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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
In this highly original study, Veronika Grimm discusses early Christian texts dealing with food, eating and fasting. Modern day eating disorders often equate food with sin and see fasting as an attempt to regain purity, an attitude which can also be observed in early Christian beliefs in the mortification of the flesh. Describing first the historical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 42.00
This new study reconciles cognitive metaphor theory with Critical Discourse Analysis to offer a fresh approach to the study of metaphor. In applying this framework to a substantial corpus of texts from business magazines, the author shows how metaphors of war, sports and evolutionary struggle are used to construct business as a masculinized social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this change has taken place. At the heart of the book is a detailed... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 148.69
From a religious-historical perspective this work investigates the message and theology of the so-called Book of the Watchers (1 Enoch 1-36) as a separate book of early Judaism of the third century BC. Starting with the literary profile of the text, the study goes on to illuminate its importance in the context of the Ptolemaic supremacy over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95
In the late-1980s, visual cognition was a small subfield of cognitive psychology, and the standard texts mainly discussed just iconic memory in their sections on visual cognition. In the subsequent two decades, and especially very recently, many remarkable new aspects of the processing of brief visual stimuli have been discovered -- change blindness,... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 85.00
One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside the London Bloomsbury group, the Paris Surrealist circle, and the Viennese fin-de-siècle as a crucial chapter in the history of modernism. Taking us from... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 17.85
Das ehemals als mobiles Telefon eingeführte Handy ist heute ein umfassendes Innovationscluster, das neben Diensten der Individualkommunikation auch massenmediale Anwendungen beinhaltet. Um den Erfolg dieses Innovationsclusters erklären und prognostizieren zu können, gilt es über die bloße Kaufentscheidung hinaus dessen Aneignung im Alltag der Nutzer... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 15.17
Mode ist alltäglich, Mode ist vergänglich und Mode ist unsterblich. Unter Berücksichtigung der Literatur untersucht Veronika Haberler das Phänomen der Mode theoretisch und empirisch und geht der Frage nach dem Entstehungszusammenhang von textilen Moden nach. Der Prozess der Mode-Kreation wird detailliert beschrieben, die zentralen Handlungslogiken,... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 116.82
In the framework of Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG) the study examines the distribution of so-called negation carriers such as pas , personne , jamais etc., the well-formedness conditions for negative sentences (such as the appearance of ne ), and the connections between the syntactic structure of negative sentences and the respective... more...
- De Gruyter 1996; US$ 116.82
"Leutnant Burda" is the latest in the ongoing series of historical-critical editions devoted to the prose narratives of Ferdinand von Saar. Alongside a critical edition of the text the volume traces the history of the work's inception and impact, and also gives a detailed interpretation of its content. The strongly biographical narrative,... more...