Category: Literature

February news and new books

Enter code HDPD at checkout to receive a 30% discount on all books featured in this blog post or mention this code when calling in your order at 1-800-537-5487. News and Notes/Praise and Reviews Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, coauthor of Living with Itch: A Patient’s Guide, was featured in The New York Times and The Philadelphia…

February news and new books

Enter code HDPD at checkout to receive a 30% discount on all books featured in this blog post or mention this code when calling in your order at 1-800-537-5487. News and Notes/Praise and Reviews Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, coauthor of Living with Itch: A Patient’s Guide, was featured in The New York Times and The Philadelphia…

January news and new books

If you're on the hunt for literary bargains, take a sneak peak at our Online Sale! News and Notes/Praise and Reviews The Huffington Post names Benedetta Berti’s Armed Political Organizations: From Conflict to Integration  one of the best political science books of 2013. A recent Baltimore City Paper review  of Michael Olesker’s Front Stoops in…

January news and new books

If you're on the hunt for literary bargains, take a sneak peak at our Online Sale! News and Notes/Praise and Reviews The Huffington Post names Benedetta Berti’s Armed Political Organizations: From Conflict to Integration  one of the best political science books of 2013. A recent Baltimore City Paper review  of Michael Olesker’s Front Stoops in…

Our MLA 2014 virtual exhibit is open

Attention humanities scholars and lovers of literature: We're pleased to open the "doors" to our virtual exhibit in support of the 2014 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association. Simply click the banner below to enter and browse over 100 new, recent, and forthcoming books and our entire selection of academic journals. The books are…

Our MLA 2014 virtual exhibit is open

Attention humanities scholars and lovers of literature: We're pleased to open the "doors" to our virtual exhibit in support of the 2014 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association. Simply click the banner below to enter and browse over 100 new, recent, and forthcoming books and our entire selection of academic journals. The books are…

Chapter & Verse: On poetry and kitsch

With the Modern Language Association's 2014 meeting now in full-swing, we're pleased to publish a second installment of Chapter & Verse today. This post draws from Daniel Tiffany's work discussing the idea and history of "kitsch" as it relates to poetry.  "Once upon a time, long before it had been reduced to a synonym for mediocrity in the arts,…

Chapter & Verse: On poetry and kitsch

With the Modern Language Association's 2014 meeting now in full-swing, we're pleased to publish a second installment of Chapter & Verse today. This post draws from Daniel Tiffany's work discussing the idea and history of "kitsch" as it relates to poetry.  "Once upon a time, long before it had been reduced to a synonym for mediocrity in the arts,…

Tackling the Medical Humanities

At the 129th MLA Annual Convention this week in Chicago, forums and discussions will take place on the future organization of MLA divisions and discussion groups. The current proposal calls for a new forum called "Medical Humanities and Health Studies." In late 2013, we interviewed Catherine Belling, the new editor of the journal Literature and Medicine, for…

December news and new books

Happy Holidays from JHUP! We’d like to extend our 30% discount to you on all books featured in this email. Enter code HDPD at checkout to receive a 30% discount on all books featured in this blog post or mention this code when calling in your order at 1-800-537-5487. News and Notes / Praise and…