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  • Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge Revivals)by George P. Landow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The importance of typology in the study of early modern literature has long been accepted, yet students of Victorian culture have paid little attention to it. First published in 1980, this study demonstrates how biblical typology, an apparently arcane interpretative mode, had profound effects on the secular culture of the Victorian age: its art, literature... more...

  • A Companion to Spanish Women's Studiesby Xon de Ros; Geraldine Hazbun

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 29.15

    An overview of the issues and critical debates in the field of Women's Studies within the area of peninsular Hispanism. more...

  • Situationistische Internationaleby Max Jakob Orlich

    transcript 2014; US$ 45.41

    Die »Situationistische Internationale« hat eine der einflussreichsten Kritiken der Kultur der 1960er Jahre ausgearbeitet, in der das Scheitern der historischen Avantgarden als zentraler Bestandteil in die eigene Theorieproduktion eingeht. Die zentralen Theoreme der Gesellschaft des Spektakels, der dérive, des détournement und der récupération sind... more...

  • The Correspondence of Washington Allstonby Nathalia Wright

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Washington Allston (1779-1843), the first major American artist trained in Europe, produced important paintings, explored sculpture and architecture, and published poetry and art criticism. On his return to America he became influential in the cultural and intellectual life of New England. Allston "knew everyone" and corresponded with many of the... more...

  • Minotaurus im Zeitkristallby Thomas Lischeid

    transcript 2014; US$ 42.17

    Gibt es einen originären deutschsprachigen Surrealismus in der Geschichte der deutschen Literatur? Detail- und kenntnisreich geht Thomas Lischeid dieser Frage nach, indem er Leben und nachdadaistische Dichtung Hans Arps mit der zeitgenössischen bildenden Kunst und Theorie des Pariser Surrealismus der Zwischenkriegszeit (Breton, Ernst, Magritte, Dalí... more...

  • Visual Cultureby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    In Visual Culture the 'visual' character of contemporary culture is explored in original and lively essays. The contributors look at advertising, film, painting and fine art, journalism, photography, television and propaganda. They argue that there is only a social, not a formal relation between vision and truth. more...

  • The Arts in the 1970sby Dr Bart Moore-Gilbert; Bart Moore-Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Were the 1970s really `the devils decade'? Images of strikes, galloping inflation, rising unemployment and bitter social divisions evoke a period of unparalleled economic decline, political confrontation and social fragmentation. But how significant were the pessimism and self-doubt of the 1970s, and what was the legacy of its cultural conflicts? ... more...

  • Dangerous Border Crossersby Guillermo Gómez-Peña

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95

    This anthology of Gómez-Peña's performance chronicles, diary entries, poems, essays, and texts, sheds an extraordinary light on the life and work of this migrant provocateur. more...

  • Cultural Revolution?by Bart Moore-Gilbert; Dr Bart Moore-Gilbert; John Seed

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissanceby Cary D. Wintz; Paul Finkelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 475.00

    From the music of Louis Armstrong to the portraits by Beauford Delaney, the writings of Langston Hughes to the debut of the musical Show Boat, the Harlem Renaissance is one of the most significant developments in African-American history in the twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, in two-volumes and over 635 entries, is... more...