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  • Riskante Ordnungenby Gesine Mierke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Jans von Wien?s historical narratives have been long neglected by scholars of history and literature. This study focuses on the Weltchronik (Chronicle of the World) (circa 1280), and interprets this work as a coherent entity. The author compares the earlier Kaiserchronik (Chronicle of the Emperors) to reveal transformations in narrative motifs as well... more...

  • Liebesgedichte / Amoresby Ovid; Niklas Holzberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    First published in 1999 within the bilingual collection Sammlung Tusculum, the Latin/German edition of Ovid's Amores (Erotic Poems) has now been revised and updated in a way which includes and reflects the findings of recent scholarship. With its new introduction, the annotations, an essay on the reception of the poems, and a comprehensive bibliography,... more...

  • Dichtungen der letzten Wanderjahre 1721-1723by Reiner Bölhoff

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 405.00

    This volume presents 196 poems, letters, and drafts dating from the final 21 months of Günther?s life. During this time, Günther wrote new derisive verses, panegyrics, and wedding verses; spiritual poems for a devotional setting; and his well-known self-justification letter to his father. Despite illness and exhaustion, Günther was able to maintain... more...

  • Lament in Jewish Thoughtby Ilit Ferber; Paula Schwebel

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This collection features essays by leading scholars on the philosophical, theological, poetic and cultural aspects of lament, touching on the textual traditions of lament in Judaism, from Biblical, rabbinic and medieval iterations to contemporary Yemenite oral lamentations. The volume also includes four texts on lament by Gershom Scholem, translated... more...

  • Cambridge Checkpoint English Workbook 2by John Reynolds; Nina Konrad

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 8.32

    Build confidence and understanding throughout the year with hundreds of additional practice questions. This Workbook supports our bestselling Checkpoint series, with exercises specifically matched to the Cambridge Progression tests and the Checkpoint tests. - Develops understanding and builds confidence ahead of assessment with exercises matched to... more...

  • Cambridge Checkpoint English Workbook 3by John Reynolds; Nina Konrad

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 8.32

    Build confidence and understanding throughout the year with hundreds of additional practice questions. This Workbook supports our bestselling Checkpoint series, with exercises specifically matched to the Cambridge Progression tests and the Checkpoint tests. - Develops understanding and builds confidence ahead of assessment with exercises matched to... more...

  • Storied Revelationsby Gisela H. Kreglinger

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    George MacDonald, the Victorian poet and theologian, observed that his was a culture saturated with Christian jargon but often void of a profound understanding of the gospel for its own time and culture. The language of Scripture no longer penetrated people’s hearts, thoughts, and attitudes; it no longer transformed people’s lives. MacDonald,... more...

  • Timothy Findley and the Aesthetics of Fascismby Anne Geddes Bailey

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 15.95

    Investigates the troubling relationship between narrative meaning and representations of violence within Timothy Findley?s novels. more...

  • Anarcho-Modernismby Ian Angus

    Talonbooks 2014; US$ 24.95

    Essays exploring key issues of politics and aesthetics in honour of the founding director of SFU?s Institute for the Humanities. more...

  • Transatlantic Literature and Culture After 9/11by Kristine A. Miller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Transatlantic Literature and Culture After 9/11 asks whether post-9/11 America has chosen the 'wrong side of paradise' by waging war on terror rather than working for global peace. Analyzing transatlantic literature and culture, the book refocuses our view of Ground Zero through the lenses of imperial power and cosmopolitan exchange. more...