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  • Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mindby Leonard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    At a time when psychoanalysis is attacked by biologists, psychologists and literary critics alike, this book offers a radical defence. Literature, Psychoanalysis and the New Sciences of Mind gives a clear introduction to the theories of Freud and Jung, the strange linguistic rewriting of Freud by Jacques Lacan. It explores the extraordinary variety... more...

  • Anatomy of a Robotby Despina Kakoudaki

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Drawing from a rich fictional and cinematic tradition, Anatomy of a Robot explores the political and textual implications of our perennial projections of humanity onto figures such as robots, androids, cyborgs, and automata. In an engaging, sophisticated, and accessible presentation, Despina Kakoudaki argues that, in their narrative and cultural... more...

  • Advocating Propaganda – Viewpoints from Israelby Ron Schleifer; Jessica Snapper

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Based on a series of interviews with top players in the Israeli propaganda war, Advocating Propaganda ? Viewpoints from Israel gathers the perspectives from a rabbi, a priest, a politician, public servants, a military officer, a student activist, and a social media consultant to discuss the incomprehensible situation of Israel?s faltering public... more...

  • The Heroine in Literature and Film As Expressive of the Twelve Natural Seasonsby Edward Eriksson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 159.95

    Written as a companion piece to complement Professor Eriksson’s prior groundbreaking analysis, The Appearance of the Mythic Hero in the Twelve Seasons of Nature, this text, focusing on the heroine’s experience, does more than just provide the other half to the hero’s journey. Instead, The Heroine In Literature and Filam as Expressive... more...

  • Spellboundby Maria Tatar

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 43.95 US$ 35.16

    Franz Anton Mesmer's concept of animal magnetism exercised a profound influence on key European and American thinkers. Mesmer, who saw in his discovery the secret of health, had hoped to recover the harmony between man and nature by harnessing the power of magnetic fluids. In calling attention to the existence of a second self that surfaces in the... more...

  • Kommunikation, Macht, Bildungby Sabine Koloch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 145.96

    Die Kommunikationsthematik wird hier erstmals auf einer ungewöhnlich breiten Quellengrundlage über einen Zeitraum von drei Jahrhunderten erforscht und frauenfokussiert entfaltet. Das Quellenkorpus ist geprägt von Texten der sogenannten verhaltensmodellierenden Gebrauchsliteratur. Die im Zentrum der thesenreichen Studie stehenden sprachlich... more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Raumby Jörg Dünne; Andreas Mahler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.43

    This handbook examines the relationship between literature and space, taking into account particularly literary presentations of spatiality. It systematically applies theoretical models for analyzing and questioning paradigmatic texts. In this way, the handbook offers the first comprehensive presentation of this field of study. more...

  • Imagined Human Beingsby Bernard Jay Paris

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

    One of literature's greatest gifts is its portrayal of realistically drawn characters--human beings in whom we can recognize motivations and emotions. In Imagined Human Beings , Bernard J. Paris explores the inner conflicts of some of literature's most famous characters, using Karen Horney's psychoanalytic theories to understand the behavior of these... more...

  • Self-Analysis in Literary Studyby Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 85.00

    What makes one reader look for issues of social conformity in Kafka's Metamorphosis while another concentrates on the relationship between Gregor Samsa and his father? Self-Analysis in Literary Study investigates how the psychoanalytic self-analysis enables readers to gain a deeper understanding of literature as well as themselves. In the... more...

  • Zeiten erzählenby Antonius Weixler; Lukas Werner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 134.73

    Time and narrative are inseparably connected: there can be no narrative without time, and no time without narrative. Beyond this systemic relationship, which has been a favorite concern of narrative theory, the interplay of time and narrative evokes a broad range of aesthetic phenomena. This volume examines the multiplicity of time from... more...