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  • Winifred Gérinby Helen MacEwan

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    The biographer Winifred Gérin (1901-81), wrote on all the lives of the four Brontë siblings. She also wrote about Elizabeth Gaskell, Anne Thackeray Ritchie and Fanny Burney. This book is based on her letters and on her unpublished memoir. Gérin?s childhood and youth, like the Brontës?, was characterised by a cultured home and intense imaginative life... more...

  • Léo Maletby Alfu

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 13.99

    Découvrez les oeuvres et la vie du grand romancier noir Léo Malet Léo Malet (1909-1996) est le père de Nestor Burma, le premier grand détective privé de la littérature française, immortalisé à l´écran et en bande dessinée. Son parcours, de la poésie surréaliste au roman d´énigme noir, se caractérise par une personnalité littéraire hors du commun.... more...

  • Gaston Lerouxby Alfu

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    Découvrez les oeuvres et la vie du grand romancier d'aventures Gaston Leroux Ce premier volume propose une présentation courte mais complète de l??uvre du célèbre père de Rouletabille et de Chéri-Bibi, après un rappel de sa biographie, selon le plan commun à tous les volumes de la collection : introduction (enjeux actuels), biographie, présentation... 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...

  • Strange Thingsby Margaret Atwood

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 16.44

    Margaret Atwood's witty and informative book focuses on the imaginative mystique of the wilderness of the Canadian North. She discusses the 'Grey Owl Syndrome' of white writers going native; the folklore arising from the mysterious-- and disastrous -- Franklin expedition of the nineteenth century; the myth of the dreaded snow monster, the Wendigo;... more...