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  • The Cylinderby Helmut Müller-Sievers

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 55.00

    The Cylinder investigates the surprising proliferation of cylindrical objects in the nineteenth century, such as steam engines, phonographs, panoramas, rotary printing presses, silos, safety locks, and many more. Examining this phenomenon through the lens of kinematics, the science of forcing motion, Helmut Müller-Sievers provides a new view of the... more...

  • Polymorphous Domesticitiesby Juliana Schiesari

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 41.95

    Polymorphous Domesticities maps out the play of gender, sexuality, and alternative forms of domesticity in the works of four modern European and American writers?Edith Wharton, Djuna Barnes, Colette, and J. R. Ackerley. What these four writers have in common is a defiance of patriarchal paradigms in their lives as well as in their works. Not only... more...

  • Ask Grahamby Graham Norton

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    He's been everywhere, he's seen everything. Now Graham Norton's here to solve your problems! Graham Norton is best known as a television presenter, chat show host and comedian. His warm demeanour and dry wit has endeared him to the nation and he is well on his way to securing the status of a national treasure. But as well as presenting and acting,... more...

  • Der Ursprung des Konzepts um 1800by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    Der Begriff ?Kunstreligion? ist seit seiner prominenten Formulierung in Schleiermachers Reden über die Religion (1799) etabliert. Statt in Schleiermachers Theologie muss der Ursprung des Konzepts jedoch in deren kunstphilosophischen Quellen gesucht werden: in der Ent-Rationalisierung von ?Kunst? im Rahmen der Autonomie-Ästhetik, die... more...

  • Sephardismby Yael Halevi-Wise

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 45.00

    Arguing that the Sephardic experience played a much more vital role in the development of modern nationalism and literary history than has been generally acknowledged, this book demonstrates how modern writers from Europe, the Americas, North Africa, Israel, and India have used Sephardic history to explore the role and status of minorities and dissidents. more...

  • Geocritical Explorationsby Jr. Robert T. Tally

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    In recent years the spatial turn in literary and cultural studies has opened up new ways of looking at the interactions among writers, readers, texts, and places.  Geocritical Explorations provides a succinct overview of geocriticism and a point of departure for further study. more...

  • Narcissism and the Literary Libidoby Marshall W. Alcorn Jr.

    NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00

    What is it that makes language powerful? This book uses the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and libidinal investment to explain how rhetoric compels us and how it can effect change. The works of Joseph Conrad, James Baldwin, Michael Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Arthur Miller, D.H. Lawrence, Ben Jonson, George Orwell, and others are the basis... more...

  • Literature, Ethics, and Aestheticsby Sabrina Achilles

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    A conceptualization of the literary aestheticfor a concern for the Self.Bringing Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's constructivist thinking into a practical domain, Sabrina Achilles rethinks the ways in which literature is understood and taught. more...

  • The Electronic Reporterby Barbara Alysen

    UNSW Press 2012; US$ 60.00

    The Electronic Reporter has become a staple for all tertiary journalism students in Australia. The expanded and updated 3rd edition explores the way broadcast journalism has changed in recent years and what we can expect in the future as web-based and social media transform the way news is created, delivered and consumed. The book takes a comprehensive... more...

  • After Representation?by R. Clifton Spargo; Robert Ehrenreich; R. Clifton Spargo; Michael Rothberg; Erin McGlothlin; Geoffrey Hartman; Sara Horowitz; Petra Schweitzer; Berel Lang; James Young; Michael Bernard-Donals; Sidney Bolkosky; Robert Eaglestone

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 63.95

    After Representation? explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studiesùtheintersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature. Contributors examine the shifting cultural contexts for Holocaust representation and reveal how writersùwhether they write as witnesses to the Holocaust or at an imaginative... more...