News & Highlights


New Global Titles from FDU Press (July to September 2012)

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the following new titles on global, international, intercultural, and cross-cultural topics. Established in 1967, FDU Press has published over 1,500 books in the humanities and social sciences, with special strengths in history and literature. Since 2010, FDU Press has been a co-publishing partner of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group of Lanham, Maryland, which has for thirty-five years provided publishing services to think tanks, non-profit organizations, and university presses.


David Aliano, Mussolini's National Project in Argentina (September 2012)

During the 1920s and 1930s, Mussolini’s fascist regime attempted to promote fascist Italy’s national project in Argentina, bombarding the republic with its propaganda. Although politically a failure, this propaganda provoked a debate over the idea of a national identity outside of the nation-state and the potential roles that citizens living abroad could play in their country of origin...
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Heather Braun, The Rise and Fall of the Femme Fatale in British Literature, 1790-1910 (September 2012)

The Rise and Fall of the Femme Fatale: From Gothic Ghosts to Victorian Vamps explores the femme fatale’s careerin nineteenth-century British literature. It traces her evolution—and devolution—formally, historically, and ideologically through a selection of plays, poems, novels, and personal correspondence...
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Graziella Parati (Editor), New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies Definition, Theory, and Accented Practices - Volume 1 (August 2012)

New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies. Volume 1: Definitions, Theory, and Accented Practices is a collection of essays that identifies a number of different approaches in cultural studies and in Italian cultural studies in particular...
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Romantic Appropriations of History The Legends of Joanna Baillie and Margaret Holford Hodson (August 2012)

Romantic Appropriations of History offers a look at how two early nineteenth-century women, each under her own “anxiety of influence,” appropriated original tales to produce completely new texts of political and cultural significance...
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Sunday, September 30, 2012
Authors are welcome to contact the press about our books or to query us about their own scholarly projects, whether single-author or edited volumes. Queries, with sample materials, may be sent to Harry Keyishian, Director, at or to: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (M-GH2-01) 285 Madison Avenue Madison NJ 07940 (973) 443-8564