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Literature, Language and Culture


Cambridge Semitic Languages and Cultures
This series includes philological and linguistic studies of Semitic languages, editions of Semitic texts and works relating to the cultures of Semitic-speaking peoples.
St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture
This series covers the full span of historical themes relating to France: from political history, through military/naval, diplomatic, religious, social, financial, cultural and intellectual history, art and architectural history, to literary culture.
The Global Qur'an
The Global Qur’an is a new book series that looks at Muslim engagement with the Qur’an in a global perspective.
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.
American Studies
Comparative Studies
English Studies
French Studies
German Studies
Italian Studies
Slavic Studies
Other languages
Textbooks
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

The Pogroms in Ukraine, 1918-19: Prelude to the Holocaust
By Nokhem Shtif, translated and annotated by Maurice Wolfthal

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)

On History: Introduction to World History (1831); Opening Address at the Faculty of Letters, 9 January 1834; Preface to History of France (1869)
Jules Michelet. Translated by Flora Kimmich, Lionel Gossman, and Edward K. Kaplan. Foreword by Lionel Gossman

Letters of Blood and Other Works in English
Göran Printz-Påhlson. Edited by Robert Archambeau

Henry James' Europe: Heritage and Transfer
Dennis Tredy, Annick Duperray and Adrian Harding (eds)

The Sword of Judith: Judith Studies Across the Disciplines
Kevin R. Brine, Elena Ciletti and Henrike Lähnemann (eds)

Mendl Mann’s 'The Fall of Berlin'
Translated and with an Introduction by Maurice Wolfthal