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  • 1913by Jean-Michael Rabate

    Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69

    This innovative book puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913. Broadens the analysis of canonical texts and artistic events by showing their cultural and global parallels Examines a number of simultaneous artistic, literary, and political endeavours including those... more...

  • 1913by Jean-Michael Rabate

    Wiley 2007; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16

    This innovative book puts modernist literature in its cultural, intellectual, and global context, within the framework of the year 1913. Broadens the analysis of canonical texts and artistic events by showing their cultural and global parallels Examines a number of simultaneous artistic, literary, and political endeavours including those... 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...

  • After 1945by Hans Gumbrecht

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    What is it the legacy that humankind has been living with since 1945? We were once convinced that time was the agent of change. But in the past decade or two, our experience of time has been transformed. Technology preserves and inundates us with the past, and we perceive our future as a set of converging and threatening inevitabilities: nuclear annihilation,... more...

  • Anti-Americanism in European Literatureby Jesper Gulddal

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    Pursues the hypothesis that fictional literature has been instrumental in the development and dissemination of European anti-Americanism from the early 1800s to today. Focusing on Britain, France and Germany, it offers analyses of a range of canonical literary works in which resentful hostility towards the United States is a predominant feature. more...

  • Approaching Postmodernismby Douwe W. Fokkema; Hans Bertens

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 54.00

    Most of the essays collected in this volume deal with theoretical issues that dominate the international debate on Postmodernism, issues such as the shifting nature of the concept, the problem of periodization and the problem of historicity. Other essays offer readings of Postmodernist texts and relate practical criticism to a theoretical framework.... more...

  • The Ashes Quiz Bookby Hugh Larkin

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    Are you a cricket fan? Do you eagerly await the biennial Test cricket series between England and Australia? Are you an expert on all the facts and figures relating to the Ashes? If so, you are certain to want to have a go at answering the 250 challenging questions in The Ashes Quiz Book. In 1993, which England captain resigned after four Tests, when... more...

  • Atlantic Worlds in the Long Eighteenth Centuryby Toni Bowers; Tita Chico

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Innovative and multidisciplinary, this collection of essays marks out the future of Atlantic Studies, making visible the emphases and purposes now emerging within this vital comparative field. 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...

  • Blues - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Jesse R. Steinberg; Abrol Fairweather; Bruce Iglauer

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17

    The philosophy of the blues From B.B. King to Billie Holiday, Blues music not only sounds good, but has an almost universal appeal in its reflection of the trials and tribulations of everyday life. Its ability to powerfully touch on a range of social and emotional issues is philosophically inspiring, and here, a diverse range of thinkers and musicians... more...