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  • Refiguring Mimesisby Jonathan Holmes; Adrian Streete

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Focusing squarely on the strength of mimesis as a philosophical idea, this collection of essays considers aspects of mimesis ranging from Shakespeare to colonialism. As the philosophical agenda of major thinkers and writers responds to representational crises like post-structuralism and postmodernism, attention is turning away from artistic expressivity... more...

  • Bioethics and Biolaw through Literatureby Daniela Carpi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    In today?s world, the increasing progress in biotechnologies has paved the way for profound challenges to basic notions definingthe human existence. Paramount concepts, such as autonomy, dignity and the very assumption of human finitude, need to be reframed in the light of unprecedented innovations and possibilities. The multidisciplinary encounter... more...

  • International News Reportingby Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00

    With reference to a brief description of inherent properties of the international news reporting process in a free press tradition, Verschueren criticizes their being neglected in linguistic approaches to the language of the media. In an attempt to illustrate the potential contribution of functional linguistic analyses to a better understanding of... more...

  • Literary Anthropologyby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 188.00

    The traditional gulf between the theory and practice of literature and the various areas subjoined under anthropology has hindered the development of some very fruitful perspectives in the realm of poetics and the general theory of literature (particularly in its narrative forms). Poyatos' initial idea of literary anthropology as the study of people... more...

  • The Way They Wereby Alan Ramsey

    NewSouth 2011; US$ 29.95

    For many years reading Alan Ramsey’s vitriolic, confronting but always engaging and insightful pieces in the Sydney Morning Herald was a standard feature of Saturday mornings for many Australians. He may have disappeared from our Saturday papers but he certainly hasn’t been forgotten– by those who applauded his opinions, those he enraged,... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to World Literatureby Theo D'haen; David Damrosch; Djelal Kadir

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95

    In the age of globalization, the category of "World Literature" is increasingly important to academic teaching and research. The Routledge Companion to World Literature offers a comprehensive pathway into this burgeoning and popular field. Separated into four key sections, the volume covers: the history of World Literature through... more...

  • Pastors in the Classicsby Leland Wilhoit; Philip Ryken; Todd Wilson

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    This one-of-a-kind resource introduces pastors and seminarians to wisdom found in literary classics that can shape their ministries today. more...

  • How to Read World Literatureby David Damrosch

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95

    How to Read World Literature addresses the unique challenges faced by a reader confronting foreign literature. Accessible and enlightening, Damrosch offers readers the tools to navigate works as varied as Homer, Sophocles, Kalidasa, Du Fu, Dante, Murasaki, Moliere, Kafka, Soyinka, and Walcott. Offers a unique set of "modes of entry” for... more...

  • Uses of Literatureby Rita Felski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95

    Uses of Literature bridges the gap between literary theory and common-sense beliefs about why we read literature. Explores the diverse motives and mysteries of why we read Offers four different ways of thinking about why we read literature - for recognition, enchantment, knowledge, and shock Argues for a new “phenomenology” in literary... more...