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  • 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...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby MAUD ELLMANN

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of stimulating 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, influenced by Jacques Lacan. Concepts and methods are defined by tracing the role played by the drama of Oedipus... more...

  • Man Writes Dogby William Farina

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Over the millennia, many great writers, from Pliny and Plutarch to C.S. Lewis and John Steinbeck, have addressed diverse canine themes in their work, usually in a broader, human context. Late in the 20th century it was conclusively established by modern science that all dogs, without exception, are descended from wolves. Viewed within the dynamic lens... more...

  • Trauma in Contemporary Literatureby Marita Nadal; Mónica Calvo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Trauma in Contemporary Literature analyzes contemporary narrative texts in English in the light of trauma theory, including essays by scholars of different countries who approach trauma from a variety of perspectives. The book analyzes and applies the most relevant concepts and themes discussed in trauma theory, such as the relationship between... more...

  • Der Holocaust bei Spiegelman, Croci, Kubert und Heuvel: Eine Untersuchung zum historischen Lernen durch Comicsby Silke Telaar

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.97

    Hauptbeschreibung Historisches Lernen durch Sprechblasen? Der Holocaust im Comic? Auf den ersten Blick eine seltsam anmutende Kombination. Kann der Comic ein geeignetes Medium sein, um Kindern und Jugendlichen eine so ernsthafte Thematik wie den Holocaust näher zu bringen und historisches Lernen zu fördern? In diesem Buch untersucht die Autorin vier... more...

  • African American Journalistsby Calvin L. Hall

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    In this book Calvin L. Hall examines select autobiographies written by African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to explore the relationship between race, class, gender, and journalism practice. more...

  • Die wandernde Grenzeby Steffi Marung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 80.04

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • Wagnis Psychoanalyseby Benjamin Bardé; Eduard Bolch; Margarete Mitscherlich-Nielsen

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 28.34

    Psychoanalyse zielt auf Veränderung. Diese Transformationsprozesse in Therapie, Supervision, Ausbildung, Lehre und Forschung werden von renommierten Autorinnen und Autoren diskutiert. Mit Beiträgen von Benjamin Bardé, Josef Dantlgraber, Alf Gerlach, Hans-Peter Hartmann, Horst Kipphan, Anne Laimböck, Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber, Joseph D. Lichtenberg,... more...

  • Phantasmenby Sandra Janßen

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 41.15

    Hauptbeschreibung Um die Einbildungskraft als schöpferisches Vermögen ist es im Zuge der Verwissenschaftlichung des menschlichen Geistes immer schlechter bestellt. Seit dem 19. Jahrhundert ist für die Frage, wie man zu den Bildern kommt, die das innere Auge sieht, nicht mehr die Philosophie zuständig, sondern die Psychologie, wenn nicht die Psychiatrie.... more...

  • The Visual Culture of Modernismby Deborah L. Madsen; Mario Klarer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.56

    Hauptbeschreibung The Visual Culture of Modernism offers a wide-ranging exploration of intertextual relations that bring together artists, artistic forms and artistic periods in response to the question: what is the relevance of early twentieth-century American Modernism to our present historical moment? Scholars from Europe and America develop responses... more...