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- 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; Not Available
?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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 46.00
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
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...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 9.31
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...
- transcript 2014; US$ 24.86
Dieses Buch ist eine Reise in die Kartographie-, Religions- und Literaturgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit und gibt zum ersten Mal in deutscher Übersetzung einen Einblick in die Studien des französischen Renaissance-Forschers Frank Lestringant. Stilistisch ebenso brillant wie historisch präzise untersucht der Reiseliteratur-Spezialist nicht nur das Verhältnis... more...