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Universitas Press is a Montreal-based independent academic press, peer-reviewed, founded in 2014. Committed to publishing relevant work of academics and independent researchers in the field of humanities and social sciences, as well as to publishing books for the classroom, UP is dedicated to bringing students, instructors and researchers the best editorial and academic output. With books addressing well-identified readers, the press’s main aim is to publish books that make sense of the world. In all disciplines, thematic volumes and monographs aim at introducing new concepts and trends that challenge pre-conceived and outdated narratives. In the literary field, editions of classics, either student editions, scholarly or critical editions, and anthologies cater to today’s students by presenting material in an engaging, politically correct and culturally sensitive way.

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The Female Precariat

Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force

An insightful volume that addresses gender disparities in pay, professional support, and job security in both the higher education work force and the work force in the newer digital economy.

Introduction to Literature

Planning and Teaching a First-year Course

The introductory book can be used as a catch-all for nearly everything first-year students may need to learn as they begin academic study.

Queering Visual Cultures

Re-Presenting Sexual Politics on Stage and Screen

It is imperative that analyses of popular cultural depictions and presentations of the queer are performed with the extensive intent towards encouraging a politics of inclusion and towards deterring the abjection of the queer subject in popular cultural portrayals.

American Notes for General Circulation

The most up-to-date scholarly edition, annotated and illustrated, addressing the modern reader.

Goody Two-Shoes and other 18th-century British stories

Edited by Henry M Wallace

The first collection of its kind: forty-seven 18th-century British short stories, some of which have never before been anthologized, in an annotated and illustrated edition.

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

This volume contains discussions and dissections of monsters across multiple media and geographical origins and the reasons why we are so consumed by them.

These Immortal Creations

An Anthology of British Romantic Poetry

Edited by Sylvia Hunt

The most diverse anthology of British Romantic poetry, it provides all the necessary tools a newcomer to the Romantic movement needs: an excellent introduction, a chronology of the time, all the great poems arranged in chronological order

Specialists

Passions and Careers

In a world that values money over learning, is it worth committing to the most challenging trial in education, the completion of a PhD?

Reaching for Intelligence Past

Who hasn’t lived a conflict with a colleague, a client, a boss, a business partner? Obviously, remaining in conflict, not achieving one’s objectives, and failing to perform are not viable options.

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