Books in the
Humanities 2016 – 2017
2 Johns Hopkins University Press Books in the Humanities
The Complete prose of
T. S. Eliot T. S. Eliot The Complete prose of
The Critical Edition volume 3
Literature, Politics, Belief, 1927–1929
The Critical Edition volume 4
English Lion, 1930–1933
frances dickey, jennifer formichelli & Ronald Schuchard
jason harding &
The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition The Poems of T. S. Eliot
Ronald Schuchard, General Editor Volumes 1 – 4 Now Available Volumes 5 & 6 Coming in 2017 Tradition and Orthodoxy, 1934 – 1939
The War Years, 1940 – 1946
edited by David Chinitz and Ronald Schuchard
edited by Iman Javadi, Ronald Schuchard, and Jayme Stayer
edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue Collected and Uncollected Poems
Practical Cats and Further Verses
2015 1,344 pp. 978-1-4214-2017-2
2015 688 pp. 978-1-4214-2018-9
“These volumes are not merely a monument to T. S. Eliot, they are a blazing demonstration of what literary criticism, at its best, can do for literature.”—Financial Times
Many of the greatest works in the operatic repertoire bear the hallmarks of modernism. Hopkins Studies in Modernism Douglas Mao, Series Editor 2016 392 pp., 32 line drawings 978-1-4214-2062-2 $45.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Poetic Modernism in the Culture of Mass Print Bartholomew Brinkman How scrapbooking, book collecting, and other ways of handling print media informed modernist poetry.
Modernism, Exile, and Culture in Midcentury America
The Event in Postwar Fiction
A sophisticated theoretical treatment of postwar fiction as a model of literary and cultural change.
How did the experience of transatlantic displacement shape literature, art, and Hopkins Studies in Modernism thought in midcentury Douglas Mao, Series Editor America?
2016 288 pp., 13 halftones 978-1-4214-2134-6 $50.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Hopkins Studies in Modernism Douglas Mao, Series Editor 2016 288 pp. 18 halftones, 8 color plates 978-1-4214-2094-3 $45.00 hc Also available as an e-book
2016 176 pp., 4 line drawings 978-1-4214-2087-5 $35.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Cultivation and Catastrophe The Lyric Ecology of Modern Black Literature Sonya Posmentier A transformative literary history of black environmental writing. The Callaloo African Diaspora Series Charles Henry Rowell, Series Editor 2017 320 pp., 15 halftones 978-1-4214-2265-7 $49.95 hc Also available as an e-book
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Modernism and Opera edited by Richard Begam and Matthew Wilson Smith
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Natures in Translation Romanticism and Colonial Natural History
The Specter of Skepticism in the Age of Enlightenment
Anton M. Matytsin
Understanding the dynamics of British colonialism and the enormous ecological transformations that took place through the mobilization and globalized management of natures.
Enlightenment confidence in the power of human reason was earned by grappling with the challenge of philosophical skepticism.
2016 416 pp., 12 halftones 978-1-4214-2096-7 $60.00 hc Also available as an e-book
2016 376 pp., 3 halftones 978-1-4214-2052-3 $60.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences
edited by Imre Szeman and Dominic Boyer
How can humanities scholars help us respond to growing concerns about climate change and fossil fuels?
How did early modern scientists interpret Galileo’s influential Two New Sciences?
2017 616 pp. 6 color photos, 3 halftones, 7 line drawings 978-1-4214-2189-6 $49.95 pb Also available as an e-book
2017 280 pp. 28 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2177-3 $54.95 hc Also available as an e-book
Studies in EighteenthCentury Culture Volume 46 edited by Eve Tavor Bannet and Roxann Wheeler The interplay of violence and humanity, and of chaos and order, in different areas of culture and different nations. 2017 304 pp., 12 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2214-5 $45.00 hc
Devoney Looser An engaging account of who and what made Jane Austen a household name. 2017 288 pp., 23 halftones 978-1-4214-2282-4 $29.95 hc Also available as an e-book
The Age of Analogy
Problems of Attention in Eighteenth-Century Literature
Science and Literature between the Darwins
Natalie M. Phillips
Enlightenment writers fiercely debated the nature of distraction in literature.
How did nineteenth-century literary techniques advance science?
2016 304 pp. 2 color photos, 17 halftones 978-1-4214-2012-7 $50.00 hc Also available as an e-book
2016 352 pp. 7 halftones, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-2076-9 $55.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Annotations to Finnegans Wake fourth edition Roland McHugh “All readers who contemplate any exegetical move whatsoever in the Wake must put the revised Annotations on the top of their pile of reference books.”—James Joyce Quarterly 2016 664 pp. 978-1-4214-1907-7 $44.95 pb Also available as an e-book
Exquisite Masochism Marriage, Sex, and the Novel Form Claire Jarvis A groundbreaking approach to the Victorian marriage plot. 2016 224 pp., 1 halftone 978-1-4214-1993-0 $49.95 hc Also available as an e-book
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The Making of Jane Austen
6 Johns Hopkins University Press Books in the Humanities
Trauma, Narrative, and History
The Symbol of the Egyptian Hieroglyphics in the American Renaissance
twentieth anniversary edition Cathy Caruth The pathbreaking work that founded the field of trauma studies. 2016 208 pp. 978-1-4214-2165-0 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book
John T. Irwin A sophisticated examination of the American Symbolists, back in print for the first time in more than a decade. 2016 384 pp., 3 line drawings 978-0-8018-2908-6 $25.00 pb Also available as an e-book
The Literature of Reconstruction
The New Middle Kingdom
The Poetry of Weldon Kees
Not in Plain Black and White Brook Thomas
China and the Early American Romance of Free Trade
John T. Irwin
Reconstruction-era literature helped shape an ongoing national debate about proper remedies to racial wrongs.
Looking at the Far East and American ambition in China through the lens of literature.
2016 400 pp., 16 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2132-2 $40.00 hc Also available as an e-book
Kendall A. Johnson
2017 432 pp. 14 b&w photos, 21 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2251-0 $64.95 hc Also available as an e-book
Vanishing as Presence A study in how a poet’s corpus is remembered after he vanishes. 2017 128 pp., 4 halftones 978-1-4214-2261-9 $32.95 hc Also available as an e-book
X. J. Kennedy
The most complete collection of Glenn Blake’s luminous short fiction published to date.
The latest rollicking verse from award-winning poet X. J. Kennedy.
Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction John T. Irwin, General Editor 2016 244 pp. 978-1-4214-2103-2 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book
New in Paperback
Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction John T. Irwin, General Editor 2017 96 pp. 978-1-4214-2244-2 $19.95 pb Also available as an e-book
The Birth of Comedy
Cults and Conspiracies
The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing
Texts, Documents, and Art from Athenian Comic Competitions, 486 – 280
A Literary History
Anthony Reed “Reed provides a strong context in which to examine these highly complex writers and their techniques.” —Choice The Callaloo African Diaspora Series Charles Henry Rowell, Series Editor 2014 280 pp., 17 line drawings 978-1-4214-2120-9 $24.95 pb Also available as an e-book
“Ziolkowski has read everything, taking even a translated by Jeffrey Henderson, 3,000-page German novel in David Konstan, Ralph Rosen, his stride, and summarizes Jeffrey Rusten, and analyses his material and Niall W. Slater fascinatingly for lesser “A singularly ambitious and mortals.”—Times Literary very welcome work.”—Times Supplement Literary Supplement 2016 248 pp. 2011 816 pp. 978-1-4214-2243-5 $24.95 pb 42 halftones, 1 line drawing Also available as an e-book 978-1-4214-2118-6 $49.95 pb Also available as an e-book edited by Jeffrey Rusten
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The Old and the Lost
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Books in the Humanities / Save 20% on all books The deconstruction bombshell that rocked the Anglophone world.
Of Grammatology fortieth anniversary edition Jacques Derrida translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak introduction by Judith Butler “We should be grateful to have this distinguished book in our hands. Very lucid and extremely useful.”—New York Review of Books 2016 560 pp. 978-1-4214-1995-4
$34.95 pb Also available as an e-book
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