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  • Reading 1922by Michael North

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99

    This study of the year in which "Ulysses" and "The Waste Land" were published aims to put these works in the context of the other cultural productions of 1922. It claims that relations between aesthetic modernism and modern culture are closer and more complex than recent criticism allows. more...

  • The Dialect of Modernismby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 29.99

    This treatise describes the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism. It describes how modernists have rebelled against the standard image, reimagining themselves as racial aliens and mimicking the strategies of dialect speakers. more...

  • Reading 1922by Michael North

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 52.99

    1922 was the year which became, in hindsight, the primal scene of literary modernism, but it was also the cradle for a host of major political and aesthetic transformations around the globe. The year of "Ulysses" and "The Wasteland" also saw Tutankamun's tomb and the Fascisti in power in Italy. more...

  • Machine-Age Comedyby Michael North

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 20.99

    Series Editors' Foreword. Preface. Introduction. Part I. 1. Camera Men. 2. Mickey's Mechanical Man. 3. Goldberg Variations. Part II. 4. Wyndham Lewis, Soldier of Humor. 5. Beckett's Machinations. 6. A More than Infinite Jest. Conclusion more...

  • The Political Aesthetic of Yeats, Eliot, and Poundby Michael North

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00

    The book includes accounts of the political activities of these three writers. more...

  • Geschichte der Niederlandeby Michael North

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40

    Dieses Buch bietet erstmals einen kurzgefaßten Überblick über die vielfältige Geschichte der Niederlande von der burgundischen Zeit im 15. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Im Mittelpunkt der Darstellung stehen Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft und Kultur und dabei vor allem solche Phänomene, die die Einzigartigkeit der Niederlande in der europäischen... more...

  • Kommunikation, Handel, Geld und Banken in der Frühen Neuzeitby Michael North

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00

    Michael North examines the common structural elements among the only seemingly heterogeneous areas of communication, trade, money, and banks. He demonstrates their specifically pan-European quality, as global influence was never more evident in any sector of the ?German? economy than in these four areas. The latest research findings and... more...

  • Machine-Age Comedyby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 19.99

    In this latest addition to Oxford's Modernist Literature & Culture series, renowned modernist scholar Michael North poses fundamental questions about the relationship between modernity and comic form in film, animation, the visual arts, and literature. Machine-Age Comedy vividly constructs a cultural history that spans the entire twentieth... more...

  • The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-Century Literatureby Michael North

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 46.99

    The Dialect of Modernism uncovers the crucial role of racial masquerade and linguistic imitation in the emergence of literary modernism. Rebelling against the standard language, and literature written in it, modernists, such as Joseph Conrad, Gertrude Stein, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, and William Carlos Williams reimagined themselves as racial aliens... more...

  • Wallensteinby Geoff Mortimer; Michael North; Volker Reinhardt

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 45.79

    Wallenstein (1583-1634) ist eine Ausnahmefigur, faszinierend wie unerklärlich: Ein begnadetes Militärgenie und kühl kalkulierender Unternehmer, oder aber ein von Horoskopen abhängiger Zauderer? Dem Kaiser und der katholischen Sache treu ergeben oder maßlos egoistisch, ein Verräter? Ihn umgeben bis heute viele Rätsel. Geoff Mortimer, ausgewiesener Spezialist... more...