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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 68.40
Zwischen den Jahren 389 und 395 n. Chr. schrieb der Rhetor Ausonius mehrere poetische Briefe an seinen ehemaligen Schüler Meropius Pontius Paulinus, den späteren Bischof von Nola. Im Zentrum dieser Briefgedichte steht die Klage über das lange Schweigen des Freundes und über dessen Entschluss, das Leben als reicher Grundbesitzer gegen ein christlich-asketisches... more...
- 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 These original, unpublished essays are adapted from the group?s monthly events, which fuse page, stage, and sound to deliver a unique, live literary and theatrical...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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
From the jaded, wired teenagers of M.T. Anderson's? Feed ?to the spirited young rebels of Suzanne Collins? The Hunger Games trilogy, the protagonists of Young Adult dystopias are introducing a new generation of readers to the pleasures and challenges of dystopian imaginings. As the dark universes of YA dystopias continue to flood the market, Contemporary... more...
- 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...
In the Twilight of Patriarchal Culture: The Struggle for Female Identity in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight SagaDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.09
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.99
This provocative and unique work reveals the remarkably influential role of futuristic literature on contemporary political power in America. Tracing this phenomenon from its roots in Victorian Britain, Gannon convincingly demonstrates that military fiction anticipated and even influenced the evolution of the tank, the development of the airplane,... more...
- 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...