Literature, Language and Culture


Cambridge Semitic Languages and Cultures
These titles examine and explore Semitic languages and editions of Semitic texts from key scholars within the fields of philology and linguistics.
Open Book Classics
These fresh and informative translations recover texts that have not recently been revived, or do not exist at all in a critical edition in English. These works are brought to life with musical recordings, annotations and vivid illustrations.
Yeats Annual
Published by OBP in association with the Institute of English Studies, University of London, this is the leading scholarly journal on the poet.
The Juggler of Notre Dame
This ambitious study in six volumes explores the fascinating metamorphosis of the juggler of Notre Dame, from his incarnation in a medieval French poem to his influence on Gothic revivalism in America, via Victor Hugo's classic novel and beyond.
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Love and Intrigue
Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Flora Kimmich

The Red Countess: Select Autobiographical and Fictional Writing of Hermynia Zur Mühlen (1883-1951)
Hermynia Zur Mühlen. Translation, annotations and essay by Lionel Gossman

Don Carlos Infante of Spain: A Dramatic Poem
Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Flora Kimmich. Introduction by John Guthrie

Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy: Volume 3
George Corbett and Heather Webb (eds.)

Die Europaidee im Zeitalter der Aufklärung
Rotraud von Kulessa und Catriona Seth (Hg.)

The Idea of Europe: Enlightenment Perspectives
Catriona Seth and Rotraud von Kulessa (eds.)

L’idée de l’Europe au Siècle des Lumières
Rotraud von Kulessa et Catriona Seth (eds.)

Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry: Reinventing the Canon
Katharine Hodgson, Joanne Shelton and Alexandra Smith (eds.)

Wallenstein: A Dramatic Poem
Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Flora Kimmich. Introduction by Roger Paulin

Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy: Volume 2
George Corbett and Heather Webb (eds.)

Denis Diderot 'Rameau's Nephew' –  'Le Neveu de Rameau': A Multi-Media Bilingual Edition
Editor: M. Hobson. Translators: K.E. Tunstall and C. Warman. Music: P. Duc

Tolerance: The Beacon of the Enlightenment
Translated by Caroline Warman, et al.

Tellings and Texts: Music, Literature and Performance in North India
Francesca Orsini and Katherine Butler Schofield (eds.)

Mr. Emerson's Revolution
Jean McClure Mudge (ed.)

Fiesco's Conspiracy at Genoa
Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Flora Kimmich, with an Introduction by John Guthrie

Stories from Quechan Oral Literature
Linguistic work by A.M. Halpern and Amy Miller

Yeats's Mask: Yeats Annual No. 19
Margaret Mills Harper and Warwick Gould (eds.)