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  • Der Kleineby Friedrich Glauser

    Limmat Verlag 2013; US$ 19.99

    Friedrich Glauser hat nicht nur autobiografische Erinnerungen an seine Kindheit in Wien aufgeschrieben, einzelne Episoden hat er gleich mehrmals in Erzählungen aufgenommen. Seine Geschichten zeichnen ein sehr lebensnahes Bild einer Wiener Kindheit um 1900. Da ist ein gestrenger Vater, der seinen Sohn «abhärten» will fürs Leben. Da ist eine verständnisvolle... more...

  • Haunted Walesby Richard Holland

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    More ghosts and goblins I think were prevalent in Wales than in England or any other country'. So wrote researcher William Howells way back in 1831 - and the author of this compelling collection believes he was right. Wales is a fearfully haunted place. It abounds in castles and mansions, ancient churches, lonely lanes and crossroads, even bare mountainsides... more...

  • Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andaluzby Michelle Reichert

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Reception of Francophone Literature in the Modernista Review Helios 1903-1904by Glyn M. Hambrook

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 139.95

    A significant forensic literary history of the highest quality which examines cultural transfer, cultural exchange and influence in a growing field of academic importance. Meticulously researched with insightful well contexualised critical analysis. more...

  • Subversive Literaturby Martin Mulsow; Dirk Sangmeister

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49

    Im Zeitalter der Französischen Revolution erschienen in Deutschland zahlreiche Bücher, die so freisinnig und andersartig waren, dass ihre Verfasser vorsichtshalber anonym bleiben und die Verleger sich hinter phantasievoll fingierten Maskierungen verstecken mussten, um Zensoren, Häscher und Obrigkeiten zu täuschen. Auffällig viele dieser subversiven,... more...

  • Die Literatur der Roma Frankreichsby Julia Blandfort

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Literary works by Romani authors offer rare and intimate insights into the lifeworld of Europe?s largest minority. Until now, literary scholarship has largely ignored such internal perspectives on Romani life. This book attempts to close the research gap and provides a comprehensive analysis of the works of Romani authors in France, seen... more...

  • Das Liebesbestiariumby Richard de Fournival; Ralph Dutli; Ralph Dutli

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13

    Nach dem großen Erfolg des Bandes »Fatrasien. Absurde Poesie des Mittelalters« setzt Ralph Dutli seine poetische Erkundung eines unbekannten, fremden und dennoch erstaunlich modern wirkenden Mittelalters fort. In 750 Jahren wurde dieses Juwel der mittelalterlichen Literatur noch nie ins Deutsche übersetzt. »Das Liebesbestiarium« bedeutete seinerzeit... more...

  • Excess and Embodiment in Contemporary Women's Writingby Zeynep Zeren Atayurt

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    The 'obese' female body has often been portrayed as the 'other' to the slender body. However, this process of 'othering', or viewing as different, has created a repressive discourse, where 'excess' has increasingly come to be studied as a 'physical abnormality' or a signifier of a 'personality defect' in contemporary Western society. This book engages... more...

  • Eustache Deschampsby Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi; Ian S. Laurie

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Eustache Deschamps studied under the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was said to have been made a slave-and eventually become recognized as one of the great French medieval poets. He was the first writer to dissociate lyric poetry from its musical setting and his witty perceptions comment on nearly... more...

  • Women's Writing in Contemporary Franceby Gill Rye

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    This introduction to and analysis of women's writing in contemporary France includes both new writers of the 1990s and their more established counterparts. It situates these authors and their texts at the centre of the trends and issues concerning modern French literary production. more...