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  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezunt in ihrem historischen Kontextby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.25

    Georg von Trapezunt (1396?1472/3) ist eine der schillerndsten Gestalten des italienischen Frühhumanismus. Seine Übersetzung des dogmatischen Werkes von Basilius dem Großen, in Auftrag gegeben von Kardinal Bessarion, ist nicht nur vor dem Hintergrund des Unionskonzils von Ferrara-Florenz zu verstehen, sondern spielt auch im Rahmen der Platon-Aristoteles-Kontroverse... more...

  • Sob Sister Journalismby Phyllis Abramson

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 64.00

    On June 25, 1906 an event of little public importance occurred. Fueled by popular mood and climate, and capitalized upon by the press, it became the hottest story of the century. Phyllis Leslie Abramson's book recreates the social, political, and economic climate; the murder; and the subsequent trial that led to the manifestation of sob sister journalism.... 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...

  • Sufism and Surrealismby Adonis

    Saqi 2013; US$ 12.99

    At first glance Sufism and Surrealism appear to be as far removed from one another as is possible. Adonis, however, draws convincing parallels between the two, contesting that God, in the traditional sense does not exist in Surrealism or in Sufism, and that both are engaged in parallel quests for the nature of the Absolute, through 'holy madness' and... more...

  • On Pain of Speechby Dina Al-Kassim

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.11

    On Pain of Speech tracks the literary rant, an expression of provocation and resistance that imagines the power to speak in its own name where no such right is granted. Focusing on the "politics of address," Dina Al-Kassim views the rant through the lens of Michel Foucault's notion of the biopolitical subject and finds that its abject address is... more...

  • Intolerableby Kamal Al-Solaylee

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 11.99

    In the 1960s, Kamal Al-Solaylee?s father was one of the wealthiest property owners in Aden, in the south of Yemen, but when the country shrugged off its colonial roots, his properties were confiscated, and the family was forced to leave. The family moved first to Beirut, which suddenly became one of the most dangerous places in the world, then Cairo.... 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...

  • The Times-Picayune in a Changing Media Worldby S. L. Alexander; Frank D. Durham; Alfred Lawrence Lorenz; Vicki Mayer; C. W. Anderson

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book is a study of the 2012-2013 transition of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans from a daily newspaper to a three-day-a-week publication with emphasis on its online presence (?Digital First?). It is instructive for all concerned with what the transformation might signify for the news profession and the role of the press in the digital age.... more...

  • What Is Pastoral?by Paul Alpers

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50

    One of the enduring traditions of Western literary history, pastoral is often mischaracterized as a catchall for literature about rural themes and nature in general. In What Is Pastoral? , distinguished literary historian Paul Alpers argues that pastoral is based upon a fundamental fiction?that the lives of shepherds or other socially humble figures... 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...