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  • "Es sind alles Geschichten aus meinem Leben"by Carsten Gansel; Werner Nell

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 46.31

    Der Sammelband stellt erstmals die literarischen Werke Hans Werner Richters in ihrer Vielfalt und im Zusammenhang mit seiner publizistischen Tätigkeit dar. Auf diese Weise wird Richters Rolle im literarischen Feld nach 1945 deutlicher markiert. Zugleich eröffnet sich ein dezidierter Blick auf das Verhältnis von Literatur und Gesellschaft sowie die... more...

  • 1913by Jean-Michael Rabate

    Wiley 2007; US$ 48.95

    Puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913. This text examines the wide range of diverse artistic, literary, and political endeavours undertaken in this one year. more...

  • The Abject of Desireby Konstanze Kutzbach; Monika Mueller

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 86.80

    The Abject of Desire approaches the aestheticization of the unaesthetic via a range of different topics and genres in twentieth-century Anglophone literature and culture. The “experience of disgust”, which Winfried Menninghaus describes as “an acute crisis of self-preservation”, is correlated with conceptualizations of gender in... more...

  • The Bellum Grammaticale and the Rise of European Literatureby Mr Erik Butler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The now-forgotten genre of the bellum grammaticale flourished in the sixteenth- and seventeenth centuries as a means of satirizing outmoded cultural institutions and promoting new methods of instruction. In light of works written in Renaissance Italy, ancien régime France, and baroque Germany (Andrea Guarna's Bellum Grammaticale [1511], Antoine Furetičre's... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby László Török

    BRILL 2008; US$ 262.00

    The Egyptological literature usually belittles or ignores the political and intellectual initiative and success of the Nubian Twenty-Fifth Dynasty in the reunification of Egypt, while students of Nubian history frequently ignore or misunderstand the impact of Egyptian ideas on the cultural developments in pre and post-Twenty-Fifth-Dynasty Nubia. This... more...

  • Crimes of Art and Terrorby Frank Lentricchia; Jody McAuliffe

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50

    Do killers, artists, and terrorists need one another? In Crimes of Art and Terror , Frank Lentricchia and Jody McAuliffe explore the disturbing adjacency of literary creativity to violence and even political terror. Lentricchia and McAuliffe begin by anchoring their penetrating discussions in the events of 9/11 and the scandal provoked by composer... more...

  • Critical Writings, 1953-1978by Paul de Man; Lindsey Waters

    University of Minnesota Press 1989; US$ 90.00

    Twenty-five essays and reviews not previously collected, most of which were written before 1970, and eight of which are appearing in English for the first time. more...

  • Culture, Capital and Representationby Robert J. Balfour

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    With contributions ranging over three centuries, Culture, Capital and Representation explores how literature, cultural studies and the visual arts represent, interact with, and produce ideas about capital, whether in its early phases (the growth of stock markets) or in its late phase (global speculative capital). more...

  • Die Villaby Reinhold Neven Du Mont

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 13.88

    Als ein älterer, erfolgreicher Theaterkritiker eines Tages die Todesanzeige von Elisabeth Lauterbach liest und ihre Beerdigung besucht, wird er mit der vielleicht aufregendsten Episode in seinem Leben konfrontiert: drei Monate in einem Sommer Anfang der fünfziger Jahre in einer Villa am See. Er, Robert, Student an der Münchner Universität, sollte die... more...

  • East West Mimesisby Kader Konuk; Victoria Holbrook

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 55.00

    East-West Mimesis follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society. more...