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  • Fictional Dialogueby Bronwen Thomas

    UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 50.00

    Bronwen Thomas is a senior lecturer in linguistics and literature at Bournemouth University. She is the coeditor of New Narratives: Stories and Storytelling in the Digital Age (Nebraska, 2011). more...

  • Hear Us Outby Richard Canning

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    The author of the acclaimed Gay Fiction Speaks brings us new interviews with twelve prominent gay writers who have emerged in the last decade. Hear Us Out demonstrates how in recent decades the canon of gay fiction has developed, diversified, and expanded its audience into the mainstream. Readers will recognize names like Michael Cunningham, whose... more...

  • Fantasies of the New Classby Stephen Schryer

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    America's post-World War II prosperity created a boom in higher education, expanding the number of university-educated readers and making a new literary politics possible. Writers began to direct their work toward the growing professional class, and the American public in turn became more open to literary culture. This relationship imbued fiction... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 These original, unpublished essays are adapted from the group?s monthly events, which fuse page, stage, and sound to deliver a unique, live literary and theatrical...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 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...