Eurospan is delighted to announce that Michigan State University Press joined us on 1st October 2020, for distribution worldwide, excluding North America.

Since its founding in 1947, the mission of Michigan State University Press has been to be a catalyst for positive intellectual, social, and technological change through the publication of research and intellectual inquiry. The Press has made significant contributions to scholarship in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, with an emphasis on African studies, Native American studies, environmental science and natural history, immigration studies, politics and the global economy, US history, urban studies, and women’s studies.

                     

Desire
Flaubert, Proust, Fitzgerald, Miller, Lana Del Rey
Per Bjørnar Grande
July 2020 272pp
9781611863215 Paperback
Breakthroughs in Mimetic Theory 
Drawing on both modern masterpieces and iconic works of contemporary pop culture, Per Bjørnar Grande sketches a Girardian phenomenology of desire, one that sheds new light on the frustrating and repetitive nature of human relations in a world of vanishing taboos.

The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports
African Literature of Travel in the Twenty-First Century
Edited by Isabel Balseiro & Zachariah Rapola
October 2020 218pp
9781611863734 Paperback
These seventeen pieces on travel in Africa by leading African authors take readers to places at once homelike and foreign. Against the tropes of travel writing, this book offers the acuity of vision of particular types of travellers. These are travellers whose mother tongue may find the hint of familiarity across otherwise unintelligible languages and for whom a foreign land isn’t necessarily strange; in it they perceive vestiges of the familiar.

Re-Membering and Surviving
African American Fiction of the Vietnam War
Shirley A. James Hanshaw
November 2020 324pp
9781611863710 Paperback
The first book-length critical study of the black experience in the Vietnam War and its aftermath, this text interrogates the meaning of heroism based on models from African and African American expressive culture. It focuses on four novels: Captain Blackman by John A. Williams, Tragic Magic (by Wesley Brown, Coming Home by George Davis, and De Mojo Blues  by A. R. Flowers.