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  • The Republic of the Husbandby Lucy Tunstall

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 15.99

    Lucy Tunstall?s striking début collection features a cast of characters ranging from Paul Muldoon and Marianne Moore to Aunt Jane, who fell in love ?in 1956, or thereabouts,? and Cousin Gillian, who keeps the family?s long-case clock in her caravan. Using a variety of registers and forms, including dramatic monologue, lyric, collage, and found text,... more...

  • Das Fremde im Eigenstenby Bernd Kortländer; Sikander Singh

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 52.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Die nationale Identität Deutschlands ist im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert zunächst über die Kultur und Sprache bestimmt worden. Erst spät entwickelte sich die Idee einer staatlichen Einheit, parallel mit dem Verfall der feudalen Strukturen und dem Aufstieg des Bürgertums, zu einer politischen Vorstellung und Forderung. Und erst in den... more...

  • Reflections upon Genreby Jan Engberg

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 61.24

    The presents book departs from an observation made by a group of scholars at Aarhus University: On the one hand, the concept of genre is present in and pivotal for a number of different disciplines studying texts such as literary studies, analytical text linguistics and the investigation of text production in professional settings. On the other hand,... more...

  • The Seven Deadly Virtuesby Jonathan V. Last

    Templeton Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    An all-star team of eighteen conservative writers offers a hilarious, insightful, sanctimony-free remix of William Bennett?s The Book of Virtues ?without parental controls. The Seven Deadly Virtues sits down next to readers at the bar, buys them a drink, and an hour or three later, ushers them into the revival tent without them even realizing it.... more...

  • The Little Black Book of Political Wisdomby Sanford L. Jacobs

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Politics. It?s a word that carries a great deal of weight, and there have been many words spoken about it ever since human beings decided it might be a good idea to come down from the trees and form some kind of government. The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom is an engaging collection of the wisest, funniest, and most insightful words ever... more...

  • The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypseby Lauren Wilson; Kristian Bauthus

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 19.95

    Just because the undead?s taste buds are atrophying doesn?t mean yours have to! You duck into the safest-looking abandoned house you can find and hold your breath as you listen for the approaching zombie horde you?ve been running from all day. You hear a gurgling sound. Is it the undead? No—it?s your stomach . When the zombie apocalypse tears... more...

  • Studies on Byzantine Literature of the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuriesby Alexander Kazhdan; Simon Franklin

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 37.00

    Histories of Byzantine literature tend to focus on the history of genres. The essays in this book challenge the traditional view. more...

  • A Companion to Alexander Literature in the Middle Agesby David Zuwiyya

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    Drawing on decades of research on Alexander literature from all over the world, this book is bound to become a medievalist's best companion. It studies Alexander romances from the East and the West in literary form and content. more...

  • Theory and the Disappearing Futureby Tom Cohen; Claire Colebrook; J. Hillis Miller; with a manuscript by Paul de Man

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 28.95

    Paul de Man is often associated with an era of ?high theory?; an era it is argued may now be coming to a close. This book, written by three leading contemporary scholars, includes a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this volume presents de Man?s work as a critical... more...

  • A Said Dictionaryby R. Radhakrishnan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 86.95

    This interpretive dictionary introduces the critical and theoretical world of distinguished literary and cultural critic Edward W. Said through the crucial terms and concepts central to his work. Compares and contrasts Said's perspective with other key theorists, such as Derrida, Spivak, Foucault, and Jameson Describes the crucial terms and concepts... more...