Subject: Literature

Frankfurt and new books

The offices are feeling empty this week as several of us have gone to the Frankfurt book fair; a very important time of the year for us. They’ll be back next week, no doubt with a full report on... READ MORE

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States of suspense The nuclear age, postmodernism and United States fiction and prose   Daniel Cordle     When the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima on 6 August 1945, it precipitated... READ MORE

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Shakespeare and laughter   A cultural history Indira Ghose     This book examines laughter in the Shakespearean theatre, and is the first study to focus specifically on laughter, not... READ MORE

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Piercing the bamboo curtain Tentative bridge-building to China during the Johnson years by Michael Lumbers   This new study is the first comprehensive account of U.S. Policy toward China during the... READ MORE

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