New Book: Narratives Crossing Borders: The Dynamics of Cultural Interaction

What happens with stories when they are transmitted from one place to another, when they are retold, remade, translated and retranslated? What happens with the scholars themselves, when they try to grapple with the kaleidoscopic diversity of human expression in a constantly changing world? These and related questions are explored in the chapters of this … More New Book: Narratives Crossing Borders: The Dynamics of Cultural Interaction

New book investigates digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects

The studies in this book introduce the new research field “digital human sciences,” which include the humanities, the social sciences, and law. From their different disciplinary outlooks, the authors share the aim of discussing and developing methods and approaches for investigating digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects. … More New book investigates digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects

Praise for ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

A new category of opera handbooks “The present monograph, Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito: A Reappraisal, can be said to introduce a new category of opera handbooks: those that go a few steps further, broaden the horizon and incorporate more areas of analysis than the traditional musical ones.” This is a quote by Anders Wiklund, … More Praise for ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

One of the most common Concepts in Humanities This book is about a concept which is constantly used in many different ways, but also one of the most common concepts in humanities: context. However, the significance and use of this concept shifts between disciplines, and sometimes within the same discipline. All chapters in this edited … More New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

Open access books on the agenda – 20th #oabook – celebrating #OAWeek

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press The next book published at Stockholm University Press will be the 20th. Two more titles are on their way, which means that this year we will have published 22 books altogether. Our previous record was publishing five new titles a year. This year we … More Open access books on the agenda – 20th #oabook – celebrating #OAWeek

New book from Stockholm University Press: The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection #oabooks

How can the concept of intermediality be understood and used in the humanities? The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection gathers fourteen case studies where different intermedial issues are explored. The participating researchers investigate phenomena such as contemporary installation art, twentieth-century geography books, renaissance sculpture, media theory, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: The Power of the In-Between: Intermediality as a Tool for Aesthetic Analysis and Critical Reflection #oabooks

New book from Stockholm University Press: Modernism as Institution: On the Establishment of an Aesthetic and Historiographic Paradigm

Is it possible to distinguish between the history of modern art and the history of modernism? Anyone who studies the history of modern art—in art museums, in the classroom, in art historical handbooks or specialist surveys—will soon be aware of a certain recurrent pattern governing the selection of objects and forming a certain type of … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Modernism as Institution: On the Establishment of an Aesthetic and Historiographic Paradigm

New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson (eds.) The aim of this collection is to make possible the forging of a more robust, politically useful, and theoretically elaborate understanding of working-class literature(s). These essays map a substantial terrain: the history of working-class literature(s) in Russia/The Soviet Union, The USA, Finland, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective