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  • The Sister Fidelma Mysteriesby Edward J. Rielly; David Robert Wooten

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    This is a collection of new essays on Peter Tremayne's Sister Fidelma novels, which feature Sister Fidelma's attempts to solve a wide range of crimes, often murders that occur under especially mysterious conditions. The novels, set mainly in 7th century Ireland, also include a great deal of history, which is not surprising given that the author... more...

  • People Who Like Meatballsby Selima Hill

    Bloodaxe Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    Shortlisted for the 2012 Forward Poetry Prize. People Who Like Meatballs brings together two contrasting poem sequences about rejection by 'this brilliant lyricist of human darkness' (Fiona Sampson). The title-sequence, People Who Like Meatballs, is about a man's humiliation by a woman. Into my mother's snow-encrusted lap is about a dysfunctional mother-child... more...

  • Der Rangierbahnhofby Helene Böhlau; Carsten Dürkob; Carsten Dürkob

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 12.19

    Hauptbeschreibung Helene Böhlau (1856-1940) gehört zu den bedeutendsten deutschen Schriftstellerinnen der Münchner Moderne. Insbesondere ihre frühen feministischen Romane Das Recht der Mutter, Halbtier und Der Rangierbahnhof erlangten großen Bekanntheitsgrad. Einige Berühmtheit verschaffte ihr auch ihre unkonventionelle Beziehung zu dem jüdischen... more...

  • Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögensby Karl L Reinhold; Ernst-Otto Onnasch

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2012; US$ 48.67

    Karl Leonhard Reinhold (1757-1823) trifft mit seinen populären "Briefen über die Kantische Philosophie" (1786-1787) haarscharf den Nerv der Zeit und setzt damit die kritische Philosophie Kants für ein breiteres Publikum auf die philosophische Agenda. Der Versuch einer neuen Theorie des menschlichen Vorstellungsvermögens (1789) ist sein erstes... more...

  • Changing My Mindby Margaret Trudeau

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; Not Available

    Canadians fell in love with Pierre Elliott Trudeau?s beautiful and high-spirited bride when he brought her to the world stage as the youngest First Lady in the history of the country. But the situation wasn?t as rosy as it seemed. Plagued by mood swings and unprepared for public life, Margaret became increasingly isolated at 24 Sussex as her depression... more...

  • Priestley's Englandby John Baxendale

    Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00

    Priestley’s England is the first full-length academic study of J B Priestley - novelist, playwright, screen-writer, journalist and broadcaster, political activist, public intellectual and popular entertainer, one of the makers of twentieth-century Britain, and one of its sharpest critics. From his scathing analysis of a slump-stricken nation in... more...

  • James Bond - Anatomie eines Mythosby Marc Föcking; Astrid Böger

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 33.40

    Hauptbeschreibung James Bond hat nicht nur die Lizenz zum Töten, sondern auch die zum Überleben. Keiner der Heroen der Pop-Kultur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts hat sich so unbeschadet ins 21. Jahrhundert herüberretten können wie der Doppelnull-Agent Bond. Die Gründe für diese Unsterblichkeit gehen weit über die schon von Bonds Schöpfer Ian Fleming... more...

  • Letter from a Far Countryby Gillian Clarke

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Gillian Clarke's poems are letters from the far countries of personal and ancestral memories, of places and moments of insight. Her acclaimed title poem explores the buried histories of women's lives, the enduring responsibilities that link generations and ensure the continuance of language and traditions. Rooted in rural Wales, this collection celebrates... more...

  • States of Emergencyby Stephen Morton

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    States of Emergency examines how violent anti-colonial struggles and the legal, military and political techniques employed by colonial governments to contain them have been imagined in literature and law. Through a series of case studies, the book considers how colonial states of exception have been defined and represented in the contexts of Ireland,... more...

  • Texts Analyzing Literature As Argumentby Petru Golban

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 159.95

    Golban offers an interdisciplinary perspective involving literary theory, criticism, and literary history which will be useful to scholars and students. The main concern of the book is the British critical discourse which originates in the Renaissance and continues its developmental process until the rise of the formal approach to literature in the... more...