Rogers and Steven’s book, with its diverse content, ambitious scope and accessible format, will be of interest to both scholars and fans of modern fantasy and classical antiquity, who seek to discover more about modern fantasy’s literary heritage.
Dr Selvin does an exemplary job of explaining basic concepts without overwhelming the reader with jargon or dense details.
As an emerging scholar, I very much want to believe Sword. I dream of crafting gorgeous sentences, sprinkling my research with personal anecdotes, and inserting clever bits of humor.
Rhode proposes that reforming particular areas of licensing, immigration, and criminal law would increase the consonance between research evidence about character and its effects on legal decision-making.
Lockwood’s provocative volume is…lavishly styled and lengthy (though very accessible), deeply littered with extravagant personalities and places, but organised around a premise that feels flimsy, because while the canvas is extensive, the underlying logic and view of historical causation is blurry and partial.
Invisible Agents is a text that serves as an invaluable starting point for the re-situation of women into narratives of early modern spying, and political history, offering readers across disciplines a varied and voluminous history of women’s roles in seventeenth-century espionage.
The extensive compilation of Greek and Roman folktales, legends, myths, anecdotes, ghost stories (and more!) that Hansen has brought together—many of which have been anthologized for the first time—will appeal to both academics and general readers.
On Color presents a focused and engaging study of the social and political dimensions involved in our human experience of color which intentionally complicates standard scientific theories of color.
What does it mean to be human in the twenty-first century? Should our relationship with technology be a cause for celebration or concern? These questions are often at the heart of contemporary literary texts, especially science fiction novels.
These artists and activists are constantly making fun of themselves, constantly undercutting any possibility that they might come off as imperious, finger-wagging authorities—because that’s precisely the dynamic they’re opposing in mainstream environmentalism.