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  • Cold War Literatureby Andrew Hammond

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    This collection of essays analyzes the literary response to the coups, insurgencies and invasions that took place around the globe during the Cold War, and explores the thematic and stylistic trends in world writing prompted by Cold War hostilities. 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...

  • Textuale Praktiken und Artefakteby Björn Krey

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.99

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  • Die Befreiung der Bücher: Zur Bedeutung der Dezemberrevolution von 1989 für die rumänische Literaturby Andrei Teusianu

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.15

    In der vorliegenden Untersuchung wird das soziale Subsystem der Kultur betrachtet und darin die Literatur als jener Teilbereich der Kultur, der wegen seiner engen Interdependenz mit anderen sozialen Subsystemen, wegen seines meinungsbildenden Potenzials, wegen seiner langen Tradition und nicht zuletzt auch wegen seiner Bedeutung als irradiierendes... more...

  • Einfach phantastisch!by Ulrike Gerstner

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.56

    Hauptbeschreibung Wo einer Phantasie hat, da ist auch eine Geschichte. Und wo ein Held ist, da kann ein Abenteuer nicht weit sein. In belebendem Kontrast zum gewohnten Alltag bietet phantastische Literatur seit Jahrhunderten Abenteuer für Lesehungrige. Millionen Leser folgten Frodo Beutlin durch Mittelerde und dem kleinen Bastian durch Michael Endes... more...

  • Geoffrey Hartmanby G. Douglas Atkins

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 145.00

    Geoffrey Hartman is the first book devoted to an exploration of the `intellectual poetry' of the critic who, whether or not he `represents the future of the profession', is a unique and major voice in twentieth-century criticism. more...

  • The Seduction of the Mediterraneanby Robert Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Through an exploration of forty figures in European culture, the author argues that the Mediterranean, classical and contemporary, was the central theme in homoerotic writing and art from the 1750s to the 1950s. more...

  • Paul de Manby Martin McQuillian

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 24.95

    This book explains why De Man is such an important voice, detailing his critical position, exploring his intellectual and historical contexts, tracing the influence of his work and enabling readers to undertake independent study of his criticism. more...

  • Fredric Jamesonby Adam Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 24.95

    Widely recognised as one of today's most important cultural critics, Adam Roberts offers an engaging introduction to this crucial figure, which will convince any student of contemporary theory that Jameson must be read. more...