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  • Romancing Deathby William Schnoebelen

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Romancing Death sheds the light of God on the popularity of vampirism in today’s pop culture. This fascinating exposé of the dark realities behind romanticizing the occult in our current culture reveals the naked truth about how the church has not addressed the needs of people young and old who fill the holes in their souls and... more...

  • Semiotik, Rhetorik und Soziologie des Lachensby Lothar Fietz; Joerg O. Fichte; Hans-Werner Ludwig

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 182.00

    The Thirteenth Blaubeuren Symposium was dedicated to the discussion of the changing face of the ridiculous and the changing functions of laughter since the Middle Ages. The contributions focus on parallels and differences in English, American, German, French, Italian and Spanish literature and on their respective cultural and historical origins. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Zwischen Präsenz und Repräsentationby Bent Gebert; Uwe Mayer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Concepts of myth are often characterized in terms of presence, and by the ways in which they are immediate and overpowering. At the same time, they also refer to the representational character of myth, stressing the aspects of mediation and reflection. The essays trace the dynamic between presence and representation in concepts of myth from antiquity... more...

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

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 48.36

    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...

  • Live dabeiby Michael Schröder; Axel Schwanebeck

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 20.92

    Das Internet und die digitalen Medien haben den Journalismus verändert. Mit kleinen mobilen Geräten können Berichte, Filme und Fotos in Echtzeit rund um den Globus verschickt werden. Soziale Netzwerke und Blogs haben die Monopolstellung der Korrespondenten und Agenturen aufgeweicht. Für Journalisten bedeutet die immer schneller wachsende Flut von... more...

  • Reisebuchby Dominik Prantl; Jochen Temsch

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2011; US$ 14.79

    Dieses Buch war auch für uns eine Reise. Kaum waren wir losgezogen, hatten wir uns auch schon in Fragen verirrt wie: Warum reisen wir überhaupt? Wohin sollen wir reisen? Wen nehmen wir mit? Und wie viele Strohhalme passen eigentlich in einen Sangría-Eimer? Wir brauchten Wegweiser, Psychologen, Mathematiker. Wir baten Freunde, Kollegen und Reise-Experten... more...

  • War and Peaceby Joelle Herr

    Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95

    Undeniably epic in scale, Tolstoy?s masterpiece has intimidated readers since it was published in 1869—until now. This deluxe mini edition makes this massive yet masterful work accessible to readers, who can get to know the greatest novel ever written in just one sitting. It includes comprehensive summaries of each book of War and Peace along with... more...

  • River of Inkby Thomas Christensen

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 35.00

    Thomas Christensen?s previous title 1616: The World in Motion looked at a single year in the age of early maritime globalism--PW gave it a starred review, calling it “a stunning overview of the nascent modern world.? By contrast his new gorgeously illustrated River of Ink ranges widely across time and cultures and offers what amounts to a magisterial... more...