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  • Lexikon schwäbischer Ortsnamenby Wolf-Armin Freiherr von Reitzenstein

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 23.14

    Ortsnamen sind lebendige Zeugnisse unserer Geschichte. Dieses Lexikon verfolgt nach einer ausführlichen Anleitung zur Benutzung in mehr als 1500 Artikeln die Entwicklung von Siedlungsnamen und Gewässernamen in Bayerisch-Schwaben von der frühesten Nennung bis zur heutigen Schreibform und leitet daraus den Ursprung und die Bedeutung der Namen her. Die... more...

  • Shifting Subjectsby Natalie Edwards

    University of Delaware Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    There are many different ways to say 'I.' This book examines the ways in which four contemporary women writers (HZl_ne Cixous, Assia Djebar, Gis_le Halimi and Julia Kristeva) have written their autobiographical 'I' as a plural concept. These women refuse the individual 'I' of traditional autobiography by developing narrative strategies that multiply... more...

  • Imaginar el pasadoby Karen Saban

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 37.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Desde fines de la última dictadura militar (1976-83), la sociedad argentina ha intentado lidiar con el pasado traumático. Luego de los inconclusos Juicios a la Junta (1985), los años 90 introdujeron el olvido. En esta época y hasta fines de los años 2000 cobran suma importancia los relatos ficcionales de la historia, que narran... more...

  • La Scapigliatura. Schreiben gegen den Kanonby Sabine Schrader

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 38.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Scapigliatura (1858-1880) ist eine Mailänder Künstlergruppe, die der jungen Generation nach der Einigung Italiens ein Sprachrohr sein möchte. Die Schriftsteller und Publizisten Arrigo und Camillo Boito, Giovanni Camerana, Emilio Praga und I. U. Tarchetti suchen nach Schreibweisen jenseits des nationalen Kanons. Während Francesco... more...

  • Severo Sarduys Zeichenkosmosby Nina Preyer

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 46.76

    Hauptbeschreibung In den letzten vier Dekaden hat der Begriff 'neobarroco' als Charakterisierung der hispanoamerikanischen Literatur des 20. Jahrhunderts zunehmend an Konsistenz verloren. In der vorliegenden Studie wird erstmals zwischen dem 'neobarroco cubano' als spezifischer Romanpoetik, die sich aus dem Werk von Severo Sarduy ableiten lässt,... more...

  • Aspects Ecocritiques de l imaginaire africainby Etienne-Marie Lassi

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 24.95

    It is important to question some recurrent commonplaces about the (post)colonial order and the preservation of the environment if one wants to reconcile ecocriticism and postcolonial theories. For instance, were pre-colonial societies devoid of ecological awareness? Is the environmental commitment of the developed world a kind of repentance for the... more...

  • Selection of Poems - Christian and Non-Christianby Elaine Day

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74

    A selection of Elaine Day's general poems over the years. This is a wide selection of poems that have been collected and placed into a single book. About the Author Elaine Day was born in North London. Her works include History of Havering in Essex, 29 Short stories, Heaven & Earth, Closer to Heaven, Knocking on Heaven's Door, All Year long, Poetry... more...

  • Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbeanby Louise Hardwick

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    This book explores a major modern turn in Francophone Caribbean literature towards récits d’enfance (narratives of childhood) and asks why this occurred post-1990. more...

  • V. Y. Mudimbeby Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    VY Mudimbe: Undisciplined Africanism is the first English-language monograph dedicated to the work of Valentin Yves Mudimbe. This book charts the intellectual history of the seminal Congolese philosopher, epistemologist, and philologist from the late 1960s to the present day, exploring his major essays and novels. Pierre-Philippe Fraiture highlights... more...

  • Fuelby Naomi Shihab Nye

    BOA Editions Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99

    Poems that find meaning in a world where we are "so tired of meaning nothing." more...