News & Highlights


New Global Titles from FDU Press (October to December 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.


Graziella Parati (editor), New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies. Volume 2: The Arts and History (December 2012)

Following the more theoretical first installment of New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies devoted to Definitions, Theory, and Accented Practices, the second volume of New Perspectives deals with...
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Andrew Mattison, The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and the Limits of Mimesis (November 2012)

When we read poetry, we tend to believe that we are getting a glimpse of the interior of the poet's mind - pictures from the poet's imagination relayed through the representative power of language...
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Jonathan Lavery, Louis Groarke & William Sweet, Ideas under Fire: Historical Studies of Philosophy and Science in Adversity (November 2012)

Since Aristotle's famous declaration that the speculative sciences originated with the emergence of a leisure class, it has been accepted as a truism that intellectual activity requires political stability and leisure in order to flourish...
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Barbara Pezzotti, The Importance of Place in Contemporary Italian Crime Fiction (October 2012)

By taking as its point of departure the privileged relationship between the crime novel and its setting, this book is the most wide-ranging examination of the way in which Italian detective fiction in the last 20 years has become a means to articulate the changes in the social landscape of the country...
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Monday, December 31, 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