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  • The Orphan Skyby Ella Leya

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99

    Set at the crossroads of Turkish, Persian and Russian cultures under the red flag of Communism in the late 1970s, The Orphan Sky reveals one woman's struggle to reconcile her ideals with the corrupt world around her, and to decide whether to betray her country or her heart. Leila is a young classical pianist who dreams of winning international competitions... more...

  • The Age of the Crisis of Manby Mark Greif

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    In a midcentury American cultural episode forgotten today, intellectuals of all schools shared a belief that human nature was under threat. The immediate result was a glut of dense, abstract books on the ?nature of man.? But the dawning ?age of the crisis of man,? as Mark Greif calls it, was far more than a historical curiosity. In this ambitious... more...

  • Fremde ? Luxus ? Räumeby Jutta Eming; Gaby Pailer; Franziska Schößler; Johannes Traulsen

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 44.32

    Luxus ist seit der Antike mit verschwenderischer Prachtentfaltung und moralphilosophischen Fragen nach gerechter Güterverteilung verbunden. Die Forschung hat sich dementsprechend bislang vornehmlich mit seinen negativen Konnotationen auseinandergesetzt. Versteht man Luxus hingegen als literatur- und kulturwissenschaftlichen Distinktions- und Relationsbegriff,... more...

  • Epistolary Responsesby Anne Bower

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Epistolary Responses explores the transformative nature of epistolary fiction and criticism in letter form from a largely feminist perspective. While most scholarly work to date has focused on 17th- and 18th-century manifestations of this genre, Bower's study concentrates on epistolary fiction by contemporary American writers published between... more...

  • You Factory Folks Who Sing This Song Will Surely Understandby Wes Mantooth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Different Dispatchesby David T. Humphries

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In "Different Dispatches", David Humphries brings together in a new way a diverse group of well-known American writers of the inter-war period including: Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, Ernest Hemmingway, Zora Neale Hurston, James Agee and Robert Penn Warren. He demonstrates how these writers engage journalism in creating innovative texts that address... more...

  • Short Callby Joyce Gibson Roach

    University of North Texas Press 2014; US$ 15.96

    "Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 "by Joyce Gibson Roach, is TFS Extra Book #24. Joyce Gibson Roach has collected "snippets" of stories, recipes, and traditions of life in Turtle, Texas, which represents many small towns--and the people who inhabit them. more...

  • The American Short Story Handbookby James Nagel

    Wiley 2014; US$ 49.50

    This is a concise yet comprehensive treatment of the American short story that includes an historical overview of the topic as well as discussion of notable American authors and individual stories, from Benjamin Franklin’s “The Speech of Miss Polly Baker” in 1747 to “The Joy Luck Club”. Includes a selection of writers... more...

  • Classical Traditions in Science Fictionby Brett M. Rogers; Benjamin Eldon Stevens

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    For all its concern with change in the present and future, science fiction is deeply rooted in the past and, surprisingly, engages especially deeply with the ancient world. Indeed, both as an area in which the meaning of "classics" is actively transformed and as an open-ended set of texts whose own 'classic' status is a matter of... more...

  • Geschichte oder Geschichten? Literarische Historiographie am Beispiel von Adam Scharrers ?Vaterlandslose Gesellen? und Uwe Timms ?Morenga?by Christian Volkmann; Stefan Greif; Günter Helmes

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 30.00

    Wie kann Literatur historisches Wissen fassen und präsentieren? Welche neuen Perspektiven und Lesarten der Geschichte vermag sie als Historiographie mithilfe ihrer erzählerischen Techniken und Innovationen zu eröffnen? In seiner Untersuchung der Romane Vaterlandslose Gesellen von Adam Scharrer (1929) und Morenga von Uwe Timm (1978) spürt Christian... more...