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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 56.70

    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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.82

    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...

  • Textus - Contextus - Circumtextusby Johanna Sprondel

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    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. This interdisciplinary... more...

  • The Dedalus Book of Literary Suicidesby Gary Lachman

    Dedalus 2013; US$ 14.57

    Gary Lachman investigates the many links between self-death and the written word more...

  • Dekadenzby Caroline Pross

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 32.66

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie versteht Dekadenz als eine "große Erzählung" der Moderne, die in der europäischen und insbesondere auch in der deutschsprachigen Literatur des fin de siècle einen herausragenden Stellenwert einnimmt. Mit komparatistischen Ausblicken in die europäische - vor allem die französische, aber auch die skandinavische und russische... more...

  • Realisms in Contemporary Cultureby Dorothee Birke; Stella Butter

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    ?Realism? is a pervasive term in discussions of contemporary developments in literature and film. By drawing on different theories of realism, the authors explore how the term may be used as a helpful concept in order to analyse and evaluate current trends in cultural production and, in turn, how cultural production changes our understanding of what... more...

  • Epicby Paul Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Tracing epic from its ancient and classical roots through postmodern and contemporary epic and pointing towards the future, this volume discusses: a wide range of writers including Homer, Vergil, Ovid, Dante, Chaucer, Milton, Cervantes, Keats, Byron, Eliot, Walcott and Tolkien texts from poems, novels, children?s literature, tv, theatre... more...

  • Die wandernde Grenzeby Steffi Marung

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 81.68

    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...

  • Nation and Narrationby Homi K. Bhabha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Bhabha, in his preface, writes 'Nations, like narratives, lose their origins in the myths of time and only fully encounter their horizons in the mind's eye'. From this seemingly impossibly metaphorical beginning, this volume confronts the realities of the concept of nationhood as it is lived and the profound ambivalence of language as it is written.... more...