Law and society

Life and Death on the Plantations: Selected Jesuit Letters from the Caribbean
Edited and translated by Michael Harrigan 
Critical Texts 6812 April 2021


Fin-de-siècle

Mathilde Blind: Selected Fin-de-Siècle Poetry and Prose
Edited by James Diedrick 
Critical Texts 70 / Jewelled Tortoise 612 November 2021


Exile

Affective Spaces: Migration in Scandinavian and German Transnational Narratives
Anja Tröger 
Germanic Literatures 2426 July 2021


The City

Venetian Inscriptions: Vernacular Writing for Public Display in Medieval and Renaissance Venice
Ronnie Ferguson 
Italian Perspectives 5026 July 2021


History of ideas

Delw y Byd: A Medieval Welsh Encyclopedia
Edited by Natalia I. Petrovskaia 
MHRA Library of Medieval Welsh Literature 31 December 2020


Languages in contact

Film Festivals: Cinema and Cultural Exchange
Mar Diestro-Dópido 
Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 181 May 2021


National and cultural identity

The Visualization of a Nation: Tàpies and Catalonia
Emily Jenkins 
Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 4710 September 2021


Fin-de-siècle

Fragments, Genius and Madness: Masks and Mask-Making in the fin-de-siècle Imagination
Elisa Segnini 
Studies In Comparative Literature 5626 July 2021


The Holocaust

Holocaust and Home: The Poetry of David Fram from Lithuania to South Africa
Hazel Frankel 
Studies In Yiddish 1810 September 2021


The French Revolution

André Chénier: Poetry and Revolution 1792-1794
David McCallam 
Transcript 2426 July 2021


'Lucan', Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (39-65), Roman poet

Thomas May, Lucan's Pharsalia (1627)
Edited by Emma Buckley and Edward Paleit 
Tudor and Stuart Translations 187 December 2020


Plutarch (46-120), Greek essayist

Plutarch in English, 1528–1603: Volume 1: Essays
Edited by Fred Schurink 
Tudor and Stuart Translations 2/1 of 218 December 2020

  • ‘The really significant contribution to scholarship is Schurink’s General Introduction. Here we see his command of the subject, and can trace the logic and the evidence that results in the inescapable conclusion that we really should take Plutarch more seriously... there is much about these two volumes that makes them important material for anyone seeking to understand English literature in the sixteenth and, indeed, the seventeenth centuries.’ — Freyja Cox Jensen, Translation and Literature 30, 2021, 384-390 (full text online)

Plutarch in English, 1528–1603: Volume 2: Lives
Edited by Fred Schurink 
Tudor and Stuart Translations 2/2 of 218 December 2020

  • ‘The really significant contribution to scholarship is Schurink’s General Introduction. Here we see his command of the subject, and can trace the logic and the evidence that results in the inescapable conclusion that we really should take Plutarch more seriously... there is much about these two volumes that makes them important material for anyone seeking to understand English literature in the sixteenth and, indeed, the seventeenth centuries.’ — Freyja Cox Jensen, Translation and Literature 30, 2021, 384-390 (full text online)

Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Italian poet

Dante Beyond Borders: Contexts and Reception
Edited by Nick Havely and Jonathan Katz with Richard Cooper 
Italian Perspectives 5217 November 2021


Thomas May (1594-1650), English poet

Thomas May, Lucan's Pharsalia (1627)
Edited by Emma Buckley and Edward Paleit 
Tudor and Stuart Translations 187 December 2020


André Chénier (1762-1794), French poet

André Chénier: Poetry and Revolution 1792-1794
David McCallam 
Transcript 2426 July 2021


Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist

The Living Death of Modernity: Balzac, Baudelaire, Zola
Dorothy Kelly 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6322 July 2021


Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), French poet

The Living Death of Modernity: Balzac, Baudelaire, Zola
Dorothy Kelly 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6322 July 2021


Émile Zola (1840-1902), French novelist

The Living Death of Modernity: Balzac, Baudelaire, Zola
Dorothy Kelly 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6322 July 2021


Mathilde Blind (1841-96), German/English writer

Mathilde Blind: Selected Fin-de-Siècle Poetry and Prose
Edited by James Diedrick 
Critical Texts 70 / Jewelled Tortoise 612 November 2021


Alfred Döblin (1878-1957), German writer

Alfred Döblin: Monsters, Cyborgs and Berliners 1900-1933
Robert Craig 
Germanic Literatures 2010 September 2021


David Fram (1903-88), Lithuanian/South African poet

Holocaust and Home: The Poetry of David Fram from Lithuania to South Africa
Hazel Frankel 
Studies In Yiddish 1810 September 2021


Italo Calvino (1923-85), Italian novelist

Spatial Plots: Virtuality and the Embodied Mind in Baricco, Camilleri and Calvino
Marzia Beltrami 
Italian Perspectives 4526 July 2021


Antoni Tàpies (1923-2012), Catalan artist

The Visualization of a Nation: Tàpies and Catalonia
Emily Jenkins 
Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 4710 September 2021


Francisco Morales Nieva (1924-2016), Spanish playwright

Francisco Nieva: Coronada y el toro
Edited by Komla Aggor 
Critical Texts 6415 November 2021

  • ‘La prestigiosa editorial asentada en Cambridge Modern Humanities Research Association acaba de publicar una edición de la obra del genio español Francisco Nieva, «Coronada y el Toro», con una magnífica introducción y estudio del especialista en Nieva Komla Aggor, profesor de la Texas Christian University. «Coronada y el Toro» es una obra maestra.’ — Martín-Miguel Rubio Esteban, ABC 29 September 2020, 14
  • ‘La Modern Humanities Research Association acaba de publicar una excelente edición de la obra de Francisco Nieva, Coronada y el toro, preparada por el investigador experto en la obra de Nieva, Komla Aggor.’www.francisconieva.com September 2020

Andrea Camilleri (1925-2019), Italian novelist

Spatial Plots: Virtuality and the Embodied Mind in Baricco, Camilleri and Calvino
Marzia Beltrami 
Italian Perspectives 4526 July 2021


Quim Monzó (1952-), Catalan writer

Quim Monzó and Contemporary Catalan Culture (1975–2018): Cultural Normalization, Postmodernism and National Politics
Guillem Colom-Montero 
Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 4526 July 2021


Olivier Cadiot (1956-), French poet

Contemporary French Poetry: Towards a Minor Poetics
Daisy Sainsbury 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6526 July 2021


Alessandro Baricco (1958-), Italian novelist

Spatial Plots: Virtuality and the Embodied Mind in Baricco, Camilleri and Calvino
Marzia Beltrami 
Italian Perspectives 4526 July 2021


Dominique Fourcade (1958-), French poet

Contemporary French Poetry: Towards a Minor Poetics
Daisy Sainsbury 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6526 July 2021


Christophe Tarkos (1963-2004), French poet

Contemporary French Poetry: Towards a Minor Poetics
Daisy Sainsbury 
Research Monographs in French Studies 6526 July 2021