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    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 237.58

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    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

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  • Poetiken des Selbstby Innokentij Kreknin

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 108.43

    In what ways does literary authorship participate in creating the ?poetics of the self?? Using the works of Goetz, Lottmann, and Herbst, this study applies the insights of autofiction research to develop a set of methodological tools that take into account the nature of today?s media systems. The result is the emergence of a kind of self-poetics... more...

  • Sebald's Visionby Carol Jacobs

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    W. G. Sebald?s writing has been widely recognized for its intense, nuanced engagement with the Holocaust, the Allied bombing of Germany in WWII, and other episodes of violence throughout history. Through his inventive use of narrative form and juxtaposition of image and text, Sebald?s work has offered readers new ways to think about remembering and... more...

  • The Wilkomirski Affairby Stefan Maechler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.95

    This is the definitive report on Fragments , Binjamin Wilkomirski's invented "memoir" of a childhood spent in concentration camps, which created international turmoil. In 1995 Fragments , a memoir by a Swiss musician named Binjamin Wilkomirski, was published in Germany. Hailed by critics, who compared it with the masterpieces of Primo Levi and Anne... more...

  • A Literary Occupationby William J. O?Keeffe

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 63.00

    Pax in Bello, peace in the midst of war, was the motto one writer chose to signify the private dilemma: how could the humanist, clad in the uniform of the occupier, write of liberal values, see with a liberal eye ? and publish, or hope to? From the armistice peace of occupied France, from the partisan war and incipient civil war of Greece, from the... more...

  • An Odyssey for Our Timeby Georgina Paul

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 65.80

    In her 2007 poem cycle Niemands Frau, Barbara Köhler returns to Homer?s Odyssey, not to retell it, but to take up some of the threads it has woven into the cultural tradition of the West ? and to unravel them, just as Penelope, the wife of the hero who called himself Nobody, unravelled each night the web she re-wove by day. Köhler?s return to the... more...