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- Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 64.99
Body of State offers a comprehensive critical perspective on the Moro Affair and on Marco Baliani?s work. With contributions from scholars, theater practitioners, teachers, and students, it constitutes a unique resource for terrorism studies, Italian Studies, Theater Studies, History, Political Science, and other discipline that train on the intersection... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2006; US$ 140.00
In this stimulating dialogue these two great men, who stand on opposite sides of the church door, discuss some of the most controversial issues of the day. One is a respected scholar and one of the pre-eminent ecumenical churchmen of Europe; the other the world famous author of The Name of the Rose , a scholar, philosopher and self-decalred secularist,... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 29.99
How to Read a Novelist is the ultimate booklovers book. John Freeman, author and editor of Granta magazine, has interviewed nearly every name in fiction and the literary world. In this collection Freeman has compiled the most insightful and fascinating of his interviews, essays and articles. Paul Theroux on the state of sex in America,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 75.00
The original essays gathered in this book make a beginning at exploring the cultural significance of The Name of the Rose in terms of its backgrounds and literary contexts. Eco's novel is examined in the light of several of the traditions from which it draws: theories of detective fiction, comedy, postmodernism, the apocalypse, semiotics, and literary... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 24.99
Primo Levi is best known as a memoirist of Auschwitz, but he was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet: in short, a Renaissance man. Primo Levi?s Universe offers a multi-faceted portrait of the heroic man who turned the concentration camp experience into beautiful yet terrifying literature. Over time, Levi developed an original world-view... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 18.47
Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende zweisprachige Auswahl von Gedichten des 1936 in Rom geborenen Lucio Mariani stellt dessen Werks erstmals der deutschen Öffentlichkeit vor. In der Nachfolge der großen europäischen Lyriker schreibt Mariani gegen die Erinnerungslosigkeit unserer Zeit an. Seine Phantasie und Vorstellungskraft entwickeln Erinnerungsvermögen.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 26.95
This international bestseller is a sweeping portrait of motherhood, loss, and redemption in war-torn Sarajevo. Filled with memories of the four-year siege of Sarajevo, Gemma reluctantly boards a flight from her native Rome to that war-scarred city with her sixteen-year-old son, Pietro. She hopes to teach her son about the city of his birth and... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 26.09
Hauptbeschreibung Umberto Eco ist seit seinem ersten Roman Der Name der Rose, dem er inzwischen vier weitere hinzugefügt hat, einer der berühmtesten lebenden Schriftsteller der Welt. Darüber hinaus ist er international anerkannter und ausgewiesener Philosoph, Mediävist, Historiker, Kunsthistoriker, Linguist und Semiotiker. All dies integriert er... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00
With Trilogy of Resistance, the political philosopher Antonio Negri extends his intervention in contemporary politics and culture into a new medium: drama. The three plays collected for the first time in this volume dramatize the central concepts of the innovative and influential thought he has articulated in his best-selling books Empire and Multitude,... more...