Paperback titles released this October to December

It’s easy to keep track of the many paperbacks we now publish across our imprints and subjects: we’ll collect them all here and update the list quarterly. Full descriptions, contents and details of eBook editions are just a click away. If you think a particular title might be suitable for adoption on a course you teach please don’t hesitate to contact us – see full details here. Any queries? Just mail or

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Exploring Musical Narratology: The Romeo and Juliet Myth in Music

by Malgorzata Pawlowska
Published by Pendragon Press
Price: £50.00 / $62.00

Discusses the problem of narrativity in works of music based on the example of the myth of Romeo and Juliet, presented here in a broad cultural context.

Gay Guerrilla: Julius Eastman and His Music

Edited by Renée Levine Packer and Mary Jane Leach
Published by University of Rochester Press
Price: £16.99 / $19.99

(Also available in eBook)

A compelling portrait of composer-performer Julius Eastman's enigmatic and intriguing life and music.

The Brecht Yearbook / Das Brecht-Jahrbuch 43

Edited by Markus Wessendorf
Published by Camden House
Price: £40.00 / $49.95

The leading scholarly publication on Brecht; volume 43 contains a wealth of articles on diverse topics and a reconstruction of the two-chorus version of The Exception and the Rule.

Let Me Sing and I'm Happy: The Memoir and Handbook of a Singing Actress

by Joan Morris
Published by Pendragon Press
Price: £25.00 / $42.00

This book is the history of an actress who sings popular songs. It is also a handbook detailing an approach to bringing the song to life.

A Lord Lieutenant in Wartime

by Richard Batten
Published by Devon and Cornwall Record Society
Price: £30.00 / $50.00

(Also available in eBook)

A study of the British Home Front of the First World War, on a local level, from the perspective of the Lord Lieutenant of Devonshire: the fourth Earl Fortescue.

Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing

Edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga
Published by James Currey
Price: £19.99 / $25.95

First-hand accounts of how Ngugi's life and work have intersected, and the multiple forces that have converged to make him one of the greatest writers to come out of Africa in the twentieth century.

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