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Welcome to the January issue of Bluelines!

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new & noteworthy

The Retrospective Imagination of A. B. Yehoshua The Retrospective Imagination of A. B. Yehoshua

Yael Halevi-Wise

“Yael Halevi-Wise’s book on A. B. Yehoshua is a useful, intelligent introduction to the fiction of arguably the most talented Israeli novelist.”—Dan Miron, author of From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking

Canis Modernis Canis Modernis

Human/Dog Coevolution in Modernist Literature

Karalyn Kendall-Morwick

“A long-overdue, definitive statement about the importance of dogs in modernist literary fictions by a rising star of a new generation in literary animal studies. . . . it fills a tremendous gap in understandings of how and why literary representations both reflect and influence the conceptual crisis of humanism that comes to a head in the twentieth century.”—Susan McHugh, author of Love in a Time of Slaughters: Human-Animal Stories Against Genocide and Extinction

Becoming Audible Becoming Audible

Sounding Animality in Performance

Austin McQuinn

Becoming Audible provides a compelling array of contemporary artworks that explore animality alongside or at the limits of culture.”—Ron Broglio, author of Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and Art

Drawing on Religion On Transhumanism

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, and translated by Spencer Hawkins

“Stefan Lorenz Sorgner is one of the world’s leading experts in the fields of trans- and post-humanism. His new book is both thoughtful and forward-looking and will be a welcome addition to the literature on the subject.”—Wolfgang Welsch, Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena

subject/series highlight

Hagia Sophia author Bissera V. Pentcheva discusses the sensory and spiritual experience of the Hagia Sophia w/ Click here to listen.

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