Tag Archives: Modernism

Modernist Studies Association 2014 Sneak Peak

By | October 31, 2014

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 »

In Conversation with Michael Lackey: Studying Nazi Christianity

By | June 8, 2012

Described as the 'Richard Dawkins of Literary Criticism' by Christopher Douglas (Associate Professor of English, University of Victoria), Michael Lackey is the author of our fascinating new book The Modernist God State in which he looks at the religious basis of modernist political movements. In this interview he reveals his experience of studying Nazi texts… Read More »

Tracing a Literary Fantasia: an extract from Samuel Beckett and Arnold Geulincx

By | June 1, 2012

'With a few chapters left to write of Murphy in January 1936, Samuel Beckett ventured within what he called ‘the abhorred gates’ of Trinity College, Dublin library for the first time since resigning from a teaching post at his old University 4 years earlier. He returned repeatedly to the library over the following 3 months… Read More »

‘A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction’

By | March 22, 2012

What place did feminist writing have in the modernist movement? Seeing as we are attending the Moving Modernisms conference this week, lets turn our attention to Virginia Woolf… 'Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own is a key feminist text that explores the relationship between women and literature and economics. It is a signal essay when… Read More »

International Women’s Day: our favourite female writers

By | March 8, 2012

Exciting news in the Bloomsbury offices today as 3 of our female authors have been longlisted for the Orange Prize! This is especially significant as today is International Women's Day. In celebration of this, we've decided to take a look at some of our favourite female writers in the Bloomsbury office and included some exclusive previews for you… Read More »

Alberto Manguel endorses Borges, Between History and Eternity

By | February 2, 2012

In June 2012 (US) and August (UK) we are publishing Borges, Between History and Eternity – a book that contrasts how Borges is read in Latin America with his wider reputation as part of the Modernist canon. We are ecstatic to have received this outstanding endorsement from Alberto Manguel: 'A splendid book. Intelligent, illuminating, original,… Read More »