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  • Modernism and Poetic Inspirationby Jed Rasula

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    The sites of inspiration documented in this book range from nineteenth century linguistic theory to postmodern strategies of conceptual writing, encompassing well known instances of modernist poetics (Mallarmé, Pound, Olson) alongside obscure but revealing figures like Otto Nebel and Henri-Martin Barzun. more...

  • Losing Our Religionby S. E. Cupp

    Threshold Editions 2010; US$ 15.00

    "The press has become a tool of oppression?politicized, self?aware, self?motivated, and power?hungry. . . . In short, these people can no longer be trusted."  ?From S. E. Cupp?s Losing Our Religion   It?s time to wake up and smell the bias. The go-to commentator for such programs as Fox News?s Hannity and CNN?s Larry King Live and ... more...

  • Screen Playsby David S. Cohen

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    In this fascinating survey of contemporary screen craft, David Cohen of Script and Variety magazines leads readers down the long and harrowing road every screenplay takes from idea to script to screen. In interviews with Hollywood screenwriters from across the board?Oscar winners and novices alike?Cohen explores what sets apart the blockbuster successes... more...

  • Vollkommenheitby Claudia Olk; Verena Lobsien; Katharina Münchberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 133.00

    This volume is an inquiry into the philosophical, theological and aesthetic relevance of perfection. The main focus is on medieval and early modern arts. Contributions from English, German and Romance language and literature, as well as from theology, look at works from the Church fathers to Gottfried of Strasbourg, Dante, Petrarca and Shakespeare,... more...

  • Der phantastische Filmby Claudia Pinkas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    This book investigates the narrated worlds of fantastic film and the methods of their narrative mediation. This includes instable and ambiguous perspectives of perception, abandonment and disintegration of spatial-temporal continuity, instances of destabilized narrators, blending of the narrative levels as well as categories of figure, space and the... more...

  • Making Settler Cinemasby Peter Limbrick

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    Through a shrewd analysis of the historical experience of imperialism and settler colonialism, Limbrick draws new conclusions about their effect on cinematic production, distribution, reception and filmic discourse. more...

  • Visions of Struggle in Women's Filmmaking in the Mediterraneanby Flavia Laviosa; Laura Mulvey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    In this survey, contributors examine issues of women's rights violations in Mediterranean countries as represented in politically engaged films of the region. more...

  • Telling Children's Storiesby Michael Cadden

    University of Nebraska Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    The most accessible approach yet to children’s literature and narrative theory, Telling Children’s Stories is a comprehensive collection of never-before-published essays by an international slate of scholars that offers a broad yet in-depth assessment of narrative strategies unique to children’s literature. more...

  • The Poetics of Personificationby James J. Paxson

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 28.00

    An appraisal of literary personification in the light of developments in poststructuralist thought. more...

  • The Jewish Chronicle and Anglo-Jewry, 1841?1991by David Cesarani

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 64.00

    A history of an important newspaper and of Jewish communal life, interpreted through its most vibrant public voice. more...