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  • Differentialsby Marjorie Perloff

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A new collection of essays from a distinguished critic of contemporary poetry. Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost critics of contemporary American poetry writing today. Her works are credited by many with creating and sustaining new critical interest not only in the work of major modernist poets such as Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and Williams... more...

  • The Human and the Humaneby Christian Hĝgel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Christian Hĝgel is professor at the University of Southern Denmark. He is co-director of the Centre for Medieval Literature (Odense & York).   Reihe Reflections on (In)Humanity - Band 008 more...

  • Changing Genre Conventions in Historical English News Discourseby Birte Bös; Lucia Kornexl

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Mark Twain’s famous hoax articles, such as “Petrified Man” (1862) and “A Bloody Massacre near Carson” (1863), are forerunners of a genre – news satire – which blends together social criticism, humour and intentional deception. Unlike the present-day fake news press, represented e.g. by the British satirical magazine... more...

  • Lost and Gone Awayby Lynn Jenner

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    An excavation of loss, in four parts, Lost and Gone Away also plumbs the ability of literature to contain, refresh and explore. Between 2010 and 2014 Lynn Jenner made several related emotional and intellectual investigations. Lost and Gone Away is the record of these: a fascinating, ambitious hybrid text of nonfiction, prose poems and poetry. The... more...

  • Mightier than the Swordby Rodger Streitmatter

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Highly readable and powerful case studies of landmark events in US history demonstrate the enduring power of the news media. more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Raumby Jörg Dünne; Andreas Mahler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    This handbook examines the relationship between literature and space, taking into account particularly literary presentations of spatiality. It systematically applies theoretical models for analyzing and questioning paradigmatic texts. In this way, the handbook offers the first comprehensive presentation of this field of study. more...

  • Political Parties in the Digital Ageby Guy Lachapelle; Philippe J. Maarek

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 49.00

    The Internet and ?social media? may initially have been understood as just one more instrument politicians could employ to manage without political parties. However, these media cannot be reduced to being a tool available solely to politicians. The electronic media make reinforcement of the ?glocalization? of the public/political sphere,... more...

  • Re-Covering Modernismby Dr David M Earle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 49.95

    In the first half of the twentieth century, modernist works appeared not only in obscure little magazines and books published by tiny exclusive presses but also in literary reprint magazines of the 1920s, tawdry pulp magazines of the 1930s, and lurid paperbacks of the 1940s. In his nuanced exploration of the publishing and marketing of modernist works,... more...

  • Lemmataby Maria Tziatzi; Margarethe Billerbeck; Franco Montanari; Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of current research on Classical and Byzantine literature. The studies by renowned philologists address the works of poets, historians, philosophers, and rhetoricians. A particular focus is on Greek grammarians and lexicographers. more...

  • Great Books Written in Prisonby J. Ward Regan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Many of the world's most important historical figures were imprisoned for holding unpopular or unorthodox beliefs. They used their time behind bars to write books that shaped the course of history. This collection of new essays offers a wide-ranging examination of influential works written--in whole or in part--while their authors were in prison... more...