Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Cambridge Companions: Heaney & Dylan

Just published: The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney in the Cambridge Companions to Literature series. The book is edited by Irish poet Bernard O'Donoghue of Wadham College, Oxford. The Irish Times reviewed the volume recently.

And to be published soon: The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan in the Cambridge Companions to American Studies series. This is edited by Kevin J. H. Dettmar, Pomona College, California and contains seventeen essays by scholars from Yale, Carnegie-Mellon, the University of Virginia, and so on. Article in the Boston Globe. Kevin J. H. Dettmar is a much published academic with some wonderful titled books in his list. These include Is Rock Dead? and The Illicit Joyce of Postmodernism: Reading Against the Grain.

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