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  • The Lost Center and Other Essays in Greek Poetryby Zissimos Lorenzatos; Kay Cicellis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In this collection of essays the contemporary Greek critic Zissimos Lorenzatos explores the local as well as the international currents that have shaped the modern tradition of Greek poetry in particular and Greek literature and an in general. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...

  • The Maniac in the Cellarby Winifred Hughes

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Once a controversial genre of Victorian fiction that produced the major best sellers of its century, the now-forgotten sensation novel was a publishing phenomenon in its time. In a vivid portrait of this subversive and discomfiting popular literature, Winifred Hughes identifies its ingredients, its practitioners, and its implications, and reveals... more...

  • Galdos and the Art of the European Novelby Stephen Gilman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.95

    Benito Perez Galdos (1843-1920) was one of Spain's outstanding novelists and the author of two vast cycles of novels and a number of plays. In this critical study of Galdos in English, Stephen Gilman relates the writer and his work to the nineteenth century novel as a genre and traces his artistic growth during a twenty-year period, from his initial... more...

  • Our Nazisby Petra Rau

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    Focusing particularly on the British context, this study offers the first analysis of contemporary popular and literary fiction, film, TV and art exhibitions about Nazis and Nazism. more...

  • ?If Then the World a Theatre Present??by Björn Quiring

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    To picture the world as a theatre has been a common procedure since antiquity. In early modernity, however, the theatrum mundi became a particularly prominent metaphor, especially in England where it was used by playwrights as well as by theologians opposed to the professional theatre. This volume examines how and why the uses of the metaphor proliferated... more...

  • Text-Architekturenby Evi Zemanek; Robert Krause

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Literature and architecture are related in a complex way. In this volume, literary, and cultural critics along with art historians explore new perspectives in understanding 19th and 20th century texts and contexts. Architecture?s presence in literature and the aesthetic interdependency between the two arts illustrates the ways that ?space? established... more...

  • The Literature of Al-Andalusby María Rosa Menocal; Raymond P. Scheindlin; Michael Sells

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 82.00

    The Literature of Al-Andalus explores the culture of Iberia adopting an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. more...

  • Inventing the Enemyby Umberto Eco

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 15.95

    A  collection of timely essays written over the last ten years by Umberto Eco, internationally acclaimed and best-selling author. more...

  • Framing Authorityby Mary Thomas Crane

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.50

    Writers in sixteenth-century England often kept commonplace books in which to jot down notable fragments encountered during reading or conversation, but few critics have fully appreciated the formative influence this activity had on humanism. Focusing on the discursive practices of "gathering" textual fragments and "framing" or forming, arranging,... more...

  • Allegories of Loveby Diana de Armas Wilson

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    In the work he considered his masterpiece, Persiles and Sigismunda, Cervantes finally explores the reality of woman--an abstraction largely idealized in his earlier writing. Traditional critics have perpetuated this disembodied ideal woman: "Every Man," claimed the translators of the 1706 Don Quixote, has "some darling Dulcinea of his Thoughts." As... more...