New Books–Philology, Linguistics, Translation Studies, May-June 2018

A selected list of new books covering Arts (General), Philology, Linguistics, and Translation Studies. Click here for a complete list of new titles in these areas added in May-June, 2018.


  • Engagement in twenty-first-century French and francophone culture : countering crises / edited by Helena Chadderton and Angela Kimyongür.Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2017. NX549.A1 E44 2017
  • Dancer, nun, ghost, goddess : the legend of Giō and Hotoke in Japanese literature, theater, visual arts, and cultural heritage / by Roberta Strippoli.Leiden Boston : Brill, [2018] NX652.G53 S77 2018
  • Learning to become Turkmen : literacy, language, and power, 1914-2014 / Victoria Clement.Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018] P40.85.T93 C54 2018
  • Girls, autobiography, media : gender and self-mediation in digital economies / Emma Maguire.Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] P94.5.G57 M33 2018
  • The performance of listening in postcolonial francophone culture / Jennifer Solheim.Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017. P95.46 .S65 2017
  • Queering language, gender and sexuality / edited by Tommaso M. Milani.Sheffield, UK Bristol, CT : Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2018. P120.G39 Q44 2018
  • Language choice in Enlightenment Europe : education, sociability, and governance / edited by Vladislav Rjéoutski and Willem Frijhoff.Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2018] P140 .L36 2018
  • Sympathy for the traitor : a translation manifesto / Mark Polizzotti.Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018] P306 .P65 2018
  • Translation and modernization in East Asia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / edited by Lawrence Wang-chi Wong.Hong Kong : Research Centre for Translation, Institute of Chinese Studies/The Chinese University of Hong Kong, [2017] P306.8.E18 T73 2013
  • Witness between languages : the translation of Holocaust testimonies in context / Peter Davies.Rochester, New York : Camden House, 2018. P306.8.E85 D28 2018

Click here for a complete list of new titles covering Arts (General), Philology, Linguistics, and Translation Studies added in May-June, 2018.

About the author

Brian Vetruba is Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis