Apparition of Splendor: Marianne Moore Performing Democracy through Celebrity, 1952-1970

While the later work of the great Modernist poet Marianne Moore was hugely popular during her final two decades, since her death critics have condemned it as trivial. This book challenges that assessment: with fresh readings of many of the late poems and of the iconic, cross-dressing public persona Moore developed to deliver them, ‘Apparition […]

Author:
Elizabeth Gregory
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-196-9
Hardback Release:
August 2021

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Celebrity Across the Channel, 1750–1850

This edited volume is the first to study and compare the concept of celebrity in France and Britain from 1750 to 1850, as the two countries transformed into the states we recognize today. It offers a transnational perspective by placing scholarship from the field of celebrity studies as it has grown in the two countries […]

Editor(s):
Anaïs Pédron
Editor(s):
Clare Siviter
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-212-6
Hardback Release:
July 2021
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-213-3
Paperback Release:
July 2021
Series:
Performing Celebrity

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Elusive Archives: Material Culture in Formation

Taking cues from a wide variety of objects and their unusual circumstances, the essays that comprise Elusive Archives raise a common question: how do we study material culture when the objects of study are transient, evanescent, dispersed, or subjective, and as ethereal as distant memories? Such things would resist descriptive conventions and definitive value, scholarly or […]

Editor(s):
Martin Brückner
Editor(s):
Sandy Isenstadt
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-203-4
Hardback Release:
August 2021
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-224-9
Paperback Release:
August 2021
Series:
Material Culture Perspectives

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Salonnières, Furies, and Fairies: The Politics of Gender and Cultural Change in Absolutist France, 2nd edition

The original edition of Salonnières, Furies, and Fairies, published in 2005, was a pathbreaking work of early modern literary history, exploring women’s role in the rise of the fairy tale and their use of this new genre to carve out roles as major contributors to the literature of their time. This new edition, with a […]

Author:
Anne E. Duggan
Hardback ISBN:
978-1-64453-215-7
Hardback Release:
August 2021
Paperback ISBN:
978-1-64453-216-4
Paperback Release:
August 2021

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