Legenda Conference: Adapting the Canon (10 October 2014)

Gender and sexuality

Voices and Veils: Feminism and Islam in French Women’s Writing and Activism
Anna Kemp
Research Monographs in French Studies 29


History of ideas

Transformative Change in Western Thought: A History of Metamorphosis from Homer to Hollywood
Edited by Ingo Gildenhard and Andrew Zissos


Law and society

Voices and Veils: Feminism and Islam in French Women’s Writing and Activism
Anna Kemp
Research Monographs in French Studies 29


Mythology

Symbol and Intuition: Comparative Studies in Kantian and Romantic-Period Aesthetics
Edited by Helmut Hühn and James Vigus

Transformative Change in Western Thought: A History of Metamorphosis from Homer to Hollywood
Edited by Ingo Gildenhard and Andrew Zissos

Blake, Lavater and Physiognomy
Sibylle Erle
Studies In Comparative Literature 21

The Jewish Pope: Myth, Diaspora and Yiddish Literature
Joseph Sherman
Studies In Yiddish 4


National and cultural identity

Negotiating Sainthood: Distinction, Cursilería and Saintliness in Spanish Novels
Kathy Bacon

Postcolonial Fiction and Sacred Scripture: Rewriting the Divine?
Sura Qadiri  


Orientalism

Neither a Borrower: Forging Traditions in French, Chinese and Arabic Poetry
Richard Serrano
Studies In Comparative Literature 7


Postcolonial studies

Postcolonial Fiction and Sacred Scripture: Rewriting the Divine?
Sura Qadiri  


Epicurus (341-270 BCE), Athenian philosopher

Dante and Epicurus: A Dualistic Vision of Secular and Spiritual Fulfilment
George Corbett
Italian Perspectives 25


Gonzalo de Berceo (c.1190-1264), Spanish poet

Berceo’s ‘Vida de Santa Oria’: Text, Translation and Commentary
Anthony Lappin


Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Italian poet

Desire in Dante and the Middle Ages
Edited by Manuele Gragnolati, Tristan Kay, Elena Lombardi and Francesca Southerden

Dante and Epicurus: A Dualistic Vision of Secular and Spiritual Fulfilment
George Corbett
Italian Perspectives 25


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German writer

The Present Word: Culture, Society and the Site of Literature — Essays in Honour of Nicholas Boyle
Edited by John Walker

Symbol and Intuition: Comparative Studies in Kantian and Romantic-Period Aesthetics
Edited by Helmut Hühn and James Vigus


William Blake (1757-1827), English poet and artist

Blake, Lavater and Physiognomy
Sibylle Erle
Studies In Comparative Literature 21


J. C. F. Hölderlin (1770-1843), German poet

The Near and Distant God: Poetry, Idealism and Religious Thought from Hölderlin to Eliot
Ian Cooper


Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), English poet

Symbol and Intuition: Comparative Studies in Kantian and Romantic-Period Aesthetics
Edited by Helmut Hühn and James Vigus


Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-98), French poet

Neither a Borrower: Forging Traditions in French, Chinese and Arabic Poetry
Richard Serrano
Studies In Comparative Literature 7


Victor Segalen (1878-1919), French poet

Neither a Borrower: Forging Traditions in French, Chinese and Arabic Poetry
Richard Serrano
Studies In Comparative Literature 7


T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), English/American poet

The Near and Distant God: Poetry, Idealism and Religious Thought from Hölderlin to Eliot
Ian Cooper