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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 159.18
Kunstreligion [art religion] has been an established term since Schleiermacher's Speeches on Religion (1799). However, the origin of the concept is not to be found in the theology of Schleiermacher but rather in its cultural-philosophical sources, i.e. in the derationalization of "Kunst" [art] in the context of autonomy-aesthetics, which... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.99
In this book, Sephardism is defined not as an expression of Sephardic identity but as a politicized literary metaphor. Since the nineteenth century, this metaphor has occurred with extraordinary frequency in works by authors from a variety of ethnicities, religions, and nationalities in Europe, the Americas, North Africa, Israel, and even India. ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
In recent years the spatial turn in literary and cultural studies has opened up new ways of looking at the interactions among writers, readers, texts, and places. Geocritical Explorations provides a succinct overview of geocriticism and a point of departure for further study. more...
- NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00
What is it that makes language powerful? This book uses the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and libidinal investment to explain how rhetoric compels us and how it can effect change. The works of Joseph Conrad, James Baldwin, Michael Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Arthur Miller, D.H. Lawrence, Ben Jonson, George Orwell, and others are the basis... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
This book examines a strand of innovative contemporary travel writing that experiments with form, content and the politics of representation. Writers such as Michael Ondaatje, Caryl Phillips, Daphne Marlatt and Sam Miller transform the genre by inscribing travel, migration, mobility and displacement within a variety of original textual strategies to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught. more...
- UNSW Press 2012; US$ 60.00
The Electronic Reporter has become a staple for all tertiary journalism students in Australia. The expanded and updated 3rd edition explores the way broadcast journalism has changed in recent years and what we can expect in the future as web-based and social media transform the way news is created, delivered and consumed. The book takes a comprehensive... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 53.95
After Representation? explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studiesùtheintersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature. Contributors examine the shifting cultural contexts for Holocaust representation and reveal how writersùwhether they write as witnesses to the Holocaust or at an imaginative... more...
How Istanbuls Cultural Complexities Have Shaped Eight Contemporary Novelists (Byalt, Glazebrook, Atasü, Safak, Tillman, Livaneli, Kristeva, and Pamuk)The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This text is the first to locate contemporary depictions of Istanbul within the genealogy of scholarship on Orientalist discourse, as well as current debates on globalization and transnationalism. This book investigates the diverse ways novels of the last three decades produce Istanbul as a Byzantine, Ottoman, Oriental, Islamic, or as a Republican... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This work examines fourteen reception-histories of single biblical stories, published in English between 1972 and 2002. They cover the topics of Eve, Cain and Abel, Noahs Flood, Solomon and Sheba, Jezebel, Job, Judith, Jonah, the Magi, the Virgin Mary, Mary Magdalene, Pilate, Judas and the Apocalypse. more...