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  • Tränen, Trauer und ein Trenchcoatby Peter Oliver Greza; Peter Oliver Greza; Anna Kontogiorgas; Daniel Schmitt; Marco Capitano; Christoph Schlemmer; Ann-Kathrin Brand; Franziska Braun; Marian Nothing; Anna Kontogiorgas

    tredition 2014; US$ 3.72

    Sie halten hier ein Buch unterschiedlichsten Inhalts in den Händen. Dafür einen Klappentext zu schreiben, der auf jeden einzelnen Text eingeht, ist praktisch unmöglich. Am besten ist es, Sie schauen einfach selber mal in das Buch hinein, das die konzentrierten geistigen Ergüsse acht junger Schriftsteller enthält. Sie werden es nicht bereuen. more...

  • Gender, Race, and the Writing of Empireby Paula M. Krebs

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    An examination of the impact of ideas of race and gender on late Victorian imperialism. more...

  • In Byron's Shadowby David Roessel

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99

    Modern Greece, constructed by the early nineteenth-century ideals and ideas associated with Byron, has been "haunted, holy ground" in English and American literature for almost two centuries. In Byron's Shadow analyzes how authors employ ideas about romantic nationalism, gender politics, shifts in cultural constructions, and literary experimentation... more...

  • Travel Writing 1700-1830by Elizabeth A. Bohls; Ian Duncan

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 12.99

    By the end of the eighteenth century, British travellers had fanned out to every corner of the world, driven by widely varying motives: scientific curiosity, commerce, colonization, diplomacy, exploration, and tourism. In letters, journals, and books, travellers wrote at first-hand of exotic lands and beautiful scenery, and of encounters with strange... more...

  • Mäuselmacherby Rainer Beck

    C.H. Beck 2012; US$ 38.88

    Von 1715 bis 1723 fand in der Bischofsstadt Freising einer der letzten deutschen Hexenprozesse statt. Bettelnde Kinder waren in den Verdacht geraten, Mäuse gezaubert zu haben. Wie ihre Vernehmung und die langwierige Untersuchung ergaben, sollen sie Gott abgeschworen und sich dem Bösen verschrieben haben. Die meisten von ihnen wurden exekutiert. <BR>In... more...

  • Critics of Capitalismby Elisabeth Jay; Richard Jay

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 52.00

    By the start of the Victorian period the school of British economists acknowledging Adam Smith as its master was in the ascendancy. 'Political Economy', a catch-all title which ignored the diversity of viewpoints to be found amongst the discipline's leading proponents, became associated in the popular mind with moral and political forces held to be... more...

  • Crime Scene Asiaby Richard Lord

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2013; US$ 7.99

    Volume 1 of Crime Scene Asia features nine delectably horrid crimes that take readers on a chilling trip through the dark underbelly of contemporary Asia. This volume serves up the unique flavor of crime in six of Asia?s most dynamic and fascinating lands, written by nine seasoned crime writers based throughout the region. The pieces in this crime... more...

  • Saracens and the Making of English Identityby Siobhain Bly Calkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the ways in which discourses of religious, racial, and national identity blur and engage each other in the medieval West. Specifically, the book studies depictions of Muslims in England during the 1330s and argues that these depictions, although historically inaccurate, served to enhance and advance assertions of English national... more...

  • Translating Italy for the Eighteenth Centuryby Mirella Agorni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Translating Italy in the Eighteenth Century offers a historical analysis of the role played by translation in that complex redefinition of women's writing that was taking place in Britain in the second half of the eighteenth century. It investigates the ways in which women writers managed to appropriate images of Italy and adapt them to their own... more...

  • To the Sea Againby Tom McCarthy

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    Breathtaking adventures, unsurpassed dramas, and poignant tales that have stood the test of time. more...