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Contemporary Writing and the Politics of Space published

This collective volume explores questions of space in contemporary literary texts from a range of theoretical perspectives. In addition to mapping the «spatial turn» in literary and cultural studies, this volume also brings together studies that apply spatial theory to the analysis of literary texts. 246 more words

Cultural Studies

Assistant Professor in Comp Lit, Aarhus

The School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University (Denmark) invites applications for a position as assistant professor in comparative literature. The assistant professorship is a full-time, three-year training position, and subject to appropriate funding there will be an opportunity to apply for a subsequent associate professorship. 223 more words

Research/Job Opportunities

Research Seminar: 16 May 2017, Dr Yarmilla Daskalova on Poe and Baudelaire

Dr Yarmila Daskalova, University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, will be speaking on ‘New Dimensions in Conceptualizing Beauty and the Principle of Originality in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire’ 75 more words


Three perceptive dimensions of time

Different languages often refer to time differently. It is interesting when to understand how a language forms the concept of time, and knowing various different languages, then, permits to understand time with different perspectives at the same time. 602 more words

Three Welsh medieval romances


Students of Welsh literature are proud of the medieval inheritance, including the anonymous eleven tales bracketed together as the “Mabinogion”.  Among these are the three so-called “romances”.  2,269 more words


Ecology, criticised …

I spent the week before Easter tackling Alexander Beecroft’s An Ecology of World Literature: From Antiquity to the Present Day – our reading group text this spring – properly from cover to cover. 1,655 more words