#StPatricksDay Highlight: Reading John Banville Through Jean Baudrillard

"Hedda Friberg-Harnesk sheds new light on the fiction of John Banville thanks to an original theoretical frame: her perceptive use of Baudrillard’s orders of simulacra engages the reader in a stimulating critical conversation with the unstable and uncertain worlds and beings of Banvillean fiction. ... [Her] eloquent, thought-provoking study grants the reader a deeper insight… Continue reading #StPatricksDay Highlight: Reading John Banville Through Jean Baudrillard

How Sefi Atta Illuminates African Culture and Tradition

We are proud to have published the first critical study of the works of Sefi Atta, the award-winning author who tackles issues of Nigerian culture and tradition head on in her brilliantly engaging writings. Atta’s insights into the roles and treatment of women, neocolonial government structures, patriarchy, 21st-century phenomena such as Nigerian e-mail phishing and… Continue reading How Sefi Atta Illuminates African Culture and Tradition

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 Author Jonathan Stalling – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press author Professor Jonathan Stalling, Professor of English and Curator of the Chinese Literature Translation Archive at the University of Oklahoma, gave a speech about his book, Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers: An Anthology, coedited with Lin Tai-man and Yanwing Leung, at the Cambria Press reception at the AAS 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Watch… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Jonathan Stalling – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

#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

Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Chicana Literature

Congratulations to Professor Cristina Herrera of California State University, Fresno, on the outstanding review of her book, Contemporary Chicana Literature: (Re)Writing the Maternal Script, by the Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. The book review commends Contemporary Chicana Literature because: "In the field of mothering and motherhood studies, there is a lack of literature… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Contemporary Chicana Literature

#BookReview of CONTEMPORARY #CHICANA LITERATURE by journal Contemporary Women’s Writing

Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Contemporary Chicana Literature: (Re)Writing the Maternal Script has been reviewed in the journal Contemporary Women's Writing (published by Oxford University Press), and we congratulate Dr. Cristina Herrera on the outstanding book review. The review states that "The strengths of Herrera's work are undeniable. She offers insightful and nuanced interpretations of… Continue reading #BookReview of CONTEMPORARY #CHICANA LITERATURE by journal Contemporary Women’s Writing

#Humanities Scholarship – Important and Growing

An excellent article from Inside Higher Ed regarding scholarship in the humanities, in which William (Bro) Adams, the head of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), said on Thursday that he wants to push humanities scholarship to become more directly connected to helping address the nation’s contemporary problems. There are also encouraging numbers from… Continue reading #Humanities Scholarship – Important and Growing

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 New Book! Contemporary Chicana Literature is now available!

Cambria Press is pleased to announce that Contemporary Chicana Literature is now available! Excerpts from this new book by Cristina Herrera: "A major element of Chicana women’s experience is navigating a society that is often racist, sexist, homophobic, and classist. ... In order for the Chicana daughter to forge an identity, she must first come… Continue reading Cambria Press New Book! Contemporary Chicana Literature is now available!