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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Venice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot. more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 46.76
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 to this question... more...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 91.58
Der Band bietet einen umfassenden Überblick zur Benutzung von Metaphern in der Philosophie. 40 Schlüsselmetaphern werden in ihrem Kontext erläutert, und ihre Bedeutungsfelder werden benannt. Renommierte Fachphilosophen, aber auch andere Wissenschaftler haben sich dieser wichtigen Aufgabe angenommen. Die Schlüsselstellung, die Metaphern in der philosophischen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
Time and narrative are inseparably connected: there can be no narrative without time, and no time without narrative. Beyond this systemic relationship, which has been a favorite concern of narrative theory, the interplay of time and narrative evokes a broad range of aesthetic phenomena. This volume examines the multiplicity of time from... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
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... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 34.35
<P>In einer zunehmend globalisierten Welt rücken transnationale Fragestellungen verstärkt in den Fokus des Interesses, gerade in den Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaften. Seit ihren Anfängen im 19. Jahrhundert ist besonders die Komparatistik oder Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft mit solchen interkulturellen Themen beschäftigt.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
Scientific and literary representations of a knowledge of desire, sex and bodies are characterized by a coincidence of speech and silence. This monograph studies the forms and effects of this coincidence which is captured in the term ?(dis)articulation?. It is not a question of absolute silence or continuous speech, but rather a dialectical... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00
The second volume, which was revised in collaboration with the original author, focuses on the German language during the period of absolutism and the cultivation of language for the educated middle class. Through its unique interweaving of language history, cultural history and social history, this textbook addresses the needs of researchers... more...