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Indian Science Fiction

Patterns, History and Hybridity

Suparno Banerjee

‘With erudition, rigor and style, the author makes a major contribution to the increasingly important study of global science fiction. Probably for a long time to come, this volume will be the standard work on the vast but hitherto much neglected field of Indian science fiction.’
-Carl Freedman, Read Professor of English, Louisiana State University, and author of Critical Theory and Science Fiction

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Living Off-Grid in Wales

Eco-Villages in Policy and Practice

Elaine Forde

‘This is a great book with a novel conceptual approach structured as it is around the concept of off-grid and, importantly, the notion of grid-logics. It offers tasters of what off-grid village life is like but uses these to ask broader questions about what being off-grid means. I would highly recommend that anyone with an interest in alternative ways of living read this book.’
-Professor Jenny Pickerill, University of Sheffield

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John Poyer, the Civil Wars in Pembrokeshire and the British Revolutions

Lloyd Bowen

‘This exhilarating read challenges previous representations of Poyer, offering a first glimpse of the man on his own terms rather than through the eyes of his enemies. In doing so, the author illuminates the factional politics within the parliamentary cause in superb depth and with great sensitivity to the local context.’
-Professor Andrew Hopper, Centre for English Local History, University of Leicester

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New Queer Horror Film and Television

Edited by Darren Elliott-Smith and John Edgar Browning

‘As everyday life begins to resemble a horror movie for more and more people, so horror genres have had to shift and change to keep pace with the grotesqueries of the quotidian. In this exciting new volume edited and curated in imaginative ways, queer horror takes centre stage. While LGBTQ+ people have long played the monster in the horror genre, we can now look at horror from the perspective of those relegated to the monstrous margins. Ranging between new queer readings of old texts and analyses of aesthetic ruptures, this anthology can claim to offer a definitive look at a genre that has neatly taken aim at normal life.’
- Professor Jack Halberstam, Columbia University

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OPEN ACCESS

Wales Journal of Education 22.2

With the support of Welsh Government, the Wales Journal of Education has converted to a platinum Open Access journal, free of charge, bilingual and available to read in digital format for anyone, anywhere in the world, with no author-facing charges.

The Wales Journal of Education aims to appeal to researchers, policy-makers and practitioners who share the common goal of achieving excellence in education in Wales. We welcome articles that relate to education in Wales, but also materials of a broader significance, including comparative studies and international contributions and, from 2020, practitioner-led articles.

The latest issue of the Wales Journal of Education 22.2 is now available to read for free! Click on the link to read the bilingual articles https://bit.ly/3iaqfzN

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William Morgan

Eighteenth Century Actuary, Mathematician and Radical

Nicola Bruton Bennetts

‘William Morgan has long been recognised as one of the most important actuaries in the history of the profession. This well-researched biography tells the story of William the man beyond the actuary, revealing a person of remarkable dexterity, energy and talent – a scientifically-inquisitive natural philosopher; a liberal political activist; and a dedicated family man. It makes for a fascinating and inspiring read.’
- Craig Turnbull FIA, author of A History of British Actuarial Thought

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Introducing the Medieval Ass

Kathryn L. Smithies

‘If the title seems to announce a narrow subject, Introducing The Medieval Ass offers a rich gallery of surprises from natural history to philosophy and literature. The cultural image of the ass proves to have a versatile history, which Smithies scrutinises in a well-researched, but easily readable study.’
- Professor Baudouin Van den Abeele, Université catholique de Louvain

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Norah Borges

“A Smaller, More Perfect World”

Eamon McCarthy

‘Reading this book is like walking through an exhibition of Argentine and Spanish art during the first half of the twentieth century – but it seems different from the story you thought you knew, since you came in through the back door before the crowds arrived, and you now see the connections between Jorge Luis Borges and Guillermo de Torre, between the avant-garde magazines and García Lorca’s La Barraca, and you realise that the glue that held it all together was Norah Borges. A fascinating tour de force!’
- Professor Stephen M. Hart, University College London

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OPEN ACCESS

Wales Journal of Education

Volume 22.1 Special Edition: Teacher Education in Wales – a reform journey available NOW

With the support of Welsh Government, we are delighted to announce the Wales Journal of Education has converted to a platinum Open Access journal, free of charge, bilingual and available to read in digital format for anyone, anywhere in the world, with no author-facing charges.

The Wales Journal of Education aims to appeal to researchers, policy-makers and practitioners who share the common goal of achieving excellence in education in Wales. We welcome articles that relate to education in Wales, but also materials of a broader significance, including comparative studies and international contributions and, from 2020, practitioner-led articles.

The Wales Journal of Education is hosted online by Ingentaconnect at: http://ingentaconnect.com/content/uwp/wjed

Online ISSN: 2059-3716 Print ISSN: 2059-3708
Print on demand price: £20 + delivery per issue

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Blog

23rd November 2020

New Advisory Board for WJE

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Featured Titles

Medieval Welsh Medical Texts

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Ophelia

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Painting and Devotion in Golden Age Iberia

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Madness and Irrationality in Spanish and Latin American Literature and Culture

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Evan James Williams

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Plants in Science Fiction

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Jane Williams (Ysgafell)

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Kant and the Theory and Practice of International Right

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A Century of Weird Fiction, 1832-1937

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Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi

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Utopia and Reality

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Fight and Flight

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New Theoretical Perspectives on Dylan Thomas

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Revelation and the Apocalypse in Late Medieval Literature

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Reason, Normativity and Law

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New Perspectives on Welsh Industrial History

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Remembering the Crusades in Medieval Texts and Songs

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Masks in Horror Cinema

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John Ormond’s Organic Mosaic

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Charms, Charmers and Charming in Ireland

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Middle English Devotional Compilations

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Featured Journals

The Journal of Religious History, Literature and Culture

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Journal of Celtic Linguistics

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The Welsh History Review

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Featured Author

Michael John Franklin

Michael John Franklin is Professor of English at Swansea University....

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