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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
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... more...
Europa nach dem Verlust des Absoluten: Existenzielle Identitätssuche in der europäischen Literatur um 1900Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19
Im 19. Jahrhundert büßt das Christentum in Europa endgültig seine Vormachtstellung ein. Der Verlust der sinngebenden, absoluten Instanz "Gott" bewirkt einen grundlegenden gesellschaftlichen Wandel und zwingt das Individuum dazu, seine Identität aus sich heraus neu zu definieren. Von dieser Gegebenheit ausgehend werden unterschiedliche Identitätsmodelle... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00
When Oscar Wilde said he had "seen wallpaper which must lead a boy brought up under its influence to a life of crime," his joke played on an idea that has often been taken quite seriously--both in Wilde's day and in our own. In Fateful Beauty , Douglas Mao recovers the lost intellectual, social, and literary history of the belief that the beauty--or... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 12.95
If you're like women the world over, no doubt you've wasted a lot of time trying to transform unchangeable men into great boyfriends. With The Fixer-Upper Man, relationship expert Cooper Lawrence provides a blueprint for changing the ones worth keeping-and putting those that aren't back on the market. More important, she'll teach you how to differentiate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 24.95
An invaluable introduction to the life and work of one of today's most important cultural critics. Studied on most undergraduate literary and cultural studies courses, Fredric Jameson's writing targets subjects from architecture to science fiction, cinema to global capitalism. Of his works, The Political Unconscious remains one of the most widely... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00
This volume brings together original work from internationally recognized scholars that critically engages with the full range of Jameson's work, including: Sartre, Lukács, 'Third World' literature, architecture, postmodernity, globalization, film, dialectics and Brecht. In a series of lively, and at times iconoclastic readings, the contributors challenge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
`The critic explicitly acknowledges his dependence on prior words that make his word a kind of answer. He calls to other texts "that they might answer him."' 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... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
Deleuze's writing is permeated with references to literature. Despite asserting that he was not a literary critic, Deleuze provides exhilarating and original interactions with texts. This study offers in-depth encounters between Deleuze's thought and the writers who fascinated him, demonstrating the productivity of a Deleuzian frame of reference. 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...