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  • Granta 133by Sigrid Rausing

    Granta Publications 2015; US$ 13.59

    Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry, reportage, memoir, photography and art. more...

  • Migration, Education and Changeby Sigrid Luchtenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The diverse contributions in this book discuss both the classical and the more recent forms of migration. Illustrating the developments in various European countries and Australia as a 'classical immigration state', they tackle these different forms of migration and investigate their divergent educational implications regarding identity, citizenship... more...

  • Analyzing Multimodal Interactionby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95

    Our perception of our everyday interactions is shaped by more than what is said. From coffee with friends to interviews, meetings with colleagues and conversations with strangers, we draw on both verbal and non-verbal behaviour to judge and consider our experiences. Analyzing Multimodal Interaction is a practical guide to understanding and investigating... more...

  • Body-and Image-Spaceby Sigrid Weigel

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    The last decade has seen a new wave of interest in philosophical and theoretical circles in the writings of Walter Benjamin. In Body-and Image-Space Sigrid Weigel, one of Germany's leading feminist theorists and a renowned commentator on the work of Walter Benjamin, argues that the reception of his work has so far overlooked a crucial aspect of his... more...

  • Democracy and the Role of Associationsby Sigrid Rossteutscher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Voluntary associations have been presented as a solution to political apathy and cynicism towards representative democracy. The authors collected in this volume, however, argue that these claims require more robust substantiation and seek to critically examine the crucial link between the associative sector and the health of democracy. Focusing on... more...

  • The People's Peking Manby Sigrid Schmalzer

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    In the 1920s an international team of scientists and miners unearthed the richest evidence of human evolution the world had ever seen: Peking Man. After the communist revolution of 1949, Peking Man became a prominent figure in the movement to bring science to the people. In a new state with twin goals of crushing ?superstition? and establishing... more...

  • Literarhistorische Filmbiographienby Sigrid Nieberle

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    The first biopics of poets were shown in cinemas in the USA in 1909 and in Germany in 1912. Since these early beginnings, a constant and rich tradition has developed of biopics of figures from literary history. This study is the first to carry out a longitudinal and lateral study of the genre. "Poet films" as they are called not only provide... more...

  • The Axeby Sigrid Undset

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00

    Set in 13th-century Norway,  The Axe  is the first volume in Undset's epic tetralogy,  The Master of Hestviken . In it, we meet Olav Audunsson and Ingunn Steinfinnsdatter, who were betrothed as children and raised as brother and sister. In the heedlessness of youth, they become lovers, unaware that their ardor will forge the first link in a chain of... more...

  • The Snake Pitby Sigrid Undset

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    Set in medieval Norway, the books follow Olav and Ingunn, who, though raised as brother and sister, have become lovers in a world caught between the fading sphere of pagan worship and vendettas and the expansion of Christianity. more...

  • The Son Avengerby Sigrid Undset

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    Powerfully written and filled with magnificent vignettes of the daily life of a medieval estate, 'The Son Avenger' suggests a Greek tragedy whose vision of fate coexists with a Christian sense of suffering and forgiveness. And in the somber, twilight figure of 'Olav the Bad, ' Undset has created an antihero as moving as Oedipus or Lear. more...