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  • Bodily Pain in Romantic Literatureby Jeremy Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    When writers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries explored the implications of organic and emotional sensitivity, the pain of the body gave rise to unsettling but irresistible questions. Urged on by some of their most deeply felt preoccupations ? and in the case of figures like Coleridge and P. B. Shelley, by their own experiences... more...

  • The New Map of the World: The Poetic Philosophy of Giambattista Vicoby Giuseppe Mazzotta

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    For today's readers, the great Italian philosopher of history Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) can be startlingly relevant to the social and educational divisiveness we confront at century's end: here Giuseppe Mazzotta, one of the leading Italianists in the United States, shows how much Vico, properly read, can bring to an understanding of contemporary... more...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 55.35

    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...

  • Tolstoy or Dostoevskyby George Steiner

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Acclaimed literary critic George Steiner on two of the literary canon?s greatest and most influential writers ?Literary criticism,? writes Steiner, ?should arise out of a debt of love.? Abiding by his own rule, Tolstoy or Dostoevsky is an impassioned work, inspired by Steiner?s conviction that the legacies of these two Russian masters loom over... more...

  • Die heile Familieby Anja-Simone Michalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Deutsche Sprache und Kultur im afrikanischen Kontextby Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Geschichte, Gegenwart und Perspektiven der Beschäftigung mit deutscher Sprache und Kultur im subsaharischen Afrika. Die Beschäftigung mit der deutschen Sprache und Kultur trifft in dem großen und vielfältigen Raum, den das subsaharische Afrika umfasst, auf sehr unterschiedliche Voraussetzungen. Diese Bandbreite mit ihren sprachenpolitischen Implikationen... more...

  • Polnische Literatur in Bewegungby Daniel Henseler; Renata Makarska

    transcript 2014; US$ 38.92

    Polnische diasporale Literatur zwischen Exil und Migration: Mit Blick auf die Emigranten der 1980er Jahre, etwa Artur Becker, Krzysztof Niewrzeda und Natasza Goerke, diskutieren deutsche und polnische Literaturwissenschaftler_innen u.a. die Frage der konzeptionellen Verortung des schriftstellerischen Werkes dieser Exilwelle (Postemigration, Transmigration,... more...

  • Communities in Fictionby J. Hillis Miller

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    Communities in Fiction reads six novels or stories (one each by Trollope, Hardy, Conrad, Woolf, Pynchon, and Cervantes) in the light of theories of community worked out (contradictorily) by Raymond Williams, Martin Heidegger, and Jean- Luc Nancy. The book's topic is the question of how communities or noncommunities are represented in fictional... more...

  • The Modernist Papersby Fredric Jameson

    Verso Books 2016; US$ 24.95

    Cultural critic Fredric Jameson, renowned for his incisive studies of the passage of modernism to postmodernism, returns to the movement that dramatically broke with all tradition in search of progress for the first time since his acclaimed A Singular Modernity . The Modernist Papers is a tour de froce of anlysis and criticism, in which Jameson... more...

  • The Moral Talesby Kenneth A. Stackhouse

    University Publishing Association 1988; US$ 64.99

    Now, for the first time, the stories of Spanish writer Leopoldo Alas have been translated into English. This is an important collection from a writer who is remembered as a master story-teller. more...