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- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 17.27
Hauptbeschreibung Dass jede literarische Selbstdarstellung fiktionale Elemente beinhaltet, ist in der gegenwärtigen Autobiographie-Diskussion unbestritten. Mit dem von Serge Doubrovsky geprägten Terminus "Autofiktion" hat sich die Forschung verstärkt literarischen Texten zugewendet, die fiktionales und faktuales Erzählen der eigenen Biographie mehr... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 80.00
This book contains an overview of the current state of scholarship on Beowulf, looking back over the history of the field and suggesting new directions for future research. More than 1,000 books, articles, recordings and websites are surveyed and a nuanced sense is offered of the great variety of views that have been expressed on this greatest of all... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 57.35
Hauptbeschreibung Die Beiträge des Bandes spüren der motivischen und der darstellungstheoretischen Bedeutung und Funktion des Blicks in der Literatur insbesondere seit dem 18. Jahrhundert nach. Sie heben ausdrücklich auf methodische und thematische Vielfalt ab; in den Blick rücken somit auch die Wechselbeziehungen zwischen der Literatur und anderen... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 32.23
Hauptbeschreibung Everybody knows what biographies are and many people still turn to them for truth about their subjects. But it is more obvious than ever that we can't completely trust records of the past, just as we can't always trust an eyewitness report to be true and objective. So life-stories, and particularly those with a neat narrative structure,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 24.95
One of Shakespeare’s final plays, The Tempest is often considered a jewel in the canon of English literature. Mythic, impassioned characters dictate the action, all of which takes place on a moody, windswept island far from the shores of Great Britain. 'The Tempest' and Its Travels considers the rich legacy of this play’s productions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95
The last decade has seen a revival of interest in John Ford and especially 'Tis Pity She's a Whore , his tragedy of religious scepticism, incestuous love, and revenge. This text in particular has provided a focus for scholarship as well as being the subject of a number of major theatrical productions. Simon Barker guides the reader through the full... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 74.99
'What may words say_?' contains a comprehensive and in many respects unconventional interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. The play's development of ideas is unfolded in a literary analysis that focuses on the poet's words in their philological, historical, and philosophical contexts. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 112.00
William W. Kibler is one of the most productive and versatile medievalists of his generation. Some scholars and students think of him primarily as a specialist in the medieval epic, whereas others consider him to be an Arthurian scholar. He is of course both, but he is also much more: a consummate philologist and editor of texts and also a prolific... more...