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Individual authors, 1961-2000

  • Paolo Volponi - Literatur als Spiegel der Geschichteby Lothar Knapp

    transcript 2014; US$ 46.91

    Dieses Buch stellt erstmalig das Werk des italienischen Schriftstellers Paolo Volponi in seinem gesamten Umfang auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt vor. Damit wird ein Autor in Deutschland bekannt gemacht, dessen Literatur im Kern zu definieren ist als die politisch motivierte kritische Darstellung des Geschichtsverlaufs in Italien vom Prozess der Einigung... more...

  • Der historische Roman seit der Postmoderneby Erik Schilling

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 51.75

    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...

  • 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...

  • Belief or Nonbelief?by Umberto Eco; Carlo Maria Martini; Minna Proctor; Harvey Cox

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    One is the beloved author of The Name of the Rose, a celebrated scholar, philosopher, and self-declared secularist; the other is a preeminent clergyman and a respected expert on the New Testament. In this intellectually stimulating dialogue, these two great men, who stand on opposite sides of the church door, discuss some of the most controversial... more...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Body of Stateby Marco Baliani; Nicoletta Marini-Maio; Ellen Nerenberg; Thomas Simpson

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 39.99

    Body of State offers a critical perspective on the Moro Affair and on Marco Baliani?s work. With contributions from scholars, theater practitioners, teachers, and students, it constitutes a unique resource for disciplines that train on the intersection of art and politics. The relevance of the topic raise the interest of the audience as well. 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...

  • Twice Bornby Margaret Mazzantini; Ann Gagliardi

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    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...

  • 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...