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  • Literary Occasionsby V.S. Naipaul

    Knopf Canada 2012; US$ 22.00

    A rich collection of essays on reading, writing, and identity from our finest writer in English, V. S. Naipaul. Literary Occasions charts more than half a century of personal enquiry into the mysteries of written expression, and of fiction in particular. Literary Occasions brings together some true gems of literary criticism and personal reflection.... more...

  • Vom Spätbarock bis zur Gegenwartby

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    Because of its particular bracketing of image and text, visual poetry has been accompanied by the formulation of theories from its very beginnings. Reflections on visuality can be found back in antique scholia, commentaries of medieval authors and baroque poetics, while in modern times documents can be found for example in the manifestos of the avant-garde... more...

  • Literatur und Digitalisierungby Christine Grond-Rigler; Wolfgang Straub

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    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$ 210.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 1990; US$ 321.00

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

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

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 182.00

    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$ 11.99

    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$ 133.00

    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...