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  • The Grotesqueby Justin Edwards; Rune Graulund

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. The book: presents a history of the literary... more...

  • Das offene Geheimnisby Heinrich Detering

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 21.57

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieses Buch handelt von der literarischen Produktivität des Verbotenen. Was öffentlich nicht ausgesprochen werden darf, davon können literarische Texte doch reden - indem sie sich kalkulierter Doppelbödigkeit bedienen, das Versteckspiel zur Subversion nutzen, das Verbot überlisten.Heinrich Detering untersucht dieses Verfahren am... more...

  • Erinnerung in Text und Bildby Jürgen Egyptien

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Im Mittelpunkt des Sammelbandes stehen deutsche und polnische literarische Texte und Filme aus der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs bis in die unmittelbare Gegenwart. In einigen Fällen bilden unpublizierte Dokumente (z. B. Lagererinnerungen) oder pseudodokumentarische Werke (z. B. NS-Propagandafilme) den Gegenstand. Das Interesse gilt der Erschließung sowohl... more...

  • Goebbels` Mann beim Radioby Max Bonacker

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2007; US$ 35.00

    Millionen von Deutschen war in den Jahren des Zweiten Weltkriegs die Stimme Hans Fritzsches vertraut. Er war der bekannteste Kommentator im deutschen Rundfunk, doch darin erschöpfte sich seine Rolle nicht: Schon seit 1933 übte der Journalist, der seine ersten Erfahrungen im Medienkonzern des Deutschnationalen Alfred Hugenberg gesammelt hatte, Schlüsselfunktionen... more...

  • Pretty Girl In Crimson Roseby Sandy Balfour

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19

    Half a million people a day do it in the Telegraph . The Times claims almost as many, and the Guardian 300,000. Most people remember their first time, and everyone has a favourite. You can do it in bed, standing up, or on a train. You can do it alone, with a loved one or in groups. The Queen does it in the bath. It is not illegal, immoral or... more...

  • Borders, Boundaries, and Framesby Mae Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The essays in this volume take up the challenge of working out -- or reworking -- the problematics of the borders, the boundaries and the frameworks that structure our various and multiple notions of identity -- textual, personal, collective, generic, and disciplinary. The contributors to this volume write about subjects (and are often themselves subjects)... more...

  • Murdoch's Flagshipby Denis Cryle

    Melbourne University Press 2008; Not Available

    Murdoch's Flagship provides the first in-depth overview of the Australian, mapping its uneven and uncharted progress across its first three decades. While the Fairfax and Packer media groups have received detailed historical coverage over the years, Rupert Murdoch's News Limited and the Australian have not been given the same systematic attention... 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...

  • Travel and Ethicsby Corinne Fowler; Charles Forsdick; Ludmilla Kostova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Despite the recent increase in scholarly activity regarding travel writing and the accompanying proliferation of publications relating to the form, its ethical dimensions have yet to be theorized with sufficient rigour. Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies and modern languages, the contributors in this volume apply... more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby Maud Ellmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of 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, particularly by the influence of Jacques Lacan. It explains how classical Freudian criticism tended to focus on the thematic... more...