Our September 2021 update with the latest forthcoming titles from all of Boydell & Brewer’s imprints and many client presses. As ever, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] (or [email protected] if you are based in North or South America). If you would like to reserve review copies, request advance proofs or find out more information.

The Clergy in Early Modern Scotland

Edited by Chris R. Langley, Catherine E. McMillan and Russell Newton

A nuanced approach to the role played by clerics at a turbulent time for religious affairs.

Coming Out

by Kyle Frackman

Examines the creation, context, and significance of the first and only East German feature film about homosexuality.

The Dorset Rotulus

by Margaret Bent, Jared C. Hartt and Peter M. Lefferts

The exciting discovery of new music from the Middle Ages sheds new light on knowledge of the medieval motet.

India's Development Diplomacy & Soft Power in Africa

Edited by Kenneth King and Meera Venkatachalam

Unpacks the histories, actors and geopolitics of India's soft power and evolving engagements with Africa.

Inspiration Bonaparte?

Edited by Seán Allan and Jeffrey L. High

"In the Beginning was Napoleon"--"Napoleon and no end": Inspiration Bonaparte explores German responses to Bonaparte in literature, philosophy, painting, science, education, music, and film from his rise to the present.

The Jacobite Duchess

by Frances Nolan

The fascinating life of Frances Jennings, elder sister of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, charting her marriages and changes of fortune, her exile and return, her ambition, political manoeuvring and sincere piety.

The Literature of Hell

Edited by Margaret Kean

Essays considering the representation and perception of hell in a variety of texts.

The Patriot

by Richard Langston

Revitalizes Alexander Kluge's classic 1979 film, showing it to be not just great storytelling but also an exploration of the poetic force of Frankfurt School Critical Theory.

Saints and their Legacies in Medieval Iceland

Edited by Kirsten Wolf and Dario Bullitta

An examination of hagiographical traditions and their impact.

Sol Plaatje's Mhudi

Edited by Sabata-mpho Mokae and Brian Willan

International scholars explore one of the most important postcolonial novels of African literature.

Toni Erdmann

by Gerd Gemünden

The first in-depth analysis of Maren Ade's acclaimed contemporary classic, a generational tug-of-war about the meaning of life, work, and death.

The Vaal Uprising of 1984 & the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa

by Franziska Rueedi

Offers new insights into the struggle against Apartheid, and the poverty and inequality that instigated political resistance.

Warning Shadows

by Anjeana K. Hans

A view of a long-neglected classic of Weimar cinema - now restored and widely available - as both a gripping narrative of infidelity and jealousy and a film inherently about film.