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  • Insister of Jacques Derridaby Peggy Kamuf; Helene Cixous

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 46.99

    "Exciting, passionate writing. A refusal to mourn her very close friend Derrida's death, it begins with a telling of a dream in which Derrida and Cixous feature as footballing mice." Tom Boncza-Tomaszewski, The Independent. In 2003 Derrida had promised to attend a colloquium on 'Reading Cixous and Derrida Reading Each Other/Themselves'.... more...

  • 50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Knowby John Sutherland

    Quercus Publishing 2011; Not Available

    The ultimate guide to the most important ideas in literature. more...

  • 50 Literature Ideas You Really Need to Knowby John Sutherland

    Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 17.89

    The ultimate guide to the most important ideas in literature. more...

  • Dancing with Disasterby Kate Rigby

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 24.50

    The calamitous impacts of climate change that are beginning to be felt around the world today expose the inextricability of human and natural histories. Arguing for a more complex account of such calamities, Kate Rigby examines a variety of past disasters, from the Black Death of the Middle Ages to the mega-hurricanes of the twenty-first century,... more...

  • Interpretieren nach den »turns«by Claudia Liebrand; Rainer J. Kaus

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.25

    Seit den 1990er Jahren jagen sich die »turns« in den Literaturwissenschaften. So wurden der »cultural turn«, der »performative turn«, der »spatial turn«, der »iconic turn« oder der »philological turn« ausgerufen - um nur einige zu nennen. Der Band stellt nun die Frage nach dem State of the Art der Interpretation. Was heißt es für die Literaturwissenschaftler_innen,... more...

  • Signaturen des Geschehensby Zoltán Kulcsár-Szabó; Csongor Lörincz

    transcript 2014; US$ 50.47

    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...

  • Soziosemiotikby Achim Eschbach

    Herbert von Halem Verlag 2015; US$ 20.18

    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...

  • Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novelby Lorri G. Nandrea

    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...

  • Ideology, Rhetoric, Aesthetics: For de Manby Andrzej Warminski

    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...

  • To Follow: The Wake of Jacques Derridaby Peggy Kamuf

    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...