This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
6 September 2012
This new volume, edited by Birgit Kaiser and Lorna Burns, appraises two major schools of contemporary criticism: postcolonialism and Deleuzian philosophy.
30 August 2012
Jan ten Thije was guest editor of this special issue, together with Jochen Rehbein (Ankara) and Anna Verschik (Tallinn).
9 August 2012
A number of Utrecht University researchers contributed to the most recent issue of the journal Memory Studies.
14 June 2012
This volume brings together articles on utopia and dystopia in a breadth of discipline.
22 March 2012
This book traces the development of the community from its foundation in the 740s over one and a half centuries.
5 March 2012
Just appeared in paperback is Ann Rigney’s book on Scott’s work as point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
5 March 2012
This book explores how Scott's work became an all-pervasive point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
22 February 2012
This study offers an overview of different forms of screen media.
15 February 2012
Philosophy and sociology of science aim at understanding the workings of scientific endeavour.
9 February 2012
Imar de Vries toont de invloed van geïdealiseerde ideeën over communicatie op onze media en ons wereldbeeld.
9 February 2012
This volume demonstrates that conversion in early modern Europe cannot be separated from the creative and spiritual ways in which it was given meaning.
3 February 2012
Rosi Braidotti’s new book provides a core introduction to critical theory.
19 January 2012
This book explores classic philosophical questions regarding the phenomenon of weakness of will or ‘akrasia’.
19 January 2012
‘God in the Age of Science?’ is a critical examination of strategies for the philosophical defence of religious belief.
13 January 2012
These essays foreground the work of filmmakers in theorising and comparing postcolonial conditions, recasting debates in both cinema and postcolonial studies.
5 January 2012
This volume incorporates twenty articles that deal with medieval and early modern memorial culture written by international experts.
29 November 2011
This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of Rosi Braidotti’s modern classic Nomadic Subjects retains all but two of Braidotti’s original essays.
11 November 2011
In medieval legal transactions the use of the written word was only one way among many of getting one’s way.
27 October 2011
This edited volume explores a number of theoretical discussions on the meaning of Europe.
14 June 2011
This volume centers on theories and methodologies for postgraduate feminist researchers engaged in interdisciplinary research.
6 April 2011
Eggo Müller develops an aesthetically grounded theory of entertainment and analyses the revaluation of entertainment as cultural concept and practice.
4 April 2011
This book explores the dynamics of peaceful coexistence in the Dutch Republic by tracing the literary responses to the role of religious imagery in worship.
22 February 2011
In this book, Birgit Kaiser traces a variety of 'simpletons' that populate the writings of Kleist and Melville.
19 January 2011
The articles focus on the function of a pamphlet, the pamphlet as a political actor, and the relationship between pamphlets and public opinion.
21 December 2010
‘Sexed Sentiments’ provides a gender perspective on the recent turn to affect in criticism.
15 December 2010
The contributions in this volume represent research results of the international network PhiMSAMP from 2006-2010.
9 December 2010
Thematically and as a narrative technique, interlace comes to its full development in the intriguing conclusion of the Prose 'Lancelot'.
24 November 2010
In the early modern European city, public buildings were the main pillars of the political, mercantile and social infrastructure.
17 November 2010
The History of Continental Philosophy, vol. 7: After Poststructuralism - Transitions and Transformations
After Poststructuralism analyses the main developments in continental philosophy between 1980 and 1995.
4 November 2010
This book aims to analyze the complex histories of network technologies in their material, institutional and symbolic performances.