Cambria Press Publication Review: Reading John Banville Through Jean Baudrillard

Congratulations to Professor Hedda Friberg-Harnesk on the outstanding review of her book Reading John Banville Through Jean Baudrillard in the journal Études Irlandaises, which praises the the book for being an "eloquent, thought-provoking study grants the reader a deeper insight into Banville’s bewitching 'territory of mercurial instability.'" The review also notes that Hedda Friberg-Harnesk sheds… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Reading John Banville Through Jean Baudrillard

Publication Excerpt from Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers

The following is an excerpt from the introduction in Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers, edited by Jonathan Stalling, Lin Tai-man, and Yanwing Leung. A Pacific island of roughly 14,400 square miles, Taiwan lies just over a hundred miles off China’s southeast shoreline and seven hundred miles south of Japan. It has been a contested cultural space… Continue reading Publication Excerpt from Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers

Cambria Press Publication Review: David Malouf and the Poetic

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Smith on another excellent review of her book, David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings, this time by Australian Book Review. The review notes that: While not a biography per se, the book employs considerable biographical detail to good effect. ... Smith covers this biographical record admirably, and uses it… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: David Malouf and the Poetic

Cambria Press Publication Review: Chinese Avant-garde Fiction

Congratulations to Professor Zhansui Yu on the outstanding review of his book, Chinese Avant-garde Fiction: Quest for Historicity and Transcendent Truth, in China Quarterly.   The book review notes: "The experimental literary production of the People’s Republic of China during the 1980s, which was freed from many of the aesthetic strictures of the Mao era,… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Chinese Avant-garde Fiction

Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Smith on the excellent review of her book, David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings! The Australian praises "this carefully researched book, part of a series edited by academic Susan Lever, Smith considers what the idea of a 'poetic imagination' might mean, with the aim of offering 'fresh insights into… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

#MLA18 Meet the Author Session: Christopher Lupke

Meet Dr. Christopher Lupke, Professor and Chair of the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Alberta; and author of the highly acclaimed The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion; on Friday (January 5) at 11:40 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (101). This book is in the Cambria Sinophone World… Continue reading #MLA18 Meet the Author Session: Christopher Lupke

#MLA18 Book Launch: The Monster as War Machine

Meet Dr. Mabel Moraña, William H. Gass Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and winner of the 2013 MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, on Saturday (January 6) at 11:30 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (101) for a book signing for her latest book, The Monster as War Machine. This… Continue reading #MLA18 Book Launch: The Monster as War Machine

The Monster as War Machine – Book Excerpts

Cambria Press is proud to announce the publication of the new book, The Monster as War Machine, by by Mabel Moraña, William H. Gass Professor in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and winner of the 2013 MLA Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize. See below for excerpts from this book, which has been… Continue reading The Monster as War Machine – Book Excerpts

#MLA17 – Best Moments

One of the best moments at #MLA17--when Professor Christian Rubio sees his book Krausism and the Spanish Avant-Garde for the first time! Mark P. Del Mastro, Chair and Professor of Hispanic Studies of the College of Charleston, notes: Christian Rubio provides a refreshing, clearly articulated and well-researched study on the impact of Krausism on Spain… Continue reading #MLA17 – Best Moments

#MLA17 – Scholars Making a Difference

The following individuals are scholars who are making a difference with their outstanding scholarly and community contributions. Check out their books at the Cambria booth (#509) in the #MLA17 book exhibit hall. Top row (left to right): Paul Manfredi (Pacific Lutheran University), Mabel Moraña (Washington University in St. Louis), Christopher Lupke (University of Alberta), E.… Continue reading #MLA17 – Scholars Making a Difference