Frederick M. Holmes publishes book on Julian Barnes

Dr. Frederick M. Holmes publishes book on Julian Barnes

Frederick M. Holmes
Julian Barnes
ISBN: 978-1-4039-9693-0
ISBN-10: 1-4039-9693-8
Palgrave MacMillan 2009
"This comprehensive introduction places the work of Julian Barnes into historical and theoretical context. Including a timeline of key dates. This guide explores his characteristic literary techniques, offers extensive readings of all ten novels and provides an overview of the varied critical reception his work has provoked."
"Holmes examines Barnes's characteristic literary techniques and focuses on the themes of personal and national identity, the representation of history and the treatment of love."
from the cover:
"Frederick M. Holmes's book offers an insightful and accessible examination of Julian Barnes's work, providing a wide range of perspectives and critical approaches. His analysis is always lucid, flowing, informed and illuminating."
 - Vanessa Guignery, University of La Sorbonne, Paris.
Dr. Holmes has taught Julian Barnes's fiction at graduate level and is also the author of The Historical Imagination: Postmodernism and the Treatment of the Past in Contemporary British Fiction.

 The Department of English

 invites you to a book launch celebration for

Julian Barnes by Dr. Rick Holmes

Friday, January 23, 2009

ATAC 5037


Dr. Anna Guttman awarded a Contributions to Research Award for 2008

 Dr. Anna Guttman awarded a Contributions to Research Award in 2008

Dr. Anna Guttman
In the three years that she has been at Lakehead, Dr. Guttman has established herself as one of the top researchers in our department.  Most importantly, she has published a monograph, titled The Nation of India in Contemporary Indian Literature with Palgrave Macmillan, an important publisher.  In addition, during the past three years, she has published a co-edited volume, The Global Literary Field, for which she co-wrote the introduction and contributed a chapter, and another two refereed articles, and has given seven papers at national and international conferences. 
Dr. Guttman is not just a prolific researcher; her work is of high quality.  It is placed with important publishers and well-respected journals, and has been recognized both with an internal merit award and with external funding.  She was recently awarded a Shastri research fellowship for taking up research at the University of Mumbai in India , a recognition of the quality of her work to date
Her current project on the representation of Jewish people in post-colonial literature promises to be a ground-breaking addition to the field, and to help bridge some of the gaps between post-colonial and globalization studies.  
Congratulations Anna!

Richardson & Fedderson publish on Macbeth

New Critical Essays

Edited by Nick Moschovakis
ISBN: 978-0-415-97404-2 
Published by: Routledge
Publication Date: 10th March 2008
Pages: 384, Hardback

About the Book

This volume offers a wealth of critical analysis, supported with ample historical and bibliographical information about one of Shakespeare's most enduringly popular and globally influential plays. Its eighteen new chapters represent a broad spectrum of current scholarly and interpretive approaches, from historicist criticism to performance theory to cultural studies. A substantial section addresses early modern themes, with attention to the protagonists and the discourses of politics, class, gender, the emotions, and the economy, along with discussions of significant 'minor' characters and less commonly examined textual passages. Further chapters scrutinize Macbeth's performance, adaptation and transformation across several media--stage, film, text, and hypertext--in cultural settings ranging from early nineteenth-century England to late twentieth-century China. The editor's extensive introduction surveys critical, theatrical, and cinematic interpretations from the late seventeenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first, while advancing a synthetic argument to explain the shifting relationship between two conflicting strains in the tragedy's reception. Written to a level that will be both accessible to advanced undergraduates and, at the same time, useful to post-graduates and specialists in the field, this book will greatly enhance any study of Macbeth.
Dr.'s Kim Fedderson and J. Michael Richardson contribute "Macbeth: Recent Migrations of the Cinematic Brand"
Contributors: Rebecca Lemon, Jonathan Baldo, Rebecca Ann Bach, Julie Barmazel, Abraham Stoll, Lois Feuer, Stephen Deng, Lisa Tomaszewski, Lynne Bruckner, Michael David Fox, James Wells, Laura Engel, Stephen Buhler, Bi-qi Beatrice Lei, Kim Fedderson and J. Michael Richardson, Bruno Lessard, Pamela Mason.