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  • The ?Journey of Life? in American Life and Literatureby Peter Freese

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2015; US$ 30.54

    The papers collected in this volume were presented at a conference on ?The Journey of Life? which took place at Paderborn University in October 2013. They focus on a perennially recurring archetype of the human imagination which, for obvious reasons, is especially influential in the U.S. The articles offer exemplary insights into the manifestations... more...

  • Ein Wechselbad der Gefühleby Heinz Stolley

    tredition 2014; US$ 4.56

    Eine Gedichtesammlung: gefühlvoll, kritisch und originell.   Biographische Informationen Der Autor wurde 1944 in Straubing geboren und lebt jetzt in Schleswig-Holstein. Nach einem erfüllten Arbeitsleben findet er hier die Zeit für seine literarischen Interessen. Er schreibt gern Gedichte und satirische Kurzgeschichten. Auch erschienen: Typisch... more...

  • Gedichte über Menschen der Bibelby Ruth Junker

    tredition 2014; US$ 2.78

    Mose, Abraham, Ruth, ... nur eine kleine Auswahl an Personen, die die Autorin in Reimform dem Leser näher bringen will. Gedichte, in denen die Lebensgeschichte und der Auftrag biblischer Personen erzählt wird und die auch heute noch Menschen berühren wollen. more...

  • The Emerson Brothersby Ronald A. Bosco

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99

    Features a narrative and epistolary biography, based upon the correspondence exchanged among the four Emerson brothers and the women who were most important to them. The Emerson brothers' correspondence is the last body of personal writings remaining in manuscript from Ralph Waldo Emerson and his extended family. more...

  • Harold Fredericby Stanton Garner

    University of Minnesota Press 1970; US$ 36.00

    Harold Frederic - American Writers 83 was first published in 1969. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...

  • American Secretsby José Liste-Noya; Eduardo Barros-Grela

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 79.99

    Predicated upon the principles of political freedom, cultural openness, religious tolerance, individual self-reliance and ethnic diversity, the United States of America has been tempted recurrently by the lures of the secret. This political, historical and cultural phenomenon is explored here from many, often surprisingly overlapping angles in these... more...

  • Metaphern und Gesellschaftby Matthias Junge

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Metaphern sind eine bevorzugte Weise der Orientierung und Handlungsanleitung. Bislang jedoch ist die Metapher wegen ihrer vorwiegenden disziplinären Zuordnung zu den Geistes- und Sprachwissenschaften nicht zu einem anerkannten Thema und Gegenstand der Soziologie geworden. Um dieses Manko für die Soziologie zu beseitigen, rekonstruiert der Reader umfassend... more...

  • Main Street and Empireby Ryan Poll

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    In Main Street and Empire , Ryan Poll argues that the small town, as evoked by the image of ?Main Street,? is not a relic of the past but rather a metaphorical screen upon which the nation?s ?everyday? stories and subjects are projected on both a national and global level. It brings together a wide range of literary, cultural, and political texts... more...

  • Boys Don't Cry?by Milette Shamir; Jennifer Travis

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    We take for granted the idea that white, middle-class, straight masculinity connotes total control of emotions, emotional inexpressivity, and emotional isolation. That men repress their feelings as they seek their fortunes in the competitive worlds of business and politics seems to be a given. This collection of essays by prominent literary and cultural... more...

  • Fictions of Adolescent Carnalityby Lydia Kokkola

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    Fictions of Adolescent Carnality considers one of the most controversial topics related to adolescents: their experience of desire. In fiction for adolescents, carnal desire is variously presented as a source of angst, an overwhelming experience over which one has no control, bestial, disgusting and, just occasionally, a source of pleasure. The on-set... more...