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Books in the

Humanities 2016 – 2017


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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

edited by

English Lion, 1930–1933

frances dickey, jennifer formichelli & Ronald Schuchard

Ronald Schuchard

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edited by

jason harding &

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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

Volume 5

edited by David Chinitz and Ronald Schuchard

edited by Iman Javadi, Ronald Schuchard, and Jayme Stayer

Volume 6

edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue Collected and Uncollected Poems

Practical Cats and Further Verses

Volume 1

Volume 2

2015 1,344 pp. 978-1-4214-2017-2

$44.95 hc

2015 688 pp. 978-1-4214-2018-9

$39.95 hc

“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.

Transatlantic Aliens

Revolution

Modernism, Exile, and Culture in Midcentury America

The Event in Postwar Fiction

Will Norman

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

Matthew Wilkens

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

Alan Bewell

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

Energy Humanities

Reading Galileo

An Anthology

Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences

edited by Imre Szeman and Dominic Boyer

Renée Raphael

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

Distraction

The Age of Analogy

Problems of Attention in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Science and Literature between the Darwins

Natalie M. Phillips

Devin Griffiths

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


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Unclaimed Experience

American Hieroglyphics

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


Collected Stories

Poems, 2008–2016

Glenn Blake

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

That Swing

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

Freedom Time

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

Theodore Ziolkowski

“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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