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  • Kafka's Social Discourseby Mark E. Blum

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Franz Kafka is among the most significant 20th century voices to examine the absurdity and terror posed for the individual by what his contemporary Max Weber termed 'the iron cage' of society. In this book, Mark E. Blum examines Kafka's three novels, Amerika, The Trial, and The Castle in their exploration of how community is formed or eroded in the... more...

  • Vanguardia y humorismo gráfico en crisisby Jorge L. Catalá-Carrasco

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 115.00

    El libro analiza la relación entre vanguardia y humorismo gráfico en dos periodos históricos críticos: la Guerra Civil Española (1936-1939) y los primeros años de la Revolución Cubana (1959-1961). The book studies the relation between the avant-garde and graphic humour in two critical historical periods: the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and the early... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Petrarchby Albert Russell Ascoli; Unn Falkeid

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    An account of the life and works of Petrarch, scholar and poet, and his influence on European literature and culture. more...

  • The Troubadoursby Simon Gaunt; Sarah Kay

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A general introduction for students to the world of troubadours: poets, poetry, music and culture. more...

  • Reassessing John Buchanby Kate Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    A collection of edited essays on the novelist John Buchan (1875-1940), author of, among many other works, "The Thirty-Nine Steps" (1915), "Witch Wood" (1927) and "Sick Heart River" (1940). It considers Buchan's writing and reputation from the perspective of the twenty-first century and examines Buchan's major fiction and non-fictional writing. more...

  • Mary Cholmondeley Reconsideredby Carolyn W de la L Oulton; SueAnn Schatz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This book provides a necessary critical reappraisal of one of the most challenging and subversive of nineteenth-century women writers. more...

  • Experimentation on the English Stage, 1695-1708by Elisabeth J Heard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century, British theatre saw a shift from what critics call 'Restoration' to 'sentimental' comedy. Focusing on the career of the Irish dramatist George Farquhar (1678-1707), this book argues that experimentation was the basis for this change. more...

  • The Inferno of Danteby Maxine L. Margolis; Lacy Lockert

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 33.00 US$ 26.40

    Translated into English terza rima verse with introduction and notes by Lacy Lockert. Originally published in 1931. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts... more...

  • Aproximació a l'altre / An approach to the otherby Enric Balaguer; Maria Jesús Francés; Vicent Vidal

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00

    The aim of this article is to elaborate a biographical story of Juan Antonio Llinàs i de Ortiz which remarks two unknown aspects of his life: firstly, the confidence he had in the romantic formulation of science in an emotional logic as the magnetism and, secondly, the conviction that a federal republic was the only regime that would have ensured... more...

  • Avalon, 66° Nordby Matthias Egeler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 141.48

    Egeler has produced the first scholarly treatise about the mythical kingdoms of Ódáinsakr und Glæsisvelir that fully examines the relevant materials and places them in the larger context of religious and literary history. He shows that these two mythical otherworldly realms in Old West Norse tradition represent the northern reception of... more...