What's new in February 2019

February 21, 2019

This month four new introductions have been published:

  • Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction, by Jenny Hartley, explores the key themes running through his works, and considers how they reflect his attitudes towards the harsh realities of 19th-century society and its institutions.
  • Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction, by James Naremore, demonstrates that the genre has much earlier origins than it is usually associated with, and is more international than just Hollywood.
  • Garden History: A Very Short Introduction, by Gordon Campbell, takes the reader on a globe-trotting historical journey through iconic and cultural signposts of gardens from different regions and traditions.
  • Identity: A Very Short Introduction, by Florian Coulmas, provides a survey of the many faces of the concept of identity, and discusses its significance and meanings in a variety of fields.

                       Charles Dickens           Film Noir           Garden History           Identity

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