This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
10 April 2014
In this book, Buelens demonstrates that poets were engaging with the battlefields of WWI with weapons as well as words.
6 November 2013
This book offers a new perspective on the role of the pedlars as an intermediary between established booksellers and a socially diverse reading public.
1 July 2013
The third issue of VIEW highlights debates on how television fosters the moving borders of national memories.
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
8 April 2013
The recently published volume 'Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde' contains a contribution by Hans Anten (former staff member of the Department of Dutch).
26 February 2013
In this book Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden trace the emergence and the influence of the typically Dutch 'poldermodel'.
7 January 2013
In this new book, Laura Basu shows how the memory of Ned Kelly was shaped, and investigates its role in the development of an Australian national identity.
5 December 2012
Edited by Marta Zarzycka and Bettina Papenburg, the book 'Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics' appeared.
17 October 2012
This book is the first monograph on the theme of “new materialism,” an emerging trend in 21st-century thought.
16 October 2012
This volume explores the interactions between literature and screen based media over the past three decades.
15 October 2012
The contributors to this Companion (edited by Prof. Ton Hoenselaars) introduce the distinctive drama of Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights.
5 October 2012
This volume addresses the history and legacy of what is generally seen as the founding avante-garde movement of the twentieth century.
7 September 2012
The first volume in a series on the history of Zeeland, coordinated by Utrecht University and the Stichting Historisch Onderzoek Zeeland.
6 September 2012
This new volume, edited by Birgit Kaiser and Lorna Burns, appraises two major schools of contemporary criticism: postcolonialism and Deleuzian philosophy.
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
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.
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.