Legenda: An Imprint for Scholarly Books in the Humanities

Published by Maney Publishing and the
Modern Humanities Research Association


Welcome to the new Legenda website. There are details here of 381 titles by 1145 scholars from across the world, published in series which each have their own distinctive identity:

Legenda Main Series

Germanic Literatures

Italian Perspectives

Moving Image

Research Monographs in French Studies

Studies in Comparative Literature

Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures

Studies in Yiddish


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There are many ways to explore our catalogue, but if the links on the left-hand side (or the top row) of the page aren’t finding what you’re looking for, try the following search box:


Although we do not process credit card orders directly from this website, contacts for our distributors are given on each book’s information page, with direct links for buying that book online either from the UK (in pounds sterling) or from the USA (in US dollars).