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  • Poder y escritura femenina en tiempos del Conde-Duque de Olivares (1621-1643)by Laura S. Muñoz Pérez

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    Muñoz Pérez revela la importancia de las mujeres en la política y cultura de la corte española en tiempos de Olivares. Muñoz Pérez examines the importance of women in political and cultural life at the Spanish court through the case of Teresa Valle, spiritual counsellor of Olivares. more...

  • Russian Literature since 1991by Evgeny Dobrenko; Mark Lipovetsky

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    An international team of leading experts provide the first comprehensive account of post-Soviet Russian literature. more...

  • Disputed Titlesby Natasha Tessone

    Bucknell University Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    Disputed Titles illuminates the ways in which inheritance shaped British novels of the Romantic period allowing them to negotiate the broader concerns of religious, ethnic, and national identities. It examines legal and material practices of inheritance and traces how the political and discursive implications developed of inheritance in discrete... more...

  • Conrad?s Popular Fictionsby Andrew Glazzard

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Detectives, police informers, spies and spymasters, anarchists and terrorists, swindlers ? these are the character types explored in Conrad's Popular Fictions . This book shows how Joseph Conrad experimented creatively with genres such as crime and espionage fiction, and sheds new light on the sources and contexts of his work. more...

  • Laster im Mittelalter / Vices in the Middle Agesby Christoph Flüeler; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The volume presents a collection of papers by well-known scholars from a variety of disciplines. It is based on the findings of the 2006 Freiburg Colloquium, which concerned itself for the first time with the long tradition of the Seven Deadly Sins and medieval catalogues of vices. A systematic account is given of the field from the perspectives... more...

  • Regard for the Otherby E.S. Burt

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Although much has been written on autobiography, the same cannot be said of autothanatography, the writing of one's death. This study starts from the deconstructive premise that autobiography is aporetic, not or not only a matter of a subject strategizing with language to produce an exemplary identity but a matter also of its responding to an exorbitant... more...

  • Bruders Hüter / Bruders Mörderby Susanne Hartwig; Isabella Treskow

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 140.00

    Is the figure of the intellectual still relevant in and for society in the late 20th and the beginning of the 21st century? The essays of this book from various disciplines explore this question based on the use of the term violence from a perspective of English Studies, German Studies, history and sociology. The focus is on the period... more...

  • Mann: Buddenbrooksby Hugh Ridley

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 32.00

    This textbook examines Mann's great novel Buddenbrooks. more...

  • Systemtheoretische Literaturwissenschaftby Niels Werber; Maren Lickhardt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    This handbook gives an overview of systems theory in the field of literature, culture and media studies. The individual entries provide an introduction to the key concepts and problems in such a way that their added heuristic value becomes clear, without requiring a detailed understanding of the whole architecture of Luhmann?s theory for... more...

  • Spanish Literatureby Jo Labanyi

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Spanish literature has given the world the figures of Don Quixote and Don Juan, and is responsible for the 'invention' of the novel in the 16th century. The medieval period produced literature in Castilian, Catalan, Galician, Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew, and today there is a flourishing literature in Catalan, Galician, and Basque as well as in... more...