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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
This book offers a history of Japanese television audiences and the popular media culture that television helped to spawn. In a comparatively short period, the television industry helped to reconstruct not only postwar Japanese popular culture, but also the Japanese social and political landscape. During the early years of television, Japanese of all... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.19
Javier Marías Roman "Corazón tan blanco" (dt.: Mein Herz so weiß) war - mit über 1,5 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren - der Überraschungserfolg des Sommers 1996. Die literarische Qualität des Romans war jedoch in den deutschen Feuilletons stark umstritten. So gab es auf der einen Seite Lobeshymnen, allen voran Marcel Reich-Ranicki im Literarischen Quartett,... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 55.32
Hauptbeschreibung Der Sammelband stellt erstmals die literarischen Werke Hans Werner Richters in ihrer Vielfalt und im Zusammenhang mit seiner publizistischen Tätigkeit dar. Auf diese Weise wird Richters Rolle im literarischen Feld nach 1945 deutlicher markiert. Zugleich eröffnet sich ein dezidierter Blick auf das Verhältnis von Literatur und Gesellschaft... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 147.00
Making readers laugh ? or in the theatre making the audience laugh ? is one of the most important but least acknowledged aims of literature. Even though we often laugh out of pure exuberance or smirk mockingly, it is nevertheless true that one can be ?very serious even whilst laughing?, as Lessing?s Minna von Barnhelm already knew. This book explores... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
This extensive history of the legendary literary journal, ?Sinn und Form?, also offers the first systematic analysis of this key type of cultural institution. The study is organised in seven ?anatomical? categories: founding conception; cultural-political context; institutional infrastructure; role of editors; networks of contributors; text and composition;... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 154.00
On the occasion of his 65th birthday, one of the most prominent German rhetoricians, literary critics and publicists, Gert Ueding, was honoured with a festschrift by the School of Rhetoric at the University of Tübingen. In their contributions, his friends, companions and colleagues reflect the wide range of Gerd Ueding?s interests, which encompass... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 38.19
Hauptbeschreibung This book is a survey of typical Science Fiction elements in Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Christian Erkenbrecher first goes through a short history of Science Fiction and identifies certain motifs of the genre in order to correctly place the novel within a useful context. Classical elements of the Science Fiction... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57
A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate. On 3 April 2011, as he was boarding a flight to Taipei, the Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei was arrested at Beijing Airport. Advised merely that his travel ?could damage state security?, he was escorted to a van by officials after which he disappeared for 81 days. On his release, the... more...