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  • Fictional Realitiesby J.J.A. Mooij

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 180.00

    This book is a study of the role of the imagination. It focuses on the imaginative use of language in literature (poetry and narrative prose); but it also touches on some more comprehensive issues, for the questions it discusses are questions regarding the relationship between mind, reality and unreality. The first two chapters survey the thinking... more...

  • Deadline Artistsby John P. Avlon; Jesse Angelo; Errol Louis

    Overlook 2011; US$ 14.99

    America's story has always been best told in its newspapers. From the local and mundane-crime blotters, crop prices, and Sunday sermons-to the Federalist Papers and Watergate, the press has played an outsized role in our nation's culture and history. Newspapers in America have always been the crucible where our passions and debates are tried by... more...

  • Thinking on Thresholdsby Subha Mukherji

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    Through a combination of case studies and theoretical investigations, the essays in this book address the imaginative power of the threshold as a productive space in literature and art. more...

  • Creative Knowledge Citiesby Marina van Geenhuizen; Peter Nijkamp

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools for enhancing creative knowledge cities, as well as expounding potentially negative impacts of knowledge based city policies. The authors provide a critical reflection on the reality of city concepts including university-city... more...

  • Comedy in Comparative Literatureby David Gallagher

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    A collection of essays that explore the very dynamics of comedy, jokes laughter and theorization from early writings of antiquity to contemporary modern day fiction and fits well into the genre of comparative literature and will pose many opportunities for further scholarship. more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of World Literatureby Theo D'haen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    This remarkably broad and informative book offers an introduction to and overview of World Literature. Tracing the term from its earliest roots and situating it within a number of relevant contexts from postcolonialism to postmodernism, this book is the ideal guide to an increasingly popular and important term in literary studies. It is accessible... more...

  • The Dedalus Book of Literary Suicidesby Gary Lachman

    Dedalus 2013; US$ 14.57

    Gary Lachman investigates the many links between self-death and the written word more...

  • Gründungsmythen Europas im Mittelalterby Michael Bernsen; Matthias Becher; Elke Brüggen

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 30.81

    Der Begriff des Gründungsmythos ist vom Scheitern der alten und neuen Mythologien im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert geprägt. Eine Rückbesinnung auf die Werte des christlichen Mittelalters, der Renaissance, der Reformation und zum Teil sogar der Aufklärung ist daher einerseits nicht mehr möglich. Andererseits droht Europa aber ohne die Pflege dieses kulturellen... more...

  • Dekadenzby Caroline Pross

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 26.36

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie versteht Dekadenz als eine "große Erzählung" der Moderne, die in der europäischen und insbesondere auch in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des fin de siècle einen herausragenden Stellenwert einnimmt. Mit komparatistischen Ausblicken in die europäische - vor allem die französische, aber auch die skandinavische und russische... more...

  • Die wandernde Grenzeby Steffi Marung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 56.02

    Welche Folgen hatte die Verschiebung der EU-Außengrenze nach Osten und Südosten für die Deutung des EU-Raumes, insbesondere seiner Grenzen? Welch ein politischer Raum entstand in Folge der Erweiterung? Um dies zu beantworteten, setzt die Studie bei der »wandernden« Unionsgrenze an. Sie gibt einen Einblick in die jüngste Geschichte des politischen Raumes... more...