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  • The Romantic Poetsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00

    From William Blake to Samuel Taylor Coleridge and from William Wordsworth to Percy Shelley, this volume provides critical overviews of the poets who defined the English Romantic period. The essays included target seminal works and major figures such as John Keats and offer as well important background and general information on the period and its far-reaching... more...

  • Lectures and Essays IIIby Reinhard Mohn

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 4.76

    Hauptbeschreibung Neben seinen Buchveröffentlichungen hat Reinhard Mohn über viele Jahre auch immer wieder in Reden, Interviews und Aufsätzen seine Ideen zur Diskussion gestellt. Mit der Gründung der Bertelsmann Stiftung begann er Anfang der achtziger Jahre, seine Vorstellungen regelmäßiger zu veröffentlichen. In den drei Bänden "Vorträge und Schriften"... more...

  • Island ? Eine Literaturgeschichteby Jürg Glauser

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2011; US$ 22.72

    Obwohl ein isländisches Sprichwort besagt, ?das Gesehene ist reicher als das Gehörte? (sjón er sögu ríkari), wird und wurde die Kultur Islands vor allem von der Sprache bestimmt. Der Autor lässt die ?Wortkunst? Islands in ihren vielfältigen Ausprägungen lebendig werden. Er beschreibt die Verknüpfung von Landschaft, Nation und Sprache, über die sich... more...

  • True Stories about Sistersby Colleen Sell

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    No one knows you as a woman quite like your sister does?no matter your differences, rivalries, or how far apart you may drift over time. You confide in each other, share your most intimate secrets, and depend on each other for support and guidance when everyone else in your lives disappoints you. The three stories in True Stories about Sisters ... more...

  • How the Writings of William Morris Shaped the Literary Style of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and Yeatsby Eleonora Sasso

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    This text is the first to examine the influence of William Morris on the artistic, literary, and ideological styles of Tennyson, Swinburne, Gissing, and Yeats. This book focuses on a selection of Morris’ writings and situates them in the fields of art, culture, and society. Through Roland Barthes’ approach to interpreting text, Sasso demonstrates... more...

  • Killing Buzz and Woodyby Scott Tierney

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Pointless conversations: a selection of daft, ridiculous and utterly pointless meanderings from the mind of Scott Tierney. If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to why Superman is a coward, why Spiderman should technically be deformed, and if Superdog caused the death of Krypton, then these bite-sized comics will reveal all. The discussions... more...

  • Lines of Resistanceby Adrian Grafe; Jessica Stephens

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    Resistance is a key concept for understanding the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, and for approaching the poetry of the period. This collection of 15 critical essays explores how poetry and resistance interact, set against a philosophical, historical and cultural background. In the light of the upheavals of the age, and the changing perception... more...

  • Odysseus' Wandlung im Nachkriegsdeutschlandby Jessica Resch

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Odysseus - Archetyp des listigen, herumirrenden Menschen auf der Suche nach Heimat. Ihm widmet Homer ein eigenes Epos: die "Odyssee". Seine vielseitige Persönlichkeit inspiriert Dichter seit der Antike zu neuen Interpretationen. Dabei sind historischer Kontext und persönliche Lebenssituation entscheidend für die Wahl und Ausgestaltung... more...

  • Roath, Splott and Adamsdownby Jeff Childs

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36

    This is an account of three discrete districts of south-east Cardiff and their evolution through 1,000 years of history. From their pre-Norman origins to their emergence as thriving suburbs in the early twentieth century, the voume focuses on manorial society and economy, the growth of population, trade and industrial development, social structure... more...

  • An Almost English Lifeby Miriam Gross

    Short Books 2012; US$ 11.65

    A sparklingly witty memoir, which takes us on a seductive journey from wartime Jerusalem to the heart of Fleet Street, providing a riveting outsider s view of English cultural life. <p>Miriam Gross tells her story in a series of vivid vignettes life as an only child of ambitious parents in Jerusalem; her bohemian school days at the progressive... more...