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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 280.00
This volume will offer the first book-length academic investigation of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck?s Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others (2006). The aim of this edited collection is twofold. On the one hand, it will offer new insight into one of the most successful German films of the past two decades placing The Lives of Others within its... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
The literature of realism from 1850 to 1900 has maintained a lively exchange of knowledge across the disciplinary boundaries of economics and literary studies. While the literary world has appropriated the vocabulary of economics in order to lend factual plausibility to fiction, economics has often resorted to literary devices in its narratives. This... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Despite their desire to rise above the so-called 'age of personality' and personal attacks, Romantic-era figures such as Robert Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Leigh Hunt, William Hazlitt, Sydney Owenson, and the explorer John Ross became enmeshed in public feuds with the Edinburgh Review and the Quarterly Review. Finding literary genres... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Reading canonical authors such as John Henry Newman, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot and Oscar Wilde through a dual lens of literary history and post-liberal theology, Emily Walker Heady suggests that Victorian authors discuss conversion experiences in the context of the modes in which are narrated. Thus, conversion narratives... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Examining the importance of trust as an influence on a wide range of European and American modernists - including James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Wyndham Lewis, H.D., Ford Madox Ford, Samuel Beckett, Ralph Ellison and Wallace Stevens - this collection shows that the concept underwent a violent set of transformations at the turn... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Marcel Proust was long the object of a cult in which the main point of reading his great novel In Search of Lost Time was to find, with its narrator, a redemptive epiphany in a pastry and a cup of lime-blossom tea. We now live in less confident times, in ways that place great strain on the assumptions and beliefs that made those earlier readings... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Published just after the Second World War, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a sweeping exploration of the remarkable continuity of European literature across time and place, from the classical era up to the early nineteenth century, and from the Italian peninsula to the British Isles. In what T. S. Eliot called a "magnificent" book,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.50
This is the first collection in English of the extraordinary letters of one of the great writers of the twentieth century. Italy's most important postwar novelist, Italo Calvino (1923-1985) achieved worldwide fame with such books as Cosmicomics , Invisible Cities , and If on a winter's night a traveler . But he was also an influential literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
'A model reference work that can be used with profit and delight by general readers as well as by more advanced students of Twain. Highly recommended.' ? Library Journal TheáRoutledge Encyclopedia ofáMark Twain includesámore than 700 alphabetically arranged entries thatácover a full variety of topics on this major American writer's life,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
It is impossible to imagine contemporary critical theory without the work of Michel Foucault. His radical reworkings of the concepts of power, knowledge, discourse and identity have influenced the widest possible range of theories and impacted upon disciplinary fields from literary studies to anthropology. Aimed at students approaching Foucault's texts... more...