Q&A with Clint Burnham

By | June 20, 2018

Clint Burnham answered a few questions for us about his new book in the Psychoanalytic Horizons series, Does the Internet Have an Unconscious? How would you describe your book in one sentence? We can only understand the internet by thinking about it psychoanalytically: in terms of our desires, anxieties, enjoyment, and repression. What drew to… Read More »

Q&A with Marie Kolkenbrock

By | April 4, 2018

Marie Kolkenbrock answered some questions about her new book in the New Directions in German Studies series, Stereotype and Destiny in Arthur Schnitzler’s Prose: Five Psycho-Sociological Readings. How would you describe your book in one sentence? Through five psycho-sociological readings, my book shows how Arthur Schnitzler’s prose texts suggest that stereotype and destiny form a… Read More »

Q&A with Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado

By | March 14, 2018

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado answered a few questions for us about the new volume he edited, Mexican Literature in Theory.  How would you describe your book in one sentence? An engagement between Mexican literature from the 19th to the 21st century and different schools of literary and critical theory, to explore the ways in which… Read More »

Q&A with Willard Bohn

By | February 13, 2018

Willard Bohn answered a few questions for us about Reading Apollinaire’s Calligrammes. How would you describe your book in one sentence? This book reviews all of the previous scholarship for nineteen poems in Calligrammes, provides a detailed analysis, and, in many cases, proposes a new interpretation. What drew you to writing about this subject? I… Read More »

Q&A with Madelon Sprengnether

By | February 8, 2018

Madelon Sprengnether answered a few questions for us about her new book Mourning Freud, the first volume in the new series Psychoanalytic Horizons.  1) How would you describe your book in one sentence? The title reads two ways: Mourning Freud analyses Freud’s experiences and theories of mourning as a basis for exploring the preoedipal turn… Read More »

Q&A with Janelle Adsit

By | November 14, 2017

Janelle Adsit answered a few questions about her new book, Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing: Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum. How would you describe your book in one sentence? Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing exposes hidden biases of the creative writing curriculum and suggests principles that can counter these biases within the classroom.… Read More »

Q&A with Robert Harvey

By | November 9, 2017

Robert Harvey answered some questions about his new book, Sharing Common Ground: A Space for Ethics.  How would you describe your book in one sentence? The book demonstrates how thought fueled by imagining liminal life – life at its limit – in what Foucault termed heterotopias, or “spaces otherwise,” stimulates ethical dealings with each other.… Read More »