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  • Doubtful Pointsby Elizabeth M. Bonapfel; Tim Conley

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 60.00

    As unusual or esoteric as the subject might seem, Joyce?s punctuation offers a way to study and appreciate his stylistic innovations and the materiality of his textual productions. Joyce?s shunning of what he called ?perverted commas? and the general absence of punctuation in Molly Bloom?s monologue are only the most infamous instances of a deeply... more...

  • Medical Cultures of the Early Modern Spanish Empireby John Slater; Maríaluz López-Terrada; José Pardo-Tomás

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    As the Spanish empire grew, cultural ideas and practices related to sickness and health, sex, monstrosity and death came into contact and conflict. Old ideas took root in new soil, others were stamped out, and new cultures arose. This collection examines the dynamic context in which medical cultures circulated to propose new interpretations of the... more...

  • Magical Transformations on the Early Modern English Stageby Lisa Hopkins; Helen Ostovich

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Considering a variety of questions centering on magic and, or in, performance, this volume furthers the debate about the cultural work performed by representations of magic on the early modern English stage. Collectively the essays show that the idea of transformation applies not only to the objects and subjects of magic, but that the plays themselves... more...

  • Fénelon in the Enlightenment: Traditions, Adaptations, and Variationsby Christoph Schmitt-Maaß; Stefanie Stockhorst; Doohwan Ahn

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 108.00

    François Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon, Archbishop of Cambrai (1651?1715) exerted a considerable influence on the development and spread of the Enlightenment. His most famous work, the Homeric novel Les Aventures de Télémaque, Fils d?Ulysse (1699), composed for the education of his pupil Duc de Bourgogne, was, after the Bible, the most widely read literary... more...

  • Handbuch Literatur & Visuelle Kulturby Brigitte Weingart; Claudia Benthien

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This handbook illuminates contemporary discourse on the relationship between text and image, intermediality, and ?literature and the arts.? Using exemplary case studies, it offers the first systematic presentation of theoretical and methodological approaches for understanding the relationship between literature and visual culture. more...

  • Schreibenby Jens Loescher

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    This study addresses the phenomenon of writing, and more specifically, the process of literary and scientific writing, as seen at the intersection of literary scholarship, empirical writing research, the cognitive sciences, and the history of science. It analyzes many previously unknown manuscripts and sources from three canonical authors of the eighteenth... more...

  • Sprache und Verskunstby Réne Pérennec

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    GLMFII is devoted to examining how the impact of the French language between 1100 and 1300 affected a virtually homogeneous language area and to what extent this impact can be shown to represent a differentiating factor in relation to the geography of language. more...

  • Korrespondenzen der Goethezeitby Leo von Seckendorf; Michael Grus

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 419.00

    As the editor of poetic paperbacks and literary journals, Leo von Seckendorf (1775-1809) was in written correspondence with nearly all the great authors from the period of the Late Enlightenment, to the Classical and the Romance periods. This vastly diverse correspondence, which has previously been only partially accessible, offers extensive insight... more...

  • Die Vertextung der Weltby Johannes Görbert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This study examines the literary presentation of research expeditions, comparing the works of Forster, von Humboldt, and Chamisso. The 1st part looks at third-party portrayals of expeditionary goals, while the 2nd part focuses on the natural scientists? own presentations. In addition to facilitating new perspectives on texts that have been researched... more...

  • Lost Plays in Shakespeare's Englandby David McInnis; Matthew Steggle

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Lost Plays in Shakespeare's England examines assumptions about what a lost play is and how it can be talked about; how lost plays can be reconstructed, particularly when they use narratives already familiar to playgoers; and how lost plays can force us to reassess extant plays, particularly through ideas of repertory studies. more...