New Releases September 2022

Books to Look out for in September 2022

Welcome to September! If you’re looking for a new Boydell title this month, you’ve come to the right place. From the exploration of how Austen’s readers experience and process the erotic power of the novels to a study of the fabrics, garments and cloth of the Iberian Middle Ages, and much more! Don’t forget, you can order any of these books with a 35% discount, just enter BB897 at the checkout.

The Practice and Politics of Reading, 650-1500

Edited by Daniel G. Donoghue, James Simpson, Nicholas Watson and Anna Wilson

A new look at how reading was practised and represented in England from the seventh century to the beginnings of the print era, finding many kinships between reading cultures across the medieval longue durée.

Elsa Asenijeff’s Is That Love? and Innocence

A Voice Reclaimed

Elsa Asenijeff

Edited and translated by Eva Hoffmann and Alexis B. Smith

First English translations of two early feminist short-story collections, shedding light on the “woman question” at the turn of the 20th century and relating to today’s #MeToo movement.

Textiles of Medieval Iberia

Cloth and Clothing in a Multi-Cultural Context

Edited by Gale R. Owen-Crocker, María Barrigón, Naḥum Ben-Yehuda and Joana Sequeira

An examination of the fabrics, garments and cloth of the Iberian Middle Ages, bringing out in particular the international context.

Architecture and Politics in Africa

Making, living and imagining identities through buildings

Edited by Joanne Tomkinson, Daniel Mulugeta and Julia Gallagher

Open Access!
Innovative study of state politics, identity and buildings that sheds new light on the links between the material and the ideational realms of contemporary life in Africa.

Jane Austen, Sex, and Romance

Engaging with Desire in the Novels and Beyond

Edited by Nora Nachumi and Stephanie Oppenheim

In a collection that is the first of its kind, writers from both academic and nonacademic worlds explore how Austen’s readers experience and process the erotic power of the novels.

Measure

In Pursuit of Musical Time

Marc D. Moskovitz

Follows the fascinating story of musical timekeeping, beginning in an age before the existence of external measuring devices and continuing to the present-day use of the Smartphone app.


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