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  • Introduction to Paremiologyby Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt; Melita Aleksa Varga

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology. It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar-specialist in their area of proverbial research. The book successfully represents a measured balance between... more...

  • 52 Things to Do While You Pooby Hugh Jassburn

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 10.99

    Perching on the porcelain can be very boring when you have nothing to do but poo. But fear no more, as excretion expert Hugh Jassburn has put together a compendium of entertaining activities and informative fun that will make you want to stay put, even if you don't need to go. Doing a number two will never be the same again. Filled with clever mazes,... more...

  • The Glass Roosterby Janis Freegard

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The poems in The Glass Rooster explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures?from natural ecosystems to cities and even to outer space. Our guide on this journey is a glass rooster?observer of stars and lover of hens?who first popped up in Janis Freegard?s poetry years ago and wanders unchecked through the book. Each of the eight sections... more...

  • Beer-Topiaby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2015; US$ 14.95

    For more than 25 years, Uncle John?s Bathroom Reader has helped readers amazing things they didn?t know (and amazing things you didn?t know you didn?t know). Now, Uncle John?s tackles one of the world?s best loved and ? fastest growing interests ? beer. Pull up a stool and chug a pint of Beer-Topia , a rich, deep-bodied keg of beer knowledge,... more...

  • How Old Am I in Dog Years?by Susan Goldfein

    Two Harbors Press 2015; US$ 4.99

    How Old Am I In Dog Years?is a joyous, snark-filled, and completely relatable collection of essays that skewer the foibles of ordinary events. With topics ranging from marital "bliss" to wearing stiletto heels at an age when one should know better, Susan blends just the right amount of the absurd into her daily life to keep her readers laughing... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 40.00

    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 both a transcript and facsimile print of a previously unpublished text by de Man of his handwritten notes for a lecture on Walter Benjamin. Challenging and relevant, this... more...

  • A Said Dictionaryby R. Radhakrishnan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 89.95

    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...

  • Raumordnungen bei Theodor Fontaneby Katrin Scheiding

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 22.21

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Darstellung des Raums hat eine große Bedeutung in Theodor Fontanes Romanwerk. Bei der Lektüre der Werke wird deutlich, dass der Dichter gezielt mit unterschiedlichen Räumen, Orten und Schauplätzen sowie kontrastreich gegenüber gestellten Lebensbereichen arbeitet. Die Handlungsumgebung ist keine bloße Kulisse, sondern korrespondiert... more...