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  • Die heile Familieby Anja-Simone Michalski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Die Vorstellung der bürgerlichen Kleinfamilie als ?heiler?, ?natürlicher? Formation hat sich tief in das Sprechen über Familien eingegraben. Der Band fragt nach den Bausteinen dieser Erzählung in juristischen und literarischen Texten der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts und der Gegenwart. Neben den juristischen Texten werden literarische Beispiele... 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...

  • Notions of the Feminineby Mark Axelrod

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Approaching the question of how male novelists perceive their female characters, this collection of creative yet analytic literary essays unwinds the complexities of male authorship versus narration. Mark Axelrod looks at a wide range of male authors including Fydor Dostoevsky, D.H. Lawrence, Carlos Fuentes, and the theories of Jacques Lacan. more...

  • Cyber Irelandby Claire Lynch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Cyber Ireland explores, for the first time, the presence and significance of cyberculture in Irish literature. Bringing together such varied themes as Celtic mythology in video games, Joycean hypertexts and virtual reality Irish tourism, the book introduces a new strand of Irish studies for the twenty-first century. more...

  • Cyber Irelandby Claire Lynch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Cyber Ireland explores, for the first time, the presence and significance of cyberculture in Irish literature. Bringing together such varied themes as Celtic mythology in video games, Joycean hypertexts and virtual reality Irish tourism, the book introduces a new strand of Irish studies for the twenty-first century. more...

  • Dante und die Templergnosisby Joseph P. Strelka

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 59.38

    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...

  • A Complete Identityby Rachel E. Johnson

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 38.00

    A Complete Identity is an examination of the hero figure in the works of G.A. Henty (1832-1902) and George MacDonald (1824-1905) and a reassessment of oppositional critiques of their writing. It demonstrates the complementary characteristics of the hero figure, which construct a complete identity commensurate with the Victorian ideal hero. The relationship... more...

  • Sade's Sensibilitiesby Kate Parker; Norbert Sclippa; Mladen Kozul; Will McMorran; Natania Meeker; Eliane Robert Moraes; Christopher C. Nagle; John Phillips; Caroline Warman; Courtney Wennerstrom

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 69.99

    Sade?s Sensibilities examines a new and different Sade: one engaged with broader currents of Enlightenment feeling. In this volume, we recapture a historical Sade alongside a contemporary portrait of Sade as the consummate radical of the eighteenth century. 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...

  • Im Liede wehet ihr Geistby Peter Horn

    ATHENA-Verlag 2014; US$ 19.44

    Schon früh hat man bei Hölderlin den Zug zu einer mehr und mehr esoterischen und hermetischen Sprache bemerkt. Hölderlins Bestreben, in der Poesie Dinge auszusagen, die nie vorher in der Poesie ausgesprochen worden waren, trug dazu bei, ihn immer näher an jenen Abgrund des Schweigens heranzuführen, in dem das Ungesagte und Unsagbare ruht. Wenn Hölderlin... more...