Edited by Marjorie Howes and Joseph Valente
In Yeats and Afterwords, contributors articulate W. B. Yeats’s powerful, multilayered sense of belatedness as part of his complex literary method. They explore how Yeats deliberately positioned himself at various historical endpoints—of Romanticism, of the Irish colonial experience, of the Ascendancy, of civilization itself—and, in doing so, created a distinctively modernist poetics of iteration capable of registering the experience of finality and loss. While the crafting of such a poetics remained a constant throughout Yeats’s career, the particular shape it took varied over time, depending on which lost object Yeats was contemplating. By tracking these vicissitudes, the volume offers new…Read More
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Edited by D. H. Williams and Phillip J. Donnelly
For more than four decades, David Lyle Jeffrey has enriched the world of Christian scholarship. Throughout his work, Jeffrey has drawn attention to the ways in which imaginative engagements with biblical texts have been central to major shifts in Christian and post-Christian hermeneutics, ethics, and aesthetics. The purpose of this volume is to challenge and deepen that growing discourse by showing how English literature across varied traditions unfolds a central Christian interaction between divine Incarnation, invented narrative, and ethical praxis. In their essays, the authors demonstrate how an imaginative engagement with biblical narratives, in historical or contemporary writing, continues to…Read More
Laurie Ann Guerrero’s A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying won First Place in the Best Poetry Book-One Author-English category from The International Latino Book Awards. The awards were announced on June 28, 2014, during the American Library Association 2014 Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
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The 2014 Catholic Press Association Book Awards were announced during the Catholic Media Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 20, 2014. Five University of Notre Dame Press books were selected as being exemplary titles in their fields.
The Press congratulates our winners in the following categories: