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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.95
The Little Book of Teachers? Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than 3,000 entries, it includes the thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians, including Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 22.14
Hauptbeschreibung Eine der frühesten deutschen Übersetzungen von «Tausendundeine Nacht» ist zugleich eine der schönsten: Johann Heinrich Voß, der bis heute unübertroffene Homer-Übersetzer, hat im 18. Jahrhundert auch die orientalischen Geschichten übertragen. Seine lange zu Unrecht vergessene Übersetzung ist mit dieser Ausgabe neu zu entdecken. Es... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00
A cunning and successful literary forger, Iolo Morganwg has been a controversial figure within Welsh literary tradition and history ever since his death in 1826. During his lifetime, however, he was largely a figure on the margins of Welsh literary society, who found the task of getting his work into the coveted sphere of print culture a gargantuan... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 25.00
Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples of good and bad, right and wrong. And the best places to find them are in great works of literature and exemplary stories from... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 13.09
John Crace's 'Digested Read' column in the Guardian has rightly acquired a cult following. Each week fans avidly devour his latest razor-sharp literary assassination, while authors turn tremblingly to the appropriate page of the review section, fearful that it may be their turn to be mercilessly sent up. Now he turns his critical eye... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
The Cold War was the longest conflict in a century defined by the scale and brutality of its conflicts. In the battle between the democratic West and the communist East there was barely a year in which the West was not organising, fighting or financing some foreign war. It was an engagement that resulted ? in Korea, Guatemala, Nicaragua and elsewhere... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 72.00
In readings of texts by Lafayette, Molière, Laclos, and La Bruyère?and in a chapter on the eighteenth-century inventor of automatons, Jacques Vaucanson?Catherine Liu provides a fascinating account of ways in which the automaton and the preindustrial machine haunt the imagination of ancien régime France and structure key moments of the canonical literature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 37.95
What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of interpretation? And what is the role of the text? Catherine... more...