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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Straightforward and precise, these poems, almost exclusively in narrative form, beckon the reader with their immediacy. Gracefully confirming the inextricable links between self and family, Hirsch, winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award for Wild Gratitude , is, at his best, captivating, transforming tremendous respect for and fascination with... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 31.68
In bekannten Texten des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts begegnen Figuren, deren zentrales Charaktermerkmal in ihrer Gleichgültigkeit liegt. Im Gegensatz zu verwandten Eigenschaften wie Langeweile, Ennui, Weltschmerz oder Mal du Siècle hat dieses Phänomen in der Literaturwissenschaft bisher kaum Beachtung gefunden. Dabei drückt sich in ihm eine radikalere... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
"How lucky I was, arriving in New York just as everything was about to go to hell.? That would be in the autumn of 1972, when a very young and green James Wolcott arrived from Maryland, full of literary dreams, equipped with a letter of introduction from Norman Mailer, and having no idea what was about to hit him. Landing at a time of accelerating... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1994; US$ 14.95
?Kill Or Cure,? a bold prescriptive for these apocalyptic days, brings together substantial new work as well as the best of Anne Waldman's previously uncollected poetry. It includes credos, manifestos, dreams, homages to literary predecessors, ?Shaman Hisses You Slide Back Into The Night? (the journal poem written during Bob Dylan's historic Rolling... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95
David Mamet's new Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith's chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down, his money's running out, and nuclear war might be imminent. Though his staff has thrown in the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Philip K. Dick was one of the most popular science fiction novelists of the 20th century, but the contradictory and wily writer has troubled critics who attempt encompassing explanations of his work. This book examines Dick's writing through the lens of ontological uncertainty, providing a comparative map of his oeuvre, tracing both the interior... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
This companion provides a two-part introduction to best-selling author Stephen King, whose enormous popularity over the years has gained him an audience well beyond readers of horror fiction, the genre with which is most often associated. Part I considers the reception of King's work, the film adaptations that they gave rise to, the fictional worlds... more...