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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 16.17
Hauptbeschreibung Dass jede literarische Selbstdarstellung fiktionale Elemente beinhaltet, ist in der gegenwärtigen Autobiographie-Diskussion unbestritten. Mit dem von Serge Doubrovsky geprägten Terminus "Autofiktion" hat sich die Forschung verstärkt literarischen Texten zugewendet, die fiktionales und faktuales Erzählen der eigenen Biographie mehr... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 9.95
You've read Emma. You own Pride & Prejudice. You love Sense and Sensibility. But do you know all there is to know about Jane Austen? Find answers to questions such as: Who was the Irishman who stole her heart? Why was their affair doomed? Which Austen heroine most resembled Jane? Who were the real Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy? Why did Jane never... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 104.00
Kill the bugger!' So read one telegram to the Marquess of Queensberry before his legal battle with Oscar Wilde in the spring of 1895. Today's readers often see the Wilde case as dramatising the intolerance and cruelty of late-Victorian life, but what was its contemporary significance? What was it like to live in Britain in 1895? Which stories,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 56.08
Hauptbeschreibung Das englische Gläubigeranfechtungsrecht (fraudulent conveyances law) beruht auf einem Mosaik aus Gesetzen und Urteilen. Constantin Willems analysiert eine Vielzahl dieser Mosaiksteine und weist nach, dass eine große inhaltliche Nähe zum kontinentalen, in Tradition der römischrechtlichen actio Pauliana stehenden Recht besteht. Insbesondere... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Actions and Objects, which treats the literature and philosophy of action during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, engages key past and current debates about consciousness, materialism, and mental causation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 103.00
For centuries, the Arthurian legends have fascinated and inspired countless writers, artists, and readers, many of whom first became acquainted with the story as youngsters. From the numerous retellings of Malory and versions of Tennyson for young people to the host of illustrated volumes to which the Arthurian Revival gave rise. From the Arthurian... more...
- The Floating Press 1821; US$ 3.99
Adonais represents the height of artistic achievement for nineteenth-century Romantic poetry. Percy Bysshe Shelley's book-length elegy in the pastoral style mourns the loss of fellow poet John Keats in 495 remarkably accomplished lines. Shelley himself regarded "Adonais" as the best of his work, and the poem is a must-read for fans of... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 109.95
Adventures in Realism offers an accessible introduction to realism as it has evolved since the 19th century. Though focused on literature and literary theory, the significance of technology and the visual arts is also addressed. Comprises 16 newly-commissioned essays written by a distinguished group of contributors, including Slavoj Zizek and... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 110.00
Since the development of British Aestheticism in the 1870s, the concept of irony has focused a series of anxieties which are integral to modern literary practice. Examining some of the most important debates in post-Romantic aesthetics through highly focused textual readings of authors from Walter Pater and Henry James to Samuel Beckett and Alan Hollinghurst,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 148.00
Despite new historical study of her contexts, Christina Rossetti continues to haunt the reader as a displaced subjectivity emptied of history. Through an analysis of the posthumous in her work, the construction of 'Christina Rossetti' by her brothers, and the history of reception, this study asks how 'speaking with the dead' can avoid critical ventriloquy.... more...