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

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 18.59

    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...

  • Arthurian Bibliography IVby Elaine Barber

    Boydell & Brewer 2002; US$ 165.00

    Latest update of essential Arthurian resource. more...

  • Redrawing the Nationby Hector Fernandez L'Hoeste; Juan Poblete

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 95.00

    Redrawing The Nation: Latin American Comics and The Graphic Construction of Cultural identities is a collective effort to map out some of the complexities structuring the field of comics production, and its history and analysis in Latin/o America. more...

  • Simon's Cat: Beyond the Fenceby Simon Tofield

    Grand Central Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    Simon Tofield's animations have taken YouTube by storm. This book based on the popular animated series. SIMON'S CAT depicts and exaggerates the hilarious relationship between a man and his cat. The daily escapades of this adorable pet, which always involve demanding more food, and his exasperated but doting owner come to life through Tofield's charming... more...

  • Classical Myths and Legends in the Middle Ages and Renaissanceby H. David Brumble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    While numerous classical dictionaries identify the figures and tales of Greek and Roman mythology, this reference book explains the allegorical significance attached to the myths by Medieval and Renaissance authors. Included are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries for the gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines, and places of classical myth and... more...

  • The Arthur of the Northby Marianne E. Kalinke

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 85.00

    The book introduces the reader to the stories about King Arthur and his knights and the lovers Tristan and Isolt that flourished in the Scandinavian countries—in Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden—in the Middle Ages and in early modern times. The versions of the Arthurian legend that were popular in the North were translations of mostly... more...

  • Comics and the U.S. Southby Brannon Costello; Qiana J. Whitted

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00

    Comics and the U.S. South offers a wide-ranging and long overdue assessment of how life and culture in the United States South is represented in serial comics, graphic novels, newspaper comic strips, and webcomics. Diverting the lens of comics studies from the skyscrapers of Superman's Metropolis or Chris Ware's Chicago to the swamps, back roads, small... more...

  • A Companion to Arthurian Literatureby Helen Fulton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 235.95

    This Companion offers a chronological sweep of the canon of Arthurian literature - from its earliest beginnings to the contemporary manifestations of Arthur found in film and electronic media. Part of the popular series, Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture, this expansive volume enables a fundamental understanding of Arthurian literature... more...

  • Contextualizing the Muslim Other in Medieval Christian Discourseby Jerold C. Frakes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Broadens the perspective of recent work on the discourse of the Muslim Other in medieval Christendom by investigating pertinent texts, art, and artefacts, situating these local discourses of the Muslim Other in the larger cultural context of proto-Eurocentric discourse. more...

  • The Art of Comicsby Aaron Meskin; Roy T. Cook; Warren Ellis

    Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95

    The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art.... more...