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  • Courtly Literatureby Keith Busby; Erik Kooper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 267.00

    The International Courtly Literature Society aims to promote the study of courtly literature, primarily, but not exclusively, of medieval Europe. The 45 articles selected here from the papers presented at the 5th Congress center around three themes: rhetoric and courtly literature, the audience of courtly literature, and courtly literature in a comparative... more...

  • In Betweenby Espen Dahl; Hans-Günter Heimbrock

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 47.42

    Thanks to the recent »return to religion«, the holy has become a relevant issue in public debate, as is suggested by concepts such as »re-sacralization« and »re-enchantment«. Holy war and religiously motivated terrorist attacks, the fascination in popular culture for subjects such as the Holy Grail (as in Dan Brown?s Da Vinci Code), new spiritual longings... more...

  • The Ages of Supermanby Joseph Darowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Since Superman first appeared on the cover of Action Comics #1 in 1938, the superhero has changed with the times to remain a relevant icon of American popular culture. This collection explores the evolution of the Superman character and demonstrates how his alterations mirror historical changes in American society. Beginning with the original comic... more...

  • Sexual Ideology in the Works of Alan Mooreby Todd A Comer; Joseph Michael Sommers

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Alan Moore, the idiosyncratic, controversial and often shocking writer of such works as Watchmen, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and V for Vendetta, remains a benchmark for readers of comics and graphic novels. This collection investigates the political, social, cultural, and sexual ideologies that emerge from his seminal work, Lost Girls,... more...

  • Crossing Boundaries in Graphic Narrativeby Jake Jakaitis; James F Wurtz

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Although the idea that graphic narratives represent an important literary form is still debated in academic circles, in recent years comics scholarship has emerged into wider contexts. This collection of new essays considers various literary approaches to graphic narrative and sequential art. The authors examine the politics of comic form and narrative,... more...

  • Are You Going to Heaven?by Scott Tierney

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Pointless conversations: a selection of daft, ridiculous and utterly pointless meanderings from the mind of Scott Tierney. If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to why Superman is a coward; why Spiderman should technically be deformed; and if Superdog caused the death of Krypton, then these bite-sized comics will reveal all. The discussions... more...

  • What is Mr. Bean?by Scott Tierney

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Pointless conversations: a selection of daft, ridiculous and utterly pointless meanderings from the mind of Scott Tierney. If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to why Superman is a coward, why Spiderman should technically be deformed, and if Superdog caused the death of Krypton, then these bite-sized comics will reveal all. The discussions... more...

  • Rural Space in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Ageby Albrecht Classen; Christopher R. Clason

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    In the wake of the Spatial Turn and the emergence of ecocritical theory, rural space proves to be a highly fertile ground for the reexamination of medieval and early modern literature, history, and art history. This volume combines critical articles that examine the way how rural space was perceived, presented, and evaluated in the Middle Ages and... more...

  • "Das Land, von welchem niemand wiederkehrt"by Walter Haug

    De Gruyter 1978; US$ 133.00

    "Das Land, von welchem niemand wiederkehrt" : Mythos, Fiktion u. Wahrheit in Chrétiens "Chevalier de la Charrete", im "Lanzelet" Ulrichs von Zatzikhoven u. im "Lancelot"-Prosaroman more...

  • Personae and Poiesisby Próspero Saíz

    De Gruyter Mouton 1976; US$ 133.00

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