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  • Travel and Ethics: Theory and Practiceby Corinne Fowler; Charles Forsdick; Ludmilla Kostova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies and modern languages, the contributors in this volume apply themselves to a number of key theoretical questions pertaining to travel writing and ethics, ranging from travel-as-commoditization to encounters with minority languages under threat. Taken collectively, the essays... more...

  • Shtetlby Jeffrey Shandler

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    By examining the meaning of shtetl , Jeffrey Shandler asks how Jewish life in provincial towns in Eastern Europe has become the subject of extensive creativity, memory, and scholarship. He traces the trajectory of writing about these towns, by Jews and non-Jews, residents and visitors, researchers, novelists, memoirists, journalists, and others,... more...

  • Women Writers of Great Britain and Europeby Katharina M. Wilson; Paul Schlueter; June Schlueter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 255.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby MAUD ELLMANN

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of stimulating essays provides students of literary critical theory with an introduction to Freudian methods of interpretation, and shows how those methods have been transformed by recent developments in French psychoanalysis, influenced by Jacques Lacan. Concepts and methods are defined by tracing the role played by the drama of Oedipus... more...

  • Man Writes Dogby William Farina

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Over the millennia, many great writers, from Pliny and Plutarch to C.S. Lewis and John Steinbeck, have addressed diverse canine themes in their work, usually in a broader, human context. Late in the 20th century it was conclusively established by modern science that all dogs, without exception, are descended from wolves. Viewed within the dynamic lens... more...

  • Trauma in Contemporary Literatureby Marita Nadal; Mónica Calvo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in trauma theory, such as the relationship between... more...

  • The Visual Culture of Modernismby Deborah L. Madsen; Mario Klarer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.51

    Hauptbeschreibung The Visual Culture of Modernism offers a wide-ranging exploration of intertextual relations that bring together artists, artistic forms and artistic periods in response to the question: what is the relevance of early twentieth-century American Modernism to our present historical moment? Scholars from Europe and America develop responses... more...

  • Der Holocaust bei Spiegelman, Croci, Kubert und Heuvel: Eine Untersuchung zum historischen Lernen durch Comicsby Silke Telaar

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.97

    Hauptbeschreibung Historisches Lernen durch Sprechblasen? Der Holocaust im Comic? Auf den ersten Blick eine seltsam anmutende Kombination. Kann der Comic ein geeignetes Medium sein, um Kindern und Jugendlichen eine so ernsthafte Thematik wie den Holocaust näher zu bringen und historisches Lernen zu fördern? In diesem Buch untersucht die Autorin vier... more...

  • Phantasmenby Sandra Janßen

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 41.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Um die Einbildungskraft als schöpferisches Vermögen ist es im Zuge der Verwissenschaftlichung des menschlichen Geistes immer schlechter bestellt. Seit dem 19. Jahrhundert ist für die Frage, wie man zu den Bildern kommt, die das innere Auge sieht, nicht mehr die Philosophie zuständig, sondern die Psychologie, wenn nicht die Psychiatrie.... more...

  • Schreib-Riten (shorei) Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der japanischen Briefetiketteby Markus Rüttermann

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 224.31

    Brieflehren finden sich in vielen schriftkundigen Gesellschaften. Die japanische Überlieferung mit ihren ?Schreib-Riten? (shorei) aus zwölf Jahrhunderten spendet dazu einen besonders reichhaltigen Beitrag. Markus Rüttermann legt mit seinem dreibändigen Grundlagenwerk nun erstmals eine Darstellung der Geschichte der japanischen Briefetikette und ihrer... more...