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  • Borders, Boundaries, and Framesby Mae Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The essays in this volume take up the challenge of working out -- or reworking -- the problematics of the borders, the boundaries and the frameworks that structure our various and multiple notions of identity -- textual, personal, collective, generic, and disciplinary. The contributors to this volume write about subjects (and are often themselves subjects)... more...

  • Pretty Girl In Crimson Roseby Sandy Balfour

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 10.19

    Half a million people a day do it in the Telegraph . The Times claims almost as many, and the Guardian 300,000. Most people remember their first time, and everyone has a favourite. You can do it in bed, standing up, or on a train. You can do it alone, with a loved one or in groups. The Queen does it in the bath. It is not illegal, immoral or... more...

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

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.46

    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...

  • Murdoch's Flagshipby Denis Cryle

    Melbourne University Press 2008; US$ 33.32

    Murdoch's Flagship provides the first in-depth overview of the Australian, mapping its uneven and uncharted progress across its first three decades. While the Fairfax and Packer media groups have received detailed historical coverage over the years, Rupert Murdoch's News Limited and the Australian have not been given the same systematic attention... 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...

  • Travel and Ethicsby Corinne Fowler; Charles Forsdick; Ludmilla Kostova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Despite the recent increase in scholarly activity regarding travel writing and the accompanying proliferation of publications relating to the form, its ethical dimensions have yet to be theorized with sufficient rigour. Drawing from the disciplines of anthropology, linguistics, literary studies and modern languages, the contributors in this volume apply... more...

  • Psychoanalytic Literary Criticismby Maud Ellmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    This collection of essays provides students of literary critical theory with an introduction to Freudian methods of interpretation, and shows how those methods have been transformed by recent developments in French psychoanalysis, particularly by the influence of Jacques Lacan. It explains how classical Freudian criticism tended to focus on the thematic... more...

  • Ich war das Jadekindby Marion Schiffler; Thoralf Klein

    Edition Raetia 2013; US$ 7.62

    "In einer kalten Nacht erblickte ich in Kanton, der Stadt der Fünf Ziegen auf der Insel Jisaadou im Perlfluss im Jahr 1924 das Licht der Welt", schreibt Marion Schiffler zu Beginn ihrer Erinnerungen. Die Biografie der Meranerin kann ungewöhnlicher nicht sein: Weil der Vater für den deutschen Großkonzern I.G. Farben (BASF) die Geschäfte in... more...

  • Monsterby Micael Dahlén; Max Stadler; Annika Ernst

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 16.34

    Sie haben Menschen vergiftet, erschossen oder mit ihren eigenen Händen umgebracht. Sie haben ihre Opfer zerstückelt, vergraben oder verspeist. Charles Manson, Issei Sagawa, Dorothea Puente, Peter Lundin und Wayne Lo sind kaltblütige Mörder. Aus ihren Taten machen sie noch dazu ein Mordsgeschäft. Als »Ikonen des Horrors« verkaufen sie »Murderabilia«,... more...

  • Johann Friedrich Cottaby Bernhard Fischer

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 38.14

    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...