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  • Zur Aktualität von Homi K. Bhabhaby Karen Struve

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.95

    „Dritter Raum“, „Hybridität“, „Mimikry“ oder „Übersetzung“: Homi K. Bhabha, einer der einflussreichsten und innovativsten postkolonialen Theoretiker der Gegenwart, prägt in seinen Untersuchungen ebenso schillernde wie voraussetzungsreiche Metaphern für ein neues Denken von Kulturkontakt und... more...

  • The Northrop Frye Quote Bookby John Robert Colombo; Jean O'Grady; Northrop Frye

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 34.99

    Here is a specialized dictionary of quotations based on the thoughts and writings of a single person. It is evidence that there is a Canadian writer of whom it may be said that we as his readers can grow up inside his work "without ever being aware of a circumference." more...

  • Fifteenth-Century Studies 38by Barbara I. Gusick

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 75.00

    Volume 38's topics include monastic reformation of domestic space in Whitford's "Werke for Housholders"; Margery Kempe and spectatorship in medieval drama; "The Book of Margery Kempe" and the trial of Joan of Arc; a new edition of "The Book of the Duke and Emperor" in the context of MS Manchester; two perspectives... more...

  • Writing & Selling - Crime Film Screenplaysby Karen Lee Street

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 18.94

    Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality. A brief historical overview of the crime genre is presented for context along with an analysis... more...

  • Glad and Sorry Seasonsby Catherine Chandler

    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 16.95

    The winner of the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award explores the extremes of joy and sorrow in a formally diverse collection. more...

  • Iris Origoby Caroline Moorehead

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 10.19

    Iris Origo was one of the twentieth century?s most attractive and intriguing women, a brilliantly perceptive historian and biographer whose works remain widely admired. Iris grew up in Italy with her Irish mother after the death of her wealthy American father. They settled in the Villa Medici in Florence, where they became part of the colourful... more...

  • On Poets and Othersby Michael Schmidt; Octavio Paz

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    The Nobel Prize–winning poet and man of letters Octavio Paz was also a brilliant reader of other writers, and this book selects his best critical essays from over three decades. In the sixteen pieces collected here, Paz discusses a wide range of poets and writers, both American and international, from Robert Frost and Walt Whitman to William Carlos... more...

  • Writing and Selling Romantic Comedy Screenplaysby Craig Batty; Helen Jacey

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 18.94

    What happens when ‘happy ever after? isn?t quite so simple? Today?s attitudes to love and romance are as varied and diverse as individuals, and audiences want and need more sophisticated, authentic films that show how we live and love now. So what does this mean for the screenwriter developing a romcom? And how do they write heart-warming stories... more...

  • Zur Ästhetik des Vorläufigenby Thomas Hochradner; Sarah Haslinger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 40.84

    ?Zur Ästhetik des Vorläufigen? bietet eine Zusammenschau der Referate zweier thematisch verwandter interdisziplinärer Veranstaltungen in Kooperation mit Salzburger Kultureinrichtungen: Das Symposion ?Skizze ? Entwurf ? Probe?, das 2011 im damaligen Salzburger Barockmuseum am Mirabellgarten stattfand, trug dem Tagungsort insofern Rechnung, als die dort... more...

  • The Location of Cultureby Homi K. Bhabha

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95

    Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture , he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and liminality to argue that cultural production is always... more...