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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • Literary Theoryby Michael Ryan

    Wiley 2017; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56

    Now in its Third Edition, Literary Theory: A Practical Introduction presents a comprehensive introduction to the full range of contemporary approaches to the study of literature and culture, from formalism, structuralism, and historicism to ethnic, gender, and science studies. This edition includes new sections addressing theoretical approaches... more...

  • On the Ethical Imperatives of the Interregnumby William V. Spanos

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 47.76

    This book is an autobiographical meditation on the way in which the world?s population has been transformed into a society of refugees and émigrés seeking ?indeed, demanding? an alternative way of political belonging. Focusing on the interregnum we have precariously occupied since the end of World War II?and especially after 9/11? it constitutes a... more...

  • Barthesby Tiphaine Samoyault; Jonathan Culler; Andrew Brown

    Wiley 2017; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Roland Barthes (1915-1980) was a central figure in the thought of his time, but he was also something of an outsider. His father died in the First World War, he enjoyed his mother?s unfailing love, he spent long years in the sanatorium, and he was aware of his homosexuality from an early age: all this soon gave him a sense of his own difference. He... more...

  • Le Démon de la théorie d'Antoine Compagnonby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Le Démon de la théorie d'Antoine Compagnon (Seuil, Paris, 1998), sous-titré Littérature et sens commun, est l'un des rares essais qui traite de la crise théorique qui affecte la critique littéraire universitaire. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout... more...

  • Codicille de Gérard Genetteby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis L'écriture de Gérard Genette obéit au plus simple des principes : chaque livre est issu du précédent. Cette vérité se laisse observer dès la publication des premiers essais critiques (Figures I et II), et pour les grandes enquêtes de poétique (Mimologiques, Palimpsestes, Seuils) et... more...

  • Sounds, Societies, Significationsby Rima Povilioniene

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This edited book covers many topics in musicological literature, gathering various approaches to music studies that encapsulate the vivid relation music has to society. It focusses on repertoires and geographical areas that have not previously been well frequented in musicology. As readers will see, music has many roles to play in society. Music can... more...

  • Chaucer and the Childby Eve Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 119.41

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  • The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthumanby Bruce Clarke; Manuela Rossini

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    This book gathers diverse critical treatments from fifteen scholars of the posthuman and posthumanism together in a single volume. more...

  • Landscapes of Decadenceby Alex Murray

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the relationship between literary politics and the politics of place in fin-de-siècle travel and place-based literature. more...

  • Playful Memoriesby Jordana Blejmar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.98

    This volume examines the blending of fact and fiction in a series of cultural artefacts by post-dictatorship writers and artists in Argentina, many of them children of disappeared or persecuted parents. Jordana Blejmar argues that these works, which emerged after the turn of the millennium, pay testament to a new cultural formation of memory characterised... more...