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- 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...
- 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...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 18.33
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...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 59.31
Hauptbeschreibung Der historische Roman ist seit den 1980er Jahren zentral für die literarische Ausgestaltung von postmodernem Gedankengut. Die Impulse, die Umberto Eco für die Gattung liefert, sind dabei maßgeblich für die deutsche Literatur. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht diesen Zusammenhang erstmalig in detaillierten Textanalysen. Sie berücksichtigt... more...
- ECW Press 2011; US$ 12.95
Written as a kind of historical narrative in verse, the poems in this collection depict the coming of age and sexual awareness of the great Italian writer and film director, Pier Paolo Pasolini. The time of this story is World War II; the place is German-occupied northern Italy. Unlike his younger brother, Guido, who took up arms to fight in the... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 95.00
This collection represents some of the latest research on Primo Levi, the famous Auschwitz survivor Italian author, in the field of Italian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Studies, literary theory, philosophy, and ethics. The author has collected an impressive group of scholars, including Ian Thomson, who has published a well-received biography... 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...