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Semiotics & Literary Theory

  • The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern American Fictionby Paula Geyh

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 23.00

    This Companion is an authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible guide to the key works, genres, and movements of postmodern American fiction. more...

  • Beckett's Art of Salvageby Julie Bates

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first book to map Samuel Beckett's material imagination, presenting a fresh understanding of his fiction, drama, poetry and film. more...

  • Sociable Placesby Kevin Gilmartin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This collection explores how location shaped sociability in the Romantic period. more...

  • The Rift in The Luteby Maximilian de Gaynesford

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    What is it for poetry to be serious and to be taken seriously? What is it to be open to poetry, attuned to what it says, alive to what it does? These questions call equally on poetry and philosophy, but poetry and philosophy have an ancient quarrel. Maximilian de Gaynesford converts their mutual antipathy into something mutually enhancing. more...

  • Creaturely Loveby Dominic Pettman

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    To our modern ears the word ?creature? has wild, musky, even monstrous, connotations. And yet the terms ?creaturely? and ?love,? taken together, have traditionally been associated with theological debates around the enigmatic affection between God and His key creation, Man. In Creaturely Love , Dominic Pettman explores the ways in which desire makes... more...

  • Klassik und Didaktik 1871-1914by Manuel Mackasare

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 103.99

    War der Deutschunterricht 1871?1914 ein staatliches Instrument zur Erziehung nationalchauvinistischer Untertanen? Inszenierte er in diesem Zuge einen geistlosen ?Klassiker-Kult"? Seit den 1970er Jahren verstellen solche Vorstellungen den Blick auf Kanonisierungsvorgänge, die wesentlich vielschichtiger sind. Die Studie analysiert den Diskurs sich... more...

  • The Best Voltaire Quotesby James Alexander

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 4.99

    Voltaire, was a French philosopher, playwright, poet, and historian. A prolific and influential French Enlightenment writer in various forms (from novels to scientific works), he was particularly outspoken when it came to the subjects of civil liberties and religious intolerance. This is a collection of his best quotes. more...

  • The Late Sigmund Freudby Todd Dufresne

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    A fundamental reassessment of the meaning of Freud's last phase of work: the applied psychoanalysis of culture and society. more...

  • An Introduction to Systematic Reviewsby David Gough; Sandy Oliver; James Thomas

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 37.00

    Packed with examples from across the social sciences, this book helps students and researchers alike in turning systematic reviews into recommendations for policy and practice.  more...

  • New Directions in Children?s Gothicby Anna Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Children?s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children?s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children?s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes, when new monsters have come... more...