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  • Umberto Ecoby Nerlich Michael

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 27.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Umberto Eco ist seit seinem ersten Roman Der Name der Rose, dem er inzwischen vier weitere hinzugefügt hat, einer der berühmtesten lebenden Schriftsteller der Welt. Darüber hinaus ist er international anerkannter und ausgewiesener Philosoph, Mediävist, Historiker, Kunsthistoriker, Linguist und Semiotiker. All dies integriert er... more...

  • Der Neid der Götter/L'Invidia degli Deiby Lucio Mariani

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 19.72

    Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende zweisprachige Auswahl von Gedichten des 1936 in Rom geborenen Lucio Mariani stellt dessen Werks erstmals der deutschen Öffentlichkeit vor. In der Nachfolge der großen europäischen Lyriker schreibt Mariani gegen die Erinnerungslosigkeit unserer Zeit an. Seine Phantasie und Vorstellungskraft entwickeln Erinnerungsvermögen.... more...

  • Der historische Roman seit der Postmoderneby Erik Schilling

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 63.84

    Hauptbeschreibung Der historische Roman ist seit den 1980er Jahren zentral für die literarische Ausgestaltung von postmodernem Gedankengut. Die Impulse, die Umberto Eco für die Gattung liefert, sind dabei maßgeblich für die deutsche Literatur. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht diesen Zusammenhang erstmalig in detaillierten Textanalysen. Sie berücksichtigt... more...

  • Die Flügel der Sphinxby Andrea Camilleri; Moshe Kahn

    Bastei Entertainment 2010; US$ 8.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Mord an einer jungen Frau bereitet der Polizei von Vigàta Kopfzerbrechen. Es gibt keine Hinweise auf die Identität des Opfers und das Gesicht ist völlig entstellt. Einziger Anhaltspunkt ist ein Tattoo: ein Schmetterling. Commissario Montalbano findet heraus, dass die Unbekannte zu einer Gruppe junger Russinnen gehörte, die... more...

  • The Selected Poetry and Prose of Vittorio Sereniby Vittorio Sereni; Marcus Perryman; Peter Robinson; Marcus Perryman; Peter Robinson

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50

    One of the most important Italian poets of the last century, Vittorio Sereni (1913–83) wrote with a historical awareness unlike that of any of his contemporaries. A poet of both personal and political responsibility, his work sensitively explores life   under fascism, military defeat and imprisonment, and the resurgence of extreme... more...

  • Twice Bornby Margaret Mazzantini; Ann Gagliardi

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 26.95

    This international bestseller is a sweeping portrait of motherhood, loss, and redemption in war-torn Sarajevo. Filled with memories of the four-year siege of Sarajevo, Gemma reluctantly boards a flight from her native Rome to that war-scarred city with her sixteen-year-old son, Pietro. She hopes to teach her son about the city of his birth and... more...

  • Trilogy of Resistanceby Antonio Negri; Timothy S. Murphy; Barbara Nicolier

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    With Trilogy of Resistance, the political philosopher Antonio Negri extends his intervention in contemporary politics and culture into a new medium: drama. The three plays collected for the first time in this volume dramatize the central concepts of the innovative and influential thought he has articulated in his best-selling books Empire and Multitude,... more...

  • How to Read a Novelistby John Freeman

    The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 29.99

    How to Read a Novelist is the ultimate booklovers book. John Freeman, author and editor of Granta magazine, has interviewed nearly every name in fiction and the literary world. In this collection Freeman has compiled the most insightful and fascinating of his interviews, essays and articles. Paul Theroux on the state of sex in America,... more...

  • Naming the Roseby M. Thomas Inge; Umberto Eco

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 75.00

    The original essays gathered in this book make a beginning at exploring the cultural significance of The Name of the Rose in terms of its backgrounds and literary contexts. Eco's novel is examined in the light of several of the traditions from which it draws: theories of detective fiction, comedy, postmodernism, the apocalypse, semiotics, and literary... more...

  • Dario Foby Antonio Scuderi

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 74.99

    This study of the Italian Nobel playwright and master performer, Dario Fo, will be of interest to scholars and students of popular performance and contemporary European theatre. Dario Fo: Framing, Festival, and the Folkloric Imagination is an interdisciplinary study of Fo's use of framing techniques, based on popular performance and informed... more...