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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • Georges Simenonby Bernard Alavoine

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Retour sur le parcours étonnant d?un grand écrivain Georges Simenon est connu dans le monde entier comme le père de Maigret. Mais la silhouette légendaire du commissaire fait souvent oublier les autres romans. Ici, on a voulu voir en l?auteur un romancier, tout simplement, et s?interroger sur un écrivain véritable phénomène littéraire de notre... more...

  • Computer Games and Technical Communicationby Jennifer deWinter; Ryan M. Moeller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking as its point of departure the fundamental observation that games are both technical and symbolic, this collection investigates the multiple intersections between the study of computer games and the discipline of technical and professional writing. Divided into five parts, Computer Games and Technical Communication engages with questions related... more...

  • Literary Mapping in the Digital Ageby David Cooper; Christopher Donaldson; Patricia Murrieta-Flores

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on the expertise of leading researchers from around the globe, this pioneering collection of essays explores how geospatial technologies are revolutionizing the discipline of literary studies. The book offers the first intensive examination of digital literary cartography, a field whose recent and rapid development has yet to be coherently... more...

  • Semiótica del discursoby Jacques Fontanille; Óscar Quezada

    Fondo Editorial Universidad de Lima 2016; US$ 8.00

    Este texto busca establecer el estado de las investigaciones semióticas y deducir sus consecuencias para los grandes temas de la teoría de la significación: las estructuras elementales, los actantes, la narratividad, las lógicas y la dimensión del discurso, y la enunciación. Asimismo, traza el arco para una síntesis entre las diferentes corrientes... more...

  • The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poeticsby Jeanne Heuving

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poetics is a probing examination of how the writing of sexual love undergoes a radical revision by avant-garde poets in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Today, the exploration of love by poets?long a fixture of Western poetic tradition?is thought to be in decline, with love itself understood to... more...

  • In Praise of Literatureby Zygmunt Bauman; Riccardo Mazzeo

    Wiley 2016; US$ 19.95

    In this new book Zygmunt Bauman and Riccardo Mazzeo examine the contentious issue of the relation between literature (and the arts in general) and sociology (or, more generally, a branch of the humanities claiming scientific status). While many commentators see literature and sociology as radically different vocations, Bauman and Mazzeo argue that... more...

  • Overcoming Matthew Arnoldby James Walter Caufield

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Opening the way for a reexamination of Matthew Arnold's unique contributions to ethical criticism, James Walter Caufield emphasizes the central role of philosophical pessimism in Arnold's master tropes of "culture" and "conduct." Caufield uses Arnold's ethics as a lens through which to view key literary and cultural movements of the past 150 years,... more...

  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Cultureby Maria Nikolajeva; Mary Hilton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto postcolonial awareness, hybridity and trans-racial romance,... more...

  • Ethics and Children's Literatureby Claudia Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children?s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions. The essays in Part I look at various past attempts at conveying moral messages to... more...

  • Systematic Approaches to a Successful Literature Reviewby Andrew Booth; Anthea Sutton; Diana Papaioannou

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 37.00

    A technologically up-to-date and accessible introductory guide to doing  literature reviews systematically. more...