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  • "Corazón tan blanco" von Javier Marías zwischen Trivial- und Hochkulturby Christian Amtsberg

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.67

    Javier Marías Roman "Corazón tan blanco" (dt.: Mein Herz so weiß) war - mit über 1,5 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren - der Überraschungserfolg des Sommers 1996. Die literarische Qualität des Romans war jedoch in den deutschen Feuilletons stark umstritten. So gab es auf der einen Seite Lobeshymnen, allen voran Marcel Reich-Ranicki im Literarischen Quartett,... more...

  • "Die Ausformung eines europäischen Bewusstseins"by Tobias Gunst

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.29

    <P>In einer zunehmend globalisierten Welt rücken transnationale Fragestellungen verstärkt in den Fokus des Interesses, gerade in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Seit ihren Anfängen im 19. Jahrhundert ist besonders die Komparatistik oder Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft mit solchen interkulturellen Themen beschäftigt.... more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • "Kann man denn auch nicht lachend sehr ernsthaft sein?"by Daniel Fulda; Antje Roeben; Norbert Wichard

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    Making readers laugh ? or in the theatre making the audience laugh ? is one of the most important but least acknowledged aims of literature. Even though we often laugh out of pure exuberance or smirk mockingly, it is nevertheless true that one can be ?very serious even whilst laughing?, as Lessing?s Minna von Barnhelm already knew. This book explores... more...

  • 'New Statesman'by Adrian Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...

  • "Sinn und Form"by Stephen Parker; Matthew Philpotts

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This extensive history of the legendary literary journal, ?Sinn und Form?, also offers the first systematic analysis of this key type of cultural institution. The study is organised in seven ?anatomical? categories: founding conception; cultural-political context; institutional infrastructure; role of editors; networks of contributors; text and composition;... more...

  • "Und dann werde ich das größte Zeitungshaus Europas bauen"by Tim von Arnim

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 33.57

    "Ich wollte Zeitungen machen, die von den Menschen gelesen werden, anständige, moderne, von der gewohnten deutschen Norm etwas abweichende Zeitungen." Axel Springer <p> In einer umfassenden Biographie, die erstmals den Unternehmer Axel Springer in den Mittelpunkt stellt, zeichnet der Wirtschaftshistoriker Tim von Arnim den beispiellosen... more...

  • (Mis)Representing Islamby John E. Richardson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 134.00

    (Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...

  • 100 Headlines That Changed The Worldby James Maloney

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 11.65

    Newpapers are a form of instant history, capturing forever the awe and fascination that great historical events inspire. They are also an intriguing source to return to as they reveal the contemporary view of world-changing events, before it can be shaped by subsequent developments. While newspapers have been around for centuries, it was only when... more...

  • 17. und 18. Jahrhundertby Claudine Moulin; Dominic Harion

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00

    The second volume, which was revised in collaboration with the original author, focuses on the German language during the period of absolutism and the cultivation of language for the educated middle class. Through its unique interweaving of language history, cultural history and social history, this textbook addresses the needs of researchers and students... more...