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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Working with processes of translocation enabled Edward Said to point out interdependence and complementarity across geographical borders and disciplinary boundaries while recognizing cultural difference and the distinct historical experiences of colonizer and colonized. This book brings into focus Said?s politics of reading, from his literary criticism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
In countries worldwide, the Cold War dominated politics, society and culture during the second half of the twentieth century. Global Cold War Literatures offers a unique look at the multiple ways in which writers from Asia, Africa, Europe and North and South America addressed the military conflicts, revolutions, propaganda wars and ideological debates... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
There exist literary histories of probability and scientific histories of probability, but it has generally been thought that the two did not meet. Campe begs to differ. Mathematical probability, he argues, took over the role of the old probability of poets, orators, and logicians, albeit in scientific terms. Indeed, mathematical probability would... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 49.00
Literature can have a disturbing effect on its readers. It unsettles our hold on everyday experience and makes us strangers and exiles. Anna Smith argues that this is the side of literature which attracts critic and psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva. Kristeva is drawn to states of extremity where language and the psyche are under duress, and in this book... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 19.99
?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 kulturellen Mischungen. Seine hochtheoretisierten Reflexionen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 179.95
In 1800 Napoleon Bonaparte sought to impose an absolute political authority as First Consul for life, and emperor in 1804. A network of women authors connected with Germaine de Staël in Paris, Coppet, Berlin, and Florence maintained salons and addressed political conflicts in their novels, correspondence and theory. Nationalist histories, also... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 85.05
Borders separate but also connect self and other, and literary texts not only enact these bordering processes, but form part of such processes. This book gestures towards a borderless world, stepping, as it were, with thousand-mile boots from south to north (even across the Atlantic), from South Africa to Scandinavia. It also shows how literary texts... more...