Is there any better gift to give or receive than books? We don’t think so! So we’ve asked some of our authors to share with us their Bloomsbury Holiday Wish Lists, to help inspire your gift-giving this season! Today’s wish list is from Mark Yakich is the author of Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide He is… Read More »
We are getting reading for the Modernist Studies Association conference in Pittsburgh. We are going to have new paperback editions of our Historicizing Modernism series along with the first the first print edition by Bloomsbury of The Beckett Digital Manuscript Project. Stop by for a 35% discount on displayed titles along with a chance to… Read More »
Lots of new research in Contemporary American Literature from Bloomsbury Literary Studies! Check out some of our recent titles: American Fiction in Transition: Observer-Hero Narrative, the 1990s, and Postmodernism is a study of the observer-hero narrative. Through the lens of this transitional genre, the book explores the 1990s in relation to debates about the end… Read More »
The internet's celebration of Pride and Prejudice's 200th anniversary is still going strong. Bloomsbury author Evan Gottlieb just published this article for the Huffington Post: Jane Austen and Zombies: Old Novels, New Insights. From the article: For those of us who teach and write about 18th- and 19th-century literature, the unexpected success of Seth Grahame-Smith's… Read More »
We just received this fantastic review for The Textual Life of Airports from the journal Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Here is an excerpt from it: His astute and idiosyncratic analysis ranges from boys' detective fiction and the sort of popular novel that sells well at airport bookstores (which passengers consume so voraciously at… Read More »
We discuss the literary and cinematic depiction of Zombie London in 28 Days Later and key literary writers….
The most popular contemporary venue for costuming and disguise in the masquerade and fancy dress traditions is Halloween. This ritual but informal festival has become a representation of North Americanness, both for new immigrants and in places where North American culture is transplanted and marketed. Halloween has transcended its ethnic roots, appropriating and transforming some… Read More »
We welcome proposals in all areas of literary studies and at all levels, from student guides to scholarly research monographs, as well as books that will appeal to a wider general audience. If you would like to submit a book proposal, please download our proposal form and send it, together with your CV, to either:… Read More »
You can view our Literary Studies catalogue for 2017-18 here!
You'll have noticed that we've had a bit of an identity change! Continuum Literary Studies is no more and we've now rebranded as Bloomsbury Literary Studies. Although we are sad to say goodbye to Continuum, we are delighted to say hello to our new Bloomsbury name! For the last year or so since Continuum were… Read More »