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  • The Picaresque Novel in Western Literatureby J. A. Garrido Ardila

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    Explores picaresque fiction across ages and cultures, providing a revealing and fresh examination of this literary genre. more...

  • Travel, Modernism and Modernityby Dr Robert Burden

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Focusing on the significance of travel in Joseph Conrad, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, Henry James, and Edith Wharton, Robert Burden shows how travel enabled a new consciousness of mobility and borders during the modernist period. For these authors, Burden suggests, travel becomes a narrative paradigm and dominant trope by which they explore questions... more...

  • Kontextualitätby Angelika Corbineau-Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 525.00

    Je weiter die Vernetzung der Welt voranschreitet, desto größer werden die Zusammenhänge, in denen auch Literatur steht. Die Einführung erläutert ?Kontext? in terminologischer Hinsicht, zeigt an zahlreichen Beispielen aus verschiedenen Literaturen die Relevanz von Kontexten für die Interpretation literarischer Texte auf und erörtert die Bedeutung von... more...

  • Altes Reich und Neue Dichtungby Markus Hien

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study explores German literary figures? reflections on theempire from the Enlightenment to the Romantic era. It helps shed light on a central theme often overlooked in the gaps between disciplines. The Holy Roman Empire never became a quantité négligeable for writers like Wieland, Herder, Schiller, and Goethe, nor for Jean Paul,... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Body in Literatureby David Hillman; Ulrika Maude

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 22.00

    This Companion offers the first systematic analysis of the body in literature, from the Middle Ages to the present day. more...

  • Form und Formauflösung der Tragödieby Zoe Ghyselinck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    In response to the pluralism of turn-of-the-century literature, the German author Paul Ernst (1866?1933) sought to reestablish a form of tragedy based on ancient models. This study shows while Ernst tried to counter contemporary formal dissolution, his underlying religious-mystical tendencies sabotaged this effort. more...

  • Virginia Woolfby Viviane Forrester; Jody Gladding

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt award for biography, this remarkable portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf?s relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. Forrester?s biography draws on revelations about the author that often remain buried and carefully applies them to a narrative of her development and influence.... more...

  • The Bigamy Plotby Maia McAleavey

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    Explores the prevalence of bigamy in Victorian fiction to challenge traditional understanding of the period's social and narrative conventions. more...

  • German Women's Writing in the Twenty-First Centuryby Hester Baer

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    Essays in this volume rethink conventional ways of conceptualizing female authorship and re-examine the formal, aesthetic, and thematic terms in which German women's literature has been conceived. more...

  • Our Roots Are Deep with Passionby Lee Gutkind; Joanna Clapps Herman

    Other Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    Thoughtful, poignant, and hilarious personal essays collected by the editors of Creative Nonfiction explore the meanings of Italian-American identity. In the twenty-one nonfiction narratives collected in Our Roots Are Deep with Passion , established and emerging writers with family ties to Italy reflect on the ways that their lives have been... more...