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  • Ed vs. Yummy Furby Brian Evenson; Tom Kaczynski

    Uncivilized Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    A smart and passionate exegesis of Chester Brown's seminal comic book, Yummy Fur . more...

  • Daniel von dem Blühenden Talby Der Stricker; Michael Resler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    This critical edition of Daniel , one of the earliest post-classical Arthurian romances, includes the normalized Middle High German text with an introduction, selected bibliography, index of proper names, and a reproduction of the first verse of the original manuscript. In addition to the textual-critical apparatus, the third edition... more...

  • Die Farben der Herrschaftby Mareike Klein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Considering poetological, narratological, and structural viewpoints, Mareike Klein uses close readings to investigate the concepts of color and brilliance in the Song of Roland and King Rother as well as in Willehalm and Herzog Ernst (Version B). Her systematic analysis of discourse on color in heroic epic texts shows how colorfulness... more...

  • The Arthurian Handbook, Second Editionby Norris J. Lacy; Geoffrey Ashe; Debra N. Mancoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Everything you ever wanted to know about King Arthur and his knights is covered in this fascinating volume: the origins of the Grail legend, the Tristan and Isolde love story in opera and literature, Spielberg's use of Arthurian motifs in Star Wars , the depiction of Arthur in paintings, the presentation of Camelot on the Broadway stage, the twitting... more...

  • Myths & Legends Of The Middleby Guerber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Die Geburt des fiktionalen Romans aus dem Geiste des Märchensby Fritz Peter Knapp

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 17.03

    Entgegen einer in der Forschung verbreiteten Ansicht kennt die mittelalterliche Poetik sehr wohl die reine Fiktionalität des Erzählens, beschränkt sie aber auf Fabel und Allegorie (?fabula?), wo bildhaft auf die Wirklichkeit verwiesen wird, und empfiehlt sonst deren unmittelbare Repräsentation (?historia?). Das Ergebnis ist aus unserer Sicht Pseudo-Historie,... more...

  • Rache ? Zorn ? Neidby Martin Baisch; Evamaria Freienhofer; Eva Lieberich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 31.22

    Im Fokus des Bandes stehen mit Rache, Zorn und Neid negative Emotionen, die in der Literatur und Kultur des Mittelalters einen zentralen Stellenwert einnehmen. Es sind soziale Gefühle, die in den damaligen Gesellschaften destruktive wie konstruktive Potenzen entwickeln konnten, d.h. sie wirkten gemeinschaftsbildend und -absichernd wie gemeinschaftsauflösend.... more...

  • Reading Comicsby Mila Bongco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Beowulf and Other Storiesby Joe Allard; Richard North

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Beowulf & Other Stories was first conceived in the belief that the study of Old English ? and its close cousins, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman ? can be a genuine delight, covering a period as replete with wonder, creativity and magic as any other in literature. Now in a fully revised second edition, the collection of essays written by leading academics... more...

  • Gut Busters and Belly Laughsby Steven D. Price

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    Although no one has ever said that growing old is a zany laugh riot, humor certainly eases the path to and through one?s golden years. And here is a heaping dose of jokes and anecdotes (anecdotes for one?s anec-dotage, you might say) to lighten and brighten the day of anyone who?s reached that certain age. You and the special senior in your life will... more...