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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 128.00
Working with processes of translocation enabled Edward Said to point out interdependence and complementarity across geographical borders and disciplinary boundaries while recognizing cultural difference and the distinct historical experiences of colonizer and colonized. This book brings into focus Said?s politics of reading, from his literary criticism... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
There exist literary histories of probability and scientific histories of probability, but it has generally been thought that the two did not meet. Campe begs to differ. Mathematical probability, he argues, took over the role of the old probability of poets, orators, and logicians, albeit in scientific terms. Indeed, mathematical probability would... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 179.95
In 1800 Napoleon Bonaparte sought to impose an absolute political authority as First Consul for life, and emperor in 1804. A network of women authors connected with Germaine de Staël in Paris, Coppet, Berlin, and Florence maintained salons and addressed political conflicts in their novels, correspondence and theory. Nationalist histories, also... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 88.00
Borders separate but also connect self and other, and literary texts not only enact these bordering processes, but form part of such processes. This book gestures towards a borderless world, stepping, as it were, with thousand-mile boots from south to north (even across the Atlantic), from South Africa to Scandinavia. It also shows how literary texts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 24.95
One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s. This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on: *semiotics and symbolism *abjection *melancholia *feminism *revolt. McAfee provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
These new essays by leading scholars examine some famous and less well-known instances of polemical encounters. The essays are enhanced by an interview with Gayatri Spivak, specially conducted by Jane Gallop for this volume Historically rigorous, theoretically astute, and sometimes wickedly funny, Polemic makes criticism a critical issue. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Pursues the hypothesis that fictional literature has been instrumental in the development and dissemination of European anti-Americanism from the early 1800s to today. Focusing on Britain, France and Germany, it offers analyses of a range of canonical literary works in which resentful hostility towards the United States is a predominant feature. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 62.00
Le récit est généralement défini comme transformation dun état en un autre, transformation dont lélément déclenchant est un événement . Or les études narratologiques ont, avec constance, fait comme si cet « atome » narratif était inanalysable. Lobjet de ce livre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
The Cold War was the longest conflict in a century defined by the scale and brutality of its conflicts. In the battle between the democratic West and the communist East there was barely a year in which the West was not organising, fighting or financing some foreign war. It was an engagement that resulted ? in Korea, Guatemala, Nicaragua and elsewhere... more...