5 Critical Books for Latin American Literature Studies

Despite Latin American literature being widely known as a rich literary canon—or perhaps because it is such a rich literary canon—there are still works and aspects of Latin American literature that remain under-explored. Here are five books that bring critical works of Latin American literature to English-language audiences for the first time; break new ground… Continue reading 5 Critical Books for Latin American Literature Studies

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

Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Congratulations to Professor Mark Bender (The Ohio State University) on the outstanding review of his book, The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry, in the journal Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC). The review states: In translating these poems into English, the global 'language of interaction' (p. xxi), the voices of poets from the borderlands… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: The Borderlands of Asia

Interview with Wilt Idema on his new book, “The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu”

The following is an interview with Cambria Press author Dr. Wilt Idema (Harvard University) whose new book has just been released. In addition to the many honors he has earned, Dr. Idema is one of twenty Sinologists this year to win the 9th Special Book Award of China, a national-level award was set up by General… Continue reading Interview with Wilt Idema on his new book, “The Immortal Maiden Equal to Heaven and Other Precious Scrolls from Western Gansu”

#MLA15 Sinophone Scholars! Must-have book praised by world’s top Sinologists!

When a book is included in the series of the world-renowned Sinologist Victor Mair (University of Pennsylvania) and praised by top Sinophone scholars David Der-wei Wang (Harvard University), Shu-mei Shih (UCLA), and Quah Sy Ren (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), it is not surprising (but still very gratifying!) when it is praised in a journal review… Continue reading #MLA15 Sinophone Scholars! Must-have book praised by world’s top Sinologists!

Cambria Press New Book! Philip Roth and World Literature

  Cambria Press New Book! Philip Roth and World Literature   "Far from insular, Roth’s work appears deeply rooted in the American canon, while at the same time it exhibits a remarkable openness, a persistent need for contact with his European forebears, and true engagement with contemporary world literature."  – Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages … Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Philip Roth and World Literature

Cambria Press Book Review: MCLC lauds Rethinking Chineseness for being a “well-written and researched” book!

Cambria Press congratulates E. K. Tan on the glowing review of his book in Modern Chinese Literature and Culture (MCLC) by Dr. Karen Thornber (Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University). The book review lauds E. K. Tan’s interdisciplinary Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World because it is a "well-written and researched" book that… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: MCLC lauds Rethinking Chineseness for being a “well-written and researched” book!