Literature

Freedom Beyond Confinement: interview with Michael Ra-shon Hall

Using the paradox of freedom and confinement to frame the ways travel represented both opportunity and restriction for African Americans, Freedom Beyond Confinement, the latest in Clemson University Press's African American Literature series, examines the cultural history of African American travel and the lasting influence of travel on the imagination from post Reconstruction (ca. 1877) to … Continue reading

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T. S. Eliot Studies Annual to be published as a journal: critical reassessment of Eliot’s life and work

We are delighted to announce that from 2022, The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual will join forces with the International T. S. Eliot Society to be published as a journal by Clemson University Press in association with Liverpool University Press.

Literature

Refounding the nation: America and the Modernist Epic

In this blog post Adam Nemmers, author of American Modern(ist) Epic: Novels to Found a Nation (Clemson University Press), introduces the genre of modernist epic novel and reflects on the centennial anniversaries of the modernist movement. American Modern(ist) Epic argues that a cadre of minority novelists revitalized the classic epic form in an effort to … Continue reading

Literature

Reading Tagore’s ‘The Post Office’ During the Pandemic: Reflections on the Nature of Education

Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures, published by Clemson University Press, examines W.B. Yeats’s and Rabindranath Tagore’s literary engagements with identity, nationalism, and the literary and cultural traditions of Ireland and India. In this blog post, author Ragini Mohite re-visits Tagore’s The Post Office and considers the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education and societal structures. … Continue reading