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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    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, Theo D?haen examines: the return of the term "world literature" and its changing meaning Goethe?s concept... more...

  • Schläge unter die Gürtellinie parierenby Matthias Nöllke

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 2.79

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2015-01-22T15:35:35 --><p>Was tun, wenn Ihr Gegenüber Sie fertig machen will? Dieses Short eBook zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie sich in unterschiedlichen Härtegraden wehren und parieren können. <br /><br />Haufe Short eBooks - praktisch, schnell, günstig. Alle Inhalte aus den Short eBooks... more...

  • Self-Analysis in Literary Studyby Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    NYU Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    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...

  • Semiotik, Rhetorik und Soziologie des Lachensby Lothar Fietz; Joerg O. Fichte; Hans-Werner Ludwig

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 182.00

    The Thirteenth Blaubeuren Symposium was dedicated to the discussion of the changing face of the ridiculous and the changing functions of laughter since the Middle Ages. The contributions focus on parallels and differences in English, American, German, French, Italian and Spanish literature and on their respective cultural and historical... 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...

  • Sozialdemokratische Reformpolitik und Öffentlichkeitby Hans Van den Akker; Karl Duffek; Tobias Mörschel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Ein europäisches Reformmosaik Als Michel Albert in seinem 1991 erschienenen Buch Capitalisme contre capitalisme eine Typologie mit zwei Formen der Marktwirtschaft einführte, fiel den euro- ischen Sozialdemokraten die Wahl leicht. Natürlich bevorzugten sie die an- nehmere Form des Kapitalismus: den Kapitalismus, der auf Zusammenarbeit, starken Gewerkschaften,... more...

  • Spellboundby Maria Tatar

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 43.95

    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...

  • Tabloid Britainby Martin Conboy

    Taylor & Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    Tabloid Britain examines four popular tabloid newspapers and uncovers the variety of linguistic strategies they use to depict contemporary Britain.  Martin Conboy considers how this imaginary community of the British nation is drawn through themes such as 'outsiders' and  'insiders', women, celebrity, history and politics. more...

  • Textus - Contextus - Circumtextusby Johanna Sprondel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00

    This work uses textual hermeneutics to examine how we might conceive of myth as method. Following the central thesis that myth is uniquely suited for depicting cultural, historical, and social change, this book analyzes the topic through the examples of James Joyce?s Ulysses , Aristotelian poetics, and the late writings of Paul Ric?ur.... more...

  • Theodor Wolffby Bernd Sösemann

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 23.76

    <P>Als Frankreich-Korrespondent des "Berliner Tageblatts" lernte Theodor Wolff (1868?1943) den Parlamentarismus schätzen. Den Kampf gegen Chauvinismus und Antisemitismus und für eine entschiedene Parlamentarisierung setzte er 1906 als Chefredakteur in Berlin fort. Deutschnationale schimpften den Liberalen "Französling", Antisemiten... more...