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  • Global Cold War Literaturesby Andrew Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • The Revival of Antique Philosophy in the Renaissanceby John L. Lepage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. more...

  • Women’s Literary Salons and Political Propaganda During the Napoleonic Eraby Sharon Worley

    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...

  • 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...

  • Crossing Borders, Dissolving Boundariesby Hein Viljoen

    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...

  • The Game of Probabilityby Rüdiger Campe; Ellwood Wiggins

    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...

  • 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...