Category Archives: Introductory Literary Studies

The Greatest Literary Moustaches!

By | November 21, 2012

It’s Movember and we love a good literary moustache. So much so, we’ve put together a collection of our all-time favourites! From the Walrus to the Mexican, and the Handlebar to the Horseshoe, it seems there is no end to the amount of creative facial topiary in the literary world… Something tells me Shakespeare set… Read More »

Literary Laughs

By | November 14, 2011

On a gloomy late-autumn Monday (at least here in London), I’m sure I can’t be the only one who might be on the look out for something to lighten the mood… With impeccable timing, Continuum Literary Studies is coming to the rescue with our latest publication: The Comic Mode in English Literature. Starting in the… Read More »

A Flying Start to the Academic Year – New Books for Students

By | October 4, 2011

The summer really seems to have vanished in the blink of an eye, hasn’t it? All of a sudden, here we are at the start of a new academic year! So while some of you may be planning lectures and seminars, or returning to study or even heading off to University for the first time,… Read More »

Stephen Burn praises The Novel: An Alternative History in The New York Times Book Review

By | January 14, 2011

In an essay for the series “Why Criticism Matters,” Stephen Burn heralded Steven Moore’s The Novel: An Alternative History as a potential starting point for literary criticism in the age of digital media.  Burn argues that the Amazon.com review has ended the time of the critic as a 'cultural arbiter,' passing down informed opinions to… Read More »

Wordsworth and Bronte – New Reader’s Guides

By | October 22, 2010

Hello! I thought it was about time that I made my first post as the new Senior Editor on Continuum's Literary Studies list. Choosing a subject for my first post has proven to be quite a challenge: we're in the very fortunate position of having published some really great new books on the Literary Studies… Read More »