Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

This interdisciplinary series features multi-authored guest-edited volumes addressing contemporary issues in the humanities.  Revisionist in intention, Aperçus explores the connections among historiography, culture, and textual representation in various disciplines, in order to open up new possibilities for interdisciplinary humanistic knowledge.

Bucknell Studies in Eighteenth Century Literature and Culture

This series, edited by Greg Clingham and including 51 titles between 1999 and 2010, produced much solid and some transformative work in interdisciplinary eighteenth-century studies.  Titles addressed critical, historical, theoretical, and cultural considerations as they touched the lives and work of particular writers and societies in eighteenth-century Britain, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, and the Americas.

Bucknell Studies in Latin American Literature and Theory

This highly successful series, edited by Aníbal Gonzalez (Yale University), has published some of the best recent criticism on Latin American literature.  Acknowledging the historical links and cultural affinities between Latin American and Iberian literatures, the series productively combines scholarship with theory and welcomes consideration of Spanish and Portuguese texts and topics, while also providing a space of convergence for scholars working in Romance studies, comparative literature, cultural studies, and literary theory.

Contemporary Irish Writers

This series builds on a successful earlier Irish Writers series at Bucknell.  Edited by John S. Rickard (Bucknell University) it provides short and accessible, but theoretically informed monographs discussing a contemporary Irish author's life and work.

The Griot Project Book Series

This interdisciplinary series publishes monographs, collections of essays, and poetry exploring the aesthetics, art, history, and culture of African America and the African diaspora.  The series is edited by Carmen Gillespie, Director of the Bucknell University Griot Institute for Africana Studies.

Stories of the Susquehanna Valley

This book series, with accompanying online materials, seeks to develop interdisciplinary and multimedia approaches to the concept of region, place, and ethics in environmental studies. While including a range of disciplines, from sciences and social sciences to literature and philosophy, Stories of the Susquehanna Valleyarticulates narratives of an eco-region that played a formative if often hidden role in the early American republic, and which today provides potential models for more environmentally sustainable approaches to human community. Edited by Katherine Faull and Alfred Siewers.

New Studies in the Age of Goethe

This series, edited by Jane K. Brown (University of Washington) and sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America, publishes innovative research that newly contextualizes the "Age of Goethe," whether within the fields of literature, history (including art history and history of science), philosophy, art, music, or politics.

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

This series, edited by Richard B. Sher (New Jersey Institute of Technology) and sponsored by the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society, publishes interdisciplinary multi-author volumes on particular themes that explore a wide variety of topics having to do with the thought and culture of eighteenth-century Scotland, including Scottish connections and relations with other parts of the world.

Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture 1650-1850

Begun in 2011 under the editoriship of Greg Clingham, this series of books has already begun to publish beautiful and surprising work.  Without ideological bias the series seeks transformative readings of the literary, artistic, cultural, and historical interconnections between Britain, Europe, the Far East, Oceania, and the Americas during the years 1650 and 1850, and as their implications extend down to the present time.  In addition to literature, art and history, such "global" perspectives might entail considerations of time, space, nature, economics, politics, environment, and material culture, and might necessitate the development of new modes of critical imagination, which are welcome.


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