Studies in English Literatures
Editor: Koray Melikoğlu
ISSN 1614-4651 (print)
ISSN 2940-5769 (online)
Studies in English Literatures (SEL), edited by Koray Melikoğlu, is a series of scholarly monographs and collected volumes devoted to both the traditional corpus studied in English and American Studies Departments and to widely-read Anglophone writers outside this corpus, such as Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head, and Wole Soyinka. The series, whose individual volumes have been received favourably as evidenced by the reviews quoted in these pages, is open to all theoretical approaches.
The General Editor:
The General Editor, Koray Melikoğlu, studied English and Linguistics at the Free University Berlin and University College Cardiff. He worked at Istanbul and Yeditepe universities and has published on Shakespeare, Eliza Haywood, Charlotte Lennox, Flann O’Brien, and Kazuo Ishiguro.
Seeking a Felicitous Space on the Frontier. The Progression of the Modern American Woman in O. E. Rölvaag, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Willa Cather€24.90ibidem124 PagesThis monograph seeks to reconstruct the culture of the pioneer woman as presented in O. E. Rölvaag’s Giants in the Earth, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie, and Willa Cather’s My...
Ob-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative. An Account of the Socio-topographic Construction of Space in Australian Literature€34.90ibidem290 PagesOb-scene Spaces in Australian Narrative is an exhaustive survey of Australian literature proposing itself as a journey through time and space. With a careful selection of texts which recount Australian...
Ghostly Alterities. Spectrality and Contemporary Literatures in English€24.90ibidem190 PagesGhostly Alterities analyses the meaning of ghostliness in contemporary Anglophone novels – Patricia Grace’s Baby No-Eyes (1998), Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987), J. M. Coetzee’s Foe (1986), Vivienne...
James Joyce - Developing Irish Identity
A Study of the Development of Postcolonial Irish Identity in the Novels of James Joyce€24.90ibidem164 PagesJames Joyce: Developing Irish Identity follows the increasing focus on Irish identity in Joyce’s major works of prose. This study traces the development of the idea of Ireland, the concept of “Irishness,”...
€24.90ibidem194 PagesPaola Baseotto’s important study stresses death’s ubiquity as a concept in Spenser’s works, always present in intimate relation to life, whether in the recurring, disturbing, figures of “deathwishers,”...
Melanie A Hanson
Decapitation and Disgorgement. The Female Body's Text in Early Modern English Drama and Poetry€24.90ibidem180 PagesThis book brings the ideas of French feminist Hélène Cixous to bear on a number of Early Modern English texts. The female characters of Mariam from Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedy of Mariam, Lavinia from...
New Readings in the Literature of British India, c. 1780-1947€39.90ibidem340 PagesThe twelve contributors to this book amply demonstrate the richness, vitality and complexity of the colonial transactions between Britain and India over the last two centuries, and they do so by approaching...
€29.90ibidem276 PagesThis scholarly study of the formation of the Irish literary canon in the first half of the twentieth century provides fascinating and often surprising insights into the ways in which different educational...
€29.90ibidem240 PagesWhen the SS Empire Windrush berthed at Tilbury docks in 1948 with 492 ex-servicemen from the Caribbean, it marked the beginning of the post-war migrations to Britain that would form part of modern, multicultural...
Daniel M Shea
James Joyce and the Mythology of Modernism€24.90ibidem206 PagesJames Joyce and the Mythology of Modernism examines anew how myth exists in Joyce’s fiction. Using Joyce’s idiosyncratic appropriation of the myths of Catholicism, this study explores how the rejected...