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- Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 13.22
Hauptbeschreibung Ob Politik, Philosophie,Wissenschaft oder Wirtschaft ? ohne die Griechen sähe unsere Welt heute deutlich anders aus. In gewohnt lebendiger Weise erzählt Arnulf Zitelmann von Solon, dem ersten Sozialpolitiker der Geschichte, von Homer, dem Erfinder der griechischen Nation, vom Machtkampf zwischen Athen und Sparta, von Alexander dem... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 77.09
Hauptbeschreibung Alle Aspekte der Erzählliteratur. Das komparatistisch ausgerichtete Handbuch bezieht sich auf alle großen europäischen Literaturen. Es vermittelt einen Zugang zu den Untergattungen und Darstellungsverfahren der abendländischen Erzählliteratur und präsentiert den aktuellen Stand der internationalen Forschung. Die Hauptströmungen... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95
A quarter of a century on from its original publication, Literary Theory: An Introduction still conjures the subversion, excitement and exoticism that characterized theory through the 1960s and 70s, when it posed an unprecedented challenge to the literary establishment. Eagleton has added a new preface to this anniversary edition to address more... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 100.00
The capacity of the arts and the humanities, and of literature in particular, to have a meaningful societal impact has been increasingly undervalued in recent history. Both humanists and scientists have tended to think of the arts as a means to represent the world via imagination. Mack maintains that the arts do not merely describe our world but that... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1992; US$ 31.95
The surprising and controversial thesis of Feminist Fabulation is unflinching: the postmodern canon has systematically excluded a wide range of important women's writing by dismissing it as genre fiction. Marleen Barr issues an urgent call for a corrective, for the recognition of a new meta- or supergenre of contemporary writing--feminist fabulation--which... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 29.95
The concept of "American" literature is not the exclusive province of any one nation. Thanks to the historical circumstances that governed the European conquest and settlement of the Americas, we can and should approach the writings of English and French Canada, the United States, Spanish America, and Brazil as a cohesive group of American... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 165.00
The great diversity of contexts in which the term Postmodernism is currently encountered reflects the remarkable success of a coinage that has been in circulation for only about forty years. It has been used by philosophers, sociologists, art critics and literary historians to become, finally, a household word in the language of advertising and politics.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 128.00
In the Imitation and the Image of Man James S. Hans presents his conception of the mimetic. His primary goal to this study is to broaden several kinds of discourse: first, to redfine our conception of the literary; second, to expand our ideas of the kinds of things that can be treated together; third, to enrich our understanding of the possibilities... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 149.00
Text to Reader seeks to find a critical approach that links a novel?s form to its socio-cultural context. Combining elements from Iser?s reception aesthetics, speech act theory, and Goffman?s frame analysis, this book starts from the assumption that a reader has certain conventional expectations with regard to a novel, and then goes on to examine... more...