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- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 13.93
Javier Marías Roman "Corazón tan blanco" (dt.: Mein Herz so weiß) war - mit über 1,5 Millionen verkauften Exemplaren - der Überraschungserfolg des Sommers 1996. Die literarische Qualität des Romans war jedoch in den deutschen Feuilletons stark umstritten. So gab es auf der einen Seite Lobeshymnen, allen voran Marcel Reich-Ranicki im Literarischen Quartett,... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 38.28
<P>In einer zunehmend globalisierten Welt rücken transnationale Fragestellungen verstärkt in den Fokus des Interesses, gerade in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Seit ihren Anfängen im 19. Jahrhundert ist besonders die Komparatistik oder Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft mit solchen interkulturellen Themen beschäftigt.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00
Making readers laugh ? or in the theatre making the audience laugh ? is one of the most important but least acknowledged aims of literature. Even though we often laugh out of pure exuberance or smirk mockingly, it is nevertheless true that one can be ?very serious even whilst laughing?, as Lessing?s Minna von Barnhelm already knew. This book explores... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
This extensive history of the legendary literary journal, ?Sinn und Form?, also offers the first systematic analysis of this key type of cultural institution. The study is organised in seven ?anatomical? categories: founding conception; cultural-political context; institutional infrastructure; role of editors; networks of contributors; text and composition;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 134.00
(Mis)Representing Islam explores and illustrates how élite broadsheet newspapers are implicated in the production and reproduction of anti-Muslim racism. The book approaches journalistic discourse as the inseparable combination of ?social practices?, ?discursive practices? and the ?texts? themselves from a perspective which fuses Critical Discourse... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00
The second volume, which was revised in collaboration with the original author, focuses on the German language during the period of absolutism and the cultivation of language for the educated middle class. Through its unique interweaving of language history, cultural history and social history, this textbook addresses the needs of researchers and students... more...
- Pushkin Press 2014; US$ 10.19
A wide-ranging collection of reflective essays, to mark the centenary of the conflict that changed the world. In this collection of essays, ten leading writers from different countries consider the conflicts that have informed their own literary lives. 1914-Goodbye to All That borrows its title from Robert Graves's "bitter leave-taking of England"... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
2012 has been an eventful year. The London Olympics, the US Presidential elections, the prophecy that the world will end... all of these things have made the news. But do you remember the details? Featured in this quiz are 120 questions covering the news, sport, royalty, films, music, TV and much more. Play by yourself or test your friends and family... more...