If you are interested in reviewing a book for the journal you should contact the Marketing & Reviews Editor, Tim Groenland. If you would like to submit a book for review, hard copies can be sent for the attention of the Executive Editor at the following address:

Irish Journal of American Studies
c/o David Coughlan, Executive Editor
School of Culture and Communication
ER3-019 Engineering Research Building
University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland

 

The following books are currently available for review:

Aghoro, Nathalie. Sounding the Novel: Voice in Twenty-First Century American Fiction. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 258. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6916-3/.

Brasch, Ilka, and Ruth Mayer, eds. Modernities and Modernization in North America. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 298. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6953-8/.

Coleman, Philip, and Steve Gronert Ellerhoff, editors. George Saunders: Critical Essays. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. American Literature Readings in the 21st Century. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783319499314.

Daly, Jennifer, ed. Richard Yates and the Flawed American Dream: Critical Essays. McFarland, 2017.

Duncan, Stephen R. The Rebel Café: Sex, Race, and Politics in Cold War America’s Nightclub Underground. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/rebel-caf%C3%A9.

Eller, Jack David. Inventing American Tradition: From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo. Reaktion, 2018.

Evans, Robert C. The Critical Reception of Flannery O’Connor, 1952-2017: “Searchers and Discoverers”. Camden House, 2018. Studies in American Literature and Culture: Literary Criticism in Perspective.

Frederic, Harold. The Martyrdom of Maev & Other Irish Stories. Ed. Jack Morgan. The Catholic University of America Press, 2015.

Gail, Dorothea. Weird American Music: Case Studies of Underground Resistance, BarlowGirl, Jackalope, Charles Ives, and Waffle House Music. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 299. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6956-9/.

Gernalzick, Nadja. Temporality in American Filmic Autobiography: Cinema, Automediality and Grammatology with Film Portrait and Joyce at 34. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 187. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-5684-2/.

Gruber, Eva, and Caroline Rosenthal, eds. Gained Ground: Perspectives on Canadian and Comparative North American Studies. Camden House, 2018. European Studies in North American Literature and Culture.

Hering, David. David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form. Bloomsbury, 2016.

Kachun, Mitch. First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory. Oxford UP, 2017.

Keck, Michaela. Deliberately Out of Bounds: Women’s Work on Classical Myth in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 282. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6706-0/.

Kopley, Richard. The Formal Center in Literature: Explorations From Poe to the Present. Camden House, 2018. Studies in English and American Literature and Culture.

LaFleur, Greta. The Natural History of Sexuality in Early America. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/title/natural-history-sexuality-early-america.

Lippert, Leopold. Performing America Abroad: Transnational Cultural Politics in the Age of Neoliberal Capitalism. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 297. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6939-2/.

Meehan, Sean Ross. A Liberal Education in Late Emerson: Readings in the Rhetoric of Mind. Camden House, 2019. Mind and American Literature.

Moore, David L. Leslie Marmon Silko: Ceremony; Almanac of the Dead; Gardens in the Dunes. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction.

Morgan, Jack. Joyce’s City: History, Politics, and Life in Dubliners. U of Missouri P, 2015.

Morgan, Jack. New World Irish: Notes on One Hundred Years of Lives and Letters in American Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature.

Mueller, Stefanie, et al., editors. Violence and Open Spaces: The Subversion of Boundaries and the Transformation of the Western Genre. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 277. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6674-2/.

Offizier, Frederike, et al., editors. Crossroads in American Studies: Transnational and Biocultural Encounters. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. American Studies: A Monograph Series 269. http://winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6592-9/Offizier_ea_Eds_Crossroads_FS_Kunow/.

Paul, Heike, Ursula Prutsch, and Jürgen Gebhardt, editors. The Comeback of Populism: Transatlantic Perspectives. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2019. Publications of the Bavarian American Academy 21. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-4635-5/

Rojek, Janina. A Feast That Lasts a Year or Two: Writing, Reading, and Editing Serials in the ‘Quality Monthlies’. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 284. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6769-5/.

Sawires-Masseli, Marie-Christin. Arab American Novels Post-9/11: Classical Storytelling Motifs Against Outsidership. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 293. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6921-7/.Schmid, Franziska. Educating New England: The Pedagogical Experiments of the American Transcendentalists. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 291. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6865-4/.

Schmidt, Christian. Postblack Aesthetics: The Freedom to Be Black in Contemporary African American Fiction. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 256. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6380-2/.

Thacker, Robert, ed. Alice Munro: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; Dear Life. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction.

Wilker, Frank. Cultural Memories of Origin: Trauma, Memory and Imagery in African American Narratives of the Middle Passage. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 302. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6192-1/.