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  • CliffsNotes on Conrad's Heart of Darkness & The Secret Sharerby Daniel Moran

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on The Heart of Darkness & The Secret Sharer, you come... more...

  • The War Against Clicheby Martin Amis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 19.95

    Is there anything that Martin Amis can?t write about? In this virtuosic, career-spanning collection he takes on James Joyce and Elvis Presley, Nabokov and English football, Jane Austen and Penthouse Forum, William Burroughs and Hillary Clinton. But above all, Amis is concerned with literature, and with the deadly cliches?not only of the pen, but... more...

  • Kontextualitätby Angelika Corbineau-Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 525.00

    Je weiter die Vernetzung der Welt voranschreitet, desto größer werden die Zusammenhänge, in denen auch Literatur steht. Die Einführung erläutert ?Kontext? in terminologischer Hinsicht, zeigt an zahlreichen Beispielen aus verschiedenen Literaturen die Relevanz von Kontexten für die Interpretation literarischer Texte auf und erörtert die Bedeutung von... more...

  • Emotion und Kognitionby Sonja Koroliov

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    How is emotion related to knowledge and understanding? The articles assembled in this volume examine the 18th century as a time of discovery, when original answers to these questions were developed. The articles consider the impact of emotions on perception, the importance of narrativity in engaging with emotionality, and how emotions relate to self-mastery... more...

  • Petrarca-Hermeneutikby Catharina Busjan

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 168.00

    Petrarch?s Rimesarefrequently edited and commented upon. 16th-century commentators do not only provide explanations of words, verses, or sections, but alsopresent their ownobservations as well as related texts, e.g.,Petrarch?s Canzoniere. Graphology and editorial guidelines are combined with exegetic and interpretative processes, so that the end resultpresents... more...

  • Law and Justice in Literature, Film and Theaterby Karen-Margrethe Simonsen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    This volume is a Nordic contribution to research on law and humanities. It treats the legal culture of the Nordic countries through intensive analyses of canonical Nordic literature, film and theater from the Icelandic sagas to Lars von Trier's Dogme films of today. It strives to answer two fundamental questions: Is there a special Nordic justice?... more...

  • Liturgie und Literaturby Norbert Kössinger; Cornelia Herberichs; Stephanie Seidl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Liturgie und Literatur stehen in einem wechselvollen Spannungsverhältnis zueinander. Dies gilt sowohl für die christlich geprägte Kultur des Mittelalters wie für die Moderne. Der vorliegende Band zeichnet in exemplarischen Fallstudien verschiedener Fachdisziplinen (Sprach-, Literatur- und Geschichtswissenschaft, Philosophie und Theologie) Prozesse... more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Visuelle Kulturby Brigitte Weingart; Claudia Benthien

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This handbook illuminates contemporary discourse on the relationship between text and image, intermediality, and ?literature and the arts.? Using exemplary case studies, it offers the first systematic presentation of theoretical and methodological approaches for understanding the relationship between literature and visual culture. more...

  • Proust And Signsby Gilles Deleuze

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 58.50

    In a remarkable instance of literary and philosophical interpretation, the incomparable Gilles Deleuze reads Marcel Proust?s work as a narrative of an apprenticeship?more precisely, the apprenticeship of a man of letters. Considering the search to be one directed by an experience of signs, in which the protagonist learns to interpret and decode the... more...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 61.30

    Dantes Göttliche Komödie, eines der größten Werke der Weltliteratur, ist erst nach siebenhundert Jahren der Auslegung und Forschung als dichterisches Zeugnis der untergegangenen geistigen Tradition der Templergnosis erkannt worden. Der erste und wichtigste Bahnbrecher dieser Entdeckung, Robert John, hat die Templergnosis eine Glückseligkeitslehre genannt.... more...