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  • Turning Pointsby Ansgar Nünning; Kai Marcel Sicks

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    At times of crisis and revolution such as ours, diagnoses of crucial junctures and ruptures ? ?turning points? ? in the continuous flow of history are more prevalent than ever. Analysing literary, cinematic and other narratives, the volume seeks to understand the meanings conveyed by different concepts of turning points, the alternative concepts to... 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...

  • 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...

  • Grotesqueby Justin Edwards; Rune Graulund

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    The Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on its representation in literature, visual art and film. more...

  • Goebbels` Mann beim Radioby Max Bonacker

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 35.00

    Millionen von Deutschen war in den Jahren des Zweiten Weltkriegs die Stimme Hans Fritzsches vertraut. Er war der bekannteste Kommentator im deutschen Rundfunk, doch darin erschöpfte sich seine Rolle nicht: Schon seit 1933 übte der Journalist, der seine ersten Erfahrungen im Medienkonzern des Deutschnationalen Alfred Hugenberg gesammelt hatte, Schlüsselfunktionen... more...

  • Das "Welt"-"Bild" des Axel Springer Verlagsby Gudrun Kruip

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 70.00

    Axel Springer verstand es schon früh, in seinen Publikationen angelsächsische und deutsche Elemente des Journalismus sowie der jeweiligen Wertesysteme zu verknüpfen und publikumswirksam zu verbreiten. Damit entsprach er den Vorgaben der westlichen Alliierten bei der Umgestaltung des deutschen Pressewesens nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Er traf aber auch... 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...

  • Borders, Boundaries, and Framesby Mae Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...