University of Chicago Library

Library Acquisitions


Digital acquisitions:

The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006 :


The Nicholson Center has purchased the following books in British Studies for the Regenstein Library at the University of Chicago.


Ahearn, Edward J.
Urban confrontations in Literature and Social Science, 1848-2001: European Contexts, American Evolutions

Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010

Alker, Sharon and Leith Davis and Holly Faith Nelson (editors)
Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture

Farnham, Surrey:  Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2012

Beer, John B.
Romanticism, Revolution and Language : The Fate of the Word from Samuel Johnson to George Eliot

New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009

Bennett, Wycliffe.

The Jamaican Theatre: Highlights of the Performing Arts in the Twentieth

Jamaica : University of West Indies Press : Chase Fund, Jamaica : Jamaica
National Commission for UNESCO, 2011

Bose, Neilesh (ed.)
Beyond Bollywood and Broadway: Plays from the South Asian Diaspora
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009

Bowen, Elizabeth (editor)

Listening In: Broadcasts, Speeches, and Interviews by Elizabeth Bowen

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010

Burke, Mary
Tinkers: Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveler

New York: Oxford University Press, 2009

Carrassi, Vito
[Text in English translated from Italian,
Fairy Tale Nella Tradizione Narrativa Irlandese, by Kevin Wren]
The Irish Fairy Tale: A Narrative Tradition from the Middle Ages to Yeats and Stephens
Rome: John Cabot University Press:  Lanham, Md. : Distributed by University of Delaware Press
in partnership with the Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2012

Colbert, Benjamin (editor)
Travel Writing and Tourism in Britain and Ireland

Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire:  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012


Dictionary of Literary Biography
Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1982-

Filewod, Alan D.

Committing Theatre: Theatre Radicalism and Political Intervention in Canada

Toronto: Between the Lines, 2011

Ghosh-Schellhorn, Martina
Steep Stairs to Myself: Transitional Autobiography

Trier: WVT, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2008

Gopal, Priyamvada
The Indian English Novel: Nation, History, and Narration
New York: Oxford University Press, 2009

Graham, R. B. Cunnighame

Photographed on the Brain: Collected Stories and Sketches
, Volume 1
Glasgow: Kennedy and Boyd, 2011.


Graham, R. B. Cunnighame
Living with Ghosts :
Collected Stories and Sketches
Glasgow: Kennedy and Boyd, 2011

Graham, R. B. Cunnighame

Ice House of the Mind:
Collected Stories and Sketches
Glasgow: Kennedy and Boyd, 2011

Graham, R. B. Cunnighame

Fire from a Black Opal:
Collected Stories and Sketches
Glasgow: Kennedy and Boyd, 2011

Graham, R. B. Cunnighame

Ring Upon the Sand:
Collected Stories and Sketches
Glasgow: Kennedy and Boyd, 2012

Hansson, Heidi (ed.)
New contexts: Re-framing Nineteenth-Century Irish Women's Prose    
Cork: Cork University Press, 2008

Harrington, John P. (ed.)
Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama: Backgrounds and Criticism
New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2009

Hayden, Judy A. (editor)
Travel Narratives, the New Science, and Literary Discourse, 1569-1750
Farnham, Surrey :  Burlington, VT : Ashgate,  2012

Kaul, Suvir
Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Postcolonial Studies

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009

Kao, Wei-Hung
The Formation of an Irish Literary Canon in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, 2007

Kinsella, John
Glen Phillips and Andrew Taylor (eds.)
Contrary Rhetoric: Lectures on Landscape and Language

North Fremantle, W.A.: Fremantle Press in association with International Centre for Landscape and Language, Edith Cowan University, 2008

Kral, Francoise
Critical Identities in Contemporary Anglophone Diasporic Literature
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

Malcolm, David
The British and Irish Short Story Handbook

Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

McDonnell, Bill
Theatres of the Troubles: Theatre, Resistance and Liberation in Ireland

Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2008

McNulty, Eugene
The Ulster Literary Theatre and the Northern Revival

Cork: Cork University Press, 2008

Nünning, Jürgen Schlaeger (eds.)
English studies Today: Recent Developments and New Directions

Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2007

Piette, Adam and Mark Rawlinson (editors)
The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century British and American War Literature
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012

Plasa, Carl
Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2009

Rafter, Kevin (editor)
Irish Journalism before Independence:  More a Disease than a Profession

Manchester:  New York : Manchester University Press, 2011

Roche, Anthony
Contemporary Irish Drama
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

Russo, Katherine E.
Practices and Proximity: The Appropriation of English in Australian Indigenous Literature

Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2010

Stachurski, Christina
Reading Pakeha?: Fiction and Identity in Aotearoa New Zealand

Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009

Sternlicht, Sanford
Modern Irish Drama: W.B. Yeats to Marina Carr

Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2010


Sturgess, Charlotte and Martin Kuester (editors)
Reading(s) from a Distance: European Perspectives on Canadian Women's Writing
Augsburg: Wissner, 2008

West-Pavlov, Russell
Spaces of fiction,  Fictions of Space: Postcolonial Place and Literary DeiXis

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

Wrenn, Angus
Henry James and the Second Empire

London: Legenda, 2009