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  • The Ecstatic Poetic Traditionby D. J. Moores

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    This work is not only a general inquiry into ecstatic states of consciousness and an historical outline of the ecstatic poetic tradition but also an intensive study of five representative poets--Rumi, Wordsworth, Whitman, Dickinson, and Tagore. In a refreshingly original, wide-ranging engagement with concepts in psychology, religion, philosophy, aesthetics,... more...

  • Mapping Literary Modernismby Ricardo J. Quinones

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    Professor Quinones describes significant stages in the development of literary Modernism, redefining the period as extending from about 1900 to 1940, and beyond, and not as an entity centered on the 1920s. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print... more...

  • My Grandfather's Galleryby Anne Sinclair; Shaun Whiteside

    The Text Publishing Company 2014; US$ 32.99

    On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings - modern masterpieces by Cezanne, Monet, Sisley and others - were not so fortunate. As he fled,... more...

  • Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolañoby Laura Barberán Reinares

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations of sex trafficking in postcolonial literature. This book is a sustained interdisciplinary study bridging postcolonial literature,... more...

  • Text-Architekturenby Evi Zemanek; Robert Krause

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Literature and architecture are related in a complex way. In this volume, literary, and cultural critics along with art historians explore new perspectives in understanding 19th and 20th century texts and contexts. Architecture?s presence in literature and the aesthetic interdependency between the two arts illustrates the ways that ?space? established... more...

  • Zwischen Abgrenzung und Annäherungby Victoria Luise Gutsche

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study examines constructions of the ?Jew? in Baroque literature and investigates the historical development of modes of reference to Jewishness. Although by and large, the texts draw on anti-Semitic stereotypes, periodically a shift in attitude is visible when old narratives are deconstructed and new space opens up for neutral or even positive... more...

  • Die Erfahrung der Weltby Nicolas Bouvier; Roger Perret; Trude Fein; Regula Renschler

    Lenos Verlag 2014; US$ 13.99

    1963 erschien "L'Usage du monde" ("Die Erfahrung der Welt"), das Erstlingswerk des Genfer Schriftstellers und Fotografen Nicolas Bouvier. Das Buch gehört heute zu den Klassikern der modernen Reiseliteratur. Der Text ist das Ergebnis einer fast zweijährigen Reise, die Nicolas Bouvier mit dem Maler Thierry Vernet 1953/54 unternahm. Die beiden Freunde... more...

  • Figuring Shit Outby Amy Biancolli

    Behler Publications, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95

    Amy Biancolli slams into widowhood wondering how fix broken doorknobs and dishwashers and discovers how to fix her broken heart. more...

  • Cardboard Oceanby Mike McCardell

    Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 32.95

    Bestselling author and TV personality Mike McCardell, known for his humorous and touching portraits of ordinary BC lives, turns a new page and crafts a bittersweet memoir of his own hardscrabble childhood in New York City. Written with all the warmth and ironic humour his fans have come to know and love, Cardboard Ocean is an affectionate evocation... more...

  • My Grandfather's Galleryby Anne Sinclair

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.32

    On 20 September 1940, Paul Rosenberg disembarked in New York, just one of hundreds of tired Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his celebrated Paris gallery, Paul had managed to save his family; his paintings weren't all so fortunate. Some - the Picassos at MoMA's first retrospective - were already safely abroad. But dozens of works... more...