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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, Professing Literature unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today. In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo—and often recycle—controversies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
Edward Said is widely recognized for his work as a critic and theorist of Orientalism and the Palestine crisis, but far less attention has been devoted to his considerable body of literary and cultural criticism. In this edited collection, the contributors - many among the foremost Said scholars in the world - examine Said as the literary critic;... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95
The†Handbook to Literary Research is a practical guide for students embarking on postgraduate work in Literary Studies. It introduces and explains research techniques, methodologies and approaches to information resources, paying careful attention to the differences between countries and institutions, and providing a range of key examples. This... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00
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...
- 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...