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  • The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theoryby Hanna Meretoja

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theory explores the philosophical and historical underpinnings of the postwar crisis and return of storytelling and shows their relevance for the ongoing debate on the significance of narrative for human existence. more...

  • Antonin Artaudby Ros Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book serves as analysis of the aesthetics of materiality in the multifaceted work of Antonin Artaud, one of Twentieth-Century France's most provocative and influential figures, spanning literature, performance, art, cinema, media and critical theory. more...

  • Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britainby Seth Rudy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Literature and Encyclopedism in Enlightenment Britain tells the story of long-term aspirations to comprehend, record, and disseminate complete knowledge of the world. It draws on a wide range of literary and non-literary works from the early modern era and British Enlightenment. more...

  • Gender and Modernity in Spanish Literatureby Elizabeth Smith Rousselle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Using each chapter to juxtapose works by one female and one male Spanish writer, Gender and Modernity in Spanish Literature: 1789-1920 explores the concept of Spanish modernity. Issues explored include the changing roles of women, the male hysteric, and the mother and Don Juan figure. more...

  • Utopian Geographies and the Early English Novelby Jason H. Pearl

    University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Historians of the Enlightenment have studied the period?s substantial advances in world cartography, as well as the decline of utopia imagined in geographic terms. Literary critics, meanwhile, have assessed the emerging novel?s realism and in particular the genre?s awareness of the wider world beyond Europe. Jason Pearl unites these lines of inquiry... more...

  • Coprésences, entrecroisementsby Kirsty Bell

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 73.00

    Coprésences, entrecroisements propose une étude de différentes interactions entre la littérature et la peinture dans des romans de deux auteurs québécois importants, Marie-Claire Blais et Sergio Kokis. Les romans de Blais et Kokis font preuve d?une grande saturation du pictural et permettent ainsi une exploration de plusieurs types de rapports texte-image:... more...

  • Ästhetische Erfahrung in der Literatur der 1970er Jahreby Angela Bandeili

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 49.00

    Nach 1968 ist eine Literatur entstanden, die bis heute mit gesellschaftspolitischen Schlagworten wie »Tendenzwende« oder »Neue Subjektivität« aufgeladen ist. Angela Bandeili bietet einen neuen Blick auf zentrale Texte der 1970er Jahre - von Alexander Kluge, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann und Peter Handke - und rückt dabei das konkrete Erfahrungsangebot der... more...

  • Bildformelnby Susi K. Frank; Sabine Hänsgen

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 55.00

    Im Zeichen des Visual Turn werden Bilder als wichtiges Instrument von Erinnerungskulturen und Geschichtspolitiken reflektiert. Dank ihrer momentanen globalen Verbreitung gewinnen sie in den Medien selbst den Status historischer Ereignisse, werden zu »Bildakten« (Bredekamp) und erzwingen als Fakten einen historisierenden Umgang. Aby Warburgs und Sergej... more...

  • Wahnsinn und Methodeby Hans Stauffacher; Marie-Christin Wilm

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 45.00

    Das Genie: nicht nur eine zentrale Denkfigur der Ästhetik, sondern ein (Helden-)Paradigma der Moderne. Als Idealtypus von Kreativität und Originalität bilden Geniefiguren einen Schnittpunkt der Debatten über künstlerische Produktion, Inspiration und Eskalation, über Kunstautonomie und über das Verhältnis von Kunst, Wahrheit, Natur und Moral. Die Beiträge... more...

  • The Essence of the Brontësby Muriel Spark

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 19.99

    First published in 1993, this book brings together Muriel Spark?s writings on the Brontë sisters, including a selection of their letters and a selection of Emily Brontë?s poems. Perceptively but unsentimentally, Spark considers the Brontës? lives and works, including their generally disastrous attempts at teaching, and reflects on her own fascination,... more...