Spring 2017 catalog cover

The Penn Press list for spring 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area, here.

 

Penn Studies in Contemporary American Fiction

Barone, Beyond the Red Notebook: Essays on Paul Auster (pb 1995, eb 2011)

Beavers, Wrestling Angels into Song: The Fictions of Ernest J. Gaines and James Alan McPherson (hc 1995, eb 2015)

Bloom, The Literary Bent: In Search of High Art in Contemporary American Writing (pb 1997)

Borinsky, Theoretical Fables: The Pedagogical Dream in Contemporary Latin American Literature (hc 1993, eb 2015)

Chénetier/Houlding, Beyond Suspicion: New American Fiction Since 1960 (hc 1996)

DeLamotte, Places of Silence, Journeys of Freedom: The Fiction of Paule Marshall (hc 1998, eb 2016)

Ferrari, Innocence, Power, and the Novels of John Hawkes (hc 1996)

Gaggi, From Text to Hypertext: Decentering the Subject in Fiction, Film, the Visual Arts, and Electronic Media (pb 1998, eb 2015)

Gaggi, Modern/Postmodern: A Study in Twentieth-Century Arts and Ideas (pb 1991, eb 2015)

Johnston, Carnival of Repetition: Gaddis's "The Recognitions" and Postmodern Theory (eb 2016)

Li/Li, Trees of Pennsylvania, the Atlantic States, and the Lake States (eb Nov 2016)

Maltby, Dissident Postmodernists: Barthelme, Coover, Pynchon (eb 2016)

Osteen, American Magic and Dread: Don DeLillo's Dialogue with Culture (hc 2000)

Peterson, Against Amnesia: Contemporary Women Writers and the Crises of Historical Memory (hc 2001)

Pifer, Saul Bellow Against the Grain (pb 1991)

Rainwater, Dreams of Fiery Stars: The Transformations of Native American Fiction (pb 1999, eb 2010)

Saltzman, Designs of Darkness in Contemporary American Fiction (eb 2016)

Stonehill, The Self-Conscious Novel: Artifice in Fiction from Joyce to Pynchon (eb 2016)

Taylor, The Tragedy and Comedy of Resistance: Reading Modernity Through Black Women's Fiction (eb Nov 2016)

Tobin, John Barth and the Anxiety of Continuance (eb 2016)

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