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  • Selected Poemsby A. D. Hope

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 11.81

    An important collection of poetry from one of Australia's greatest poets. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Samuel Beckettby David Pattie

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 29.95

    Samuel Beckett's work forever changed the concepts of literature and theatre. His work remains a core part of introductory courses on literary history, drama, theatre or performance and also features in more specialist modules such as Modernism or The Absurd. Samuel Beckett is a comprehensive introduction to his life and work as well as an outline... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Absence of Warby David Hare

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 11.99

    The Absence of War offers a meditation on the classic problems of leadership, and is the third part of a critically acclaimed trilogy of plays ( Racing Demon , Murmuring Judges ) about British institutions. Its unsparing portrait of a Labour Party torn between past principles and future prosperity, and of a deeply sympathetic leader doomed to... more...