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  • A Preface to James Joyceby Sydney Bolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This new edition includes material on Joyce's distinctive view of femininity and a greatly expanded treatment of Finnegan's Wake . The first section outlines the biographical and cultural background, the second offers a detailed critical survey of three major works, including Ulysses and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man , and the third section... more...

  • 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

    Why do we find artificial people fascinating? 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... more...

  • Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Cultureby Monica Germana; Aris Mousoutzanis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world?s globalised space, the traumatic burden of history, and the mutual relationship... more...

  • Kleine Literaturgeschichte der Großstadtby Angelika Corbineau-Hoffmann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 12.75

    Die Großstadt hat die Schriftsteller von jeher fasziniert. Schon Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts entstanden die ersten Großstadtromane, im 19. und bis weit ins 20. Jahrhundert hinein erschienen die Klassiker des Genres. Der vorliegende Band macht in Form anregender Essays mit den wichtigsten literarischen Großstadtdarstellungen aus drei Jahrhunderten bekannt.... more...

  • The August War in Georgia: Foreign Media Coverageby Amalia Oganjanyan

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 48.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Reporting on a foreign war or a crisis is a challenging activity, a true professional test for a journalist. Media is often criticized for promoting violence by its conflict reporting: either by staying detached or by being biased. Peace, or conflict-sensitive, journalism was created for improvement of conflict coverage: it emphasizes... more...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 52.11

    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...

  • Konstellationen ? Versuchsanordnungen des Schreibensby Helmut Lethen; Annegret Pelz; Michael Rohrwasser

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 35.08

    Die im Band versammelten Beiträge berühren sich unter verschiedenen Denkbildern der Konstellation: mit Walter Benjamin in der Anweisung für eine andere Lektüre, mit Adorno in einem Verfahren, das bislang nicht Gedachte zu einer lesbaren Figur zusammenzuschließen, oder mit Foucault in der Eröffnung eines kohärenten Beschreibungsgebietes für neue Konstellationen... more...

  • Johann Friedrich Cottaby Bernhard Fischer

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 42.52

    Man nannte ihn den »Napoleon des deutschen Buchhandels«. Johann Friedrich Cotta, ein Jurist mit mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichem Interesse und Talent, war ein Quereinsteiger: 1787 kaufte er die Tübinger J. G. Cotta`sche Buchhandlung von seinem Vater und machte in wenigen Jahren mit Genie und Tatkraft aus einem provinziellen Universitätsverlag den... more...

  • Theodor Wolffby Bernd Sösemann

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 26.48

    <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...