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  • In tekst gevatby Maaike Meijer

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 47.40

    Sekse en etniciteit impliceren fundamentele hiŽrarchieŽn in onze cultuur, die alle representatie doordesemen. Het zijn krachten die elke tekst van binnenuit besturen, conventies van representatie die zo vanzelfsprekend zijn, dat zij niet langer, als conventies worden gezien. Dat verklaart waarom deze categorieŽn zo vaak als 'natuurlijk' worden... more...

  • The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnamby Adam Piette

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 113.99

    This is a ground-breaking study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US.The Literary Cold War examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic project and political allegory, with specific attention being paid to Vladimir Nabokov and Graham Greene as Cold War writers. The... more...

  • Erzšhlkulturby Rolf Wilhelm Brednich

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The volume presents 25 papers on the cultural analysis of narration and narratives. The selection concentrates both on comparative historical narratology and on contemporary narratology as an analysis of consciousness. The authors come from a number of European countries and from North America, and the papers, in German and English, provide exemplary... more...

  • The Handbook to Literary Researchby Delia da Sousa Correa; W. R. Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    This unique student resource is specifically designed for those beginning an MA in Literature, providing an introduction to research techniques, methodologies and information sources relevant to the study of literature at postgraduate level. more...

  • Making Publics in Early Modern Europeby Bronwen Wilson; Paul Yachnin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    The book looks at how people, things, and new forms of knowledge created "publics" in early modern Europe, and how publics changed the shape of early modern society. The focus is on what the authors call "making publics" ? the active creation of new forms of association that allowed people to connect with others in ways not rooted in family, rank... more...

  • Between Two Worldsby Laszlo Torok

    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...

  • Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeareby Joan Fitzpatrick

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    Providing a unique perspective on a fascinating aspect of early modern culture, this volume focuses on the role of food and diet as read in the works of a range of European authors, including Shakespeare, from the late medieval period to the mid seventeenth century. The essays are international and interdisciplinary in their approach; they incorporate... more...

  • True Relations: Essays on Autobiography and the Postmodernby G. Thomas Couser; Joseph Fichtelberg

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 111.00

    The essays in this collection explore new directions in autobiography studies. Examining a wide range of texts, from narratives of suicide survivors, cross-dressers, and people with HIV/AIDS to self-representations in the visual arts, the collection demonstrates how writers have used the postmodern experience fragmentation to forge new kinds of identities.||Postmodern... more...

  • Weichteil- und Viszeralchirurgie bei Hippokratesby Mathias Witt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00

    Contrary to a widely held belief, Hippocratic surgery did not just cover orthopaedics, it also included therapy for serious injuries to soft tissue. This was generally forgotten, since Hippocrates? central text on the matter was lost in the Early Middle Ages. The work presented here attempts to reconstruct the lost text from quotes and references in... more...

  • Modernism, Magazines, and the British avant-gardeby Faith Binckes

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 94.99

    This book is a re-examination of the fertile years of early modernism immediately preceding the First World War. During this period, how, where, and under whose terms the avant-garde in Britain would be constructed and consumed were very much to play for. It is the first study to look in detail at two little magazines marginalised from many accounts... more...