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  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil Warby Maryellen Bieder; Roberta Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the urban proletariat. Provoking heated passions on both... more...

  • Thomas Mannby Volkmar Hansen

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 6.28

    Thomas Mann kompakt. Die Literaturwissenschaft und eine breite literarische Öffentlichkeit beteiligen sich gleichermaßen am Meinungsbildungsprozess. Im Spannungsfeld dieser Kontroversen liefert Volkmar Hansen eine facettenreiche Einführung in das Leben und Werk Thomas Manns. Durch seine Darstellung alternativer Positionen erscheinen die Sichtweisen... more...

  • Gothic Death 1740-1914by Andrew Smith

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    Drawing on a range of popular Gothic and Victorian novels, poems and short stories, this book provides the first full length study of representations of death and dying in Gothic texts between 1740 and 1914. more...

  • Christina Rossettiby Diane D'amico

    LSU Press 1999; US$ 21.95

    Since Arthur Symons?s declaration in 1895 in the Saturday Review that Christina Rossetti was ?among the great poets of the nineteenth century,? Rossetti?s image among critics has undergone permutations as divergent as Victorian culture is from postmodern. Now Diane D?Amico redeems Rossetti from the various one-dimensional castings assigned her across... more...

  • Die heile Familieby Anja-Simone Michalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.01

    The idea of the middle-class nuclear family as a 'sacred' and 'natural' entity has been deeply engraved into modern discourse about families. This volume examines the origins of this narrative in the legal and literary texts of the second half of the 19th century and recent times. In addition to legal texts, it offers readings of literary... more...

  • Avalon, 66° Nordby Matthias Egeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 139.13

    In der bisherigen Forschung ist wiederholt die Frage aufgeworfen worden, ob die Paradiesgefilde des Ódáinsakr und der Glæsisvellir der mittelalterlichen isländischen Mythologie auf keltische Einflüsse zurückgehen, und wie genau diese Einflüsse zu fassen und sozial und historisch einzuordnen sind. Um diese Fragen zu beantworten, arbeitet... more...

  • Crimes of Passionby Scott Spector; Oliver Böni; Japhet Johnstone

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 96.30

    Die Erforschung der menschlichen Sexualität erlebt um 1900 eine Hochkonjunktur. Über die Grenzen der Wissenschaft hinaus werden die neuen Erkenntnisse in der Gesellschaft im Lichte ihrer möglichen sozialen, moralischen und politischen Folgen rege diskutiert. Der Sammelband untersucht die Interferenzen zwischen Wissenschaft, Gesellschaft... more...

  • Graham Greeneby Robert Hoskins

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    This study reveals Greene in a dual role as author, one who projects literary experience into his view of life and subsequently projects both his experience and its "literary" interpretation into his fiction; and it defines two phases of Greenes novels through the changing relationship between writer and protagonists. The first phase progresses from... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Mannby Ritchie Robertson

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00

    Specially-commissioned essays explore key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life. more...

  • Bachelors, Manhood, and the Novel, 1850?1925by Katherine V. Snyder

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00

    A study of the significance of bachelors in English and American modernist and pre-modernist fiction. more...