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  • Joycean Murmoirsby Christine O'Neill

    The Lilliput Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    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$ 6.79

    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$ 127.44

    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$ 180.57

    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...

  • Contact Momentsby Katsuhiko Suganuma

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    This book sheds light on 'contact moments' between Japanese male-queer culture and that of the West in the postwar period. It shows how the interactions of the two cultures affected the formation of queer selves by focusing on a range of Japanese and English male-queer materials including magazines, memoirs and cybertexts. It is suitable as... more...

  • Einblattdrucke des 15. und frühen 16. Jahrhundertsby Volker Honemann; Sabine Griese; Falk Eisermann; Marcus Ostermann

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 148.69

    The compass of the volume extends both to single-leaf broadsides from letter-presses and printed forms produced in the 15th and early 16th centuries. The perspectives on this new textual and pictorial medium presented in the 16 articles range from literary studies, history of book-printing and communication, history and art history to... 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...

  • Das Streben nach Wissenby Ulrike Spree

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 116.82

    The form and function of popular encyclopedias went through very considerable changes in the 19th century. The study outlines the emergence of the general reference work as a genre in its own right and its differentiation into various types (Konversationslexikon, popular encyclopedia, specialized dictionary). The comparison of encyclopedia... more...

  • Das 20. Jahrhundert. Teil 1: Die englische und die amerikanische Literaturkritik 1900?1950by René Wellek; Anngrit Brunkhorst

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 253.93

    Geschichte Der Literaturkritik, 1750-1950: Das 20 Jahrhundert. more...