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  • Ausonius an Paulinus von Nolaby Nils Rücker

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.50

    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...

  • 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 Balaka Basu; Katherine R. Broad; Carrie Hintz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Winner of the Children?s Literature Association Edited Book Award 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... 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$ 29.57

    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$ 37.19

    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...

  • Democracy's Literatureby Patrick J. Deneen; Joseph Romance

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 40.99

    American literature is profoundly, almost inescapably political. In this fascinating new anthology of original essays, ten leading scholars explore the ways in which American civic education has been informally advanced through literature. Delving into the works of authors ranging from Mark Twain to William Faulkner to Octavia Butler, these essays... more...

  • A Companion to American Gothicby Charles L. Crow

    Wiley 2013; US$ 206.00

    A Companion to American Gothic features a collection of original essays that explore America’s gothic literary tradition.  The largest collection of essays in the field of American Gothic Contributions from a wide variety of scholars from around the world  The most complete coverage of theory, major authors, popular culture... more...