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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • Killing the Moonlightby Jennifer Scappettone

    Columbia University Press 2014;

    Terry F. Godlove argues Kant?s theoretical philosophy, also called “the critical philosophy,? contains resources with implications extending far beyond monotheism and its beliefs. Focusing on the philosopher?s account of experience and his argument that human perception of incomplete and finite concepts can yield genuine knowledge and insight, Godlove... more...

  • Perspektiven des Romans: Raum, Zeit, Gesellschaftby Wolfgang Matzat

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2014; US$ 66.53

    Ein neuer Beitrag zur Theorie des Romans. Das Buch hat die Zielsetzung, grundlegende Aspekte der Romanstruktur mit zentralen thematischen Orientierungen der Gattung zusammenzuführen. Der Leitgedanke besteht darin, dass die der Gattung inhärente Perspektivenstruktur sich in besonderer Weise dazu eignet, die Spannungsrelation von Individuum und Gesellschaft... more...

  • William Cobbett, the Press and Rural Englandby James Grande

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    William Cobbett, the Press and Rural England offers a thorough re-appraisal of William Cobbett (1763-1835), situating his journalism and rural radicalism in relation to contemporary political debates. more...

  • Stylistic Approaches to Nigerian Fictionby Daria Tunca

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Drawing on the discipline of stylistics, this book introduces a series of methodological tools and applies them to works by well-known Nigerian writers, including Abani, Adichie and Okri. In doing so, it demonstrates how attention to form fosters understanding of content in their work, as well as in African and postcolonial literatures more widely. more...

  • Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women's Writingby Angela Laflen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Considering new perspectives on writers such as Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood, and Louise Erdrich, Confronting Visuality in Multi-ethnic Women's Writing traces a cross-cultural tradition in which contemporary female writers situate images of women within larger contexts of visuality. more...

  • Reconstruction in Literary Studiesby Bryan Vescio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Pointing the way toward a revitalized future for the study of literature, Reconstruction in Literary Studies draws on philosophical pragmatism to justify the academic study of literature. In turn, Vescio connects the changing field to its social function as an institution. more...

  • Theorists of the Modernist Novelby Deborah Parsons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Tracing the developing modernist aesthetic in the thought and writings of James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf, Deborah Parsons considers the cultural, social and personal influences upon the three writers. Exploring the connections between their theories, Parsons pays particular attention to their work on: forms of realism characters... more...

  • Writing Spaceby Jay David Bolter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    This second edition of Jay David Bolter's classic text expands on the objectives of the original volume, illustrating the relationship of print to new media, and examining how hypertext and other forms of electronic writing refashion or "remediate" the forms and genres of print. Reflecting the dynamic changes in electronic technology since the first... more...

  • The Manipulation of Literature (Routledge Revivals)by Theo Hermans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1985, the essays in this edited collection offer a representative sample of the descriptive and systematic approach to the study of literary translation. The book is a reflection of the theoretical thinking and practical research carried out by an international group of scholars who share a common standpoint. They argue the need... more...

  • The Critical Twilight (Routledge Revivals)by John Fekete

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1977, this book was the first to map extensively the ideological typography of the Anglo-American tradition of literary theory. It interrogates, comprehensively and in detail, the assumptions and categorical development within critical ideas from I. A. Richards and T. S. Eliot, through John Crowe Ransom and the New Criticism, to... more...