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  • A Tournament of Misfitsby Aldo Palazzeschi; Nicolas J. Perella

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 33.95

    Through clear and fluid translations, Nicolas J. Perella demonstrates Palazzeschi?s use of laughter to debunk social and literary myths. more...

  • Neo-Stoicism and Skepticism in Part One of Don Quijoteby Daniel Lorca

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book explains how Cervantes took advantage of the moral aspects of neo-stoicism and skepticism to remove the authority of the romances of chivalry, which was a popular genre during his time. By comparing and contrasting current moral systems to the moral theories of Cervantes?s time, the book also explains why his strategy, which would have... more...

  • Discovering Gilgameshby Vybarr Cregan-Reid

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 110.00

    Details the discovery of The epic of Gilgamesh, and explores the broader tensions concerning history and time that it highlighted in Victorian culture more...

  • Back to the Futuristsby Elza Adamowicz; Simona Storchi

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 110.00

    This collection of essays aims to reassess the activities and legacy of the Italian Futurist movement from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. more...

  • Notes on My Booksby Joseph Conrad

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99

    In Notes on My Books (1920), Joseph Conrad recounts his experiences with the writing process. He recounts in detail his intentions and aspirations for each of his major works. more...

  • Notes on Life and Lettersby Joseph Conrad

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99

    I don't know whether I ought to offer an apology for this collection which has more to do with life than with letters. Its appeal is made to orderly minds. This, to be frank about it, is a process of tidying up, which, from the nature of things, cannot be regarded as premature. The fact is that I wanted to do it myself because of a feeling that had... more...

  • The People of the Abyssby Jack London

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99

    The People of the Abyss (1903) is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets. The conditions he experienced and wrote about were the same as those endured... more...

  • Paris un Wieneby Erika Timm; Gustav Adolf Beckmann

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 116.25

    This book announces the rediscovery of a major milestone in the history of 16th century European narrative literature. The Yiddish stanza version by humanist Elia Levita or one of his pupils of the »Paris and Vienne« material imported to Italy from France elevates the subject to unexpected heights. From a narrative viewpoint it accomplishes... more...

  • Monstrositätby Jan Niklas Howe

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.10

    Die Studie verhandelt das parallele Auftauchen eines neuen Paradigmas von Abweichung in Literatur und Wissenschaften. Von Hoffmann und Poe bis zu Henry James, von der medizinischen Teratologie und frühen Psychiatrie bis zur Evolutionstheorie verfolgt das Buch die Entstehung einer modernen Dialektik von Defiguration und Refiguration monströser Formen. more...

  • TransAreaby Ottmar Ette; Mark W. Person

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 42.24

    The future of area studies lies in opening out into TransArea studies, which tie together area-connected competencies with transdisciplinary research practices. It is one of the loftiest and most urgent duties of philology to lift up this treasure in the awareness of the special relevance of literature, and to make it democratically available to the... more...