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  • Polnische Literatur in Bewegungby Daniel Henseler; Renata Makarska

    transcript 2014; US$ 39.63

    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...

  • Paolo Volponi - Literatur als Spiegel der Geschichteby Lothar Knapp

    transcript 2014; US$ 48.44

    Dieses Buch stellt erstmalig das Werk des italienischen Schriftstellers Paolo Volponi in seinem gesamten Umfang auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt vor. Damit wird ein Autor in Deutschland bekannt gemacht, dessen Literatur im Kern zu definieren ist als die politisch motivierte kritische Darstellung des Geschichtsverlaufs in Italien vom Prozess der Einigung... more...

  • Crossfireby Roberta Johnson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The marriage of philosophy and fiction in the first third of Spain's twentieth century was a fertile one. It produced some truly notable offspring -- novels that cross genre boundaries to find innovative forms, and treatises that fuse literature and philosophy in new ways. In her illuminating interdisciplinary study of Spanish fiction of the "Silver... more...

  • The Tragic Mythby Edward F. Stanton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    With literature, music constituted the most important activity of poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca's life. The two arts were closely related to each other throughout his career. As a child, Lorca imbibed traditional Andalusian songs from the lips of the family maids, whom he would remember with affection years later. At a very early age he... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Mannby Ritchie Robertson

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00

    Specially-commissioned essays explore key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life. more...

  • James Joyce and the Language of Historyby Robert Spoo

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 109.99

    History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. Stephen Dedalus's famous complaint articulates a characteristic modern attitude toward the perceived burden of the past. As Robert Spoo shows in this study, Joyce's creative achievement, from the time of his sojourn in Rome in 1906-07 to the completion of Ulysses in 1922, cannot be understood... more...

  • Perils of the Nightby Eugenia C. DeLamotte

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 109.99

    This book argues that the source of Gothic terror is anxiety about the boundaries of the self: a double fear of separateness and unity that has had a special significance for women writers and readers. Exploring the psychological, religious, and epistemological context of this anxiety, DeLamotte argues that the Gothic vision focuses simultaneously... more...

  • Amnesiac Selvesby Nicholas Dames

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99

    With Joyce, Proust, and Faulkner in mind, we have come to understand the novel as a form with intimate ties to the impulses and processes of memory. This study contends that this common perception is an anachronism that distorts our view of the novel. Based on an investigation of representative novels, Amnesiac Selves shows that the Victorian novel... more...

  • Modernism and the Theater of Censorshipby Adam Parkes

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 134.99

    Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R. at Yalta? And, most significantly, did Roosevelt abandon... more...

  • Sisters in Timeby Susan Morgan

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 110.99

    Asking why the 19th-century British novel features heroines, and how and why it features "feminine heroism," Susan Morgan traces the relationship between fictional depictions of gender and Victorian ideas of history and progress. Morgan approaches gender in selected 19th-century British novels as an imaginative category, accessible to authors and characters... more...