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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00
Because of its particular bracketing of image and text, visual poetry has been accompanied by the formulation of theories from its very beginnings. Reflections on visuality can be found back in antique scholia, commentaries of medieval authors and baroque poetics, while in modern times documents can be found for example in the manifestos of the avant-garde... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 125.00
Bringing together contributions from international research on writing and motivation this volume addresses the implications of writing instruction based on the 2 main approaches to writing research: cognitive and socio-cultural. It provides systematic analysis of the various models, perspectives, and methods of motivation and writing. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 363.00
The Dictionary of German Literature. The 20th Century contains authors writing in German whose main work was created in the 20th century. Volume 14 includes articles on Käte Hamburger, Peter Handke, Maximilian Harden and Ludwig Harig. In line with the Dictionary's orientation, there are also entries on numerous well-known representatives of their disciplines,... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00
Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein uÌ?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den AnfaÌ?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fuÌ?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "FuÌ?r... more...
- Walter de Gruyter 2011; US$ 82.00
Das 1960 gegründete Jahrbuch der Raabe-Gesellschaft bildet nicht nur ein Forum der fachwissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung mit dem ungewöhnlich umfangreichen Erzählwerk Wilhelm Raabes (1831?1910), sondern hat sich über die Jahre hinweg auch zu einem Organ der allgemeinen germanistischen Realismusforschung entwickelt. Jeder Jahrgang enthält Aufsätze... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 11.00
This book contains the papers given at a conference on literary theory held at the University of Hong Kong from March 31 to April 4, 1981. to complement the papers, an edited version of the taped discussions has been included.In the past two decades, literary theory has undergone such rapid change that it is now, for some, practically unrecognizable.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.50
The Vital Lie is the first book to examine the reality-illusion conflict in modern drama from Ibsen to present-day playwrights. The book questions why vital lies, lies necessary for life itself, are such an obsessive concern for playwrights of the last hundred years. Using the work of fifteen playwrights, Abbott seeks to discover... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation, domestication, breeding, and extermination, arguing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.... more...