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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 27.95
Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ?high theory?, an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 29.95
In what can only be called a genuine intellectual adventure, Russell Berman raises fundamental questions long ignored by literary scholars; Why does literature command our attention at all? Why would society want to cultivate a sphere of activity devoted to the careful study of literary fiction? Written as a tonic to what he calls the debilitating... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 35.48
Hauptbeschreibung Augenzeugenberichte zum 11. September 2001 und zu den Kriegen des 17. Jahrhunderts spannen den Bogen der Beiträge des vorliegenden Bandes. Eine Untersuchung der massenmedialen Darstellung der »Taten« des Kreuzers Emden im Ersten Weltkrieg - eine der zeitgenössischen Mythen - steht neben Analysen von Max Frischs »Die Chinesische... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 50.04
Hauptbeschreibung Streit als ein Mittel zur Aushandlung von Interessenskonflikten ist eine Konstante menschlicher Gemeinschaft. So verwundert es nicht, dass Streit, beginnend mit Kain und Abel oder dem Zorn des Achill, von den ersten Anfängen an ein fortwährendes Thema der europäischen Kultur ist. Jenseits von Krieg und Gewalt enthält Streit auch... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95
Science Fiction Teacher's Resource Guide includes: Bugged!; Escape From Earth; Flashback; Murray's Nightmare; Under Siege. The Teacher's Resource Guides contain 48-pages. Reproducible exercises including pre-reading activities to introduce story themes and vocabulary; crossword and hidden word puzzles; language arts extension; traditional... more...
- Scribe Publications 2012; US$ 16.99
The first English-language translation of the memoirs of Hans Keilson, one of Europe’s most masterful and remarkable writers In this unique work, which was composed in the 1990s and only recently rediscovered, Keilson brings back a bygone era in snapshots from a life spanning one hundred years. The external stations of this life — his youth... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 83.95
This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson Describes the crucial terms and concepts... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
In 1345, when Petrarch recovered a lost collection of letters from Cicero to his best friend Atticus, he discovered an intimate Cicero, a man very different from either the well-known orator of the Roman forum or the measured spokesman for the ancient schools of philosophy. It was Petrarch’s encounter with this previously unknown Cicero and... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The Limits of Literary Historicism is a collection of essays arguing that historicism, which has come to dominate the professional study of literature in recent decades, has become ossified. By drawing attention to the limits of historicism—its blind spots, overreach, and reluctance to acknowledge its commitments—this... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
This book contains love correspondences between Otto von Bismarck, Adalbert Stifter, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Ernst Haeckel and their respective wives and lovers. It counters the transient nature of love by extending the correspondence to other areas: realism ? constituting much more than just a literary and artistic program ? is here presented as... more...