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    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Annual collection of essays on diverse aspects of the fifteenth century, this year emphasizing topics in medieval literature. more...

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    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...

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    Biblioasis 2014; US$ 16.99

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

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    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    The recent explosion of unsolicited material written for the world's greatest, sexiest entertainment medium has largely produced a mountain of wasted paper. Truth is, the many who write from scratch, no matter how talented, have more chance of winning the lottery than creating an excellent script. The few who achieve success do so because they have... more...

  • On Poets and Othersby Michael Schmidt; Octavio Paz

    Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    The Nobel Prizewinning 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 for... more...

  • Schreiben an den Grenzen der Spracheby Marisa Siguan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book examines works on the experiences of dictatorship and concentration camps in 20 th century history to investigate the question of how terror, violence, and pain can be transformed into literature. What narrative tools do these texts use to communicate liminal experiences at the outer limits of what can be said, how do they deal... more...

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    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 42.58

    ?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 Geocritical Legacies of Edward W. Saidby Robert T. Tally Jr.

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Edward W. Said is considered one of the most influential literary and postcolonial theorists in the world. Affirming Said's multifaceted and enormous critical impact, this collection features essays that highlight the significance of Said's work for contemporary spatial criticism, comparative literary studies, and the humanities in general. more...

  • Chaos and Orderby N. Katherine Hayles

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    The scientific discovery that chaotic systems embody deep structures of order is one of such wide-ranging implications that it has attracted attention across a spectrum of disciplines, including the humanities. In this volume, fourteen theorists explore the significance for literary and cultural studies of the new paradigm of chaotics, forging connections... more...