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19th century

  • 'Floire and Blancheflor' and the European Romanceby Patricia E. Grieve

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A comparative study of Floire and Blancheflor and its versions in medieval and Renaissance Europe, first published in 1997. more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • 'Injuns!'by Edward Buscombe

    Reaktion Books 2006; US$ 16.00

    In 'Injuns!', distinguished film scholar Edward Buscombe presents an original and readable account of the cultural images of Native Americans through history and around the globe. more...

  • "Kann man denn auch nicht lachend sehr ernsthaft sein?"by Daniel Fulda; Antje Roeben; Norbert Wichard

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    Making readers laugh ? or in the theatre making the audience laugh ? is one of the most important but least acknowledged aims of literature. Even though we often laugh out of pure exuberance or smirk mockingly, it is nevertheless true that one can be ?very serious even whilst laughing?, as Lessing?s Minna von Barnhelm already knew. This... more...

  • "Sinn und Form"by Stephen Parker; Matthew Philpotts

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    This extensive history of the legendary literary journal, ?Sinn und Form?, also offers the first systematic analysis of this key type of cultural institution. The study is organised in seven ?anatomical? categories: founding conception; cultural-political context; institutional infrastructure; role of editors; networks of contributors; text... more...

  • "Und es trieb die Rede mich an..."by Joachim Knape; Olaf Kramer; Peter Weit

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    On the occasion of his 65th birthday, one of the most prominent German rhetoricians, literary critics and publicists, Gert Ueding, was honoured with a festschrift by the School of Rhetoric at the University of Tübingen. In their contributions,  his friends, companions and colleagues reflect the wide range of Gerd Ueding?s interests, which... more...

  • #aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiweiby Howard Brenton

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    A timely play based on the true story of an imprisoned Nobel Laureate. On 3 April 2011, as he was boarding a flight to Taipei, the Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei was arrested at Beijing Airport. Advised merely that his travel “could damage state security?, he was escorted to a van by officials after which he disappeared for 81 days. On his release, the... more...

  • (Mis)Representing Islamby John Richardson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 54.00

    (Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...

  • (Re)imagining the Worldby Yan Wu; Kerry Mallan; Roderick McGillis

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    Offering examples and insight from around the world, this book considers how children's fiction writers conceive different worlds: strange, familiar, even monstrous worlds. Expresses the power of human imagination and the impact of children's literature. more...

  • (Syn)aestheticsby Josephine Machon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    A timely book that identifies the practice of '(syn)aesthetics' in artistic style and audience response, which helps to articulate the power of experiential practice in the arts. This exciting new approach includes interviews with leading practitioners in of theatre, dance, site-specific work, live art and technological performance practice. more...