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  • Ausonius an Paulinus von Nolaby Nils Rücker

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 92.84

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  • Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duckby Andrew Reilly; Megan Stielstra

    Elephant Rock Productions, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.99

    This anthology of short, personal essays brings a vibrant oral tradition to the page through the work of 2nd Story, a Chicago-based collective working to build community through storytelling. These original, unpublished essays are adapted from the group?s monthly events, which fuse page, stage, and sound to deliver a unique, live literary and theatrical... more...

  • The Sex Is Out of This Worldby Sherry Ginn; Michael G Cornelius; Donald E Palumbo

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    This book is a collection of new essays, with the general objective of filling a gap in the literature about sex and science fiction. Although some work has been published, none of it is recent. The essays herein explore the myriad ways in which authors writing in the genre, regardless of format (e.g., print, film, television, etc.), envision very... more...

  • War over Lemuriaby Richard Toronto

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    Life magazine described the Shaver Mystery as "the most celebrated rumpus that rocked the science fiction world." Its creators said it was a "new wave in science fiction." Critics called it "dangerous nonsense" and labeled its fans the lunatic fringe. Whatever else the Shaver Mystery was, it became a worldwide sensation... more...

  • Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adultsby Carrie Hintz; Balaka Basu; Katherine R. Broad

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This collection enacts a lively debate about the goals and efficacy of YA dystopias, with three major areas of contention: do these texts reinscribe an old didacticism or offer an exciting new frontier in children's literature? Do their political critiques represent conservative or radical ideologies? And finally, are these novels high-minded attempts... more...

  • Fighting Wordsby Ira Wells

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Fighting Words offers an entirely new understanding of what literary naturalism is and why it matters.   Ira Wells, countering the standard narrative of literary naturalism’s much-touted concern with environmental and philosophical determinism, draws attention to the polemical essence of the genre and demonstrates how literary naturalists... more...

  • Splitter von Licht und Nachtby Anna Margolin; Kadja Molodowsky; Malka Heifetz Tussman; Rochl Korn; Peter Comans; Peter Comans

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 35.67

    Ihre Gedichte sind Brücken aus Papier: Brücken zwischen Osteuropa und Amerika, Brücken in die Zeit vor der Shoah, Brücken aus der Tradition in die Moderne. Die vier Dichterinnen, deren Werke in diesem Band präsentiert sind, wurden Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts geboren. Sie wuchsen auf in der reichen Kultur des jiddischen Osteuropa und erlebten die turbulenten... more...

  • In the Twilight of Patriarchal Culture: The Struggle for Female Identity in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Sagaby Astrid Ernst

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 46.03

    Hauptbeschreibung The book investigates Meyer's popular Twilight saga from a feminist point of view, focusing on the development of Bella's character and her quest for identity in a rigidly patriarchal world. Bella's life is entirely determined by the two central male characters who form a polarized axis which slowly tears her apart. Bella's low... more...

  • Partners in Wonderby Eric Leif Davin

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 47.99

    Partners in Wonder revolutionizes our knowledge of women and early science fiction. Davin finds that at least 203 female authors published over a thousand stories in science fiction magazines between 1926 and 1965. This work explores the distinctly different form of science fiction that females wrote, offers a comprehensive bibliography of these works,... more...

  • Temptationby Sherryl Woods

    Harlequin Enterprises, Australia Pty Ltd 2013; Not Available

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods reunites a mother and daughter and demonstrates that real love knows no limits Callie Smith's quest for success far from her Iowa roots has caused a rift with her hardworking family. And with neither her Wall Street career nor her marriage going as planned, she starts to question the choices she's... more...