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Individual authors, 1961-2000

  • 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...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 17.69

    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$ 58.37

    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$ 7.94

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Legacy of Primo Leviby Stanislao G. Pugliese

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 100.00

    This collection represents some of the latest research on Primo Levi, the famous Auschwitz survivor Italian author, in the field of Italian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Studies, literary theory, philosophy, and ethics. The author has collected an impressive group of scholars, including Ian Thomson, who has published a well-received biography... 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...

  • New Essays on Umberto Ecoby Peter Bondanella

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    A 2009 introduction to Eco's contributions to a wide range of academic disciplines, as well as to his literary works. more...

  • Primo Levi's Universeby Sam Magavern; Jonathan Rosen; Risa Sodi

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    Primo Levi is best known as a memoirist of Auschwitz, but he was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet: in short, a Renaissance man.  Primo Levi?s Universe offers a multi-faceted portrait of the heroic man who turned the concentration camp experience into beautiful yet terrifying literature. Over time, Levi developed an original world-view... more...