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- transcript 2014; US$ 54.06
Wie hängt der Ablauf jeglichen Ereignisses mit der Struktur einer Öffentlichkeit zusammen? Welcher strukturelle Unterschied besteht zwischen dem öffentlichen und verborgenen, unbemerkten oder nachträglich erkannten Ablauf eines Ereignisses? Die Beiträge des Bandes zeigen: Wenn ein Geschehen gerade dadurch zum Ereignis wird, dass es öffentlich wird,... more...
- Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 21.62
An die inzwischen zu einem soziologischen Klassiker avancierte Studie Berger und Luckmanns »Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion der Wirklichkeit« anknüpfend, versucht die soziosemiotische Anthologie die Theorie gesellschaftlich tradierter Erkenntnis von Welt unter semiotischen Gesichtspunkten weiterzudenken und zu erweitern. Aus diesem Grund sollen... more...
- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 41.99
The complicated junctions negotiated by the novel during the eighteenth century reveal not only achievements but also exclusions. Misfit Forms offers a speculative reconstruction of roads less traveled. What if typographical emphasis and its associated transmission of sensuality and feeling had not lost out to "transparent" typography and... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 119.99
Readings of de Man's critique of aesthetic ideology and the strange 'materiality' that emerges from it. This volume explicates Paul de Man's late project of a critique of aesthetic ideology and attempts to extend it in ways productive for critical thought. After a reading of de Man's work in all its rigour - and hence also the aesthetic... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
This book collects ten years of Peggy Kamuf's writing on the work and friendship of Jacques Derrida. The majority of the chapters discuss a key aspect of Derrida's thought, either from a single work or across several texts. Kamuf engages with a broad array of his work, from the 1960s to the posthumous publication of his teaching seminars. She... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 139.99
A new collection from one of the most famous and influential French theorists. These 15 essays - 6 previously unpublished even in French and 5 published in English for the first time - span nearly 40 years of Cixous' writing. Here, she ranges over literature, philosophy, politics and culture in what she calls her 'autobibliography'. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 119.99
A new work of scholarship in the 'practice' of rhetorical reading. This monograph provides readings of literary and philosophical texts that work through the rhetoric of tropes to the material inscription at the origin of these texts. The book focuses on the practice and pedagogical value of rhetorical reading. Its readings follow an itinerary... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 129.99
During the 19th century the U.S. and Britain came to share an economic profile unparalleled in their respective histories. This book suggests that this early high capitalism came to serve as the ground for a new kind of cosmopolitanism in the age of literary realism, and argues for the necessity of a transnational analysis based upon economic relationships... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 249.99
In this volume a range of distinguished contributors provide an original analysis of the book in Scotland during a period that has been until now greatly under-researched and little understood. The issues covered by this volume include the professionalisation of publishing, its scale, technological developments, the role of the state, including the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 26.99
This critical guide provides a concise yet comprehensive history of British and North American children's literature from its seventeenth-century origins to the present day. Each chapter focuses on one of the main genres of children's literature: fables, fantasy, adventure stories, moral tales, family stories, the school story, and poetry.... more...