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  • The Emergence of Literary Criticism in 18th-Century Britainby Sebastian Domsch

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 168.00

    This study is a history of literary criticism from the end of the 17th to the end of the 18th century that not only takes the discursive construction of its (self)representation into account, but also the social and economic conditions of its practice. It is distinctive through its methodology, its material of analysis, and through its results. more...

  • Wechselwirkungenby Renate Stauf; Cord-Friedrich Berghahn

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 51.42

    C.P. Snows Rede von den ?Zwei Kulturen? (1959) hat im Gefolge dieser Kontroversen das Auseinanderdriften zwischen den Künsten, Kultur- und Geisteswissenschaften auf der einen und den Natur- und Technikwissenschaften auf der anderen Seite als ein entscheidendes Charakteristikum der Moderne begriffen. Im Spannungsfeld dieser in der medialen Moderne immer... more...

  • Wissen im Umbruchby Isabel Müller

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 70.70

    Die sozialen und kulturellen Umwälzungen, die Europa im ausgehenden Mittelalter erfährt, führen einerseits zu einer Vermehrung und Ausdifferenzierung der Wissensbestände, andererseits zu einer Popularisierung des Wissens. Die vorliegende Studie untersucht, auf welche Weise der katalanische Dichter Ausiàs March (1400?1459) die epistemischen Umbrüche... more...

  • Lyrik in Gebrauchby Stefanie Lethbridge

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 94.26

    Anthologien sind eine viel gekaufte und oft kritisierte Publikationsform, die bei der Verbreitung von Gedichten eine bedeutende Rolle spielt. Aufbauend auf Materialien aus einer umfangreichen Datenbank bietet ?Lyrik in Gebrauch? den ersten historischen Überblick über die Entwicklung der Gedichtanthologie im Kontext der englischen Druckkultur. In den... more...

  • Estoire des Engleisby Geffrei Gaimar; Ian Short

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 149.99

    Geffrei Gaimar's Estoire des Engleis is the oldest surviving example of historiography in the French vernacular. It was written in Lincolnshire c.1136-37 and is, in large part, an Anglo-Norman verse adaptation of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Its narrative covers the period from the sixth century until the death of the Conqueror's son William... more...

  • Wendezeitenby Alfred Gall

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 77.68

    Hauptbeschreibung <p>Der Band versammelt Beitr&auml;ge aus verschiedenen Disziplinen, die der Frage nachgehen, wie in Drama und Film Wendezeiten modelliert werden. Die Gestaltung epochaler Z&auml;suren bringt eigenst&auml;ndige Deutungsanspr&uuml;che zur Geltung, die nicht auf vorgeordnete politische, gesellschaftliche oder... more...

  • Inspiring Generationsby Anniversary Story Book Committee

    Yosemite Conservancy 2014; US$ 19.95

    On June 30, 1864, amidst the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act to protect Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. This act that set aside the first public parkland for future generations was a legacy for our nation and an inspiration to the world. To honor the 150th anniversary of this milestone, a call... more...

  • Cervantes and the Mystery of Lawlessnessby Alban K. Forcione

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.50

    This examination of the last two tales of Cervantes' Novelas ejemplares reveals the Christian Humanist tradition implicit in the most elusive works of the collection. In his study of El casamiento enganoso and El coloquio de los perros Alban Forcione demonstrates that Cervantes retained in their ostensible pessimism the themes of Erasmus' vision of... more...

  • The Hitting Gameby Graham Clifford

    Seren 2014; US$ 14.57

    'The Hitting Game' is the first collection of poems by the London-based young poet Graham Clifford. The vibrancy of the poet's voice and the immediacy of his claims upon our attention are clear. These poems provoke as well as delight. Characters arrive as 'you' in 'Obvious Constellations' 'Amazing' and 'Trying'. Incidents are approached from disarmingly... more...

  • Mother Follyby Françoise Davoine; Judith Miller

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    If your mentally ill patient dies, are you to blame? For Dr. Françoise Davoine, a Parisian psychoanalyst, this question becomes disturbingly real as one of her patients commits suicide on the eve of All Saints' Day. She herself has a crisis, as she reflects on her thirty-year career and questions whether she should ever return to the hospital. But... more...