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  • Europa! Europa?by Sascha Bru; Jan Baetens; Benedikt Hjartarson; Peter Nicholls; Tania Ørum; Hubert Berg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    The first volume of the new series ?European Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies? focuses on the relation between the avant-garde, modernism and Europe. It combines interdisciplinary and intermedial research on experimental aesthetics and poetics. The articles seek to bring out the complexity of the European avant-garde and modernism by relating... 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...

  • Global Cold War Literatureby Andrew Hammond

    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...

  • Julia Kristevaby Anna Smith

    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...

  • Lingoby Gaston Dorren; Jonathan Buckley; Alison Edwards

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 7.98

    Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects. Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston Dorren takes us on an intriguing tour of the continent, from Proto-Indo-European (the common ancestor of most European languages) to the rise and rise of English, via the complexities... more...

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

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 22.00

    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...

  • Women's Reading in Britain, 1750?1835by Jacqueline Pearson

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    The first broad overview and detailed analysis of female reading audiences in this period. 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...

  • Zur Aktualität von Homi K. Bhabhaby Karen Struve

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; 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 kulturellen Mischungen. Seine hochtheoretisierten Reflexionen... more...