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  • The Search for Selfhood in Modern Literatureby Professor Murray Roston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    The scientific achievements of the modern world failed to impress the leading writers of this century, leaving them instead profoundly disturbed by a sense of lost values and of the insignificance of the individual in a universe seemingly indifferent to human concerns. In The Search for Selfhood in Modern Literature Roston explores the strategies... more...

  • The Art of Indirection in British Espionage Fictionby Robert Lance Snyder

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    In contrast to the classical detective story, the spy novel tends to be considered a suspect, somewhat subversive genre. While previous studies have focused on its historical, thematic, and ideological dimensions, this critical work examines British espionage fiction's unique narrative form, which is typically elliptical, oblique, and recursive.... more...

  • Antiheroesby Jennifer Crusie; Adam-Troy Castro; Mary Borsellino; Amy Berner; Michael Marano; Stuart Alasdair; Susan Vaught; Michael Spivey; Steve Knowlton; Joshua Gowin

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.99

    The most interesting characters are almost never the good guys. Doing the right thing is great and all, but a little bit of darkness?or a lot of it?often makes for a more engaging story. Antiheroes: Heroes, Villains, and the Fine Line Between is dedicated to the dark heroes and sympathetic villains we love. Find out why William McKinley High?s... more...

  • Joycean Murmoirsby Christine O'Neill

    The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 11.65

    In charge of the Zurich James Joyce Foundation since its inception in 1985, Fritz Senn has studied the life and works of James Joyce for five decades, published widely and taught across Europe and the United States. He has been on the editorial board of all major Joyce journals, co-founded A Wake Newsletter with Clive Hart in the 1980s and supervised... more...

  • Berryman's Shakespeareby John Berryman; John Haffenden

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 8.99

    Edited by John Haffenden With a Preface by Robert Giroux John Berryman, one of America's most talented modern poets, was winner of the Pulitzer Prize for 77 Dream Songs and the National Book Award for His Toy , His Dream , His Rest . He gained a reputation as an innovator whose bold literary adventures were tempered by exacting discipline. Berryman... more...

  • Studies in Stemmatologyby Pieter van Reenen; Margot van Mulken; Janet Dyk

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 180.00

    This volume contains ten papers selected from among those presented at the annual Free University Stemmatological Colloquia 1990-93. Current issues in (automated) stemmatology, paleography and codicology are addressed from contemporary theoretical perspectives. All papers focus on new directions in textuology and manuscript affiliation, and especially... more...

  • Literatur und Digitalisierungby Christine Grond-Rigler; Wolfgang Straub

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    This reference work provides sound scientific information about the changes expected to result from the new technical possibilities of digitization and explores their impact on literature and literary public spheres. The book concludes with a summary of current developments with a focus on the German-speaking region.It is not only intended... more...

  • Geschichte der ungarischen Literaturby Ernö Kulcsár Szabó

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 238.00

    This book presents eras, trends, and the works of Hungarian literature from its beginnings to the 21st century. This 800-year literary history is marked by a unique linguistic heritage as well as regional and European historical, cultural, and intellectual currents. By couching the texts in their cultural and literary contexts, connections... more...

  • Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiencesby Linda Garnets; Douglas Kimmel

    Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 49.99

    This volume is a valuable compendium of the best thinking on psychological issues affecting lesbians, gays, and bisexuals. The second edition includes new articles addressing such timely topics as choice of sexual orientation; racism in the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities; legal recognition of same-gender relationships and children of lesbian... more...

  • Literary Roguesby Andrew Shaffer

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24

    Andrew Shaffer's Literary Rogues is an unflinching look at the bad behavior of some of our most beloved authors, from Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe, to Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, to Hunter S. Thompson and Bret Easton Ellis. Literary Rogues is a wildly funny and illuminating history and analysis of the bad boys and girls of lit,... more...