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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 52.95
The Cylinder investigates the surprising proliferation of cylindrical objects in the nineteenth century, such as steam engines, phonographs, panoramas, rotary printing presses, silos, safety locks, and many more. Examining this phenomenon through the lens of kinematics, the science of forcing motion, Helmut Müller-Sievers provides a new view of the... more...
- John Blake 2011; US$ 9.99
Finally, Graham's many U. S. fans can laugh at—and benefit from—his drily hilarious Daily Telegraph advice columns "Remember that sleeping with friends is lazy and selfish: we don't cook our pets just because we're hungry and they're sitting right by the oven." —Graham on troublesome relationships "Dogs and DIY are where... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.18
He's been everywhere, he's seen everything. Now Graham Norton's here to solve your problems! Graham Norton is best known as a television presenter, chat show host and comedian. His warm demeanour and dry wit has endeared him to the nation and he is well on his way to securing the status of a national treasure. But as well as presenting and acting,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
Kunstreligion [art religion] has been an established term since Schleiermacher's Speeches on Religion (1799). However, the origin of the concept is not to be found in the theology of Schleiermacher but rather in its cultural-philosophical sources, i.e. in the derationalization of "Kunst" [art] in the context of autonomy-aesthetics, which likens aesthetic... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 17.39
Hauptbeschreibung Goldschmidt und Richter-Rethwisch stellen aus ihrer Tätigkeit als Gemeindepfarrer ausformulierte Gottesdienste zu den unterschiedlichsten Werken der (Welt-)literatur vor. In dieser Sammlung finden sich Pfingstgottesdienste mit Texten von Friedrich Schiller, aus dem kleinen Prinzen von Saint Exupéry und von Hermann Hesse, ein Bußgottesdienst... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 53.82
Hauptbeschreibung Browsing through books and TV channels we find people pre-occupied with eating, cooking and competing with chefs. Eating and food in today’s media have become a form of entertainment and art. A survey of literary history and culture shows to what extent eating used to be closely related to all areas of human life, to religion,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 43.38
Hauptbeschreibung This enquiry into the principles and practice of reading literature brings together insights from cognitive studies, literary theory, empirical literature studies, learning and teaching research and higher education research. Reading is conceptualised as an active process of meaning-making that is determined by subjective as well... more...
- Touchstone 2007; Not Available
The delirious pursuit of love is a search that inevitably takes us all both down the well-beaten path and into new, uncharted territory. In this collection of thirty-three heart-tugging and hilarious essays, celebrated Electronic Urban Report columnist Steven Ivory chronicles his lifelong quest for that thing we all crave: The Meaningful Relationship.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 45.00
In this book, Sephardism is defined not as an expression of Sephardic identity but as a politicized literary metaphor. Since the nineteenth century, this metaphor has occurred with extraordinary frequency in works by authors from a variety of ethnicities, religions, and nationalities in Europe, the Americas, North Africa, Israel, and even India. ... more...