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  • Handbuch Literatur & Visuelle Kulturby Brigitte Weingart; Claudia Benthien

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This handbook illuminates contemporary discourse on the relationship between text and image, intermediality, and ?literature and the arts.? Using exemplary case studies, it offers the first systematic presentation of theoretical and methodological approaches for understanding the relationship between literature and visual culture. more...

  • Bodily Pain in Romantic Literatureby Jeremy Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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 Worldby 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...

  • 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...

  • Liturgie und Literaturby Norbert Kössinger; Cornelia Herberichs; Stephanie Seidl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Liturgy and literature have had a complex historical relationship. This applies equally to theculture of the Middle Ages, so heavily influenced by Christianity,as well as to the modern era. This book studies exemplary cases from a range of disciplines (linguistics, literary studies, history, philosophy, and theology) to illuminate overlap and disjunction... more...

  • Kontextualitätby Angelika Corbineau-Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 525.00

    Je weiter die Vernetzung der Welt voranschreitet, desto größer werden die Zusammenhänge, in denen auch Literatur steht. Die Einführung erläutert ?Kontext? in terminologischer Hinsicht, zeigt an zahlreichen Beispielen aus verschiedenen Literaturen die Relevanz von Kontexten für die Interpretation literarischer Texte auf und erörtert die Bedeutung von... more...

  • The New Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conradby J. H. Stape

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    This volume offers both students and scholars a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in Conrad studies. more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to Chaucerby Alastair Minnis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 16.00

    A lively, accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the life and work of the fourteenth-century poet Geoffrey Chaucer. more...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 61.68

    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...

  • Swift's Angersby Claude Rawson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    A study of the brilliant satirist and polemicist Jonathan Swift, by one of the foremost scholars of our time. more...