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  • Die Lust am Töten - Der weibliche Vampir in der russischen Literatur von Aleksej Tolstoj und Ivan Turgenevby Irina Frey

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Man nenne sie Lamia, Lillith und Empuse. Die Gestalt der Wiedergängerin, des weiblichen Vampirs, 'geistert' schon seit langem im kulturellen Gedächtnis der Menschheit herum und stellt, nicht zuletzt wegen ihres verworfenen Frauenbildes, ein interessantes Forschungsfeld dar. Als Personifikation der menschlichen Ängste vor Tod und... more...

  • Die Zigarette und andere Storiesby Paula Fox; Bernadette Conrad; Karen Nölle; Hans-Ulrich Möhring

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.33

    Ein Mann sitzt nach einer Beerdigung an einem strahlend hellen Sommertag im Kino, sieht einen Zeichentrickfilm an und fängt plötzlich an zu schreien; eine Frau, die auf einer von einem Ölteppich eingeschlossenen Insel lebt, verliebt sich unsterblich in den alten Künstler, für den sie täglich putzt, ohne kaum je mehr als ein paar Sätze mit ihm gewechselt... more...

  • Die wirkliche Mittelerdeby Arnulf Krause

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    J.R.R. Tolkien entführt in den Romanen "Der Herr der Ringe" und "Der Hobbit" die Leser nach Mittelerde - eine mit Hobbits, Elben, Zwergen und Orks bevölkerte Fantasiewelt. Damit schuf er eine eigene Mythologie, die das Fantasy-Genre bis heute prägt und auch im Kino für Blockbuster gut ist. Tolkien hat nie ein Geheimnis daraus gemacht,... more...

  • Doris Lessingby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    - Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world--from the English medievalists to contemporary writers- Introductory essay by Harold Bloom more...

  • The Duncan Campbell Scott Symposiumby K. P. Stich

    University of Ottawa Press 1980; US$ 9.99

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  • Echo's Groveby Derek Mahon

    The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 14.58

    Echo?s Grove comprises a wide range of poems, ancient and modern, translated or ‘adapted? from their languages of origin. Many have appeared in previous publications by Derek Mahon, Adaptations (2006) and Raw Material (2011) — to which are now added, among others, new poems based on Ovid, Corbière, Laforgue and ‘Gopal Singh?, the author?s own invention.... more...

  • English Dramaby Alexander Leggatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The most important period in the history of English drama is revealed in Alexander Leggatt's challenging account. The author considers English drama from the beginning of Shakespeare's career to the restoration of Charles II. Focusing on Shakespeare and the development of his art, he examines all his major contemporaries: Jonson, Middleton, Webster,... more...

  • English Dramaby Richard W. Bevis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    What were the causes of Restoration drama's licentiousness? How did the elegantly-turned comedy of Congreve become the pointed satire of Fielding? And how did Sheridan and Goldsmith reshape the materials they inherited? In the first account of the entire period for more than a decade, Richard Bevis argues that none of these questions can be answered... more...

  • English Drama Since 1940by David Ian Rabey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    English Drama Since 1940 considers the bids of successive post-war dramatists to find language and images of remorseless disclosure, appropriate to the public manifestation of sensed crisis and the interrogation of the ideal of renewal.  This book introduces the period and its discourse whilst redefining them, to give proper consideration to developments... more...

  • The English History Play in the age of Shakespeareby Irving Ribner.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1957. This edition re-issues the second edition of 1965. Recognized as one of the leading books in its field, The English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare presents the most comprehensive account available of the English historical drama from its beginning to the closing of the theatres in 1642 and relates this development... more...