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  • Crossing Borders, Dissolving Boundariesby Hein Viljoen

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 88.00

    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...

  • The Silent Wordby Robert Young; Ban Kah Choon; Robbie B.H. Goh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 37.00

    This book is a selection of the papers presented at an international conference on “Meaning as Production: The Role of the 'Unwritten'”, held in Singapore in 1995. It takes textual analysis beyond the traditional boundaries of literary studies, into a more culturally dynamic field of social semiotics, rhetorical studies, hermeneutics... more...

  • The Boundaries of the Literary Archiveby Carrie Smith; Lisa Stead

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    This volume offers new and challenging interdisciplinary approaches to the use and study of literary archives. Interrogating literary and archival methodology and foregrounding new forms of textual scholarship, the collection includes essays from both academics and archivists to address the full complexity of the study of modern literary archives. more...

  • Julia Kristevaby Noelle McAfee

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95

    One of the most original thinkers of the twentieth century, Julia Kristeva has been driving forward the fields of literary and cultural studies since the 1960s. This volume is an accessible, introductory guide to the main themes of Kristeva's work, including her ideas on: *semiotics and symbolism *abjection *melancholia *feminism *revolt. McAfee provides... more...

  • Polemicby Jane Gallop

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95

    These new essays by leading scholars examine some famous and less well-known instances of polemical encounters. The essays are enhanced by an interview with Gayatri Spivak, specially conducted by Jane Gallop for this volume Historically rigorous, theoretically astute, and sometimes wickedly funny, Polemic makes criticism a critical issue. more...

  • Anti-Americanism in European Literatureby Jesper Gulddal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Pursues the hypothesis that fictional literature has been instrumental in the development and dissemination of European anti-Americanism from the early 1800s to today. Focusing on Britain, France and Germany, it offers analyses of a range of canonical literary works in which resentful hostility towards the United States is a predominant feature. more...

  • Evénement et romanby Marc Courtieu

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 62.00

    Le récit est généralement défini comme transformation d’un état en un autre, transformation dont l’élément déclenchant est un événement . Or les études narratologiques ont, avec constance, fait comme si cet « atome » narratif était inanalysable. L’objet de ce livre... more...

  • Cold War Literatureby Andrew Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    The Cold War was the longest conflict in a century defined by the scale and brutality of its conflicts. In the battle between the democratic West and the communist East there was barely a year in which the West was not organising, fighting or financing some foreign war. It was an engagement that resulted ? in Korea, Guatemala, Nicaragua and elsewhere... more...

  • L'Aube de la Modernité 1680-1760by Peter-Eckhard Knabe; Roland Mortier; François Moureau

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 338.00

    The purpose of this collective work is to throw new light on a period which is defined, neither in historical, nor in ideological terms, but along specific literary criteria. Across the XVIIth and the XVIIIth century, a new perspective appears on the status of literature and its relation to the author. Literature overflows the traditional limits of... more...

  • Approaching Postmodernismby Douwe W. Fokkema; Hans Bertens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 180.00

    Most of the essays collected in this volume deal with theoretical issues that dominate the international debate on Postmodernism, issues such as the shifting nature of the concept, the problem of periodization and the problem of historicity. Other essays offer readings of Postmodernist texts and relate practical criticism to a theoretical framework.... more...